35 Women Under 35: The shortlist

Need proof that Britain's got talent? Well here it is: our shortlist of the country's most ambitious and bright young businesswomen.

by Kate Bassett
Last Updated: 02 Jun 2014

It was taken sweat, tears and hours of careful deliberation to reach this point, but here it is: the shortlist of Britain's highest-flying businesswomen under the age of 35.

This year, we received hundreds of entries for our annual 35 Women Under 35 campaign. All of the nominations were seriously impressive; whittling down the list to 65 shortlisted candidates was no mean feat.

From manufacturing to mining, tunnelling to technology, and food to funerals, women are blazing trails in every sector of UK plc.

The 35 finalists will be profiled in the July/August edition of Management Today magazine. Stay tuned. #35Under35

NameJob title:Organisation:
Anna Bastek Entrepreneur Wolfestone
Emily Bendell CEO Bluebella
Alice Bentinck Co-founder Entrepreneur First
Ami Bloomer Chief executive Give What You're Good At
Karen Braganza Senior counsel Warner Bros. Entertainment UK Limited
Erika Brodnock Chief Superhero Karisma Kidz
Emily Brooke CEO and founder Blaze
Kerrine Bryan Principal Electrical Engineer CB&I UK Limited
Melissa Burton Managing director Goody Good Stuff
Hannah Buxton Director, Wealth Manager Coutts & Co
Sarah Jane Cass Senior talent agent Somethin Else Talent
Noelle Chen Manager, business development M&A Rio Tinto
Sarah Cooper Head of corporate communication Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Chloe Couchman Global media relations director Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT)
Lauren Currie Co-founder and director of networks Snook
Suzy Dean CEO EasySharePoint
Natalie Desty Head of maritime and oil and sas at Matchtech Engineering recruitment specialist, Matchtech
Sophie Eden Founder Gordon & Eden
Linda Ellet Partner, tax and pensions KPMG
Robyn Exton Founder and CEO Dattch
Dawn Farrow Managing director Boom Ents
Rupa Ganatra Entrepreneur Yes Sir, Brand us Social, BOE
Jennifer Hutchinson Roberts Associate URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd
Anne-Marie Imafidon Assistant Vice President and Head Stemette Deutsche Bank and Stemettes
Tori James Speaker, adventurer and consultant Tori James Consulting
Jess Jeetley Founder & CEO Jeetly
Sara Jones Co-founder Hiring-Hub.com
Barbara Kasumu Chief executive Elevation Networks
Beth Kellie Head of mortgage finance TSB
Camilla Kemp Managing partner M&C Saatchi
Farnaz Khan Managing director/founder Fit Britches aka 8 London (International) Ltd
Laura Lambert CEO Befittd
Kerry-Anne Lawlor Director of field dynamics BT
Hannah Lewis Vice president, marketing excellence, Global Merchant Services American Express
Natalie Lloyd Director Fathom
Erin Lockwood Managing Director, Commercial Banking Silicon Valley Bank
Sinéad Magill Practice leader, governance, security and justice Coffey
Hannah Mansour Innovation Centre director Accenture
Poppy Mardall Founder and Director, Poppy's Funerals Poppy's Funerals
Fran Millar Head of Winning Behaviours Team Sky
Connie Nam CEO and co-founder Astrid & Miyu
Mai Nguyen Planning manager London Bridge Associates, Ltd
Vicky Panayiotou Procurement director Diageo
Madeline Parra CEO and co-founder Twizoo
Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie Chief Whisk Mallow & Marsh
Dr Rebecca Port Head of talent Standard Chartered Bank
Emma Pullen Director Flying Fish Hovercraft
Jaz Rabadia Energy Manager Debenhams
Safia Rana Director of sales and marketing ViewSat Ltd
Hannah Rhodes Founder Hiver Beers Ltd
Sophie Robinson Flight physics engineer QinetiQ
Brie Rogers Lowery UK director Change.org
Melinda Roylett Director, UK business solutions PayPal
Lisa Scott Sales & Marketing Director Gourmet Gadgetry
Smruti Sriram CEO Supreme Creations
Julie Staples Group sales director Brandbank Ltd
Joanne Sui Senior tunnel engineer Thames Tunnel Tideway/ London Bridge Associates Ltd
Marta Szczerba Managing Director, Exante Diet The Hut Group
Eugenie Teasley Founder and CEO Spark+Mettle
Catherine Thomas Senior director /international divorce lawyer Vardags
Louise Tullin Marketing and communications director Unruly
Claire Vero Founder Aurelia Probiotic Skincare
Sally Walters Principal civil engineer Pell Frischmann Consulting Engineers
Jill Williams Investment director RJD Partners
Anita Wu Civil engineer London Bridge Associates Ltd

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