Ronnie O'Sullivan OBE (Competitive Sports Award)
Professional Snooker Player
Ronnie is seven-time world champion. a record seven-time Masters Champion, and a record seven-time UK Champion, he has won a record 21 Triple Crown Titles, the most achieved by any player. He also holds 39 ranking titles, the most in the sport, and has been world number one on multiple occasions. A true legend.
Rakesh Tikait (Generous Philanthropist Award)
Rakesh Tikait is the most prominent farmer leader in india. In 1994, he joined the Bhartiya Kisan Union (Indian Farmers Union) founded by his father. He has focused his life on uplifting farmers. Rakesh Tikait has spent a lifetime fighting for Indian farmers with immense passion.
Per Wimmer (Relentlessly Resolute Award)
Financier, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Space Advocate and Author
Countries: UK and Denmark
Per runs his own Wimmer Family Office, the Wimmer Wealth Protection Fund, Wimmer Financial, an investment bank and Wimmer Horizon, an award winning hedge fund. Through Wimmer Space, he supports various charities in the UK and Denmark. Per is also a founding astronaut with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. He has bought a private island in the Danish sea for wildlife reproduction and conservation.
Simay Dinc (Ardent Techie Award)
Co Founder, Recontact Game
Countries: Turkey, UK
Simay is the co-founder of Recontact Games and game producer of Recontact:Istanbul, a mobile game. The Game has won several awards and featured in 153 countries. Simay has also created Recontact:Istanbul Eyes of Sky, the first cinematographic mobile game in the world.
DianaParades (Innovator Technology Award)
CEO and Co-Founder Suade Labs
Technology Pioneer and Global Innovator
Diana founded Suade in 2014, a technology company providing RegTech solutions to the financial services industry. Diana has recognised the untapped potential of innovation in the use of standards and automation technology in regulatory reporting. Diana has been recognised as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer in 2018 at Davos and a World Economic Global Innovator in 2020.
Amit Goenka (Outstanding Media & Entertainment Award)
CEO International Broadcast Business, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd
Countries: 190 Countries
Amit Goenka is a Global Media leader. His company had presence in over 190 countries, 120 + Channels. Under Amit’s leadership, ZEE5 has become the biggest publisher of digital content in India.
Nick Bassi (Savvy Luxury Award)
Founder & CEO Childsplay Clothing Ltd
Founded in 1990 by Nick Bassi, Childsplay has grown from a small Essex boutique to a global online destination for luxurious fashion for kids, carrying top designer labels, serving a host of A-list celebrities from around the globe. Childsplay has seen significant double digit growth through 2020 and into 2021, employs over 100 staff and ships to over 160 countries.
Amish Tripathi (Exquisite Art Award)
Author and Diplomat
Amish is a super successful author and a senior diplomat. He has written 9 books till date which have sold 5.5 million copies and translated into 20 languages. His Shiva Trilogy is the fastest selling book series and his Ram Chandra Series is the second fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history. Listed among 50 most powerful Indians by India Today magazine 2019. Forbes India has regularly ranked Amish among the top 100 most influential celebrities in India.
Terry Stone (Magnificent Performing Arts Award)
Actor, Producer and Club Promoter
Terry has starred in 33 films and television series over the past 18 years and produced 30 films to date working with all the major Hollywood studios. Terry was also the biggest award winning Club promoter in the world from 1993-2003 creating and promoting ‘One Nation’ and ‘Garage Nation’, brands.
Adema Sangale (Squared Watermelon Award)
Managing Partner, C.Suite Africa
At 27, Adema became the youngest regional CEO of Procter & Gamble. Currently an Operating Partner of a private equity fund investing in Eastern Africa as well as the Managing Partner at C.Suite Africa. She also sits on several boards. Since 2005, she has worked tirelessly with governments across Africa and globally on ‘Keeping Girls in School, her initiative to remove taxes from sanitary pads, thereby allowing girls not to miss 4-5 days of school each month.