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BRITISH DIVERSITY AWARDS 2023 SHORTLIST:

 

COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Bring The Power - Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Hinkley Connection Project -National Grid

I AM: Programme - Unloc supported by Verizon

Northumbria Police and Hedleys College Students Police

Getting on Board

Schools' Inclusion Alliance

The 93% Club

The Community Impact Initiative CIC    

The Wolfpack Project

UK Black Pride


10X BANKING - HEAD OF DIVERSITY OF THE YEAR

Alessandro Storer - OVO

Ama Ocansey -BNP Paribas

Cecil Peters - J.P. Morgan 

Dr. María Angélica Pérez - Fitch Ratings

Karen Wiesenekker - British Transport Police 

Katherine Gansallo - London Stock Exchange Group

Lisa Waterhouse - National Grid 

Megan Cross - Kantar

Melissa Godfray - Jacobs 

Raj Jones - Sodexo 

Tim Hardy-Lenik - CSG and Equality Leaders

Zoey Hudson - Govia Thameslink Railway

BOOTS - HERO OF THE YEAR

Amjad Khan - HSBC

Anne Aslett - Elton John Aids Foundation 

Anna Dilku - Aviva

Chloe Davies - Lucky Generals

Elizabeth Rimmington - Barclaycard

Genevieve Glover - RFU

Jamie Christon - Chester Zoo

John Gillies-Wilkes - Motor Neurone Disease Association

Katie Neeves - Cool2BTrans

Oliver Holmes - Browne Jacobson

Mandy Rico - INvolve

Vijay Chohan - OLIVER

 

BT - DIVERSITY IN TECH (DISABILITY) OF THE YEAR

AccessAble    

Accessercise

auticon UK

BRACI    

Brain in Hand    

Caretech & Smartbox    

Clifford Chance Tech Group    

Clu

Code First Girls 

Connected Academy 

Snap Finger Click

TextEdit
 

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

#Breakthestereotype-The Glenlivet

Break the Bias Campaign - Wates Group

Fair Pensions For All - NOW: Pensions 

Guest How You Guest - IHG Hotels & Resorts

I'm Not Prejudiced, But… - Greene King

Imagine a world… - CPB London

Gender Neutral Uniform Campaign - Virgin Atlantic

No Fixed Address - HSBC UK and Shelter

Say Yes to Rainbow Laces and No To Hate - Chelsea FC

Welcome Inclusion Campaign - ICAEW in collaboration with We are Sunday

CENTRICA - SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Abigail Adams - Motion Content Group

Amber Nuttall - EXTREME Hangout

Amir Sethu - MS Amlin

Anna Russell - Bupa

Ben Wilson - Association of British Insurers

David Croft - Reckitt

Dominique Santini - CSM Sport & Entertainment

David Pugh - Digital Catapult

Jessica Runicles - Motorsport UK

Julia Meek - Zenobe Energy

Peter Bragg - Canon EMEA

Sophie Platts - Entain Group

 

HALEON - DIVERSITY TEAM OF THE YEAR

Be Yourself & Community Team - Virgin Atlantic

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Team - Govia Thameslink Railway

DE&I Team - OLIVER

DE&I Team - Clarasys

DEI Team - News UK

Diversity Board - Selfridges

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee - Sidley Austin LLP

Inclusion Team - HSBC UK

Belonging Team - OVO

Student Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Team - University of Birmingham

BURBERRY - CHARITY OF THE YEAR

Age Exchange    

DFN Project SEARCH

Gendered Intelligence

Hidayah UK    

Micro Rainbow

NeuroDiversity in Business

Sporting Equals    

Technology Community for Racial Equality (TC4RE)

UK Chinese Women Connect

Urban Synergy

LOCKTON - INSPIRATIONAL ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Antonio Bebba - Pfizer

Bobbi Pickard - Trans In The City

David McIntosh - KPMG

Emma Rawlinson - Atlanta Group

Franklin Asante - Coutts

Greg Turner-Smart - Rolls-Royce SMR

Hannah Awonuga - Barclays 

Kabir Alam - HSBC UK

Michael Adeniya     - UK Black Business Week & Show

Roianne Nedd - Oliver Wyman 

Tolu Oke  - Amazon Web Services 

Vishal Desai - MS Amlin

OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE NETWORK OF THE YEAR

Collabor8 - Santander Consumer Finance

Defence Women's Network    

Greene Sky - Greene King

Health & Wellbeing Network - Legal & General

LSEG WIN (Women Inspired Network) - London Stock Exchange Group

Pride Network - Sage

Forces Community Network - Centrica

Social Mobility Network - KPMG

WiNG (Women in National Grid) - National Grid

Inclusion Council - Ketchum UK, part of Omnicom Group

 

OUTSTANDING DISABILITY NETWORK OF THE YEAR

Ability - Mills & Reeve

Ability - Greene King

Ability UK - HSBC UK

Able2 Network - BT

Disability & NeuroDiversity Employee Resource Groups - AMS

Disability Staff Network - University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Enable - Clifford Chance

NeuroDiversity & Disability Employee Network - Direct Line Group

The Adapt Network - Atos

The Association of Disabled Lawyer

OUTSTANDING ETHNIC DIVERSITY NETWORK OF THE YEAR

EMPOWERED - Oliver Wyman

Ethnic Diversity Network - BT

FT Embrace - Financial Times

LEAD Network (Latin@s for Empowerment, Advancement and Development) - London Stock Exchange Group

Mosaic Employee Resource Group - Dell Technologies

Multicultural Inclusion Network (MCIN) - WTW

Multicultural Network (MCN) - NatWest

Positive Ethnicity Network (PEN) - bp

REACH - Direct Line Group

Unity - Greene King

 

OUTSTANDING LGBTQI+ NETWORK OF THE YEAR

Archway - Network Rail

bp Pride - bp

Breathe Network - KPMG

Pride - HSBC UK

Pride Alliance UK - Walgreens Boots Alliance

Prism - Post Office

Proud FT - Financial Times

PrOWd - Oliver Wyman

UK LGBT+ Network - WTW

Unity - EY 

 

SOCIAL MOBILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Big Voice London 

Clu

Football For Change

Kickstarter - OLIVER

Passport to Change - Virgin Atlantic

Pathways to Consulting - Oliver Wyman, McKinsey, Bain, and BCG

Social Mobility Action Plan - Simmons & Simmons LLP

Social Mobility Network - KPMG

Social Mobility Strategy - Mishcon de Reya LLP

The Changing Face of Technology - Atos

The Integrated Vicious Circle Campaign - HSBC UK


 

RUEBIK - HR CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Ciprian Arhire - Entain Group

Claire Hope - IHG Hotels and Resorts

Hannah Spencer - National Grid

Jordana Semaan - Investcorp

Kevin Hogarth - KPMG

Marie-Helene Tyack - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Rebecca Roberts - Kellogg Europe

Sanchia Alasia - London South Bank University Group

Sharlene John - Selfridges

Vania Jussara - The Bank of London


 

NATIONAL GRID - COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Deutsche Bank    

Kantar     

London South Bank University Group    

NatWest

Silicon Valley Bank UK    

SThree plc    

Swinton Insurance    

Virgin Atlantic

Wickes     

WTW

DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Bano Sheikh - KPMG

Deepa Shah - Bupa

Deon Pillay - Legal & General Investment Management

Eimear O'Connor - Form3

Emily Hamilton - RS Group PLC

Fraser Longden - Wickes 

Jennifer Tippin - NatWest 

Olivia Grant - Reed Smith

Romi Savova - PensionBee 

Simon Lem - Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Victoria Anderson - Big Voice London

Georgia Dawson - Freshfields

GREENE KING - MEDIA CHAMPION IN THE PUBLIC EYE

Alan Carr - Comedian, broadcaster and writer

Alison Hammond - TV Personality

Ellie Simmonds OBE - Paralympian

Jill Scott MBE - Professional footballer

John Bishop - Comedian

Little Simz - Musician

Ncuti Gatwa - Actor

Romesh Ranganathan - Actor and comedian

Sadiq Khan - Mayor of London

Stormzy     - Musician

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