African Leadership magazine has honoured its Top 50 African and Afro-Caribbean leaders in the UK for the year 2018.
The event which was held on June 14, 2018, at the Hilton London On Park Lane, Mayfair, London, was to recognized the honorees’ outstanding contributions to the socio-economic development and positive leadership influence in the African / Afro-Caribbean community in the United Kingdom.
Amongst trailblazers honoured from Ghana include CEO of GUBA – Dentaa Amoateng, Ozwald Boateng – CEO Ozwald Boateng Fashion line and Edward Kobina Eninful – Editor in Chief British Vogue Magazine.
According to the Publisher & CEO of African Leadership magazine, Ken Giami; “these distinguished change-makers are positively influencing their local communities and the larger society, changing the negative narrative often linked to minorities and people of colour”.
A special edition of the African Leadership magazine has been dedicated to all top 5o trailblazers.
The 2018 honourees were drawn from across diverse industries, Sports, Journalism and Charity organizations.
The full list is below.
- Dame Vivian Hunt: Managing Partner UK & Ireland, McKinsey & Co.
- Sir Kenneth Olisa: Business Leader
- Dr Clare Eluka: Founder, Premae Skincare
- Dr Brawn Miranda: Founder, Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation
- Sapphire Gray: CEO SG Business Consultancy
- Tony Tiyou: Founder Renewables in Africa
- Dentaa Amoateng – CEO, GUBA
- Rosalind Howells, Baroness Howells of Saint Davids
- Nefateri Asantewa: CEO, Nsaa Nefateri
- Tim Campbell: Business Man.
- Kubi Springer: CEO, She builds Brands
- Mo Obadina: CEO, Mo’s MOJO
- Alexander Amosu: Owner of Alexander Amosu brand
- Dwain Reid: Business Leader
- Rachel Wang: Director, Chocolate Films
- Karen Blackett: Chairperson, MediaCom UK
- Mo Ibrahim: Founder, Mo Ibrahim Foundation
- Tidjane Thiam: CEO, Credit Suisse
- Trevor Phillips, Fmr Chair, Commission for Equality and Human Rights
- David Lammy, Member of Parliament
- John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
- Carol Lake, Managing Director & Head of Philanthropy, JP Morgan
- Tunji Akinkotun, Cisco Africa
- Isha Sesay, Journalist
- Jamal Edwards, Founder SBTV
- Alistair Soyode, Ben TV
- Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman Global Infrastructure Partners
- Rev. Joel Edwards, Advocacy Director, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
- Trevor Faure, Global Head of Legal, Ernst&Young
- Levi Roots (Keith Graham), Restauranteer, Musician and Entrepreneur
- Ozwald Boateng, CEO Ozwald Boateng Fashion line
- Professor Stanley Okolo, Executive Director WAHO
- Matthew Ryder QC, London City Hall
- Edward Kobina Eninful, Editor in Chief British Vogue Magazine
- Ric Lewis, CEO Tristan Capital Partners
- Ismail Ahmed, Founder/CEO World Remit
- Sharon White, Chief Executive, OFCOM
- Zeinab Badawi, Journalist
- Tom Ilube, Entrepreneur
- Jonathan Akwue, Managing Partner DigitasLBi
- Stanley Musesengwa, Managing Partner, Takura Capital Partners
- Heather Rabbatas, Solicitor, Broadcaster, Businesswoman
- Matthew Ashimolowo, Senior Pastor KICC
- Kate Osamor, MP
- Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE
- Joel Edwards, Advocacy Director, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
- Bishop John Francis, Founder Ruach City Church
- Agu Irukwu, RCCG Jesus House
- Anthony Joshua, Boxer
- Dianne Abbott, MP
The African Leadership magazine is published by African Leadership (UK) Limited, a company registered in the United Kingdom (Company No. 07435198). The magazine focuses on bringing the best of Africa to a global audience, telling the African story from an African perspective; while evolving solutions to peculiar challenges being faced by the continent today. Followed by over 800,000 people on Facebook alone, and several others on other social media platforms, the magazine has continued to celebrate and shine the spotlight on exceptional African achievement, leadership and contributions to humanity everywhere.