Tevin Tobun is an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of the UK’s leading independently owned B2B food logistics and tech company, GV Group.
Delivering more than 24 million food items to a value of £350 million, the company works with some of the biggest contract caterers, such as FTSE 100 Compass Group, Food retailers and wholesalers across the country, including Tesco, Iceland Group, and Booker Group. High street retailers Ole and Steen, schools, Hotels, and hospitals across the country.
The company employs over 750 people and also has a global network, spanning the UK, South America, and Africa, with current planned expansion to the US.
Tevin is a leading figure in the UK’s foodservice and hospitality sector. Representing the sector on issues around youth employment, race and diversity, increasing the presence of women across the sector in senior roles. He was recently a guest of King Charles III at Clarence House in recognition of his inclusion on the Powerlist, the annual list of the 100 most influential Black people in Britain.
In addition, he has been named as one of the EMpower top 100 Ethnic Minority Role models that has actively helped women and minorities to attain senior roles within his own organisation and across the Foodservice sector. Tevin’s strong business acumen is accompanied with his stronger belief in giving back to society.
In 2011, Tevin was appointed the chair of Inspirational You, a London based social enterprise that motivates young people to become successful leaders.
Since he has taken over the role, he has overseen the coordination of over 60 enterprise workshop and forum events in the last 11 years, reaching over 10,000 people by providing mentoring and guidance. Including events at House of Parliament.
In August 2022, Tevin was the guest speaker at NO.10 Downing Street on International Youth Day As founder of The Tobun Foundation, The Foundation has provided laptops, advice and mentoring to young people, to break through the barriers created by society or circumstance.
Tobun Foundation continues to sponsor extra Saturday lessons for young people who are behind in their education through personal circumstances, to date the foundation has facilitated over 100 Science, English and Maths tuitions and individual mentoring sessions.
He was recently profiled in The Sunday Times, and Forbes Magazine, and is a regular contributor on Sky News, BBC Radio, LBC London, among many others. Tevin and his company have won a number of awards, including Highly Commended Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Person of the year.