2024 Finalists

2024 Finalists

Meet our exceptional 2024 finalists across all six categories.

Arts and Media

Rising Stars

Jimi Adesanya

Co-Founder & Exec Producer, JM Films & Unbound Studios

Monique Reynolds-Blanche

PR Specialist – UK & EMEA Publicity, Netflix

Daniel Carter

Enterprise Customer Experience Marketing Lead, EMEA, Amazon AWS

Senior Leaders

Charlene Prempeh

Founder, A Vibe Called Tech and Contributing Editor, Financial Times HTSI

Dr Charisse Beaumont

Chief Executive, Black Lives in Music

Laura Henry-Allain MBE

Producer, Storyteller, Educationalist and Consultant, Allain Creatives

Consumer and Luxury

Rising Stars

Leon Francis

Senior Manager, Apple

Naomi Mafeni

Senior Product Brand Manager, CeraVe skincare, L’Oreal

Tia Rochester

Senior Buying Manager EMEA, Ralph Lauren Collection

Senior Leaders

Geoffrey Williams

Global VP Colleague Attraction & Inclusion, Burberry

Rene Moshi Macdonald

Founder and Creative Director, Lisou Ltd

Ryan Panchoo

Founder and CEO, Borough22


Rising Stars

Christina Taylor

Founder, Aim Sky High Talent

Mike Williams

Co-Founder, Flake Bake Ltd

Tendai Moyo

CEO, Ruka Hair

Senior Leaders

Mark Dalgety

CEO, Caricom Products Ltd T/Z Dalgety Teas

Ndubuisi Uchea

Co-Founder & CEO, Word on the Curb

Sama Trinder

CEO and Founder, Bingham Riverhouse and bhuti

Financial Services

Rising Stars

Jeffrey Krampah-Williams

National Key Account manager, Santander

Khalia Ismain

Black Entrepreneurs Programme Manager, Lloyds Bank

Yinka Baruwa

Credit Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo

Senior Leaders

Ize Idemudia

Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer for International Legal and Global Investment Management Legal, Morgan Stanley

Oliver Gayle

Managing Director, Legal, Barclays

Rob Anarfi

Group Chief Risk Officer, Beazley plc

Professional Services

Rising Stars

Helen Clark

Global Mobility Tax Technology Manager, KPMG

Tendai Sibanda

Director, AlixPartners

Yeshua Carter

Senior Consultant, Founder of EY Outreach, EY

Senior Leaders

Dwayne Gibson-White

Partner, EY

Kyle Mason

Head of External Monitoring, Shell

Liza Jordan

Managing Director – Global Client Account Lead, Accenture


Rising Stars

Hewan Wole

Global Marketing Director, ViiV Healthcare, GSK

Maureen Biney

Software Engineer, American Express

Tolu Falade

Production Team Leader, BP

Senior Leaders

Haddy Davies

Global Business Partner, Catalyst Technologies, Johnson Matthey

Natznet Tesfay

Vice President, Head of Insights and Analysis, Economics and Country Risk, S&P Global

Pamela Maynard

CEO, Avanade

Black British Business Awards announce 2024 finalists