Winners are revealed for 3rd London Asian Business Awards 2019!

Winners are revealed for 3rd London Asian Business Awards 2019

Some of the best professionals and businesses received an award for their achievements over the last year at the 3rd London Asian Business Awards 2019. 33 finalists across London were crowned winners. The event took place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington on Friday 11th October.


The event personified the spirit of London’s South-Asian community. The night was one of inspiration with the range of finalists reflecting the sheer number of London industries with Asian impact and presence. Categories included Rising Star, Young Entrepreneur of the Year and International Business of the Year.


The London Business Journal were official media partners for the Awards. Charity partners were The Asian Women’s Resource Centre who provide specialist domestic violence support services to women and children across London.

The London Asian Business Awards 2019 sponsored by Gatehouse Bank and presented by Greenleaf Catering, are organised by Oceanic Consulting – the UK’s leading ethnic awards company. CEO Irfan Younis said “I’d like to congratulate all winners and finalists awarded at the 3rd London Asian Business Awards 2019. The evening was one of absolute talent and inspiration. London’s Asian Business community are the perfect role models for future generations of aspiring entrepreneurs.”

With 13 years of experience, Oceanic Consulting host annual award ceremonies in major English, Scottish and Irish cities. Campaigns include the Curry Awards, Asian Business, Asian Food, British Muslim, British Indian and Britain’s Asian Wedding Awards.


Winners for the London Asian Business Awards 2019 are as follows:


International Entrepreneur of the Year: Zeeshan Shah – CPIC Global (Mayfair)


Rising Star in Law: Anita Pali – Sheridans (Mayfair)


Entrepreneur of the Year: Harry Rashid – Synergy Four Restaurants (North Finchley)


Best in Law: Nawraz Karbani – Drystone Chambers (Holborn)


Rising Star of the Year in Finance: Zahid Anwar – Cogress (Fitzrovia)


Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Shanil Gudka / Jenika Gudka – The Wolfe London (Surrey)


Disruptive Entrepreneur of the Year: Deepak Tailor – Latest Free Stuff (Ilford)


The Community Initiative Award: Henna Asian Womens Group (Kilburn)


Wholesaler of the Year: Wanis International Foods (Leyton)


Best Food Establishment: Kashmir Restaurant (Putney)


Creative Entrepreneur of the Year: Waleed Jahangir – Algebra Consulting (City of London)


Woman of the Year: Ninu Galot  – Ninu Galot Foundation (City of London)


International Business of the Year: TMT Metal Holdings (City of London)


Professional of the Year: Bhavit Sawjani – JP Morgan & Co (Canary Wharf)


Rising Star of the Year: Amrita Srivastava – Mastercard (Canary Wharf)


Outstanding Achievement: Subash Manuel – TechBank (Canary Wharf)


Businesswoman of the Year: Lisa Sohanpal  – Nom Noms World Foods (St John’s Wood)


Businessman of the Year: Selva Pankaj  – Regent Group (Harrow)


Business of the Year: Portman Chauffeurs Worldwide (Old Street)


Accounting & Finance Professional of the Year: Sudhir Rawal – Jeffreys Henry (Old Street)


Corporate Leader of the Year: Amrit Bahia – Royal Bank of Scotland (Spitalfields)


One to Watch: Rahul Modasia – NatWest (Spitafields)


Digital Business of the Year: Doctify (Hackney)


SME Business of the Year: Jealous Sweets (Tooting)


Food Entrepreneur of the Year: Aida Khan – Shola (White City)


Best Professional in Business: Vijay Parikh – Harold Benjamin Solicitors (Harrow)


Retail Business of the Year: London Tea Exchange (Shoreditch)


Power Business of the Year: Brown & Burk (Hounslow)


Food Business of the Year: Oriental Foods (Wembley)


Small Business of the Year: Taj Accountants (Shadwell)


Services to Corporate Business: Anuj Chande – Grant Thornton (Finsbury)


Social Entrepreneur of the Year: Ruby Raut – WUKA (St Albans)


Special Recognition Awards: Sukhbinder Noorpuri – i-GP (Kent)