2018’s Essex power list presents some interesting surprises


2018’s Essex Power 100 list has definitely had it all going on.

The list which is a curation of the most influential people in Essex saw BBC Essex honcho Lou Birt given the nod at number 95 making her the first ever journalist to grace the list.

The late Tory donor Bill Ives and the late famed historian Dr John Ashdown-Hill both received posthumous honours in the list published this weekend.

Rock icon Sir Rod Stewart, multi-millionaire Sir Charles Dunstone, former TOWIE star Vas J Morgan and local MP James Cleverly are among the new inductees in this year’s list, they join Love Island star Dani Dyer who will join her dad Danny on the list whist Barry Hearn makes his debut as he joins his son Eddie on the power list.

The list vastly seen as the “Forbes for Essex” details the achievements of the powerful and influential figures from the worlds of business, entertainment, sport, religion and politics.

View the full Essex Power List here: https://essexpower100.co.uk/2018-essex-power-100-list/