"Heading up the Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust isn't a stretch for this ex-army man - both involve guiding young people towards their goals in a risky arena.
"AS ENTHUSIASTS go, Mark Strudwick is right up there with the best of them. The chief executive of the Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) positively oozes passion when he talks about the achievements of the young people the trust has helped over the years.
"Many of them have been featured in Insider's Rising Stars and, indeed, this year is no exception.
"The retired major general believes there are many similarities between the budding entrepreneurs trying to make it in business and the squaddies under his command during 36 years in the army." 
Resources and articles
- THE BIG PROFILE: Mark Strudwick - the Brigadier who helps build dreams, business7.co.uk, accessed July 20, 2010.