Ben Wheeler, director of Copper Bay Creative, has been listed as one of the top 25 Rising Stars of 2014 in the Wales business scene.

Wales Insider magazine, who run an annual list of the top 25 business owners in Wales under 40 who they see as ‘the ones to watch’, have this year listed Ben Wheeler as a Rising Star.

Ben Wheeler, who started his business Beach Software in 2008, has grown his business year on year. Over the last year, along with now colleague Matt Pugh, the duo have re-branded to Copper Bay Creative and created 8 full time, sustainable jobs for local people and increased their turnover ten-fold over the last 6 years.

Ben commented; “The success of our clients is what makes us successful. If we do our job properly, our clients will see a great RoI and recommended us – and that’s how we’ve managed to grow so well throughout the recession”.