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Anne Timpany, CEO and Co Founder of On Tap Plumbers: Focus on profit not turnover

Anne Timpany, CEO and Co Founder of On Tap Plumbers: Focus on profit not turnover

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Anne is the CEO and Co Founder of On Tap Plumbers and is a multi-award winning serial entrepreneur with a BA Hons degree in English and Theatre and a CIM Diploma in Marketing. Her considerable entrepreneurial skills have ensured the company’s continued growth and development and On Tap Plumbers is now one the leading commercial plumbing and mechanical installation companies in London. Next year she is planning to launch a new company.


She won the prestigious national NatWest Everywoman Award in 2017 as well as two businesswomen awards. Anne is a Woman in Construction Ambassador and is also a Freeman of the City of London and is installed as a Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of Plumbers, one of London’s oldest liveries.

Anne has been a keynote speaker at many events and has featured on BBC Breakfast and in the Daily Mail as well as other media.


“My husband Raff and I set up On Tap Plumbers in 2009 and networking was vitally important for us to get our domestic plumbing business off the ground.  I got lots of appointments through my networking contacts and because of our high standards of workmanship we received many referrals and repeat business. Since focusing on commercial plumbing in 2014, networking and referrals have been key to the success of our business.”


Anne’s Top Tips


  • Focus on profit not turnover
  • Don’t take it personally, it’s just business
  • Get a good accountant


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