Winners are revealed for the 7th British Muslim Awards 2019

Winners for the 7th British Muslim Awards are now revealed following a glamorous black tie event in the city of Bradford on Tuesday 19th February at the Bradford Hotel after 300 of the most remarkable British Muslims were shortlisted as finalists.

The award was held to recognise a wide range of achievements from outstanding Muslim individuals across the UK who positively impact business, charity, sport, arts, culture, religious advocacy, education and medicine among others, while simultaneously and unknowingly battle negative stereotypes. The awards endeavor to showcase the strength of the British Muslim community, the impact it has on culture and its achievements over the last year with categories that ranged from Muslim in the Community, Young Achiever of the Year and Spirit of Britain.

Irfan Younis, CEO of Oceanic Consulting said: “I’d like to congratulate all the winners and every finalist from the 7th British Muslim Awards 2019. Every year I think we’ve seen the best the British Muslim community has to offer but every year I’m blown away by just how special the talent is and just how hard people work to service their communities. I already look forward to seeing what next year has to offer; I have no doubt that the Muslim community will continue to thrive and act as leaders for future generations to come.”

With 33 awards presented on the night, the winners are as follows:

Muslim in the Community: North Worcestershire Hate Incident Partnership (Nadia Rashid – Bromsgrove)

Media Arts & Cultural Awareness: One Day in The Haram (Abrar Hussain – London)

Young Achiever of the Year: UK Youth Parliament (Arqam Al Hadeed – Leeds)

Charity of the Year: Save The Mothers Trust (Mohammed Shahid – Bradford)

Religious Advocate of the Year: The Muslim Initiative (Mohammed Roziur Rahman – Newcastle upon Tyne)

Noor Inayat Khan Muslim Woman of the Year Award: Abda Khan (Solihull)

Food Business of The Year (Mr Ali – Eagle Foods)

Achievements In Law: Shahban Solicitors (Sajid Shahban – Stoke on Trent)

The Mohammed Sarwar Civil Service  Award: Luton Borough Council (Naseem Ayub – Luton)

Achivements in Accounting & Finance: UBL Bank (Zeeshan Haider – London)

Business Leader of the Year: Parklane Group (Naveen Ahmed – Leeds)

Entrepreneur of the Year: Combat Sports  League & Swole Nutrition (Ali Waheed – Surrey)

Spirit of Britain: Penny Appeal (Haroon Mota – Coventry)

Services to Education: Aston University (Asif Ahmed – Birmingham)

Community Initiative of the Year: Blackburn Rovers Community Trust (Uwais Patel / Garry Robinson – Blackburn)

Business of the Year: Richmond Laundries (Ahmed Waza – London)

Small Business of the Year: Signature trading (Hafiz Mughal – Loughborough)

Diversity Champion of the Year: West Yorkshire Police (Mark Burns – Williamson – West Yorkshire)

One to Watch: Rolls Royce (Sajid Rashid – Burton upon Trent)

Social Inclusion Group Of The Year: Council of British Hajjis (Rashid Mograeia – Bolton)

Leading Lights of the Year: MACFest (Qaisra Shahraz – Manchester)

Rising Star in  Sport: Bradford Cobras basketball club (Asma Elbadawi – Bradford)

Dr Abbas Khan Services to Medicine Award: NHS Grampian (Irfan Ahmed – Aberdeen)

Professional In Business: Telefonica (O2) UK (Nabela Bhatti – Reading)

Hajj Operator of The Year: Al Haramain Hajj & Umrah Tours (Sajid – Blackburn)

Digital Activity Of The Year: Islamic Moments (Sabah Nazir – Leicester)

Outstanding Achievement of the Year: Box Smart (Zahra Butt – Nottingham)

Religious Education Provider: AL IMAN COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES LTD (Joweria khera – Slough)

Rising Star of the Year: Nottingham University Hospital (Thron Miah – Derby)

Community Group of the Year: Riders of Shaam (Amin Omar – Leicester)

Rising Star In Law: Pickup & Scott Solicitors (Salma Khan – Aylesbury)

Social Leader of The Year: Patchwork  Foundation (Imran Sanaullah – London)

Community Pioneers of The Year: Eternal Garden (Asif Hassanali – London)