Alex Depledge

ALEX DEPLEDGE

ALEX DEPLEDGE

Alex Depledge MBE is a British technology entrepreneur, known best for being the founder and CEO of Resi, and as the founder and former CEO of Hassle.com.

Alex Depledge MBE is a British technology entrepreneur, known best for being the founder and CEO of Resi, and as the founder and former CEO of Hassle.com.

Alex Depledge MBE is a British technology entrepreneur, known best for being the founder and CEO of Resi, and as the founder and former CEO of Hassle.com.

Showreel

Showreel

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

Alex is an award-winning tech entrepreneur and CEO of Resi, the UK's largest residential architectural firm focusing on home renovations and extensions.

Before Resi, she founded Hassle, Europe's largest domestic cleaning marketplace, growing it to over £8 million in under two years and selling it for €32 million. In 2016 she was awarded an MBE for services to the sharing economy.

CEO

& founder (exited)

CEO

& founder

Board

Non-exec

MEDIA personality

MEDIA personality

Alex is a respected media commentator, known for her candid and genuine insights on subjects like talent, the future of work, and planning reform.

Her distinct viewpoint as a female entrepreneur from the North of England provides a unique perspective on how the UK can maintain its competitive edge globally in a rapidly evolving landscape.

TOPICS

TOPICS

Start ups shouldn’t win but they often do. What can big business learn?

Start ups shouldn’t win but they often do. What can big business learn?

The future of work: How innovation can disrupt standard business models.

The future of work: How innovation can disrupt standard business models.

We have a women-problem, but maybe the problem is us?

We have a women-problem, but maybe the problem is us?

Past clients

Past clients

  • Lorraine Acheson

    MD, Women in Business

    "Alex Depledge is an engaging and inspirational speaker. Her authentic style, combined with her fascinating career made her a huge success at our Entrepreneurs’ Conference. I’d highly recommend Alex to others seeking a motivational yet relatable key note speaker."

  • Glen Pearce

    Intuit Delegate

    “I’ve sat through a number of these talks before and yours was by far the most authentic and inspiring. And becoming a father last year really threw the cat amongst the pigeons. You spoke plainly and candidly about the challenges of being a parent and there was a sense of vulnerability that I know lots of us could connect with.”

  • Helen McGing

    CityWire

    “Alex Depledge was an absolute revelation opening our event. Her no nonsense keynote speech was funny, warm, and full of practical, hard-won insights and tips. It is rare to find speakers who can genuinely combine such rich substance with such an accessible delivery style. Very happy to recommend her for other events”

  • Ashley Lawrence

    Intuit

    "We could not have been happier. Alex was professional and engaged throughout preparations for the event, taking time to understand the tone and messaging of the event and tailor her presentation accordingly. Alex delivered an incredibly dynamic, informative and entertaining talk that was received enthusiastically by the entire audience of 200+."

  • Lorraine Acheson

    MD, Women in Business

    "Alex Depledge is an engaging and inspirational speaker. Her authentic style, combined with her fascinating career made her a huge success at our Entrepreneurs’ Conference. I’d highly recommend Alex to others seeking a motivational yet relatable key note speaker."

  • Glen Pearce

    Intuit Delegate

    “I’ve sat through a number of these talks before and yours was by far the most authentic and inspiring. And becoming a father last year really threw the cat amongst the pigeons. You spoke plainly and candidly about the challenges of being a parent and there was a sense of vulnerability that I know lots of us could connect with.”

  • Helen McGing

    CityWire

    “Alex Depledge was an absolute revelation opening our event. Her no nonsense keynote speech was funny, warm, and full of practical, hard-won insights and tips. It is rare to find speakers who can genuinely combine such rich substance with such an accessible delivery style. Very happy to recommend her for other events”

  • Ashley Lawrence

    Intuit

    "We could not have been happier. Alex was professional and engaged throughout preparations for the event, taking time to understand the tone and messaging of the event and tailor her presentation accordingly. Alex delivered an incredibly dynamic, informative and entertaining talk that was received enthusiastically by the entire audience of 200+."

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Testimonials

Testimonials

Testimonials

  • Lorraine Acheson

    MD, Women in Business

    "Alex Depledge is an engaging and inspirational speaker. Her authentic style, combined with her fascinating career made her a huge success at our Entrepreneurs’ Conference. I’d highly recommend Alex to others seeking a motivational yet relatable key note speaker."

  • Glen Pearce

    Intuit Delegate

    “I’ve sat through a number of these talks before and yours was by far the most authentic and inspiring. And becoming a father last year really threw the cat amongst the pigeons. You spoke plainly and candidly about the challenges of being a parent and there was a sense of vulnerability that I know lots of us could connect with.”

  • Helen McGing

    CityWire

    “Alex Depledge was an absolute revelation opening our event. Her no nonsense keynote speech was funny, warm, and full of practical, hard-won insights and tips. It is rare to find speakers who can genuinely combine such rich substance with such an accessible delivery style. Very happy to recommend her for other events”

  • Ashley Lawrence

    Intuit

    "We could not have been happier. Alex was professional and engaged throughout preparations for the event, taking time to understand the tone and messaging of the event and tailor her presentation accordingly. Alex delivered an incredibly dynamic, informative and entertaining talk that was received enthusiastically by the entire audience of 200+."

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2022

2022

EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Regional finalist

2022

2022

Enterprise Awards

Enterprise Awards

Scale-up winner

2020

2020

Barclays Entrepreneur Awards

Barclays Entrepreneur Awards

Start-up of the year

2020

2020

FL National Awards

FL National Awards

Business woman of the year

2017

2017

Debrett’s 500

Debrett’s 500

Most influential people

2015

2015

FDM Everywoman in Tech Awards

FDM Everywoman in Tech Awards

Startup Founder of the Year

2015

2015

Management Today

Management Today

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