2023 WINNERS – UK AWARDS

The sixth annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards took place on 29 June 2023, returning once again to the spectacular Great Room of Grosvenor House, Park Lane. 1,200 business and military leaders celebrated 20 winners from over 800 nominations, all amazing role models in their own right.

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Katie Fry-Paul, Travers Smith

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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Leo Walker, Who Dares Gyms

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MILITARY VALUES IN BUSINESS AWARD

Winner: Jack Tarr, Shell via FDM Group

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NEW SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Daniel Hopwood, Mace

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YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Brad Smith, Network Rail

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RESERVIST OF THE YEAR

Winner: Alex Saunders, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Inzpire

INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR

Winner: Andy Reid MBE, Standing Tall Foundation

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Calum Richardson, The Bay Fish and Chips, Stonehaven

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: James Glancy, Arctik Films

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ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Winner: Scott Morton, Amazon

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ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Angela Lewis, Compass Group UK&I

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (SME)

Winner: Daniel O’Donnell, FSI Europe

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Richard Forbes-Ritte, The Access Group

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SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Mollie Green, Mitie

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EX-FORCES INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Winner: WithYouWithMe

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ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Winner: Brett Baber, Dynamic Energy Solutions

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

Winner: Helen Selby, Asda

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CHAMPION OF WOMEN AWARD

Winner: Lucy Lewis, University of Cambridge

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner: Lee Spencer, The Rowing Marine

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