2020-10-30 19:30:00 | Winners of Black British Business Awards 2020 revealed


Story by: Matthew Caines The Telegraph

Sophie Chandauka, co-founder of the awards, said: “Each of our finalists and winners is a source of inspiration, highlighting the significant accomplishments and important contributions the black community is making in every sector of the business world. 

“They all deserve recognition and congratulations for their accomplishments, and it was our pleasure to honour them.”

Judging the awards was a panel of business executives, including Karen Blackett, UK country manager of WPP UK, and Kenneth Tharp, director of The Africa Centre.

Black British Business Awards 2020 winners

Black British businessperson of the year
Segun Osuntokun, managing partner at BCLP, London office

Arts and media rising star
Nnena Nwakodo, producer, Bartle Bogle Hegarty 

Arts and media senior leader
Anthony Andrews, co-founder and creative director, We Are Parable 

Consumer and luxury rising star
Rachael Corson and Joycelyn Mate, co-founders, Afrocenchix 

Consumer and luxury senior leader
Sandra Murphy, founder, Equidiet UK Ltd

Entrepreneur rising star
Ayesha Ofori, founder and chief executive, Black Property Network 

Entrepreneur senior leader
Trevor Robinson, founder and executive creative director, Quiet Storm 

Financial services rising star
Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy, senior digital product manager, Barclays 

Financial services senior leader
Gavin Lewis, managing director, head of UK LGPS, BlackRock 

Professional services rising star
Natalie Carter, senior associate, Greenberg Traurig LLP 

Professional services senior leader
Bennard Owusu, senior partner, BWF Solicitors  

STEM rising star
Ninarita Williams, project manager, Transport for London 

STEM senior leader
Dr Abdullahi Sheriff, executive,  strategic partnerships and solutions, Europe, GE Healthcare 


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Source References: The Telegraph
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