The winners of the BAME Apprenticeship Awards 2020 announced

Outstanding Black, Asian and minority ethnic apprentices, as well as employers and providers leading in increasing the diversity of apprenticeships, were celebrated at the BAME Apprenticeship Awards 2020 ceremony week. Over 100 apprentices were shortlisted for awards, which cover everything from accounting and finance to transport and logistics.

Head judge Olga Bottomley said
“the year had been fantastic and the quality of the apprentices has been phenomenal. It has been a pleasure to be a part of such an amazing cause that really highlights diversity in apprenticeships.” 


• Accounting and Finance – Haider Ali of Rolls- Royce
• Legal and Professional Services – Kimmy Kimani of Milton Keynes College
• Health, Medical and Social Care – Pal Kaur of Walsall Council
• Carers Award – Chipo Parirenyatwa – Mitchell\’s Care Homes
• Charity, Voluntary and Public Services – Chantel Fry of EMH Group
• Retail, Hospitality and Tourism – Raginee Scudamore of University of Buckingham
• Engineering and Manufacturing – Ashaan Grewal of Royal Mail
• Construction Services – Romario Cazaubon – Mace Group
• Media and Marketing – Sofia Mumtaz of Google
• Digital and Technology – Hammad Shah of Suez Recycling and Recovery
• Transport and Logistics – Hiba Abo Slo of Arup
• Judges Choice – Samah Rafiq of Coca-Cola European Partners
• Apprentice of the Year – Kimmy Kimani of
Milton Keynes College

• Financial, Legal and Professional Services – EY
• Health, Medical and Social Care – PJ Care Ltd
• Charity, Voluntary and Public Services – HMRC
• Retail, Hospitality and Tourism – Travis Perkins Plc
• Engineering and Manufacturing – Bombardier
• Construction – JS Wright & Co Ltd
• Creative and Digital – IBM
• Transport and Logistics – Transport for London
• Small Medium Employer – Thrive Law
• Large Employer – Great Ormond Street Hospital Providers:
• Learning Provider of The Year – The JGA Group

NSAR is conscious of the need for greater equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within apprenticeships, as well as specifically the rail sector.  That’s why we recently became a signatory of the Railway Industry Association (RIA) and Women in Rail (WR)  EDI Charter which aims to build a more balanced and fair, and high performing sector.

For information about charter click here.

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