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Impact Awards 019 shortlist announced!

North East Times has announced the shortlist for its second annual Impact Awards

North East-based individuals from a cross section of sectors have been recognised for the outstanding impact they have made on the business landscape in 2019.

The multi-platform publishing company sought online nominations for people who have made a significant mark in five categories – finance, global, regional, profile and innovation.

The shortlisted candidates for each category are:

Finance Award
– Nick Oates, Quanta
– Gary Morton, Morton Group
– John Cave, Shoptimised

Global Award – Sponsored by Bradley O’Mahoney Public Relations
– Patricia Alexander, Shared Interest
– Paul Miller, VEO
– Paul Collard, Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE)

Regional Award – Sponsored by St James’ Square Law Firm
– David Huntley, Newcastle University
– Dame Jackie Daniel,  Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
– Jennifer Hartley, Invest Newcastle.

Profile Award
– Paul Lancaster, Newcastle Startup Week
– Jamie Hardesty, Tech Nation
– Jennifer Hartley, Invest Newcastle

Innovation Award – Sponsored by Education Partnership North East
– Will Dracup, Biosignatures
– Peter Daykin, Wordnerds
– Michael McCabe, Intelligence Fusion

Shortlisted nominees will participate in an exclusive interview and photoshoot this month – the details of which will be published in the December issue of North East Times.

The winners of each category – and an Overall Impact Award 2019 winner – will be announced at a special event at Wylam Brewery on December 4 2019.

Tickets cost from £10 per person, which includes a drink on arrival and a choice of street food options. A charitable donation will also be made to Marie Curie.

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