Northern Power Women Awards

The 2020 Northern Power Women Awards have been postponed until Spring 2021 due to Covid-19

 

The 2020 Awards were set to be the largest event celebrating gender equality in Europe but unfortunately due to Covid-19, we have had to postpone. But, despite this set back we continue to shout about and high-5 our amazing shortlist and will celebrate in 2021!

Why not take a look at our 2020 Power and Future Lists unveiled in January 2020. 

Future and Power Lists

NPW in partnership with EY

Agent Of Change

Sponsored By

Shortlist 

Anne Reevell
Country Director North Africa
BBC Media Action
North West
@Annereevell

 

Gina Martin
Activist/Writer
Gina Martin
North West
@ginamartinuk

Natasha Sayce-Zelem
Head of Tech
Sky and Empowering Women with Tech
Yorkshire
@unharmonic

 

Ann Miller-McCaffrey
Armed Forces Diversity Engagement
Royal Navy
North West
@millermccaffers

 

Louise Clarkson
Station Manager / Chair of Gender Equality Network
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
North East
@Tyne_Wear_FRS

 

Craig Hatch
Group Managing Director
WYG, a Tetra Tech Company
North West
@craighatch

 

Michelle Hands
Engineer
Nut Job ltd
Yorkshire
@AMansWorldUK

Sharon Thorne
Deloitte Global Board Chair
Deloitte
North West
@SharonThorneUK

 

One To Watch

Sponsored By

Shortlist

Bianca Robinson
CEO
CEO Sleepout UK
North East
@biancarobinson

 

Kiera Byland
Athlete, coach, teacher, mentor, volunteer 
Special Olympics NW
North West
@kierabyland

Ruqeia Ahmadi
Trainee Solicitor, Head of Legal and Women Affairs, Linguist
Shulmans LLP
Afghan Council of Great Britain, British Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, World Afghan Congress
Yorkshire
@AhmadiRuqeia

 

Elicia Curtis
Director
The REIGN Collective C.I.C
North West
@REIGNManchester

 

Kim Cooper
Senior Town Planner
Arup
North West
@Kim_C_Cooper

 

Elsa Zekeng 
Co-Founder
Soldiarity in Tech
North West
@elsazekeng

 

Martina Witter
Co-Founder  & Wellbeing Consultant
Black Women in Business & Rapha Therapy Service
North West
@mrobertaw

Sharon MacArthur
Owner/ Founder
Miss Menopause
North East
@SRedhandbag

 

Person With Purpose

Sponsored By

Shortlist

Amria Khatun
Head of Engagement – Communities Policy
Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government Yorkshire
@AmriaKhatun

Lisa Street
Associate Director
Turner & Townsend
North West
@LisaLStreet

Sally Orange
Physiotherapist/Army Reservist/Property Developer
British Army Reserves/Orange Student Properties
Yorkshire
@sally0range

Cherylee Houston
Actress and Founder
TripleC
North West
@cheryleehouston

Margo Cornish
Charity Campaigner
Prevent Breast Cancer/ Maggie’s Manchester & Teenage Cancer Trust
North West

 

Freema Chambers
CEO, Founder
Community School Clothing Scheme
North East
@communityscs

Noushin Raja
CEO/PT Time Lecturer
Moonlight Trust
Yorkshire
@moonlighttrust

Vicky Ringer
Co-Founder of Levi’s Star Children’s Brain Tumour Charity
Levi’s Star Children’s Brain Tumour Charity
Yorkshire
@LevisStar

Innovation

Sponsored By

Shortlist 

TechUP Women, Durham University
North East
@TechUpWomen

Brighter Sound
North West
@BrighterSound

 

Natalie Jackson / Emily Freeman
Directors Totally Runable
Yorkshire
@TotallyRunable

The Verve Group
North East
@GroupVerve

Halo Project Charity
North East
@halo_project

Codilia Gapare
CEO Nakawo Ltd
North West
@c_lashbycody

Flourish Together CIC
North West
@FlourishCIC

 

OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEUR

Sponsored by

Shortlist

Anthea Morris
Co-Founder and Finance Director
Better2Know
North West
@antheamorris

 

Lauren Riley
Founder/CEO
The Link App
North West
@MissLaurenRiley

 

Charlotte Armitage
MD and Media Psychologist
Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting
Yorkshire
@YAFTAUK

 

 

Michelle Vint
Co-Founder
Regital Ltd
North West
@MichelleVint

 

Sophie Walker
COO & Co-Founder
Dsposal
North West
@Sophie_COO

 

Dr Jun Zhang
Founder & CEO
Atmos International
North West
@AtmosInt

 

Sara Davies MBE
Founder and Creative Director
Crafter’s Companion
North East
@SaraDaviesCC

 

MENTOR OF THE YEAR

Sponsored By

Shortlist

Amanda Newman
Senior Manager
Accenture
North West
@MandNewman

 

Rachel Fitzsimmons
Director – Talk the Talk Education CIC
Talk the Talk Education CIC
North West
@RachFitzsimmons

Sally Orange
Physiotherapist/Army Reservist/Property Developer
British Army Reserves/Orange Student Properties
Yorkshire
@sally0range

 

Claire Marie Boggiano
Director & Coach
Lurig Change & Development
North West
@CMBoggiano

 

Ruth Harrison
Managing Director
Thoughtworks
North East
@RuthHarrisonUK

Julia (Jules) Smith
Founder & Director
People Science Consulting Ltd
North East
@Jules0532

 

Saffeena (Saf) Ali
Tax Director
PwC UK
Yorkshire
@saffeena_ali

Zandra Moore
CEO
Panintelligence
Yorkshire
@zandramoore

 

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER

Shortlist

Alison Fisher
Chief People Officer
Cox Automotive
Yorkshire
@alisonrfisher1

Hema Radhakrishnan
Associate Dean for Social Responsibility
The University of Manchester
North West
@hemadrk

Rob Melling
CEO
Curtins
North West
@CurtinsConsult

 

Beckie Taylor
CEO
Tech Returners
North West
@RTaylor81

Lesley O’Brien
Partner/Director
Freightlink Europe, Freight Train, The Road Haulage Association (RHA)
Yorkshire
@freighttrainllp

Clara Shield
Director/Trustee
Little Big Butterfly/YWFA
North East
@LittleBigDrama

Maggie O’Carroll
Chief Executive
The Women’s Organisation
North West
@TheWomensOrg

Zoe Wallace
Director
Agent Academy
North West
@zoewallace

 

SMALL ORGANISATION

Shortlist

Electric Bazaar
@electricbazaar_

 

OneFile Ltd
@OneFileUK

 

The Women’s Organisation
@TheWomensOrg

 

InnovateHer
@innovateheruk

The Data Shed
@TheDataShed

 

Northcoders Limited
@northcoders

 

The Girls’ Network
@TheGirlsNet

 

Thrive Law
@Thrive_law

 

MEDIUM ORGANISATION

Sponsored By

Shortlist

Arla Foods Ltd
@ArlaFoodsUK

 

Informed Solutions Ltd
@InformedTweet

 

SafetyCulture
@iAuditorbySC

 

Curtins
@CurtinsConsult

 

Manchester City WFC
@ManCityWomen

 

Search Consultancy
@SearchRecruits

 

Direct Rail Services
@DRSgovuk

 

MediaCom North
@MediaComNorth

 

Travel Counsellors
@TCworldwide

 

LARGE ORGANISATION

Sponsored By

Shortlist

Bank of America
@BofA_Business

Kellogg’s
@kelloggsuk

Stagecoach Group
@stagecoachgroup

 

 

FDM group
@FDMgroup

Yorkshire Building Society
@Yorkshire_BS

TransPennine Express
@TPExpressTrains

Northumbria Police
@Northumbriapol

 

 

Page Group
@MichaelPageUK

Hull Trains
@Hull_Trains

United Utilities
@unitedutilities