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Shortlist revealed for IoD Director of the Year Awards

20 May 2019

Shortlist revealed for IoD Director of the Year Awards

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has revealed the names of the business leaders shortlisted for its 2019 Director of the Year Awards.

The finalists are drawn from across Yorkshire and the North East and represent the full spectrum of business and industry, from young entrepreneurs to experienced public and private sector leaders.

The winners’ names will be revealed at the awards dinner at the Principal York hotel on 4 July. Winners then go forward to represent the region at the UK Director of the Year finals.

The judging panel was chaired by Simon Walton, managing partner at Berwick Partners/Odgers Berndtson, Leeds.

Jon Geldart, chair of IoD Yorkshire and North East, said: “Congratulations are due to everyone who has made this shortlist, which is a fantastic achievement itself.

“Thanks to Simon and his judging panel for their hard work in scrutinising the entries and reaching our final shortlist. The quality of nominations was very high, which led to some difficult deliberations.”

Dr Joanna Berry, vice-chair of IoD Yorkshire and North East, said: “This shortlist showcases the incredible diversity of businesses and leaders that we have across our region.

“I’m looking forward to an excellent evening on 4 July, where we will celebrate business excellence and reward those who have contributed so much to our regional economy.”

Awards partners are CNG, Topic UK, Leeds Beckett University, BDB, Forward Ladies and Walking with the Wounded. To book your place at the awards, call 0113 243 0152 or Book Here

The shortlist is:

CSR

Clair Challenor-Chadwick, Cause UK
Geoff Shepherd, iSource Group
James Cain, Harrogate Spring Water

SME 

Andrew Lane, Union Industries
David Winton, The Energy Check
Debbie Heald MBE. Heald Ltd
Dr Arnab Basu MBE, Kromek Group
Ian Skiggs, Teledyne Defence & Space
James Cain, Harrogate Spring Water
Lee J Walker, The Business Desk
Mike Maddock, Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) 
Nigel Brewster , Brewster Partners
Oliver North, O&H Vehicle Technology
Poonam Kaur, FDS
Ravi Sharma, Pet Brands
Zandra Moore, Panintelligence

Family Business

Lesley Wild, Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate
Sharon Lane, Tees Components
Timothy John Rix, J.R. Rix & Sons

Inclusivity 

Charlotte Armitage, Yorkshire Academy of Film and TV
Charlotte Sweeney, Chalotte Sweeney Associates
Christine Madeley, Madeley Enterprises
Edward Asquith, Four Tigers Media

Start Up
Geoff Shepherd, Think Summits
Benjamin Maughan, Epic Social Limited
Dr William Beer, Tunley Engineering Limited

Innovation

Anthea Morris, Better 2 Know
Debbie Heald MBE, Heald Ltd
Dr Arnab Basu MBE, Kromek Group PLC
Jack Deverson, Evidence Based Education
Martin Port, Big Change
Zandra Moore, Panintelligence

International 

David Langworth, NM Group
Debbie Heald MBE, Heald Ltd
Mark Gilroy, TMS Development International
Prof Adam Beaumont, AQL

Third Sector 

Kate Hainsworth, Leeds Community Foundation
Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal
Claire Malcolm, New Writing North

Large Business 

Jacqui Hall, CNG
Richard Smith, Surfachem

Non-Exec 

Colin Glass OBE, Shine
Martin Allison, Rosedale Advisory
Prof Adam Beaumont, AQL and NorthInvest

Young

Jack Deverson, Evidence Based Education
Drew McGilvray, Cater-Clean Solutions
Oliver North, O&H Vehicle Technology

Chairman's Award

Heidi Mottram OBE, Northumberland Water
Lesley Wild, Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate
Linda Pollard CBE DL, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Nigel Mills CBE, Lakes Distillery
Roger Marsh OBE, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

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