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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 accomplishing outstanding factors in their individual organisations, but also their particular lives.”

She praised the “ingenuity, resilience and industrial savviness” of this year’s climbing stars and said the successful senior leaders “epitomise” the this means of position designs: “They are leading substantial industrial capabilities even though acting as clever counsel for their traders, boards of administrators and climbing talent in the course of the pandemic and interval of social unrest.”

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

In an job interview with The Telegraph, Mr Osuntokun termed for enterprise leaders to guarantee the momentum at the rear of Black Life Matter and bettering variety in the City was not just “a moment”.

Black British Company Awards 2021 winners

Black British businesspeople of the 12 months
Edgar Chibaka and Jamal Tahlil, co-founders, Initially Reaction Team 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 Household

Arts and media senior leader
Miya Knights, international content strategist, Poq Commerce

Buyer and luxurious climbing star
Vese Aghoghovbia, founder, Philly & Mates

Buyer and luxurious senior leader
Alexandria Dauley, imaginative director, Dauley Styles

Entrepreneur climbing star
Alessandra Madubunyi, director, WE are COCO

Entrepreneur senior leader
Michael Khouri-Bent, running director, Metropolitan Treatment Alternatives

Fiscal products and services climbing star
Jordon Clarke, GCM/syndicate international ops job lead, Morgan Stanley

Fiscal products and services senior leader
Lara Oyesanya, team normal counsel, WorldRemit

Expert products and services climbing star
Samuel Lawrence, vice-president EMEA, mid-industry, JLL Systems

Expert products and services senior leader
Akima Paul-Lambert, litigation husband or wife, Hogan Lovells

STEM climbing star
Nnamdi Emelifeonwu, founder and chief government, Definely

STEM senior leader
Gareth Dauley, government vice-president, Pacific Environmentally friendly Systems