About Alex Depledge
Envisioned to modernise the architectural sector, Resi has helped over 4000 homeowners in the UK, providing everything from design and contractor connections to home finance. In digitising the entire home build and renovation journey, Resi has doubled productivity and halved lead times to site.
As CEO of Hassle.com, Alex was responsible for taking the business from inception to over £8m in turnover in under 2 years. She also conceived and executed the expansion of Hassle.com from one city to seven, in four European countries. Across all geographies, Hassle.com’s unique model broke new ground by allowing cleaners to bid for jobs and have a direct relationship with the customer.
In addition to her entrepreneurial success, Alex spent four years on the board of London LEAP, chaired by the Mayor of London, which is responsible for £100m+ investment into London culture & communities. In this role Alex advised, scrutinised, and gave strategic input into key programmes including the London C-19 Recovery Programme. She has also acted as a non-executive director of Edited, a fashion analytics software used by leading retailers in US & Europe including Inditex & Arcadia.
In addition to her entrepreneurial success, Alex is a TV & radio commentator, sits on the board of Persimmon Homes. She has also won a string of awards including Emerging Technology Scale-up 2022 at the Enterprise Awards, The Barclay’s Entrepreneur Award for Start Up of the Year 2020 and was made an MBE for services to the Sharing Economy in 2016.