2023 Winners and Finalists

Meet our exceptional 2023 winners and finalists across all six categories.

Black British Business Person of the Year

Aaron Lynch

Arts and Media

Winner

Angela Ferreira

Senior Leader
Winner

Abiola Bello

Rising Star
Finalist

Charlene Gravesande

Senior Leader
Finalist

Louisa Olafuyi

Senior Leader
Finalist

Oluwatobi (Tobi) Demuren

Rising Star
Finalist

Aaron Lynch

Rising Star

Consumer and Luxury

Winner

Vanessa Spence

Senior Leader
Winner

Kelsa Albert

Rising Star
Finalist

Alexis Cepeda Maule

Senior Leader
Finalist

Roger Shakes

Senior Leader
Finalist

Yaa Ofori-Ansah

Rising Star
Finalist

Nomalanga Senda

Rising Star

Entrepreneur

Winner

Ken and Mary Okoroafor

Senior Leader
Winner

George Imafidon MBE

Rising Star
Finalist

Fungai Ndemera

Senior Leader
Finalist

Gail Waterman

Senior Leader
Finalist

Chloë Downes

Rising Star
Finalist

Myles & Bradley Jensen

Rising Star

Financial Services

Winner

Tosin Akinluyi

Senior Leader
Winner

Kwaku Kyei-Manu

Rising Star
Finalist

Adejuwon Ogunsanya

Senior Leader
Finalist

Nigell Todd

Senior Leader
Finalist

Joshua Bright

Rising Star
Finalist

Sutanya Chedda

Rising Star

Professional Services

Winner

Dinah Cobbinah

Senior Leader
Winner

Harold Memela

Rising Star
Finalist

Hannah Awonuga

Senior Leader
Finalist

David Otudeko

Senior Leader
Finalist

Kyle Collins

Rising Star
Finalist

Liseli Sumbwanyambe

Rising Star

STEM

Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology
Winner

Evelyn (Eve) Kamau

Senior Leader
Winner

Dr Azzedine Dabo

Rising Star
Finalist

Tanya Davis

Senior Leader
Finalist

Erica Nyoni – Solanke

Senior Leader
Finalist

Audrey Limery

Rising Star
Finalist

Tolulope Oke

Rising Star

Ally of The Year

Andrew Bagley