2022 Finalists

Meet our exceptional 2022 finalists across all six categories.

Black British Business Person of the Year

Kené Umeasiegbu

Arts and Media

Winner

Suzann McLean

Senior Leader
Winner

Yinka Ilori

Rising Star
Finalist

Juanita Rosenior

Senior Leader
Finalist

Trix Worrell

Senior Leader
Finalist

Ola Christian

Rising Star
Finalist

Natalie Morris

Rising Star

Consumer and Luxury

Winner

Patrice Gordon

Senior Leader
Winner

Prince Chakanyuka

Rising Star
Finalist

Sharon McBean

Senior Leader
Finalist

Kene Umeasiegbu

Senior Leader
Finalist

Tahlia Gray

Rising Star
Finalist

Ephraim Onyegbule

Rising Star

Entrepreneur

Winner

Connie Barrett

Senior Leader
Winner

Troy Johnson

Rising Star
Finalist

Tommie Edwards

Senior Leader
Finalist

Gori Yahaya

Senior Leader
Finalist

Jessica Elliot

Rising Star
Finalist

Fabio Ussumane Embaló

Rising Star

Financial Services

Winner

Sean Alleyne

Senior Leader
Winner

Natalie Ojevah MBE

Rising Star
Finalist

Adesuyi Agbede

Senior Leader
Finalist

Tobi Rufus

Senior Leader
Finalist

Simeon Greaves

Rising Star
Finalist

Tracey Ofori-Kumah

Rising Star

Professional Services

Winner

John McCalla-Leacy

Senior Leader
Winner

Vincent Egunlae

Rising Star
Finalist

Raymond Evans

Senior Leader
Finalist

Amaechi Nsofor

Senior Leader
Finalist

Hanna Afolabi

Rising Star
Finalist

Samuel Aluko

Rising Star

STEM

Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology
Winner

Ike Olowoye

Senior Leader
Winner

Ivan Kayima

Rising Star
Finalist

Kunle Falodun

Senior Leader
Finalist

Edmund Reid

Senior Leader
Finalist

Becky George-David

Rising Star
Finalist

Tolulope Oke

Rising Star