Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business List 2016

Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business

Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business List 2016

Top 100 BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Leaders in Business List, in association with The Sunday Times, draws attention and celebrates the tremendous accomplishments made so far in diversity in the UK.

Our independent judging panel consisting of Raj Tulsiani, Baroness Janet Royall, Baroness Oona King, Lord Victor Adebowale and Lord Chris Holmes have identified over 650 Board ready ethnic minority leaders based on their professional achievements and contributions in trying to address diversity deficits. This Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business List has been created from the recognised 650 Board ready leaders.

 

Name

Job Title

Company Name

1

Shriti Vadera

Chairman

Santander

2

Shanika Amarasekara

Counsel

British Business Bank

3

Baroness Valerie Amos

Director - SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

4

Karen Blackett

Chief Executive Officer

MediaCom

5

Sophie Chandauka

Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer

Morgan Stanley

6

Lord Michael Hastings

Global Head of Corporate Citizenship

KPMG

7

Tom Ilube

Chief Executive Officer

Crossword Cybersecurity

8

Arlene Isaacs-Lowe

Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

9

Nish & Sach Kukadia

CEO & Co-Founders

Secretsales.com

10

Ivan Menezes

Chief Executive Officer

Diageo Plc

11

Vivek Menon

Chief Operating Officer

BNP Paribas

12

Tushar Morzaria

Group Finance Director

Barclays Plc

13

Sandie Okoro

General Counsel

HSBC Global Asset Management

14

Ken Olisa

Director

Thomson Reuters

15

Farouk Ramzan

Head of Commercial Banking, Europe

Lloyds Banking Group

16

Tom Shropshire

Partner

Linklaters

17

Ashok Vaswani

Chief Executive Officer - UK Retail & Business Banking

Barclays Bank Plc

18

Kris Wadia

President - Global Delivery Network

Quintiles

19

Rob Woodstock

Managing Director

Accenture

20

Ratheesan Yoganathan

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Lebara

21

Bashir Ahmad

Chief Executive Officer

Halkin Investment

22

Azeem Akhtar

CTO & Head of Design Team, Major Contracts (Credit Suisse)

BT

23

Sonita Alleyne

Media Exec

BBC Trustee

24

Lord Waheed Alli

Chairman

Koovs

25

Nick Amin

Chief Operations and Transformation Officer

Aviva Plc

26

Sandip Amlani

Head of Online Optimisation & User Experience

Experian

27

Nancy Armand

Global Head of Customer Strategy & Insights

HSBC

28

Samir Assaf

Chief Executive Officer - Global Banking & Markets

HSBC Bank Plc

29

Vinita Bali

Independent Non-Executive Director

Smith & Nephew Plc

30

Vindi Banga

Non-Executive Director

Marks & Spencer Group Plc

31

Sacha Berendji

Director of Retail

Marks & Spencer Group Plc

32

Jaspal Bindra

Non-Executive Director

Reckitt Benckiser Plc

33

Margaret Casely-Hayford

Chair

ActionAid

34

Laura Cha

Non-Executive Director

Unilever Plc

35

Julie Chakraverty

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Innovation Committee

Aberdeen Asset Management Plc

36

Tony Chanmugam

Group Finance Director

BT Group Plc

37

Haider Choudrey

Head of Group Finance

Bestway (Holdings) Limited

38

Zameer Mohammed Choudrey

Chief Executive

Bestway (Holdings) Limited

39

Ajay Chowdhury

Non-Executive Director

Department of Culture, Media and Sport

40

Patrick Clarke

Director of Network Operations

UK Power Networks

41

Sat Dhaiwal

Chief Executive Officer

Ashtead Group Plc

42

Arnold Donald

President and Chief Executive Officer

Carnival Plc

43

Althea Efunshile

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Arts Council

44

Kene Ejikeme

Managing Director

Goldman Sachs

45

Gary Elden

Chief Executive Officer

SThree Recruitment

46

Ann Fudge

Non-Executive Director

Unilever Plc

47

Ram Gidoomal

Chairman

FSA

48

Shashi Gossain

Founder & Owner

PharmaClinix

49

Ian Greenstreet

Founder and Chairman

Infinity Capital Partners

50

Colleen Harris

Non-Executive Director

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

51

Vivian Hunt

Managing Partner

McKinsey

52

Richard Iferenta

Partner

KPMG

53

Sir Samuel Jonah

Non-Executive Director

Vodafone Group Plc

54

Adrian Joseph

Managing Director

Google

55

Mahmud Kamani

Joint Chief Executive

Boohoo.com

56

Rakesh Kapoor

Chief Executive Officer

Reckitt Benckiser Plc

57

Badar Khan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Direct Energy, Centrica Plc

58

Bina Khatwani

Finance Director

Microlease

59

Naguib Kheraj

Senior Independent Director

Standard Chartered Plc

60

Carol Lake

Managing Director

JP Morgan

61

Hussein Lalani

Co-Founder

99p Store

62

Tej Lalvani

Chief Operating Officer

Vitabiotics

63

Sonny Leong

Deputy Chairman

Future First

64

Piers Linney

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Outsourcery

65

Echo Lu

Ex-Managing Director

Homebase

66

Michael Mansour

Finance Director

GKN Aerospace

67

Harish Manwani

Non-Executive Director

Pearson Plc

68

Sara Mathew

Non-Executive Director

Shire Plc

69

Amin Mawji OBE

Non-Executive Director

UK Export Finance

70

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Mitie Group Plc

71

Rohinton Minoo Kalifa

Chief Executive Officer

Worldpay Group Plc

72

Dharmash Mistry

Chief Executive Officer

blow LTD

73

Ritu Mohanka

SVP - Europe Smarter Workforce

IBM Europe

74

Fred Phaswana

Joint Chairman

Mondi

75

Mayank Prakash

Director General Digital Technology

Department for Work & Pensions

76

Himanshu Raja

Chief Financial Officer

G4S Plc

77

Arjun Rajaratnam

Chief Compliance Officer

Smith & Nephew Plc

78

Paulette Rowe

Managing Director

Barclaycard

79

Neil Sachdev

Chairman

Martins Properties

80

Baroness Patricia Scotland

Secretary-General Elect

The Commonwealth

81

Dr. Nemat Shafik

Deputy Governor

Bank of England

82

Bharat Shah

Chairman

Alderbrooke

83

Bilal Shaykh

Group Chief Procurement Officer

Centrica

84

Shahid Sheikh

Managing Director

Clifton Packaging Group Ltd

85

Stelio Stefanou

Co-Founder

Accord

86

Sir David Tang

Founder

Shanghai Tang

87

Daniel Taylor

Managing Director

Metro Design

88

Geoff Thompson

Executive Chairman

Youth Charter

89

Dr. Yvonne Thompson

Chair

African Caribbean Business Network

90

Jean Tomlin

Non-Executive Director

J Sainsbury Plc

91

Dr. Hamadoun Toure

Non-Executive Director

Inmarsat Plc

92

Sanjay Vadera

Chief Executive Officer

The Fragrance Shop

93

Iqbal Wahhab

Chief Executive Officer

Roast

94

Ho Wan Ping

Non-Executive Director

Diageo Plc

95

Sharon White

Chief Executive Officer

Ofcom

96

Trevor Williams

Chief Economist

Lloyds Banking Group

97

Woon Wing Yip

Founder

Wing Yip Super Market

98

Manjit Wolstenholme

Chairman

Provident Financial Plc

99

Jacky Wright

Vice-President

Microsoft IT Enterprise SES

100

Ying Yeh

Non-Executive Director

InterContinental Hotels Group Plc