Charlie Mullins

Founder of Pimlico Plumbers

Erstwhile plumbing apprentice and now regular media commentator/motivational speaker, Charlie Mullins OBE, is the archetypal entrepreneur. Launching his business from scratch in 1979, Charlie subsequently built Pimlico Plumbers into a multi-million-pound enterprise, which he then sold to the world’s largest home services franchisor, US-based Neighbourly, in 2021. He was awarded an OBE for services to plumbing in the 2014 Queen’s New Year’s Honours and his autobiography, Bog Standard Business was published in 2015.