Finalists have been exposed for this year’s Black British Organization Awards, an annual event that celebrates the achievements of some of the UK’s top rated company bosses and business owners.
Now in its eighth 12 months, the awards spotlight “exceptional organization talent” throughout six industries: arts and media shopper and luxurious start-ups money companies professional companies and STEM (science, tech, engineering and maths).
Among the 39 businesspeople shortlisted are Taponeswa Mavunga, director of Africa at Sony Music United kingdom, Akima Paul-Lambert, litigation lover at Hogan Lovells, and Edgar Chibaka and Jamal Tahlil, co-founders of Leeds-based protection organization Initially Response Group.
Sophie Chandauka, co-founder and chair of the awards, explained: “Our finalists have shipped tremendous commercial benefit throughout sectors in unstable markets, the place business owners in certain have been decimated.
“They have been strategic advisors to their businesses and boards as world organizations are challenged by traders to address systemic racism.
“Despite the pandemic and social unrest, they are fiercely aggressive, artistic and commercially savvy. They are world in their outlook and ambition, and stand for the pretty finest of currently being British in a post-pandemic, post-Brexit Europe.”
Segun Osuntokun of law organization Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner was named black British businessperson of 2020 at last year’s ceremony.