10th November
Entry Deadline
1st December
Shortlists announced
3rd January
Interviews
1st February
Award ceremony

2018 Shortlist

Accountant of the Year- sponsored by Hall Brown Family Law

Laura Harper, BDO LLP
Tim Bridge, Deloitte
Aaron Cullen, Fortify Consultants
Charlotte Allen, KJG LLP
Tom Parkinson, SteamaCo
Stuart Hurst, UHY Hacker Young
Rachael Charlson, UHY Hacker Young

Apprentice of the Year

Olivia Airey, EY
Benjamin Susca, Mace
Charlotte Furnivall, NatWest
Jack Kelly, SAS Daniels LLP
Darren Smith, SAS Daniels LLP
Danny Costello, Ward Hadaway
Lauren Cunningham, WSP

Banker of the Year

Jon Goddard, BNY Mellon
Sarah Keeley, BNY Mellon
Zubayr Atcha, HSBC Bank – Commercial Banking
John Platt, NatWest Commercial
Craig Monks, Tosca Debt Capital

Business Development Professional of the Year- sponsored by 90degrees

Andrew Welsh, Instinct Resourcing
Joe Averill, OBI Property
Martyn Hillier, Tunafish Media
Joseph Davies, Ziferblat

Corporate Financier of the Year- sponsored by Brewin Dolphin

Jonathon Parkinson, Benchmark International
Edward Stevenson, EY
Patrick Simpson, KPMG

Digital, Media or Creative Professional of the Year- sponsored by thisisLDA

Laura Berry, BIG Partnership
Sarah Lawless, BIG Partnership
Victoria Blount, Return
James McDonald, Tunafish Media
Rebecca Holt, Vivid Manchester
Chris Forrester, Vivid Manchester

Entrepreneur of the Year- sponsored by Freeman Fisher

Hannah Beaumont-Laurencia, Beaumont Organic
Nick Richardson, Bee Industrious
Nikhil Nagarkar, EY3 Media
Duane Cormell, Realm Recruit
Tim Hewitt, Sourcerock Services Ltd
Louis-James Davis, VST Enterprises
Colin Shenton, Ziferblat

Graduate of the Year

David Moss, Barclays Bank Plc
Michelle Molloy, Barclays Bank Plc
Thomas Whittaker, EY
Jenny Elgar, Grant Thornton
Rebekah Ingham, KPMG
Harry Eastwood, KPMG
Mona Mojtabavi, Ward Hadaway

Lawyer of the Year

Joanne Radcliff, Brabners
Lorna Pattison, DLA Piper
Charles Weems, DLA Piper
Sarah Lewandowski, Eversheds
Daniel Rodgerson, Freeman Fisher
Rebecca Ingram, Kuits Solicitors
Olinda Auty, Kuits Solicitors

Manchester Champion- sponsored by Midshire

There is no shortlist for this award. This years’ winner will be announced on the night with an outstanding contribution award for their continued community work that has helped create real improvements for the City of Manchester and its inhabitants.

Marketing Professional of the Year

Laura Berry, BIG Partnership
Sarah Lawless, BIG Partnership
Ben Higham, CTI
Sarah Evans, Kuits Solicitors
Rebekah Lee, Morson Group
Michael Palmer, theEword
Ben Davies, Ziferbla

Property Professional of the Year- sponsored by Shoosmiths LLP

Chris Matthews, Malcolm Hollis
Chris Mann, Malcolm Hollis
Joe Averill, OBI Property
Heather Evans, Rider Levett Bucknall

Talent and Recruitment Professional of the Year

Olivia Colicott, Douglas Scott
Amy Whitehead, Instinct Resourcing
Joseph Shenton, Realm Recruit

For further information on the awards please contact Claire Turnbull on (+44) 0161 817 3482 or e-mail claire.turnbull@pro-manchester.co.uk