The Winners of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2020


The 2020 winners of the prestigious Gatwick Diamond Business Awards were announced on 3rd December at a ground-breaking ‘Putting on the BIZ’ event compered by Gyles Brandreth well-known TV personality and author.


The Awards are strongly supported by the Gatwick Diamond business community including the headline sponsors - Gatwick Airport, NatWest, Thakeham Group and Extech Cloud.


Now in their 12th year, the Awards are a well-established highlight of the business calendar. They celebrate the achievements of individual businesses and business people across a wide range of categories.  Importantly, they also showcase the success of the Gatwick Diamond economic area as major driver of the regional and national economies.


The winners in each category were:


The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Gatwick Diamond - sponsored by Southern Railway & Gatwick Express

John Peel

David Butcher 


Business Person of the Year - Sponsored by Richard Place Dobson

Richard Pollins - DMH Stallard


Business of the Year (Over £1M) - Sponsored by NatWest 

Assurity Consulting 


Business of the Year (Up to £1M) - Sponsored by SHW 

Posture People – Love your workspace


Growth Business of the Year - Sponsored by Red River Software



New Business of the Year - Sponsored by University of Sussex Business School 

TeachAllAboutIT Ltd 


Manufacturing Business of the Year - Sponsored by Kreston Reeves 

Elekta Limited


Professional Services Firm of the Year – sponsored by Crawley Borough Council

Vail Williams LLP


The Award for Brighter Thinking - Sponsored by Menzies LLP



The Award for Innovation & Technology – sponsored by University of Sussex

LifeBox Health Ltd 


International Business of the Year - sponsored by Gatwick Diamond Initiative

Aspen Pumps Group


The Award for Developing People – sponsored by Crawley College

Gatwick Recruitment and Training Ltd


Employer of the Year – sponsored by Search Consultancy

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club


The Award for the Place to Meet sponsored by Prowse & Co Ltd

Phileas Foggs World of Adventures


Community Investment Business of the Year – sponsored by Gatwick Airport Ltd



Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council

Max Rayner (WS Planning & Architecture)


Green Business of the Year - sponsored by Britaniacrest Recycling Limited

Cleankill Pest Control



Headline sponsor

Thakeham Group

Award sponsor


Headline sponsors

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