December 5, 2022


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Winners of Black British Business Awards 2021 revealed

Sophie Chandauka, co-founder and chair of the awards, said: “This year’s winners are not only doing outstanding issues in their individual organisations, but also their personalized lives.”

She praised the “ingenuity, resilience and industrial savviness” of this year’s climbing stars and said the winning senior leaders “epitomise” the indicating of job types: “They are major significant industrial features although acting as clever counsel for their buyers, boards of directors and climbing expertise for the duration of the pandemic and interval of social unrest.”

Segun Osuntokun of legislation firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner was named black British businessperson of 2020 at very last year’s ceremony.

In an interview with The Telegraph, Mr Osuntokun known as for company leaders to ensure the momentum at the rear of Black Life Make a difference and increasing range in the Metropolis was not just “a moment”.

Black British Enterprise Awards 2021 winners

Black British businesspeople of the 12 months
Edgar Chibaka and Jamal Tahlil, co-founders, Initially Response Group Ltd

Influencer of the 12 months
Marvyn Harrison, founder, Dope Black Dads

Ally of the 12 months
Kate Priestman, senior vicepresident, R&D, GSK

Arts and media climbing star
Hannah Chukwu, assistant editor, Penguin Random House

Arts and media senior chief
Miya Knights, global written content strategist, Poq Commerce

Customer and luxury climbing star
Vese Aghoghovbia, founder, Philly & Good friends

Customer and luxury senior chief
Alexandria Dauley, imaginative director, Dauley Types

Entrepreneur climbing star
Alessandra Madubunyi, director, WE are COCO

Entrepreneur senior chief
Michael Khouri-Bent, taking care of director, Metropolitan Care Remedies

Fiscal companies climbing star
Jordon Clarke, GCM/syndicate global ops venture direct, Morgan Stanley

Fiscal companies senior chief
Lara Oyesanya, group typical counsel, WorldRemit

Skilled companies climbing star
Samuel Lawrence, vice-president EMEA, mid-sector, JLL Systems

Skilled companies senior chief
Akima Paul-Lambert, litigation spouse, Hogan Lovells

STEM climbing star
Nnamdi Emelifeonwu, founder and main govt, Definely

STEM senior chief
Gareth Dauley, govt vice-president, Pacific Environmentally friendly Systems