Previous Winners

NOMINATION CRITERIA

Previous
Winners

NOMINATION CRITERIA

2019 Winners

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY UP TO £25M

Andy Clifford, Roger Hannah

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY £25M – £100M

Julie Roberts, Christeyns UK Ltd

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY OVER £100M

Nick Manning, John Cotton Group Ltd

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A PLC

Chris Morgan, Speedy Hire Plc

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED COMPANY

Rob Jobbins, twentysix

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A FAMILY BUSINESS

Amanda Shea, Harrison Spinks

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – IMPACT

Mark Fleetwood, End Clothing

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – ACQUISITIVE GROWTH

Abigail Draper, RSK Group

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – GROWTH / SCALE UP

Chris Baty, Northern Gas and Power

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – INNOVATION

Jeremy Hodson, Ultimate Packaging Limited

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – LEADERSHIP

Craig Aston, Celerity

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – ONE TO WATCH AWARD

Joanne Wilkinson, Northbar Limited / North Brewing Group Limited

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2019 – TURN AROUND

James Stewart, Orbital Education

2018 Winners

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY UP TO £25M

Chris Todd, Love Energy Savings

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY £25M – £100M

Beverley Shepherd, Econ Engineering

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY OVER £100M

Sue Allan, Willerby

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED COMPANY

Martin Johnson, Great Rail Journeys

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LISTED COMPANY

Martin Clyburn, Ramsdens

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018, GROWTH / SCALE UP

Michael Hughes, Euro Garages

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018‚ INNOVATION

Scott Fawcett, Pharmacy2U

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018‚ LEADERSHIP

Scott Dunning, Future Industrial Services

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018‚ ONE TO WATCH AWARD

Catherine Earl, Advanced Industrial Solutions 

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018‚ OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

Robin Brown, Nisa

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018, STRATEGIC IMPACT

Adam Coates, Premier Technical Services Group

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018‚ TURN AROUND

Munaf Yusuf, Bright Blue Foods

2017 Winners

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATION

Stephen Willis, University of Hull

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY UP TO £25M

Chris Blaxall, Performance Horizon

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY £25M – £100M

Andy Davis, Prima Cheese 

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LIMITED COMPANY OVER £100M

Peter Swift, Peninsula Business Services

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A LISTED COMPANY

Dave Wilson, GBG PLC

BEST NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF A PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED COMPANY

Joanne Cowl, Park Leisure 2000 Limited

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017 – ONE TO WATCH AWARD

Caroline Ackroyd, Sky Betting & Gaming

YOUNG NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017

Thomas Staley, Sirius Minerals PLC

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017 – STRATEGIC IMPACT

Chris Blaxall, Performance Horizon

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017 – LEADERSHIP

Ian Bull, Parkdean Resorts

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017 – INNOVATION

Jane Madeley, University of Leeds 

NORTHERN FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017 – OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

Richard Dale, Newcastle University