THE LONDON ASIAN BUSINESS AWARDS - FINALIST LIST 2017

 

Social Leader of the Year
Javed Khan – Barnardo’s
Neeta Patel - New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF)
Dilara Khan - British Bangladesh Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs (BBCWE)
Nitesh Gor - Avanti Schools
Rhea Silva – Chototel
Kami Nuttall - Grand Union Housing Group
Rani Bilkhu – Jeena
Vishaka Agarwal - Tea People
Jehangir Malik OBE - Muslim Aid UK
Aditi Thorat - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Corporate Leader of the Year
Ritu Vohora - M&G Investments
Nina Bhatia – Centrica
Soumen Das – Segro
Kalpana Shah – Asta
Dixit Joshi - Deutsche Bank
Sue Kukadia – HSBC
Shaheen Talia Sayed – Accenture
Sudhir Dole - ICICI Bank
Jagdeep Rai – Barclays
Rajendra Adsul - Axis Bank

Businessman of the Year
Satinder Gulhati - Veladail Hotels
Tarun Ghulati - Bramer Corporation Ltd
Suneel Bakhshi - LCH Clearnet Group
Atul Pathak - Appt Corporation Ltd
Rakesh Sharma - Ultra Electronics
Asif Majid - YU Spaces and Partners
Asif Rangoonwala - The Rangoonwala Foundation
Selva Pankaj - Regent Group
Surinder Kandola - DPSK Limited
Raja Adil - Adil Group
Sheetal Kapoor - Europoint Holdings

Businesswoman of the Year
Saba Shaukat - Sentient
Vanita Parti MBE - Blink Brow Bar
Maleka Dattu - Merumaya Skin Care
Farzana Baduel - Curzon PR
Shashi Gossan – PharmaClinix
Shavata Singh - Shavata Brow Studio
Dame Zarine Kharas - JustGiving
Vin Murria – HgCapital
Aliyyah-Begum Nasser - Signarama

Woman of the Year
Rieta Ghosh - Chambers & Partners
Pavita Cooper - More Difference
Noreen Niazi - Muslim Women Connect
Seema Jaswal - ‎The Premier League
Sonia Summan – zLabels
Hasina Momtaz - Islamic Relief
Shanza Ali - Global One
Sonia Sodha - The Observer
Dia Chakravarty – The Telegraph
Parmjeet Bhambra - Littlestone Cowan Solicitors

Best Professional in Business
Dr Sameer Patel - Elleven Dental Practice
Dr Sarfraz Ghauri - Ghauri Dental Centre
Vijay Parikh - Harold Benjamin
Rupal Panchal - Qi Group
Rehana Hussain - Charles Gregory Solicitors
Vijay Acharya - AVIA Wealth Management
Manmohan Singh – DWF
Jayesh Jotangia - 33 Bedford Row
Jo Sidhu QC - 25 Bedford Row
Meeta Sahni - The Maine Group

Entrepreneur of the Year
Faraz Khan - Seed Ventures
Sanam Choudhery - Tweezy TM
Hasina Zaman - Compassionate Funerals
Jess Jeetly MBE – JEETLY
Vaishali Shah – Creative ID and Ananya Ltd
Bashir Nurmohamed - Hantec Markets Limited
Rekha Mehr MBE – Moonrekha Ltd
Reshma Sohoni – Seedcamp
Sadia Siddiqui - Mustang Productions
Geeta Sidhu-Robb - Nosh Detox

Tech Entrepreneur of the Year
Shazhad Younas – Muzmatch
Dr Faheem Ahmed – HealthMakeSpace
Nish Kotecha – Fabacus
Neha Manaktala - Deal Index
Darshan Sanghrajka - Super Being Labs
Mandeep Metharu – Medbiomarkers
Rakesh Harji - Masterpayment UK & Ireland
Yasir Hassan - Health iQ
Pali Banwait - AsianD8.com
Rishika Lulla Singh - Eros Digital

Rising Star of the Year
Jagrupe Dosanjh - D.C. Thomson & Co
Amita Reena Tank – HSBC
Lakshmi Rao – Barclays
Shruti Ajitsaria - Allen & Overy
Nighat Ali - St James Wealth
Vibhor Narang - JP Morgan
Tazeen Ghaffar – ERDEM
Tara Rampersaud – Worldpay
Jabbar Sardar – BBC
Mandeep Kaur Virdee - Gallant Maxwell

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Abdul Shakur - Shakur & Sangany - Social Media Agency
Neha Sheth - Neha's After Meal Digestives t/a Fresh Attract
Natasha Tiwari - Elevare London
Rishi Choudhury - IncuBus Ventures
Reena Popat - Carter Bond
Zeeshan Ashraf - One Investments
Param Singh - Real Estate Investment
Seema Aggarwal - Project Optimum
Jaz Singh - JP Global Wealth Management
Pradeep Raman - Dwell Mortgages

Young Achiever of the Year
Natasha Syed – British Muslim Magazine
Tania Syed – Tania K Shah Couture
Aisha Kiani – Cabinet Office
Riad Zzaman – BNY Mellon
Aneeka Patel – Project 143
Nafisa Bakkar – Amaliah
Nisha Kotecha – Good News Shared
Dee Saigall – Drumroll HQ
Leila Singh – Eskimo Dance

Commercial Excellence in Accounting & Finance
Amit Puri – Grant Thornton
Mohammed Atiqul Haque – MAH, Chartered Accountants
Bina Mehta – KPMG
Dipan Shah – PwC
Sumit Aggarwal – DNS Associates
Imran Gulamhusainwala – EY
Vikash Gupta – VaR Capital
Suneel Gupta – RSM
Maryam Hussain – EY
Sachin Ramaiya - Jeffreys Henry LLP

Commercial Excellence in Law
Sharmila Mehta - Farrer & Co
Selina Sagayam - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Saleem Sheikh - GSC Solicitors LLP
Tejinder Mahil – Gunnercooke LLP
Ajit Mishra – Penningtons Manches LLP
Ranajoy Basu – Reed Smith LLP
Syed Talha Rafique – Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Salman Shah – Law Lane Solicitors
Sarosh Zaiwalla – Zaiwalla
Bharat Pindoria - Pindoria Solicitors

Community Award of the Year
The Sharan Project
Sangam Centre
The Asian Health Agency (TAHA)
Asian Family Counselling Service
Southall Black Sisters
Asian Women's Resource Centre
North London Asian Care
Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre
Royal Society For Asian Affairs
Asian People's Disability Alliance

Business of the Year
London Town Group
Euromax Capital
Amira Foods UK
Yieldify
Premier Decorations
Perfect Smile Group
Smartway Pharmaceuticals
Tariq Halal Meats
Bombay Halwa
Creams Cafe

New Business of the Year
iDigitise
Book Halal Homes
Himalayan Salt Masters
Truhnk
Star Optical
Love Recruitment
My Own Chemist
Media Hive World
StatusToday

Power Business of the Year
OakNorth Bank
The Arora Group
The SME Group
Grange Hotels
Vitabiotics
Strongfield Technologies
Day Lewis Pharmacy
Lycamobile
Brightsun Travel
Cambian Group

Impact Business of the Year
Haloodies
Media Moguls
Panjab Radio
Opilio Recruitment
Shana Foods UK
M-R Solicitors LLP
Savortex
Teachers 4 U
Siyam Capital Ltd
The Platinum Group

International Business of the Year
Punjab National Bank
TJC (The Jewellery Channel)
IndiaCast
KAFI Commodities UK
APCER Life Sciences
Diabetacare
Surya Foods
Gamucci
QuisLex
RationalFX

Family Business of the Year
Savera Foods
Three Sisters Care
Best At Travel
Henley Homes
B&S Group
ABC Depot
Gold Care Homes
TLC Group
‎Farrington Care Homes

Franchisee of the Year
Manjit Singh - Driver Hire
Raheel Chaudhary - Papa John's Pizza
Tony Singh - Papa John's Pizza
Shweta Jhajharia - The London Coaching Group
Pali Grewal - Domino's Pizza
Nalin Patel – Nisa
Safwan Adam - CeX

Food Business of the Year
Al Noor Foods
Tayyabs
Lahore Kebab House – Whitechapel
Haweli of Ealing
HS&Co.
Chak89
Bombay Chow
Darbaar Restaurant
Meat & Shake
Gifto's Lahore Karahi

Online Business of the Year
The Whisky Exchange
Secret Sales
Housekeep
Citysocializer
MyBeautyMatches.com
WorldSIM
Major Travel
iSportconnect
IslamicBanker.com

Best Marketed Business
The Brand Room
Vissi Uniforms
Mr Basil Drinks
Firnas Airways
ITN Solicitors
NTV Europe
Currencies 4 You
Signature Global
Chakra Events

Micro Business of the Year
PanjRang London
Million Moments
Khush Magazine
Yasmin Karimi - Hair Care Specialist
PlatinumFA
Farah Syed Asian Bridal Makeup Artist
Bidaai London

SME Business of the Year
Here and Now 365
Citibond Travel
ARC Management Consulting
Corrundum Construction Limited
Globe Foods UK Ltd
Sapphire Residential
Merali Digital
SATIGO
CyberSmart

Retail Business of the Year
A Suit That Fits
Blow Ltd
Travelpack
Burnt Oak Builders
Euroken Supplies
Himalaya Carpets
AAB Collection
Design 911
Sunstar Group
Daminis

Wholesaler of the Year
HT Drinks
Elbrook Cash & Carry
Abra Wholesale
Hunters Wholesalers
Wanis
TRS
Rahims
Sira Cash & Carry
Natco Foods
Premia Wines

 

 

 

 

 

 


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