2021 Winners and Finalists

Meet our exceptional 2021 winners and finalists across all six categories.

Black British Business Person of the Year

Edgar Chibaka MBA

Jamal Tahlil

Arts and Media

Winner

Miya Knights

Senior Leader
Winner

Hannah Chukwu

Rising Star
Finalist

Liara

Barussi

Senior Leader
Finalist

Taponeswa Mavunga

Senior Leader
Finalist

Ahava-Shaffra Gray-Read

Rising Star
Finalist

Chanelle Harrigan

Rising Star

Consumer and Luxury

Winner

Alexandria Dauley

Senior Leader
Winner

Vese Aghoghovbia

Rising Star
Finalist

Salome Ahenkora

Senior Leader
Finalist

Silika

Shellie

Senior Leader
Finalist

Alesha

Bailey

Rising Star
Finalist

Samantha Newell

Rising Star
Finalist

Simone Sargeant

Rising Star

Entrepreneur

Winner

Michael Khouri-Bent

Senior Leader
Winner

Alessandra Madubunyi

Rising Star
Finalist

Claudine Reid MBE

Senior Leader
Finalist

Edgar

Chibaka

Senior Leader
Finalist

Jamal

Tahlil

Senior Leader
Finalist

Dr Ewoma Ukeleghe

Rising Star
Finalist

Dr Opemiposi Adegbulu

Rising Star
Finalist

Taiwo

Adegbulu

Rising Star

Financial Services

Winner

Lara Oyesanya

Senior Leader
Winner

Jordon Clarke

Rising Star
Finalist

Alwin E.

Swales

Senior Leader
Finalist

Kyle

Williams

Senior Leader
Finalist

Ash-Lee

James

Rising Star
Finalist

Janet

Onyia

Rising Star

Professional Services

Winner

Akima Paul-Lambert

Senior Leader
Winner

Samuel Lawrence

Rising Star
Finalist

David

Frederick

Senior Leader
Finalist

Lindsey Stewart

Senior Leader
Finalist

Jason

Raeburn

Rising Star
Finalist

Josh

Olomolaiye

Rising Star

STEM

Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology
Winner

Gareth Dauley

Senior Leader
Winner

Nnamdi Emelifeonwu

Rising Star
Finalist

Gnilane Gueye-Turpin

Senior Leader
Finalist

Uzoamaka Nwamarah

Senior Leader
Finalist

Dr Esther Odekunle

Rising Star
Finalist

Nina Nduwayo

Rising Star