Apr 15, 2021
In this episode Kate chats to Barry Leahey, MBE. Barry is CEO of Playdale Playgrounds Ltd who are the UK’s leading manufacturer and exporter of children’s playground equipment around the world.
Playdale has won several national Manufacturing and export awards for their work installing over 23,000 playgrounds in over 50 countries in the past 40 years! Barry personally received an MBE for services to International Trade on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2017.
In 2018 Barry was named Institute of Directors ‘Global Director of the Year’ and ‘Cumbria Business Person of the Year’, featuring in the ‘Telegraph’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders’ and ‘The Manufacturer Top 100 people in Manufacturing’. He is past Chair of the Institute of Directors in Cumbria and a Honorary Professor at Lancaster University Management School. You can connect with Barry on Linked in or via the Playdale website.