HEAT HERO introduces Eleanor McEvoy – Dragoness Investor in our HEAT HERO invention.
Eleanor, originally from Limerick is the CEO of Budget Energy Ltd, an independent leading supplier of retail, pre-paid electricity in the Northern Ireland market.
Since 1991 she has successfully built and sold two companies: Pembroke Distributors Ltd, a food distribution and vending company which sold in 2001 and Phonecard Warehouse Ltd, a successful reseller of mobile phone top ups which achieved a £50m turnover before being sold in 2006.
Eleanor won the UTV Business Eye Business Personality of the Year in 2013 and in the same year reached the finals of the Ernst &Young Entrepreneurs of the Year for the second time. She sits on the EY Alumni Board and is a Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship for the University of Ulster.
Lately, Eleanor made her debut appearance as a new Dragoness on RTE’s Dragons Den, making substantial investments in Ecograte, Holos Skincare, Sproose and now Heat Hero…..
The latest instalment of Dragons Den has seen the highest percentage of female entrepreneurs in the history of the show.
Recently, Eleanor presented a £10k cheque to ‘Women in Business’, Roseann Kelly, Chief Executive of WIB. Women in Business is the largest local business network for female business leaders and entrepreneurs.
We, at Heat Hero are specially delighted to welcome Eleanor, she has expressed great vision for Heat Hero and we are very honoured to have her on board.