2006 Winners

  • Young Achiever of the Year

    Arti Poddar was a very deserving winner in this category. The 23 year old Care home Operations Director's work has provided a very essential service to the community.

    Winners: Arti Poddar

  • Newcomer of the Year

    Having began a franchise called Subway, these two entrepreneurs now have over 70 outlets and employ over 500 people.

    Winner: Wahid and Shalid Sadiq

  • Businessman of the Year

    The former nurse won this prize for managing to build a £15 million business in care homes. Having originally come to Britain from Mauritius with only £25 in his pocket, the progress he has made has been incredible. Today his business gives 800 patients a quality of life and dignity which they deserve.

    Winner: Dev Fowder

  • Businesswoman of the Year

    This woman (and grandmother) was awarded Businesswoman of the Year for displaying remarkable tenacity in rebuilding her multi-million pound food empire after her premises was burnt to the ground.

    Winner: Shaheen Unis

  • Community Award

    This award was given to Aarner Anwar for his incredible work as a human rights Lawyer.

    Winner: Aarner Anwa

  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    Entrepreneur of the Year went to Satty Singh for his success in world events as well as business. Known for running the Mearns Golf Academy, Mr Singh has also arranged to have UK keynote speakers such as Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Hans Blix.

    Winner: Satty Singh