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Inspirational Leader Awards 2023

The Inspirational Leader Awards highlight inspirational leaders from all corners of the UK hospitality industry, from technology through to revenue management.

Nominations are now closed!

Award Categories

Inspirational Leader - Finance Leader of the Year

Sponsored by BDO 
Winner: Declan Gallagher, Management Accountant, Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland


Inspirational Leader Revenue Manager of the Year

Sponsored by Edwards & Finn 
Winner: Jodie Wilson, Commercial Director, Crerar Hotels

Inspirational Leader Marketer of the Year

Sponsored by For-Sight 
Winner: Laura Golder, Director-Marketing UK, Marriott International

Inspirational Leader Technology Leader of the Year
Sponsored by BT 
Winner: Shane Doyle, Director of IT, Infrastructure & Security, 
Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland

Inspirational Leader - Sustainability Leader of the Year

Sponsored by Nicholls Boreholes & Ground Source

Winner: Sally Beck, General Manager, Royal Lancaster London

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Award Judges

Andrew Henning, General Manager, Grosvenor House Suites

Ali Powell, CEO & Founder, Commercial Acceleration Ltd

Sue Williams, General Manager, Whatley Manor

Emma Whitlock, Sustainable Hospitality and Leisure Awards Manager, Keep Britain Tidy

Danny Pecorelli, Managing Director, Exclusive Collection

Steve Lowy, CEO, Anglo Educational Services

Kalindi Juneja, CEO, Pride of Britain Hotels

Nicola Cook, Head of Marketing, Rudding Park

Nicola Trew, Director, Vroom

Janel Clark, Course Director, HOSPA Professional Development

Andrew Evers, Group Director of IT, Rocco Forte

David Pryde, Director of IT, Millennium Copthorne

Angela Duffy, Head of Finance Operations and Shared services, Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland

David Nicolson, Vice President Finance – Europe, Jumeirah Group

Harry Fielder, Director, UMI Digital

Bob Silk, Relationship Director Hospitality & Leisure, Barclays

William Gibbs, Hotels Director,  SRSL

Sarah Duncan, Founder, Sleeping Lion

Alex Sors, Course Tutor, HOSPA Professional Development

Derek Lister, Group Financial Controller, Valor Hospitality

Hannah Scarbrough, Head of Marketing and Business Development, Audit and Assurance, BDO LLP

Adrienne Hanna, CEO, Right Revenue

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