Sara Murray

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Sara Murray
Born November 1968
Nationality British
Occupation Entrepreneur

Sara Elizabeth Murray OBE (born November 1968) is a British entrepreneur and businesswoman who developed buddi, a miniaturised tracking device for vulnerable people.[1] She is member of the British Government’s Technology Strategy Board [2] and Seedcamp - an organisation to jumpstart the entrepreneurial community in the UK and Europe.[3][4][5][6][7][8]


Born in Lancashire in November 1968, Murray went to Malvern Girls' College and then read Physiology, Psychology and Philosophy at St Hilda's College, Oxford.[9]


Murray was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2009 Orange National Business Awards.[10]

In 2008, Murray was a finalist in the Blackberry Awards for Women in Technology and a finalist in the Real Business First Woman Awards.

She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to entrepreneurship and innovation.[11]