Shortlist announced for fourth Northern Power Women Awards

After hours of deliberating our outstanding 900 nominations, we are proud to announce our Northern Power Women’s Award Shortlist for 2019.

Sixty judges including Clare Burles, Beccy Barr, Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, Mike Blackburn OBE, Chris Maguire and Helen Pidd, reviewed the nominations via category panels and for some categories video questions too! “I really enjoyed being part of this robust process and was totally blown away by the quality of the nominations – good luck to all!”

Congratulations to all the fantastic nominees and good luck to our shortlist at the awards sponsored again by Manchester Airports Group! The awards will be held at Manchester Central Convention Complex on 18th March.

 

AGENT OF CHANGE
Jasvinder Sanghera CBE
Campaigner/Author, Karma Nirvan
Joeli Brearley
Founder and Director, Pregnant Then Screwed
Mike Perls
CEO, MC2
Kelly Mattison
Co-Director, HEART domestic violence prevention CIC
Lucy Dowley
Wholesale Strategy Manager, United Utilities
Shelley Alexander
Lead for Diversity and Women’s Sport, BBC Sport
Stacey Copeland
Professional Boxer #Pave the Way
Nicola Haigh
Schools and Communities Manager, Storyhouse

ONE TO WATCH
Serena Johnson
Director, Conscious Youth C.I.C
Rebecca Lister
UK and European Public Affairs Manager, SSE
Jayne Hynes
Managing Director, Kiddyum
Emma Craig
Founder and Director, Prosperity Private Wealth Ltd
Elicia Curtis
Project Manager, Reign
Dr Idalia Dawidowska
CEO, Renephra Ltd.
Susannah Penney
Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon/Assistant Medical Director,
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust/Greater Manchester Cancer
Jennifer Powell
Solicitor, Weightmans LLP

PERSON WITH PURPOSE sponsored by Liverpool Football Club
Carol Ann Whitehead
Managing Director, The Zebra Partnership
Kirsten Mitchell
Founder, Spoons
Evelyn King
Supported Lodgings Provider, Kirklees Local Authority
Kate Headley
Director, The Clear Company
Pat Shea Halson
Psychological Trauma Counsellor, Centre for Personal Development
Sadia Akram
Programme Director, FODIP
Brenda McLeish
CEO, Learning Curve Group

INNOVATION sponsored by Morson Group
Stephensons Dairy Limited
Irene Afful
Founder and Director, Ametrine Enterprise Solutions Coaching & Consultancy
Dr Helen Woolnough
Research Fellow, The Sylvia Pankhurst Gender and Diversity Research Centre MMU
CHI Public Engagement Team
MMB Magazine
The Inspiring Leaders Network/Equilibrium
Lucy Dowley
Wholesale Strategy Manager, United Utilities
Women in Nuclear, Cumbria (part of the Nuclear Institute)
@WiNuclear

OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEUR sponsored by NatWest
Elizabeth Vega
Group CEO, Informed Solutions
Gill Hodgson
President, Flowers From The Farm Ltd
Kimberley Waldron
Managing Director and Co-Founder, SkyParlour
Rachael Dunseath
Founder, Myroo
Caroline Stevenson
Founder, Foodinate
Katie Kenwright
Co-Founder, Signature Living
Sally Fielding
Founder and Director, Sally’s Cottages
Rhian Kempadoo-Millar
Director and Designer, Kempadoo Millar British Headwear

MENTOR OF THE YEAR
Gill Hodgson
President, Flowers From The Farm Ltd
Jacquie Johnston-Lynch
Head of Service/UK Director, Tom Harrison House/Clearmind
Amanda McKay
Quality Director Major Projects, Balfour Beatty
Elizabeth Clark
CEO and Founder, Dreamagility
Haley Farrell
Director and Head of Family Law, Broudie Jackson Canter
Jamie Callahan
Professor of Leadership and HRD, Northumbria University
Alison Shaw
Visiting Professor, University of Newcastle
Clare Briscall
Planning Director, Planning Express

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER sponsored by EY
Emma Carey
Managing Partner, MSB
Alison Lobb
Managing Partner, Morecrofts LLP
Adrienne Kelbie
CEO, Office for Nuclear Regulation
Sue Emms
Principal, BDP
Emma Degg
CEO, North West Business Leadership Team
Vicky Williams
CEO, Emerald Publishing
Dr Liz Mear
CEO, The Innovation Agency
Nik White
Managing Partner, Brabners LLP

SMALL ORGANISATION
Cooperative Innovations 
KBA FS Ltd 
Ascension 
Boo Coaching and Consulting Limited
Chanua 
Construction Q
Prima Uno Ltd
The Northern Health Science Alliance

MEDIUM ORGANISATION by HSBC
Auto Trader
Direct Rail Services
Emerald Publishing
Mediacom North
ThoughtWorks UK
VEKA

LARGE ORGANISATION
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Network Rail – LNW Route
PageGroup
PwC
Sage UK Ltd
TransPennine Express
Travel Counsellors
University of Bradford
Wigan Council

 

For more information www.northernpowerwomen.com/awards

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