Nominees for G15 Ethnicity in Housing Awards announced

The G15, which brings together London’s leading housing associations, in collaboration with UNIFY, has organised the awards, now in its third year, to recognise and celebrate ethnic minority colleagues’ contribution and achievements.

Following nominations from colleagues, each G15 member was asked to put forward one colleague for each of the award categories.

The winners of the awards will be announced at an invite-only ceremony on 19 June.

Congratulations to all those who have been shortlisted, and good luck on the night!

The following colleagues have been shortlisted for the awards:

  • Colleague Resident Focus Award

Aisha Kimbugwe, Peabody

Carmen Jones, Clarion Housing Group

Daniel Duncan–Whyte, Hyde

Lorraine Gilbert, Notting Hill Genesis

Nadine Johnson, Southern Housing

Sheryl Mkwananzi, The Guinness Partnership

Tamsin Cogan, L&Q

Tanya-Marie Baser, Sovereign Network Group

Theresa Agyeman, MTVH

Yasmeen Ali, A2Dominion

  • Outstanding Achievement Award

Alayna Brown, Notting Hill Genesis

Annalisa Langton, The Guinness Partnership

Lola Oyewusi, Southern Housing

Louis Bugg, Sovereign Network Group

Marjorie Johnson, A2Dominion

Musaji Asania, Clarion Housing Group

Patricia Chinyoka, Hyde

Vanessa Harrison, L&Q

Vuyo Halimana, Peabody

  • Supportive Colleague Award

Allison Cuddy, Riverside

Grace Ayemoba, L&Q

Grace Rodney-Powell, Hyde

Kelly Thomas, MTVH

Lipy Rahman, Peabody

Mohammad Khan, Sovereign Network Group

Musaji Asania, Clarion Housing Group

Paulina Escobar Cumbicus, Southern Housing

Richelle Nelson, Notting Hill Genesis

  • One to Watch-Future Leaders Award

Abimbola Akinlemibola, Peabody

Alex Lindsay-Wong, The Guinness Partnership

Alisha Denny-Moore, Southern Housing

Arnold Smith, Notting Hill Genesis

Claire Ndugu, Sovereign Network Group

Jade Paul, Clarion Housing Group

Sanaa Karrar, A2Dominion

Sharenjit Kaur, MTVH

Simon Phiri, L&Q

Venessa Denny, Hyde

  • Ethnicity Ally Award

Fiona Hopkins, A2Dominion

Helen Mulgan, Peabody

Josh Hyland, L&Q

Richard White, Southern Housing

Simon Vevers, Hyde

  • Inspirational Leader Award –

Anjali Manoj Kumar, Hyde

Bunmi Atta, Southern Housing

Ebun Atinmo, Peabody

Elaine Lewis, L&Q

Funke Oreyomi, Sovereign Network Group

Lesley Watson, MTVH

Mac Khan, The Guinness Partnership

Ola Loremikan, A2Dominion

Pratima Chauhan, Clarion Housing Group

Vipul Thacker, Notting Hill Genesis

Race Network Colleague Group Award -

Cultural Energie, Notting Hill Genesis

Embrace, Hyde

EMpower, Riverside

Kaleidoscope, L&Q

Racial Equality Action Group, Sovereign Network Group

REACH, Clarion Housing Group

REACH, Southern Housing

RISE Race Equality Network, MTVH

Peabody Race Equality Network, Peabody

The Guinness EAR Network, The Guinness Partnership

This year, alongside celebrating our colleague achievements, we are also delighted to include some additional award categories focusing on our residents, resident groups and community organisations. These additions will celebrate their amazing work and achievements over the past year.

Do look out for further updates on the awards and you can also hear from our winners following the event.