2022 WINNERS – UK AWARDS

The fifth annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards took place on 8 September 2022 in the famed Great Room of Grosvenor House, Park Lane. Over 1,000 business and military leaders celebrated 20 winners from 700+ nominations, all of which demonstrated the exceptional value that military veterans add to employers and the wider economy in their second careers.

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Peter Shergold, Cats Protection

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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Merolyn Whitaker, University of Oxford Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lab

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MILITARY VALUES IN BUSINESS AWARD

Winner: Lindsey Partington, Sodexo

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NEW SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: David Goodacre, Barclays

PRESENTED BY

YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Kage Brennan, Vistry Group

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RESERVIST OF THE YEAR

Winner: Paul Hutchinson, Atkins

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EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Winner: AAA Caring Caretaker

PRESENTED BY

INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR

Winner: David Atkinson, York St John University / Divesitus CIC

Collected by Gemma Barstow on behalf of David Atkinson

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ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Harrison Young, Medical Training Solutions

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Brian Usher, Mace

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ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Winner: Jo Salter MBE, PwC

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ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Anna Vere, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (SME)

Winner: Daniel Walker, Castle International

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Richard Inman, CEVA Logistics

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SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Helen Maguire, Claygate Recreation Ground Trust / Clear Thoughts

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EX-FORCES INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Winner: Standing Tall Foundation

ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Winner: Craig Small, Kier

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

Winner: Louisa Clarke, Churchill Group

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CHAMPION OF WOMEN AWARD

Winner: Annette Berry, RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner: Esmon George MBE, Ministry of Defence

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