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The people who keep the country running

Leaders of Great Britain has chronicled the careers of thousands of business leaders from across the country. Use the search bar below to find out about individuals from every sector of the British economy, from aeronautics to zoology.

Sir Andrew Strauss

Sir Andrew Strauss

Founder of Ruth Strauss Foundation

London

Featured Biography

Featured Biographies

Sarah Rudd

Sarah Rudd

Executive Headteacher

Sarah Rudd is the Executive Headteacher of Newall Green Primary School, a thriving community school located in the Wythenshawe district of Manchester. Newall Green Primary School caters to children aged 3 through to 11 years, offering approximately 700 places. 

With its extensive tree-lined grounds and attractive parkland site, the school provides a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for its diverse student population. Sarah Rudd's leadership is integral in maintaining the school's commitment to treating each child as an individual, fostering a caring and respectful atmosphere that values the diverse cultural and religious beliefs of its students.

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Newall Green Primary School
Inga Neaves

Inga Neaves

Founder & Director

Inga Neaves is a career coach, director, and owner at Scion Mastery, formerly known as Angloslav Education. 

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Scion Mastery
Emily Aklan

Emily Aklan

CEO & Founder

Emily Aklan is the founder and chief executive of Serenity Welfare, an organisation that offers comprehensive welfare services for children and young people.

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Serenity Welfare
Janet Jack

Janet Jack

Chief Executive

Janet Jack is the CEO of the Institute of Accountants and Bookkeepers (IAB), an Ofqual-regulated professional and examination body for the bookkeeping and accountancy profession. She also heads up the International Association of Accounting Professionals.

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Institute of Accountants and Bookkeepers
Ayesha Vardag

Ayesha Vardag

Ayesha Vardag is a prominent divorce lawyer and president of Vardags, a London-based international law firm specialising in private legal services for HNW/ultra HNW clients and their companies. The practice is world-renowned for family law, with offices in London, Manchester, Winchester, Cambridge and Newcastle. Ayesha herself has also been named Britain’s “Top Divorce Lawyer” by The Law Society, the Telegraph, and The New York Huffington Post.

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Vardags
Sonia Cottom

Sonia Cottom

Director

Sonia Aitken (Cottom) is the Director of Pain Association Scotland, a national charity based in Perthshire, dedicated to helping people in chronic pain lead a better quality of life through self-management.

Sonia is an experienced third sector CEO, and a leading expert in chronic pain healthcare management across the UK. She has strong experience of developing business models which align with key performance outcomes and service re-design. Sonia was appointed Visiting Professor at York St John University in 2021 in recognition for her accomplishments in the field of healthcare management and, as such, has been keynote speaker at numerous conferences and is now working with other world leading universities.

Her research initiatives in the field of chronic pain and raising awareness are on-going. She contributes at national level through Parliamentary committees with the UK and Scottish Governments - advising on future policy to inform future strategic decision making.

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Pain Association Scotland
Chris Germaine

Chris Germaine

Director

Chris Germaine is a director at Optimal Solicitors, a modern and progressive law firm based in Manchester. The firm represents a wide range of clients, including private individuals and businesses, both nationally and internationally. At Optimal Solicitors, the emphasis is placed on providing excellent customer service and sound legal advice, ensuring that clients receive the support they need.

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Optimal Solicitors
Matt Bungay

Matt Bungay

Head of Apprenticeships

Matt Bungay is the Head of Apprenticeships at City, University of London, a leading UK University that prides itself on being the University of business, practice, and the professions.
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City, University of London
Adam Norsworthy

Adam Norsworthy

Managing Director

Adam Norsworthy is the Managing Director of Fusion Telecom, company which supplies secure telecom and payment services (www.PayGuard.co) to business and contact centres.

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Fusion Telecom
David Rai

David Rai

Co-Founder & CEO

David Rai is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sparta Global, a provider of technology training and careers for emerging talent in the UK.

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Sparta Global
Tony Westington

Tony Westington

Director

Tony Westington is the managing director at Secure Innovation, a company based in Saltash, Cornwall which develops security technologies.

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Secure Innovation
Dave Radley

Dave Radley

Managing Director

Dave Radley is the owner of DMR Training & Consultancy, a construction training provider.

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DMR Training & Consultancy
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