London’s Top Business Women Announced at the 2018 Venus Awards Finals


Over 250 of London’s top businesswomen gathered at The Waldorf Hilton, London, for a glamourous three course meal and entertainment to celebrate the winners of the 2018 London Venus Awards on the 3rd December 2018.

17 women were announced as winners of a coveted Venus award during the ceremony, including Inspirational Woman of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Outstanding CEO. Since May, applicants and nominees have been whittled down through a combination of panel judges and public voting before the final winners were announced.

The Venus Awards, dubbed by Channel 4 as “The Working Women’s Oscars”, celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional, and national economy, and are unique in that anyone can nominate a friend, client or family member.

Winners of the London 2018 Venus Awards are:

Time & Leisure Influential Woman Award:

Chelsey Baker
National Mentoring Day

Empact Ventures Inspirational Woman in Tech Award:

Sophie Thompson

Entrepreneur of the Year Award:

Roni Savage
Jomas Associates Limited

BoB School Small Business Award:

Katie Young Gerald
Bespoke Textiles

Sunny Bird PR PR Excellence Award:

Rebecca Musgrave

Outstanding Team Member Award:

Niri Arambepola

Journalist of the Year Award:

Laura Hampson
London Evening Standard

Jaluch Employer of the Year Award:

Antoinette Daniel
Just Helpers

Profiles Creative Marketing Excellence Award:

Tamara Gillan
Cherry London

Outstanding CEO Award:

Cally Palmer
Royal Marsden Hospital

Social Media Influencer Award:

Jennifer Corcoran
My Super Connector

Professional Excellence Award:

Emma Taylor

Director of the Year Award:

Lauren Williams
London Grace

Benefex HR Professional Award:

Kelly Jackson
World First

SGFE Company of the Year Award:

Kirsten Hazell
London Grace

Inspirational Woman Award:

Seema Flower
Blind Ambition

Inspirational Woman International:

Mariela Shaker