Lawrence Tomlinson

Lawrence Tomlinson

Entrepreneurship Ambassador


Lawrence has grown an impressive business portfolio from a single care home in 1988 to the award-winning LNT Group. The Group today consists of five diverse core businesses across a range of sectors, including automotive engineering, social care, construction, software and chemicals. 

Lawrence’s business acumen and foresight has ensured that the LNT Group is renowned for its impressive growth and innovative businesses, turning over circa £110m in 2014. The following year saw LNT sell a tranche of care homes to Anchor in a deal worth in excess of £100m, demonstrating the continued strength of Lawrence’s business foresight and success.

With over 25 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, Lawrence’s passion for business remains undiluted. He was the Institute of Directors’ Overall Director of the Year 2013.

Lawrence advised Government on business issues as the Entrepreneur in Residence in the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in 2013-14.