Career Podcast – Meet Aaron Carty – From Police Officer to Media Entrepreneur

From one of Essex’s youngest ever police officers (he arrested the late Jade Goody) to Beyoncé Experience entrepreneur who wowed the judges on Britain’s Got Talent, Aaron is now Head of Marketing at UK Black Pride. Check out the podcast!

Career podcast listening notes

Aaron’s story covers:

  • His journey from police officer to media entrepreneur to Beyonce impersonator to Head of Marketing of UK Black Pride
  • his approach to living in the moment and following his dreams
  • building a new business from scratch with his co-founder Darren
  • the realities of life as an entrepreneur
  • life performing as a Beyonce impersonator
  • the importance of Black Pride and his new role as Head of Marketing

About Aaron

Aaron and Steve the Branding Man lived together between 2007 and 2009, while Steve was transitioning from teaching to student recruitment. Aaran always had an inspiring passion and drive for achieving his goals, no matter how much hard work and focus, that mightinvolve. Entrepreneur and business owner Aaron Carty, one of Essex Police’s youngest ever police officers at 18 and a half years old, left to pursue his dream of working in the media industry, creating films and marketing campaigns. As he had no money, qualifications or experience, this was not an easy feat.

As the International Beyoncé Impersonator, Aaron burst onto the scene in 2015 on Britain’s Got Talent, where he wowed the judges with his Crazy In Love / Single Ladies routine with his six female dancers. Having been a police officer for five years really got the press’ attention; as did his fame when he arrested, the now late Jade Goody. Since Britain’s Got Talent, Aaron has performed all over the world including New York, Las Vegas, L.A, Seychelles, Berlin and Sitges. He has performed for Coca-Cola and even international royalty. On top of that, he’s done three UK tours including performances in front of 20,000 people at Trafalgar Square as part of Pride in London and the explosively amazing Mighty Hoopla festival with The Grand.

Beyoncé Experience is exactly that – a full Beyoncé concert experience including choreography, an army of female dancers, couture costumes and over 40 of Beyoncé’s best loved hits from Destiny’s Child to Lemonade .

Discover more about Carve Productions here.

Find out more about Beyonce Experience here and watch Aaron’s performance on Britain’s Got Talent.

Follow Aaron on Instagram.

Find out more about UK Black Pride.

My Career Story

Our thanks to Steve Keith, The Branding Man, for creating the My Career Story podcast series. Click the links to find out more!

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