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Presented at the British Bash on Wednesday 4th December 2019


The Award

The UK's Department for International Trade and St. George's Society of New York invite you to nominate a candidate for the British Leadership Award.

The British Leadership Award recognizes the achievement of an outstanding individual in the British business community in New York and is presented each year at the British Bash alongside the recipient of the Anglo-American Cultural Award.

Nomination Criteria

Your nomination for the British Leadership Award should be accompanied by a brief statement on why you have chosen this person and how they meet the listed eligibility criteria. All nominees will be considered regardless of the size of the business or industry. 

All nominees must:

  • Be a leader of a New York-based company promoting UK-US trade.

  • Personify outstanding qualities and attainments in leadership.

  • Have a proven track record displaying corporate social responsibility.

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to innovation.

  • Be available to attend the British Bash on Wednesday 4th December 2019 in New York City.

  • Be of British heritage.

  • New York is primary place of residence.

Nominations due by Tuesday 20th August 2019, 11:59 pm EST.

Nominations will be evaluated by representatives from The UK's Department for International Trade and St. George's Society of New York. View terms and conditions.

Key Dates

Nomination Deadline
Tuesday 20th August 2019

British Leadership Honoree Announced
Week of 2nd September 2019

British Bash | Leadership Award Presentation
Wednesday 4th December 2019

Past Honorees

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, FinTech Collective

Luke Parker Bowles

Luke Parker Bowles

CEO, Scoundrel Films
President, Story Mining & Supply Co.


About the British Bash

The British Bash is an annual event that celebrates the “Best of British in NYC” while raising vital funds for one of the oldest charities in New York. The event is attended by over 300 vibrant professionals, passionate about supporting a great cause, while having fun doing it. Members of St. George’s Society, corporate leaders and honored guests enjoy a cocktail reception, followed by an evening of live music, dining, dancing, a charity auction and recognition of the night’s honorees.

Learn more about the British Bash.