Charles Dunstone

Co-founder & Chairman at Carphone Warehouse

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“I just want to create a sense that it's all of us in this together, together we're going to make this happen. While we're doing it we're going to have fun, we're going to laugh”

Charles Dunstone

Co-founder & Chairman at Carphone Warehouse

“I'm very approachable, I don't stand on ceremony”

Charles Dunstone is one of Britain’s best known business leaders.  He first began selling mobile phones out of his flat on Marylebone Road in 1989 and went on to float Carphone Warehouse in July 2000 on the London Stock Exchange and was valued at approximately £1.7 billion.

In May 2008, Best Buy acquired 50% of CPW’s European and US retail interests for a cash consideration of £1.1 billion or $2.1 billion. Charles has taken the business from strength to strength. 

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