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  • 2021 Finalists



    Construction Businesswoman of the Year

    Carol Massay

    Head of Construction, Access Group

    Clare Friel

    Founder, Construction Anglia

    Julia Barrett

    Chief Sustainability Officer, Willmott Dixon Ltd

    Tina Patel

    Co-Founder & Director, Formed Architects & Designers UK Ltd

    Priya Rawal

    Founder & CEO, The Luxury Property Forum

  • Consumer Goods Businesswoman of the Year

    Rimi Thapar

    Founder, LoveRaw

    Mahira Kalim

    CEO & Founder, Spruce

    Emma Macdonald

    CEO & Co-founder, The Tartan Blanket Co

    Anna Brightman

    Co-founder, UpCircle Beauty

    Eleanor Howie

    CEO, Valiant Lingerie

    Rebecca Crawforth

    Director, Navy Professional Ltd

    Aliza Marogy

    Founder & CEO, Inessa

    Sukhdeep Randhawa

    Global Privacy Transformation and ED&I Lead, Unilever​

  • Creative Industries Businesswoman of the Year

    Rebecca Oatley

    Founder & Managing Director, Cherish PR

    Mindy Gibbins-Klein

    Managing Director, Panoma Press

    Claire Menzies

    Chairwoman, Istoria Group

    Anita Perry

    Mental Health Artist, Sugar & Sloth

    Martha Keith

    Founder & CEO, Martha Brook

    Sharon Whale

    Chief Executive Officer Global Markets & Operations, OLIVER Agency

    Emma Mann

    CEO, No Fixed Abode London

  • Engineering & Manufacturing Businesswoman of the Year

    Dr Helene Roberts

    CEO, Robinson PLC

    Radhika Srinivasan

    CEO & Founder, EcoTextura Ltd

    Danielle Bekker

    Founder, Good Living Brew

    Giorgia Longobardi

    Co-founder & CEO, Cambridge GaN Devices

    Zoe Tolkien

    Director of Research, Advanced Furnace Technology Ltd

    Martina Fabricci

    Founder & CEO, CBEHx

    Karen Emanuel

    CEO, Key Production

  • Entrepreneurial Businesswoman of the Year - Sponsored by Starling Bank

    Julianne Ponan

    CEO & Founder, Creative Nature

    Karen Barrett

    CEO & Founder, Unbiased Ltd

    Cathi Harrison

    CEO & Founder, The Verve Group

    Hannah Read-Baldrey

    Founder and Creative Director, MakeBox & Co.

    Rayner Davies

    Managing Director, A&R Services

    Dyann Heward-Mills

    CEO, HewardMills

    Alena Golden

    CEO & Founder, Rap Tech Studios Ltd

  • Finance Businesswoman of the Year

    Emma Powell

    CRO, Admiral Financial Services

    Natasha Frangos

    Partner and Head of Corporate, Haysmacintyre LLP

    Mahshid Hadavinia

    Director of Finance, Freesat (UK) Ltd

    Rebecca Jones

    Compliance Officer, BNY Mellon



    Chief Strategy Officer, BLEND Network

    Ella Mbaeri

    EMEA, Head Compliance, Shareworks by Morgan Stanley

    Zula Luvsandorj

    Project Finance Advisor, Infrastructure Project Authority, Cabinet Office

  • Food & Drink Businesswoman of the Year

    Annabel Karmel

    Founder and CEO, Karmel Foods Ltd.

    Ellie Webb

    Founder, Caleño

    Dawn Carney

    Managing Director, Fresh Pastures Ltd

    Olivia Ferdi

    Co-Founder, TRIP

    Claudia Santagada

    Managing Director, itsu [grocery]

    Julie Waddell

    Founder, Moorish

    Krisi Smith

    Creative Director & Founder, Bird & Blend Tea Co.

  • Social Enterprise Businesswoman of the Year

    Laura Rudoe

    Founder & CEO, Good Ventures

    Bethany Larsen

    Co-Founder, Charm Impact

    Hannah Samano

    Founder & CEO, Unfabled

    Dee Murray

    Founder & CEO, Menopause Experts

    Sophie Milliken

    Managing Director, SRS Recruitment and Employability Experts

    Joy Foster

    Founder & CEO, TechPixies Ltd

    Sarah Jordan

    Founder & CEO, Y.O.U Underwear

  • Technology Businesswoman of the Year

    Joanne Dewar

    Chief Executive Officer, Global Processing Services (GPS)

    Gemma McCall

    CEO & Founder, Culture Shift

    Emely Patra

    Regional Vice President, Mulesoft @ Salesforce

    Arka Raina

    Digital Consultant, IBM

    Sophie Hughes

    Co-Founder, Mazuma GB Ltd

    Gayatri Raman

    President, Europe and Asia, Clearwater Analytics

    Keri Gilder

    CEO, Colt Technology Services

  • Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year

    Jaya Sajnani

    Director & Transport Manager, YG Travel Ltd

    Rachel Houghton

    Managing Director, Business Moves Group

    Sarah Taylor-Jones

    Head of Marketing, Hermes Parcelnet Ltd

    Rebecca Williams

    Photography & Video Production Manager, Tui

    Cynthia Kapoor

    General Counsel, Asendia UK

  • Utilities Businesswoman of the Year

    Susana Neves e Brooks

    Lead Project Manager, National Grid

    Penelope Hope

    Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Energy

    Catalina Guillen-Rozo

    Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Consultant

    Hayley Monks

    Managing Director, Think Inspire and Create Ltd. (Women in Utilities)

    Geeta Chandra

    CEO, Founder, Waste Logics Software Ltd

  • Young Businesswoman of the Year

    Lola Abitogun

    Head of People, Rethink Group

    Megan Gamble

    Founder & CEO, Hashtag Me

    Charli Briggs​

    Founder, Eventure Experiences Ltd

    Katie Matthews

    Founder, The Mind Tribe UK

    Natasha Boorer

    Company Director, NOA

    Anneka Wallington

    Founder, Recognised London Ltd

    Millie Goodwin

    Director, With Love Cosmetics Ltd

  • Rising Star Award - Sponsored by mthree

    Ellie Long

    Early Careers Business Partner (EMEA & APAC), Rolls-Royce

    Ellie Rowlands

    Marketing Communications Lead, Rebel Energy

    Shay Okelola

    Partnerships Manager, GroupM

    Holly Jenkins

    COO, Waste Logics Software Ltd

    Carrie Rose

    Marketing Manager, Rise at Seven

    Olivia Pritchard

    Director, Bustler Market Ltd

    Samah Rafiq

    Quality Coordinator, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

  • Gamechange in Sport Award

    Claire Nelson

    CEO, Netball Scotland and Strathclyde Sirens

  • Team of the Year Award

    Rebel Energy

    Dr.PAWPAW Ltd

    Willmott Dixon Group Sustainability


    Bright Kids

    Project Wingman Foundation Ltd

    She Has No Limits

    BBC 50:50

  • Role Model of the Year Award

    Dr Helene Roberts

    CEO, Robinson PLC

    Annabel Karmel

    Founder and CEO, Karmel Foods Ltd

    Leena Nair

    Chief Human Resources Officer, Unilever

    Carole McKellar

    Vice President EMEA, HelmsBriscoe

    Helen Hambleton

    Founder & CEO, People Untapped

    Claire Russell

    CEO, Mental Health in Business

    Hana Glover

    Director, Retail Coach

  • Diversity Award - Sponsored by Colt

    Claire Evans

    Head of Inclusion and Wellbeing, easyJet

    Samah Rafiq

    Quality Coordinator, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

    Carly Jones MBE

    British Autism Advocate, British Autism Advocates

    Mindy Gibbins-Klein

    Managing Director, Panoma Press

    'Power to Act'

    Moody's Corporation

    Amy Golding

    CEO, Opus Talent Solutions

    Catalina Hernandez

    D&I Manager, Ernst & Young

  • Male Advocate of the Year Award

    Mark Bennett

    Senior Building Manager, Willmott Dixon Interiors

  • Female Ambassador of the Year Award

    Hannah Ingram-Moore

    Director, Maytrix Group / The Captain Tom Foundation

    Michaela Wain

    Managing Director, Design and Build UK

    Sarah Banks

    Founder, IVF Positivity Planner

    Candyce Costa

    Founder & Chief Editor, Female Tech Leaders

    Cheney Hamilton

    CEO, ltd Trading as The Find Your Flex Group

    Sadie Restorick

    Co-Founder, Wellity Global

    Claire Robinson

    Managing Director & Founder, Extra Help

  • Great British Businesswoman of the Year Award

    Leena Nair

    Chief Human Resources Officer, Unilever

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