Recognition Awards

Recognition and achievements

I am a Freeman of the City of London, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and am proud to have won many prestigious awards for my professional achievements over the years. In 2014 I received an honour from Her Majesty The Queen– an OBE for services to the Digital Economy.

2005 awards

Business Turnaround of the Year
- London Business Awards
NUMBER 31 OF BRITAIN’S TOP 50 ENTREPRENEURS
- Britain’s Top 50 Entrepreneurs

2007 awards

Outstanding Leader in Data Centres
- Data Centre Europe Awards
Private Firm Technology CEO of the year
- UK Technology Innovations and Growth Awards

2008 awards

Business Growth Company of the Year
- LCCI
Personal Achievement of the Year
- Techmark
IPO of the Year
- UK Innovation Awards
Outstanding Leader in Data Centres
- Data Centre Europe Awards

2009 awards

Business Growth Company of the Year
- LCCI
Industry Leader of the Year
- Datacentre Leaders Awards
Outstanding Personal Achievement
- Best Business Awards
techMARK Personality of the Year award
- techMARK Awards
Business Person of the Year
- East London Chamber of Commerce Awards
Entrepreneur of the Year London and Southeast
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

2010 awards

Business Person of the Year
- East London Chamber of Commerce
Entrepreneur of the Year UK
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

2011 awards

Entrepreneur Of The Year
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to the Data Centre Industry
- Data Centres in Europe Awards

2014 awards

OBE – Order Of the British Empire
- For Services to the Digital Economy

2015 awards

Outstanding Non-Executive Director
- Best Business Awards

2016 awards

Outstanding Non Executive Director
- Best Business Awards
Outstanding Non Executive Director
- Global Business Excellence Awards
Outstanding Individual Award
- The Prince’s Trust
Chairman of the Year 2016 – Gold Stevie
- International Business Awards

2017 awards

Top 25 Power Individuals
- Smith & Williamson Top 25 Power Individuals
Top Influencer 2017
- Data Economy EMEA