Lawrence Tomlinson is the founding Chairman of the LNT Group which employs over 2000 people across its five diverse core businesses; Ideal Care Homes, LNT Construction, LNT Software, LNT Solutions and Ginetta.

Lawrence is a philanthropic entrepreneur whose passion for business is undiluted, he continues to invest his wealth back into the group and its people where, unusually, each and every employee is also a shareholder. He firmly believes that rewards associated with success need to be re-invested in people and he does just that, whether it is providing apprenticeships or creating driving scholarships for young people. Lawrence is dedicated to building a bright future for the LNT Group, its staff and its customers.

Lawrence’s business, entrepreneurial, engineering and driving achievements were recognised in 2011 when he was awarded two separate honorary doctorates by Yorkshire universities, that year also saw Lawrence recognised as one of the top 10 most influential leaders within the healthcare industry.

In 2012 Lawrence was awarded overall UK Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors.