IoD South West is pleased to announce the Annual Dinner and
Director of the Year Awards to celebrate the best of business in the South West
Taking place at Ashton Gate Stadium on Thursday 25th
May, the event will highlight and reward the achievements of the South West’s foremost
entrepreneurs, company directors, and organisational leaders in building
business success, creating wealth and growing the regional economy.
We are delighted to present this year's finalists:Simon Brown
Managing director and Owner of Forrest BrownJonathan Fraser
Director of Nurture LandscapesDavid Gilroy
Director of Stuff and Things at Conscious SolutionsMerle Hall
Managing Director of Kinneir DufortChris Holland
Managing Director at Water SourceLouise Mitchell
CEO of Bristol Music TrustAndrew Scott
Managing Director at Ascot GroupDean Bennett
Managing Director of the China Fleet Country Club
Mark Entwistle Julie Finch
Founder and Managing Director of KaarbonTech
Chief executive of The Cheltenham Trust
Lucia Di Stazio
Managing Director of MRA Marketing
General Manager at Metra Weather
Managing Director at Modulift UK ltd
Business Development Director BMT Group ltd
Marketing Director BMT Reliability Consultancy ltd
Head of Operations at BMT Defence Services ltd
They will be competing in a number of categories, including Young Director, Director Development, Not for Profit/Third Sector, Corporate Responsibility, Director of the Year and International Director of the Year.
IoD South West chairman Nick Sturge said: “Once again we had an extremely high standard of entries demonstrating the breadth and depth of talent, enterprise and leadership across the region. I am also very pleased to be seeing more diversity in the nominees and the sectors they represent".
The guest speaker at this year’s event is IoD Director General Stephen Martin who will be making his first visit to the region since he took over the post at the start of the year.