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Meet the Finalists

Meet the finalists for BYPY 2018

Each year BYPY celebrates the city’s finest talent across six award categories, with one category winner taking the highly-coveted title of Overall BYPY Winner. This year’s winner will also receive an Executive MBS from Aston University worth £20,000.

This year’s finalists have been revealed as:


Finance (sponsored by Wesleyan)

Zoe Brown, PWC

Laura Thursfield, Mazars

Andy Lee, NatWest

HR, Recruitment & Training (sponsored by HSBC Bank)

Robert Whitehouse, Sparta Global

Gishan Abeyratne, BCL Legal


Laura Daly, Irwin Mitchell

Ben Gardner, Pinsent Mason

Chrissie Wolfe, Irwin Mitchell


Marketing & Comms

Sunny Gill, Silver Mountain

Beth Sadler, Aston Business School

Tru Powell, Alternative Events


Property & Construction

Jonathan Stott, Gateley Hamer

Kuli Bajwa, RPS Group

Gurpreet Bassi, SDL Auctions

Technology (sponsored by JDX Consulting)

Sarah Mullett, Legal & General

Sud Parwana, PWC

Rebecca Hook, Legal & General


Aspiring Talent (Sponsored by PwC)

Anil Kararra, Gowling WLG

Hector Mtsambiwa, Handelsbanken

Daniel Goddard, Trowers and Hamlins LLP