2020 WINNERS – UK AWARDS

The third annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards took place on 23 June 2021 (postponed from 2020 due to Covid-19) in a Covid Secure environment in the O2 Arena. Twenty winners were announced from over 500 nominations. Congratulations to the winners and finalists – all amazing role models to service leavers and excellent examples of veterans as true assets to business.

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Amazon

SPONSORED BY

INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR

Winner: Danny Shanahan, SKYNET Defence Digital (MoD)

PRESENTED BY

MILITARY VALUES IN BUSINESS AWARD

Winner: Mark Duggan, The Pallet Network

PRESENTED BY

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Andrew Powell, route2work

SPONSORED BY

NEW SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Nick Garland, CDW / Sunnies

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Adam Casey, i3Secure

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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Adam Hill, Oncimmune

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RESERVIST OF THE YEAR

Winner: Jon Wheale, Barclays

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RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Holly Ferneyhough, Atalian Servest

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ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Winner: Jonathan Li, SP Energy Networks

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: James Harrison, Virtual Clarity

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ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Winner: Sharon McCann, Solent NHS Trust

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ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Ellen Harrison, Boeing Defence UK

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SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Stephen Gailey, Panaseer

PRESENTED BY

EX-FORCES INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Winner: LifeWorks, Royal British Legion Industries

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

Winner: David McGinley, Cammell Laird ShipRepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd / Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (SME)

Winner: Kerryanne Wilde, CERT (UK)

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CHAMPION OF WOMEN AWARD

Winner: Caroline Paige, CazTac

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YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Dean Fennell-Connell, Conduent

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner: Anthony Knights, Knights Group

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