Winners of Black British Business Awards 2021 revealed

Sophie Chandauka, co-founder and chair of the awards, reported: “This year’s winners are not only executing exceptional items in their individual organisations, but also their own lives.”

She praised the “ingenuity, resilience and professional savviness” of this year’s growing stars and reported the winning senior leaders “epitomise” the which means of position versions: “They are main substantial professional functions although performing as intelligent counsel for their investors, boards of directors and growing expertise during the pandemic and time period of social unrest.”

Segun Osuntokun of law company Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner was named black British businessperson of 2020 at previous year’s ceremony.

In an job interview with The Telegraph, Mr Osuntokun identified as for business leaders to make certain the momentum behind Black Life Make a difference and enhancing variety in the Town was not just “a moment”.

Black British Enterprise Awards 2021 winners

Black British businesspeople of the year
Edgar Chibaka and Jamal Tahlil, co-founders, Initially Reaction Group Ltd

Influencer of the year
Marvyn Harrison, founder, Dope Black Dads

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

Arts and media growing star
Hannah Chukwu, assistant editor, Penguin Random Property

Arts and media senior chief
Miya Knights, worldwide articles strategist, Poq Commerce

Customer and luxury growing star
Vese Aghoghovbia, founder, Philly & Mates

Customer and luxury senior chief
Alexandria Dauley, innovative director, Dauley Layouts

Entrepreneur growing star
Alessandra Madubunyi, director, WE are COCO

Entrepreneur senior chief
Michael Khouri-Bent, handling director, Metropolitan Care Remedies

Financial providers growing star
Jordon Clarke, GCM/syndicate worldwide ops project lead, Morgan Stanley

Financial providers senior chief
Lara Oyesanya, team normal counsel, WorldRemit

Qualified providers growing star
Samuel Lawrence, vice-president EMEA, mid-market place, JLL Systems

Qualified providers senior chief
Akima Paul-Lambert, litigation partner, Hogan Lovells

STEM growing star
Nnamdi Emelifeonwu, founder and main executive, Definely

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