Lee Chambers

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Lee Chambers
Lee Chambers Small Business.jpg
Born (1985-05-22) May 22, 1985 (age 36)
NationalityBritish
Alma materUniversity of Surrey
University of Lancaster
OccupationPsychologist, entrepreneur and radio host
RelativesDwain Chambers (cousin)
Websiteleechambers.org

Lee Chambers (born 22 May 1985) is a British psychologist,[1] entrepreneur and radio host.[2] He is the founder of both PhenomGames and Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing.[3] Chambers has been interviewed by Vogue (magazine),[4] The Guardian,[5] and Newsweek and he is known for analyzing the psychological aspects of color and workplaces.[6]

Education[change | change source]

Chambers holds a BSc in International Business Psychology[7] and an MSc in Environmental Psychology from the University of Surrey.[8]

Career[change | change source]

Chambers founded the video game company PhenomGames in 2008. He has worked as a performance psychologist for sports clubs, including Manchester City F.C and Everton F.C.[9][10] In 2020, he sold PhenomGames to Dangaard.[11]

Lee Chambers is the founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing,[12] a company that delivers mental wellbeing initiatives to other organizations.[13] He is also a Director of Wellbeing Lancashire, a Community Interest Company specializing in health innovation and equality,[14] and has worked with a variety of notable companies, including Indeed, TalkTalk, and Anytime Fitness.[15]

Chambers is the host of the Self Aware Entrepreneur Show and was voted in the Top 50 BAME Entrepreneurs Under 50 in 2020 alongside Nitin Passi, Eric Yuan and Rangan Chatterjee.[16] Chambers has recorded over 100 podcasts that includes episodes with Jamal Edwards, Josh Elledge and Leah Totton. He has also been recognized for his entrepreneurial journey by Startups.co.uk with Anne Boden, Ben Francis and Steven Bartlett.[17] In 2020, Chambers was nominated for the Lancashire Business View awards.[18]

Recognitions[change | change source]

  • Top 50 BAME Entrepreneur Under 50 of 2020.[19]
  • UK Enterprise Awards Organisational Psychologist of the Year 2021.[20]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coronavirus: Will people be rushing back to the gym?". BBC News. 2020-07-23.
  2. ""I've got a back-up plan in case I don't qualify for the self-employed funding"". The Times.
  3. "'I want to show how great Bolton is': Entrepreneur brings his wellbeing firm home". The Bolton News.
  4. Valenti, Lauren. "How to Cope With Lockdown Fatigue This Winter". Vogue (magazine).
  5. "'I took my ventilator camping in the Sahara': how to enjoy life with a long-term illness". The Guardian. 2020-12-17.
  6. "Mental health coach and entrepreneur nominated for national business diversity award". Lancashire Telegraph.
  7. Kelliher, Eve (2021-01-22). "Wonder walls: Boost your home and your mood with colour". Irish Examiner.
  8. "What is COVID-19 anxiety syndrome?". Medical News Today. 2021-05-07.
  9. Prior, Harriet. "Having no fans might decide who wins the Premier League". British GQ.
  10. "From the 2008 financial crash to losing this ability to walk, this Bolton entrepreneur shares his story". The Bolton News.
  11. "PhenomGames Company Profile: Acquisition & Investors | PitchBook". pitchbook.com.
  12. Baker, Hannah; Finch, Hannah (2020-11-19). "The black entrepreneurs under 35 you should know about". Business Live.
  13. "Preston-based life coach says crippling arthritis left him unable to walk at age 29". Lancashire Evening Post.
  14. "Bolton entrepreneur joins panel of wellbeing experts". This Is Lancashire.
  15. "From the 2008 financial crash to losing this ability to walk, this Bolton entrepreneur shares his story". The Bolton News.
  16. "Covid vaccine scams: What should you look out for?". ITV News. 2021-02-02.
  17. "Five great businesses born in hospitality venues". Startups.co.uk. 2020-11-16.
  18. "Blackburn entrepreneur nominated for two business awards". Lancashire Telegraph.
  19. "Lee Chambers named in Top 50 BAME Entrepreneurs Under 50". Lancashire Business View. 2020-10-29.
  20. "Preston entrepreneur nominated for the UK's largest Diversity Awards". www.lep.co.uk.

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