GG2 Awards

dateOctober 2020

locationCentral London

Winners 2019

  • GG2 Hammer AwardAwarded to an individual who has broken through the glass ceiling.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Nitin Paranjpe, Chief Operating Officer, Unilever | Clive Myrie, Presenter, BBC

  • GG2 Icon AwardPresented to an outstanding individual, a trailblazer and trendsetter in British society.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Ozwald Boateng OBE, Fashion Designer | Clive Myrie, Presenter, BBC

  • GG2 Man of the Year Supported by Sun & SandAwarded to an individual for consistent high achievement.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | HHJ Anuja Dhir QC, Judge, The Central Criminal Court | Winner Viswas Raghavan, CEO EMEA, J.P. Morgan | Lord Jitesh Gadhia

  • GG2 Woman of the Year Supported by Edwardian Hotels London Awarded to an individual for consistent high achievement

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Poppy Jaman OBE, CEO, City Mental Health Alliance | Iype Abraham, Commercial Development Director, Edwardian Hotels London | James Cleverly MP

  • GG2 Pride of Britain AwardAwarded to an individual for their outstanding contribution to society.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, Emeritus Professor of Nursing, University of West London | Nitin Ganatra

  • GG2 Social Entrepreneur AwardAwarded to a cause-driven individual or organisation who has made an outstanding and meaningful contribution to society.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Lord Dholakia, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, House of Lords | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Randeep S Lall, Co-founder, Trustee and Global Operations Director, NishkamSWAT | Sir Simon Hughes, Chancellor, Southbank University

  • GG2 Outstanding Achievement in LawAwarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the legal profession.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kalpesh Solanki, Group Managing Editor, Asian Media Group | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Ayesha Vardag, Founder and President, Vardags (her son Jasper Vardag collecting on her behalf) | Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities

  • GG2 Outstanding Achievement in ScienceAwarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of science.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Seema Malhotra MP | Winner Caucher Birkar, Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Young Achiever Award Supported by The Royal Air ForcePresented to a young person aged 35 or under who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, brings about change and who is an inspiration to communities.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Air Vice-Marshal Graham Russell, Royal Air Force | Priya Davdra | Winner Kriti Sharma, Founder, AI For Good Ltd | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Achievement through AdversityAwarded to an individual who has achieved a high level of success despite difficult circumstances.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Bhasker Patel | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Winner Nicki Donnelly, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Disability Rights Consultant | Lord Kamlesh Patel OBE | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Inspire Award Supported by the British ArmyPresented to an individual or organisation for outstanding work in the community, which has served to inspire young people.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Lt Col Bhairavi Sapre, Consultant Psychiatrist, British Army | Brigadier Celia J Harvey OBE QVRM TD, Head of Reserves’ Strategy, British Army | Winner Cemal Ezel, Founder and CEO, Change Please | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Media & Creative Arts Award Supported by HearstAwarded for exemplary achievement in the creative industries.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE, Artistic Director, The Young Vic Theatre | Nims Obunge MBE DL | Winner Mohit Bakaya, Controller, BBC Radio 4 & Radio 4 Extra | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Terry Mansfield CBE, Hearst | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Young Journalist of the Year Supported by the Daily Mail Awarded for outstanding work in the media.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Ash Tandon | Alex Bannister, Group Managing Editor, Daily Mail | Winner Jasmine Cameron-Chileshe, Editorial Graduate, Liverpool Echo | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

  • GG2 Spirit in the Community Award Supported by the Royal NavyAwarded to an individual or organisation for outstanding work in the community.

    GG2 Award 2019

    Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow International Trade Secretary and Chair of the GG2 Awards Judging Panel | Winner Eartha Pond, Educator and Councillor, QPCC | Rear Admiral Will Warrender CBE, Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy | Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Editor-in-chief, Asian Media Group | Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group

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