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SHORTLIST 2016

COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS
HERO OF THE YEAR

Funke Abimbola FRSA – General Counsel – ROCHE
Nicola Adams MBE – Olympic Boxing Champion
Chloe Allen – Guardsman – British Army
Dr. Helena Dalli – Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties (Malta)
Ellie Simmonds OBE – British Paralympic Champion
Mohammed Zafran BEM – Founder – All For Youth and Community

SOCIETE GENERALE
CHARITY OF THE YEAR

Bag Books
Dementia UK
Kick it Out
Mermaids UK
Stigamot Iceland
The Katie Piper Foundation

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Rokhaya Diallo – Journalist, filmmaker and activist
Nikki Fox – BBC News, Disability Correspondent
Lauren Hall – ITV News, Reporter
Jane Hill – BBC News, Journalist & Newsreader
Erika Jones – BBC See Hear, Presenter
Tom Knight – Gay Times, Author
Michael Obert – Award-winning German journalist and author
Saba Salman – Guardian, Freelance social affairs journalist


OUTNEWS GLOBAL
INSPIRATIONAL ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Xavier Bettel – Prime Minister, Luxemberg
Vicky Beeching – Theologian, presenter and writer
Rob Davey – Thomson Reuters, Senior Director, Global Services
Jake Graf – Writer, Director, Actor and Trans Campaigner
Angela Peacock – PDTglobal, Chair
Tom Shropshire – Partner, Linklaters LLP
Alysia Silberg – UN Global Champion, Women’s Empowerment in Entrepreneurship, Founder and COO – Acceleforce
Sophie Walker – Leader, Women’s Equality Party


BLOOMBERG
OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE NETWORK GROUP OF THE YEAR

AT Kearney – Womens Network
Deloitte – Multicultural Network
Fundación ONCE – Ilunion
Metlife – Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Associates and Allies Ireland
RBS – Focused Women’s Network
SHELL UK – enABLE Network
The John Lewis Partnership – UNITY
University of Bradford – n-able, Disabled Staff Network

HEATHROW
COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

BiUK
European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless
HyperFusion Theatre Company
Liverpool Signing Choir
Refugee Community Kitchen
Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities parenting programme


WECONNECT INTERNATIONAL
SUPPLIER DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR

IBM Switzerland
Intel
Johnson & Johnson
Monsanto
Sodexo


UNITED HEALTH GROUP
DIVERSITY TEAM OF THE YEAR

BNP Paribas – P&C Network
Coca-Cola European Partners – Cultural Diversity Network
DIAGEO – Diversity & Inclusion Executive Collaborate workgroup
EDGE Certified Foundation
Royal Air Force Diversity Team
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors




TELEGRAPH MEDIA GROUP
MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Adidas – Pride Pack
CONDIVIDILOVE Italian LGBT acceptance
H&M – She’s a lady
L’Oréal Paris – #YoursTruly
Pride in London – #nofilter
Tastes of the World by PHD UK and OMG Ethnic for Sainsbury’s

VODAFONE
CAMPAIGNER OF THE YEAR

Bisi Alimi – Gay Rights Activist
Jonathan Andrews BCA – Disability Campaigner
Mariela Baeva – Human Rights and Social Inclusion Campaigner
Scott Barclay – BBC & STV Panelist
Elżbieta Łukacijewska – MEP – Poland
Lee Marshall – Director, Ben Cohen Foundation
Khakan Qureshi – Founder, Birmingham South Asian’s LGBT
Ivan Scalfarotto – Italian Politician & LGBT Activist


NEUROLEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
HEAD OF DIVERSITY OF THE YEAR

Stephanie Oueda Cruz – Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Coca-Cola European Partners
Pamela Hutchinson – Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Bloomberg
Mitra Janes – Head of Diversity and Inclusion, DLA Piper
Birgit Neu – Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, HSBC
Siri Nomme – Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Norton Rose Fulbright
Maria Angelica Perez – Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Ericsson
Simone Pound – Head of Equalities, PFA
Sarah Kirk‎ – Global Diversity & Inclusion Director – Page Group
Louisa Woods – NomuraHead of Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA, Nomura


ROYAL AIR FORCE
COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Accenture
Axfoods
DIDLAW
DWF Law
Enterprise Rent a Car
Manchester City Football Club
Northern Trust
Novartis


ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH
DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Tunji Akintokun – Director, Cisco Systems
Philip Bourchier O’Ferrall – Executive Vice President, VIACOM International
Cynthia V Davis – CEO, BAME Recruitment Ltd
Michael Cole Fontayn – Executive Vice President, Chairman of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), BNY Mellon
Will Fox – Co-Chair of FLAGG, FCO
Mark Gossington – Partner, PwC
Tim Jarman – Assistant Director, Diversity and Inclusiveness, EY
Daisy Reeves – Partner, Banking, BLP Law