Added by TEDxTalks April 7th, 2012
Global Champion of Change Dr Dawn Gibbins MBE is the daughter of great British inventor Peter Gibbins, Dawn achieved worldwide business success with her father when they set up the environmental transformation institution Flowcrete in the early 1980’s. It grew from being a small start-up family business to a global giant, flooring the world of commercial and public environments from NASA to the 02 Stadium. Flowcrete has 30 offices globally and 12 manufacturing plants — Flowcrete’s strap line is ‘ For the world at your feet’ yep that’s all they did … flooring, seamless flooring.
Honours for her success include being crowned the Variety Club of Great Britain‘s Legend of Industry, awarded Bank of America Businesswoman of the Year, Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year, Most Influential Person in British Manufacturing and the youngest industrialist to be invested with an MBE for Services to UK Industry.