BBA Winners 2008-2019

Written by BCCJ
November 12, 2019

Written by BCCJ

We are pleased to share the winners of all the British Business Awards:



  • Best Entrepreneur: Caroline Pover 
  • Best CSR Initiative: Standard Chartered Bank
  • Innovation: Klein Dytham Architecture
  • Corporate Excellence: Rolls-Royce International Ltd.



  • Best Entrepreneur: Richard Bysouth (CareerCross Consulting Co., Ltd)
  • Best Local CSR Initiative: Refugees International Japan
  • Innovation: Intralink K.K
  • Corporate Excellence: Oxford Instruments K.K



  • Best Entrepreneur: Whisk-e Limited
  • Enterprise/NPO: Blastbeat Japan
  • Innovation: Dyson K.K
  • Excellence: Rolls-Royce Japan Co., Ltd
  • Especial Award: Hands on Tokyo



  • Company of the Year: Robert Walters
  • Environmental Contribution: ANA InterContinental Tokyo
  • Social Responsability: Second Harvest Japan
  • Design and Innovation: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Person of the Year: Steve Crane (Business Link Japan K.K.)



  • Company of the Year: GlaxoSmithKline K.K.
  • Entrepreneur: Price Global
  • UK-Japan Partnership: Yagi Tsusho Limited & Mackintosh
  • Social Responsibility: Lush Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Person of the Year: Sir David Warren 



  • Company of the Year: Custom Media K.K.
  • Entrepreneur: Steve Crane (Business Link Japan K.K.)
  • UK-Japan Partnership: AgustaWestland & Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Community Contribution: LUSH Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Person of the Year: Guy Perryman
  • Global Talent: The British School in Tokyo



  • Company of the Year: The British School in Tokyo
  • Entrepreneur: Elizabeth Handover (Lumina Learning Asia)
  • UK-Japan Partnership: TELEHOUSE International Corporation of Europe / KDDI Corporation
  • Community Contribution:Fermenstation Co., Ltd.
  • Person of the Year: Sue Kinoshita
  • New Market Entrant: Rhino Rugby Japan



  • Company of the Year: Arup (Ove Arup & Partners Japan Ltd) 
  • Entrepreneur: Junko Kemi – Kay Me International Ltd. (EY Winning Women Network) 
  • UK-Japan Partnership: Hitachi, Ltd., Rail Systems Company & UK Department for Transport 
  • Community Contribution: Hogan Lovells
  • Person of the Year: Robert Williams – Knights in White Lycra 
  • Innovation: Business Link Japan 



  • Company of the Year: GlaxoSmithKline K.K.
  • Entrepreneur: Tamao Sako (The British Pudding)
  • UK-Japan Partnership: Japan Association of Overseas Studies & British Council
  • Community Contribution: Klein Dytham architecture
  • Innovation: Astra Zeneca K.K.
  • Person of the Year: Jacky Scanlan Dyas (Partner, Hogan Lovells)



  • Company of the Year: Aston Martin
  • Entrepreneur: Ian Gibbins (Swan and Lion)
  • UK-Japan Partnership: STH and JTB
  • Community Contribution: Unilever Japan
  • Innovation: SciBite 



  • Company of the Year: AstraZeneca K.K
  • Entrepreneur: Noriko Sawayama (BABID)
  • Social / Environmental Contribution: ESR
  • UK-Japan Partnership: Japan House London & Partners
  • Diversity and Inclusion: GlaxoSmithKline K.K



  • Company of the Year: AstraZeneca K.K
  • Entrepreneur: RYOZAN PARK (Rachel Ferguson & Noritaka Takezawa)
  • UK-Japan Partnership: Marubeni Corporation & Azuri Technologies Limited
  • Positive Impact: Barclays Securities Japan Limited
  • Innovation: EY Advisory & Consulting Co., Ltd.