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Regional finalists

We would like to congratulate all of this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 regional finalists.

97 companies led by entrepreneurial business leaders have been selected as this year’s finalists. Together employing over 35,000 people and generating a combined revenue in excess of £4.1bn, they are making a substantial and significant impact on the growth and well-being of our economy.

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London & South finalists

Name Company
Harnoop Atkar Oakland Primecare
Christopher Baker-Brian
Mansoor Hamayun
Laurent Van Houcke
Justin Basini ClearScore
Bobby Bawa Foodspeed
Adrian Binks Argus Media
Andy Black Kinapse
Roger Bootle Capital Economics
Ed Bradley
Tim Ingham
Dr Stephen Cameron Nucleus Global
Vivek Chadha Nine Group
John Dawson Alliance Pharma
Graham Ewart Direct Healthcare Group
Haydn Fentum
Robin Sheppard
Bespoke Hotels
Jacyn Heavens Epos Now
Gareth Hughes Marston
Christopher Hulatt
Simon Rogerson
Octopus Capital
Clare Johnston The Up Group
Jason Miller Clean Linen Services
Ella Mills
Matthew Mills
Deliciously Ella
Clive Nation Cennox
Pontus Noren Cloudreach
Dr Gordon Sanghera Oxford Nanopore Technologies
Sam Smith finnCap
Thomas Smith GlobalWebIndex
Jason Trost Smarkets
John Turner Regulatory Finance Solutions

Midlands finalists

Name Company
Kamal Basra Bodyguard Workwear
Richard Buckland Optilan
David Carver Carver
Paul Cox Reconomy
David Driver
Jim Driver
eTech Solutions
Nicola Fleet-Milne FleetMilne Property
Alfred Gordon Qdos
Rob Halliday-Stein Jewellery Quarter Bullion
Wayne Hollinshead Pattonair
Vish Jain Winner Recruitment
Ravi Kathuria Talash Hotels
Rupert Longsdon The Oxford Ski Company
Christopher Macey Wintech
Martin McAuley SMH Fleet Solutions
Colin McCarthy Panther
Steven Miller The Workplace Depot
Chris Morling Money.co.uk
Dr Peter Poon, MBE
Andrew Poon
Romax Technology
Josh Rathour UNiDAYS
Nadeem Raza Microlise
Paul Thandi NEC
Christopher Truman SYSPAL

North finalists

Name Company
Tayyab Akhlaq Public Desire
Steve Bartlett
Dominic McGregor
Social Chain
Debbie Bestwick, MBE Team 17 Digital
Richard Butterfield Principle
Mark Calvert Adler and Allan
Neil Clark
Dean Ward
Evoke Creative
Mark Clegg ATG Access
Jamie Conway Made Television
Dr Dawn Cranswick PNE Group
Daniel Fairburn LJ Fairburn and Son
Marc Goldberg Together
Mark Gould Wholebake
Mark Luby Luby Group
Ryan Maughan Avid Technology
David Mottershead The Little Greene Paint Company
Garry Partington Apadmi
Jamie Paterson PTM Group
John Russell Fairhome
Julian Smith Bathroom Takeaway
Jeremy Levine
Lee Streets
Evolution Funding
Christopher Swallow
Rob Purvis
Creamline Dairies
Glenn Timms IESA
Diane Walker KARRO Food Group
Andrew Walton Connect

Scotland finalists

Name Company
Patrick Collins Aubin
Alan Foy Smart Metering Systems
Craig Gallagher MB Aerospace
Jamie Graves ZoneFox
Martyn Gray Nairn's Oatcakes
Edel Harris Cornerstone
Magnus Houston Coast & Glen
David Hunter Shot Scope Technologies
Leah Hutcheon Appointedd
Neil Lapping Macs Adventure Limited
Stuart Lunn LendingCrowd
Edward Molyneux FreeAgent
Craig Nicol Thorntons
Marie Owen LS Productions
Andrew Reid RHA
Calum Smeaton TVSquared
James Varga The ID Co
Mark Ward Power 1 Group
Bruce Wishart Empteezy


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