2024 WINNERS – UK AWARDS

The seventh annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards took place on 27 June 2024 in the famed Great Room of Grosvenor House London, Park Lane. 1,200 business and military leaders celebrated 21 winners from over 900 nominations, all exceptional role models to service leavers and tremendous examples of the huge value that veterans add to the economy post service.

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Alex Rennie, Shell UK

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INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Mark Sheehan, MBDA

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ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR (ORGANISATION)

Winner: e50K

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MILITARY VALUES IN BUSINESS AWARD

Winner: Tony Jackson, MBDA

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NEW SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Rachael Bailey, TechVets

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YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Henry Chin, Google

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RESERVIST OF THE YEAR

Winner: Jon Schlanker, National Crime Agency

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EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Babcock International

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INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR

Winner: Emma ‘Khandie’ Rees, Khandie Photography

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ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Winner: Callum Coombes, Safepoint & Callie

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Keiron Pittore, Vistry Group

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ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Winner: Damian Todd, Mace

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ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR (INDIVIDUAL)

Winner: Rod Flavell, FDM Group

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (SME)

Winner: Ken Wright, The Phoenix Arts Club

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TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Brian Kitchener, Babcock International

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SERVICE LEAVER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Sophie Warren-Reece, UK NovaPay

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D&I INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Winner: Allsports Coaches Coaching Academy

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ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Winner: Paul Edwards, BT

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BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

Winner: Paul Harrison, Mott MacDonald

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CHAMPION OF WOMEN AWARD

Winner: Ria Jackson, The V Word

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner: Dr Jon Kendrew, Iqarus

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