The only pan Asian awards designed to celebrate and honour the very best of Asian achievement across a range of professional sectors.
What is the APA?
The APA is the only pan Asian awards designed to celebrate and honour the very best of Asian achievement across a range of professional sectors. It provides a platform to recognise and honour Asians who excel in their professional careers and contribute to the success of businesses big and small on a daily basis. These contributions relate to helping their company grow, helping shape their industry and making a difference to the people they work with. These are all too often overlooked. Without this recognition being made more widely there is a vacuum of Asian role models for others wanting to be equally successful in their careers.
Why celebrate Asian success?
London is set to build its 3rd business district dedicated to Asian Business, worth an estimated £6 billion to the UK economy and British Asian professionals are in a unique position to enable corporations to foster stronger links with the East which has the fastest growing economy in the world. In addition the Asian community is 8% of the UK’s population and a study by the Centre for Social Markets concludes that Asian Businesses contribute up to 10% to the GDP of our country.
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We have developed a fair shortlisting process which takes into consideration educational achievements, major professional achievements, contribution to their profession and votes of confidence from others. We also have a high profile group of judges from across all professions to make the final decisions about the winners in their fields. You can read a guide to the judging process here.
The Asian Professional Awards panel of judges is made up of eminent people from the business, corporate and public sector. We are very proud to present the following people who make up the judging panel for this year.
Prof. Carl Lygo
Nina Amin MBE
Dr Judith Hulf
Senior Medical Adviser and Responsible Officer
General Medical Council
Dr Catherine Brady
General Dental Council
The Singh Twins
Contemporary British Artists
Commander for Engagement
Metropolitan Police Service
Professor Sir John O’Reilly
NICC (Standards) Ltd
Director of Professional Development and Support
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Asian Voice and Gujarat Samachar
Bundeep Singh Rangar
Norton Rose Fulbright
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government