Henry Patterson (10 years old) is founder of British children’s brand, Not Before Tea. The company is based around a story book, which Henry has written. He has also created all the products which are based on the book and has been very hands on with the manufacturing. Henry is passionate about ensuring that most of the products are made in England so that his friends all have jobs when they leave school!
The Independent’s One to Watch page featured Henry in August 2014, when opened his first shop. Henry has been the subject of media coverage by other distinguished titles including Forbes magazine and was the youngest person ever to be interviewed on CNBC’s breakfast business show Squawk Box. He recently appeared on The One Show with Richard Branson and was a guest on Radio 4, Saturday Live last week.
‘Business is like lego; you can build it as big as you want and make it in to any shape or design. It is great fun too!’ Henry Patterson