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Shortlist announced for the London Loves Talent Awards 2014

9th Jan 14 8:10 am

Meet the companies and people who truly champion talent, leadership and workforce development

A huge congratulations to all who made the shortlist in what has been an exceptionally tough competition.

You can now book your place at the prestigious London Loves Talent Awards gala dinner on 29 April 2014, hosted by the Rt Hon Michael Portillo – further details at the bottom of this article.

Apprentice of the Year

Jake Cooper, Atos

Paulo Garcia de Melo, Atos

Francesca Catling, International Airlines Group

Alice Hallahan, International Airlines Group

Tim Lord Hopkins, Lawn Tennis Association

Louise Roberts, Lexington Catering

Skills and Workforce Development Champion                 

Vicki Dixon, Learning & Talent Manager, FedEx Express EMEA

Denise Aldridge, Head of Learning & Development, Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd

Anthony Impey, Managing Director, Optimity Ltd / Tech City Stars

Graham Schumacher MBE, Head of of Development, Rolls-Royce

Steve Morton, Head of People & Organisational Development, Virgin Money

Talent Director of the Year

Karen Nightingall, Head of HR, UK & Ireland, CMA CGM (UK) Holding Group

Joe Sluys, CEO, Sentronex

Matt Elliott, People Director, Virgin Money

Excellence in Diversity, Inclusion and Mentoring


Rolls Royce

Taylor Bennett Foundation


Excellence in Flexible Working

4Choice Ltd



Excellence in Technology and Innovation

Branding Science UK Ltd

Food Alert Ltd

Grange Hotels

Excellence in Youth Engagement


Bright Ideas Trust

Crowne Plaza Docklands



Lexington Catering

Company of the Year


FedEx Express EMEA



Rolls Royce


Don’t miss out!

Book your place now at the prestigious London Loves Talent Awards gala dinner on 29 April 2014…

Awards Host: The Rt Hon Michael Portillo

Entertainment: Faryl Smith. Former Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Faryl is an 18-year-old mezzo-soprano, described by Simon Cowell as “by far the most talented youngster I have ever heard”.

The LondonlovesTalent Awards Dinner will be the highlight of Spring 2014 with 500 business leaders celebrating success through their talent, skills, leadership and workforce development. Places are limited, so we do recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment.

Awards Dinner

  • Tuesday 29 April, 2014
  • London Marriott Grosvenor Square
  • Black tie

19:00 Champagne reception
19:50 Welcome from Awards Chairman, Tim Campbell MBE
20:00 Dinner
21:30 Presentation of awards by The Rt Hon Michael Portillo
22:00 Entertainment from mezzo-soprano Faryl Smith
22:20 Recommencement of awards
23:00 End of formal proceedings
00:30 Carriages

Further info: londonlovesbusiness.com/awards-dinner

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