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Kevin Osei

Founder of Bridging Barriers, a charity which is focused on helping young people to achieve career success through mentoring.



Kevin is a multi-award-winning social entrepreneur and founder of Bridging Barriers, a social mobility charity focused on helping young people aged 16-25 from black and minority ethnic backgrounds access employment opportunities through mentoring. In the last three years, Bridging Barriers has supported over 1500 young people through their tailored 1-1 mentoring scheme and has worked with reputable employers such as Lloyds Banking Group, NatWest, BNY Melon and Fidelity International. Kevin appeared on Good Morning Britain in August 2023 off the back of the work he does with Bridging Barriers, and has won multiple awards including a Social Mobility Award and Black Excellence Award, and was featured in the Turning Point magazine as an “Unsung Hero”, which was showcased at the Oscar’s Award Ceremony in 2022. More recently, Kevin was recognised as one of the Top 100 Changemakers in 2024 by the Big Issue and recognised as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Social Entrepreneurship.

"I want to be a spokesperson because it is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work my charity does so that more young people can benefit from our programmes."

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