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THE LDC TOP 50

MOST AMBITIOUS BUSINESS LEADERS

The Top 50 – in partnership with The Times – champions tales of ambition, inclusion, sustainable impact, innovation and international growth. It reveals the driving forces behind growing medium-sized businesses from every sector and region of the UK economy.

Nominations for The LDC Top 50 2022 are now closed, visit back in October where we will reveal the UK’s most ambitious business leaders.

Celebrating UK business success

Now in its fifth year, The LDC Top 50 showcases inspiring individuals who are driving forward some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing mid-sized firms. Meet the previous years’ ambitious leaders here.

 

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Meet the 2022 judges

Meet the business experts who will deliberate and debate The LDC Top 50 in 2022: CEO Carl Castledine who chairs the panel, Nisha Katona MBE, Founder of Mowgli Street Food restaurants and The Mowgli Trust, Jan Steele Co-Founder of Lucid Group, resident editor Kate Bassett and LDC’s John Garner.

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Top tips for entering

Want the inside track on how to improve your entry? Last year’s Innovation Award winner Praveen Karadiguddi and the UK’s Most Ambitious Business Leader Emilie Vanpoperinghe share their Top 50 top tips.

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Being named as the UK’s Most Ambitious Business Leader in 2021 was really uplifting, it was also amazing for Oddbox to receive the recognition it has had as a force for good.”
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Being named as the UK’s Most Ambitious Business Leader in 2021 was really uplifting, it was also amazing for Oddbox to receive the recognition it has had as a force for good.”

Emilie Vanpoperinghe
Founder, Oddbox

Register your interest to nominate yourself or someone else for The LDC Top 50 2023