20th September 2019
Over 200 finance leaders and professionals attended the Yorkshire Finance Leaders Awards at The Queens Hotel, Leeds, last night to celebrate the achievements of some of the region’s brightest financial talents.
Adnan Velic, formerly Finance Director at MRC Global, now of Nobia UK, was presented with the award for Outstanding Yorkshire Finance Leader award. (Full list of winners and special mentions below).
The black-tie awards evening which recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements of Yorkshire’s strong finance community featured a keynote speech from former Director General of MI5, Baroness Manningham-Buller who spoke about her times as part of British internal Security Service and the important role of being a leader uncertain and difficult times.
Over £3,500 was raised to support local charity Variety, the Children’s Charity during the evening
A spokesperson for the sponsors said:
“Despite the current political and economic backdrop, the fact that many of Yorkshire’s finance leaders and wider finance teams are continuing to drive growth and succeed is a true testament to their quality and strength. Thank you to everybody who participated in this year’s process and who joined us for the final awards presentation. Many congratulations to all of our award winners and we wish everyone every success.”
Winner: Neil Maskrey, Allied Glass Containers Limited
Special mention: Stuart Sharp, NEOM Organics
Winner: Kate Platts, The Sheffield College
Winner: Steve Hammell, Sheffield Forgemasters International Limited
Special mention: Nigel Barker, Project ff&e
Winner: Kris Lee, Card Factory PLC
Special mention: Mark Fryer, Augean Plc
Winner: Spencer Morris, J Marr (Seafood) Limited
Special mention: Irfan Mahomed, Eminox
Winner: James Tucknott, Homes for Students
Special mention: Simon Tomlinson, etiCloud Limited
Winner: Theresa Spencer, Ring Automotive Limited