British Data Awards Nominations Open

British Data Awards 2024: Nominations Open

Now in our fourth year, the British Data Awards are back to discover the individuals and organisations that are passionate about data and to celebrate their data success stories.

It’s free to enter and nominations can be submitted here

Organisations taking part in 2023 include FTSE 100 heavyweights, tech unicorns, innovative start-ups, public sector pioneers, not-for-profit organisations, and everything in between. With several new categories, an all-star judging panel, and a glittering awards ceremony to look forward to, we’re ready to take our quest to highlight the UK’s data success stories to new heights.

Jason Johnson, Co-Founder of Predatech and British Data Awards judge said, “I’m delighted to kick-off our search to discover the UK’s data heroes. With the use of data being such a hot topic, and the UK rightly seen as a hotbed of talent and innovation, I’m sure that this edition of the British Data Awards will highlight some pretty special data success stories.”

Key Dates

5th January 2024: Nominations Open

23rd February 2024: Nominations Close

20th March 2024: Finalists Announced

8th May 2024: Winners Announced


We’re delighted to welcome the British Data Awards 2024 all-star judging panel who will select our Finalists and Winners.

Neil Carden: CEO at Forth Point

Dr Sophie Carr: Founder at Bays Consulting

Caroline Carruthers: CEO at Carruthers and Jackson

Dr Roxane Heaton: Chief Information Officer at Macmillan Cancer Support

Rob Holtom: Executive Director, Digital, Data & Tech at the Information Commissioner’s Office

Dr Johanna Hutchinson: Chief Data Officer at BAE Systems

Jason Johnson: Co-Founder at Predatech

Kinnari Ladha: Chief Data Officer at Merlin Entertainments

Sami Rahman: Director of Data at Hypebeast

Niresh Rajah: Group Chief Data Officer at Danske Bank

Adam Ryan: Chief Data Officer at Calligo

Romit Sen: Head of Data Science at British Airways

Dr Jo Watts: CEO & Founder at Effini

Calligo, Domo and logos

Nixinfinity-AI and The Dot Collective logos

This year we’re delighted to be partnering with five organisations that are equally passionate about data.


Calligo: Calligo transforms data into your most lucrative asset and will be presenting ‘Data Team of the Year’. They combine great minds in data science, privacy, security and engineering with leading machine learning, data analytics and cloud platforms to support the operational, customer-centric and revenue-generation aspirations of some of the world’s most ambitious and progressive organisations.

Domo: Domo transforms business by putting data to work for everyone and will be presenting the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ category. Domo’s low-code data app platform goes beyond traditional business intelligence and analytics to enable anyone to create data apps to power any action in their business, right where work gets done. An AI-Tech company transforming businesses through AI, ML and data analytics solutions will be presenting the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category. They help organisations solve complex business challenges by combining industry experience, data and AI-first engineering practices, and their propriety technology solutions to achieve business outcomes at scale.

Nixinfinity-AI: Nixinfinity-AI is focused on data management transformation to ensure that you don’t get left behind. They do this by delivering data engineering and automation, which includes AI and big data technology, and are presenting the ‘Public Sector Organisation of the Year’ category.

The Dot Collective: A fast-growing tech consultancy passionate about data engineering, cloud and agile will be presenting ‘Data Leader of the Year’. Based across the UK and Eastern Europe, The Dot Collective bring you unique access to the best pools of data engineering talent in cloud-native technologies, enabled with their home-grown innovative accelerators.


With a few new categories such as ‘Data Team of the Year’ as well as the return of many old favourites, we’re certain that they’ll be a category for you. To see all the categories, please click here.

Awards Ceremony

Last year, the British Data Awards was hosted by the phenomenal Jo Caulfield and proved to be a night to remember!

This year, the British Data Awards 2024 ceremony will celebrate our Finalists and announce the Winners on the 8th of May.

If you’d like to stay up to date with the British Data Awards, we’ll be most active on LinkedIn and X (formerly known as Twitter). You can also contact us for any queries at [email protected].


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