Hilary Devey is a television personality, entrepreneur, commentator, and award-winning businesswoman who, by launching her successful company Pall-Ex, not only created a business network that now commands revenues of £100 million, but revolutionised the pallet distribution industry in the UK.
Hilary first came to our screens in Channel 4's Secret Millionaire in 2008. The nation fell in love with her and after appearing on The Business Inspector she joined the panel on BBC2's Dragon's Den. Hilary has now signed an exclusive deal with Channel 4 and her new series for them, Hilary's Dream Jobs is being broadcast in Spring 2013.
Hilary has been the recipient of a number of leading industry awards, including the 2007 Ernst & Young UK Entrepreneur Award and the NatWest Everywoman Award in 2008, as well as being voted the 'Vitalise Businesswoman of the Year' on two occasions (in 2004 and 2008). In 2009, Hilary made history as the first ever woman to be presented with the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport's most prestigious accolade, the 'Sir Robert Lawrence Award'. In 2010, Hilary Devey was made an honorary Doctor of Laws at the University of Leicester.