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About the British Data Awards

Organisations and individuals are busy developing innovative and sophisticated ways of changing the world around us with the power of data. And that’s where we come in.

Now in our fourth year, the British Data Awards are here to discover and celebrate your data success stories.

Organisations taking part this year include FTSE 100 heavyweights, tech unicorns, innovative start-ups, public sector pioneers, essential not-for-profit organisations, and everything in between. 

The Winners of the British Data Awards 2024 have now been announced. Click here to meet them! 

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Key Dates

5th January 2024
Nominations Open

23rd February 2024
Nominations Close

19th March 2024
Finalists Announced

8th May 2024
Winners Announced

2024 Partners

If you have any questions about the British Data Awards 2024, please contact us. 

Award Categories

Overall Awards

  • Innovation of the Year
  • Data for Good Initiative of the Year
  • Data for Good Consulting Initiative of the Year
  • Data Transformation of the Year
  • Education Initiative of the Year
  • Climate Change Initiative of the Year
  • Best Place to Work in Data 
  • Start-Up of the Year
  • SME of the Year
  • Large Company of the Year
  • Data Vendor of the Year

Sector Awards

  • AI Company of the Year
  • Analytics Company of the Year
  • Consultancy of the Year
  • Financial Services Company of the Year
  • Not-For-Profit of the Year
  • Public Sector Organisation of the Year
  • Technology Company of the Year

Solution Awards

  • BI Solution of the Year
  • Data Management Solution of the Year

People Awards

  • Data Leader of the Year
  • Data Leader of the Year (Supplier)
  • Rising Star of the Year
  • Data Team of the Year

For more information about the British Data Awards please register your interest or contact us at [email protected].

2024 Judges

Neil Carden

President EMEA 


Dr Sophie Carr


Bays Consulting

Caroline Carruthers


Carruthers and Jackson

Roxane Heaton


Macmillan Cancer Support

Rob Holtom

Executive Director, Digital, Data & Tech

Information Commissioner’s Office

Dr Johanna Hutchinson

Chief Data Officer

BAE Systems

Jason Johnson



Kinnari Ladha

Chief Data Officer

Merlin Entertainments

Sami Rahman

Director of Data


Niresh Rajah

Group Chief Data Officer

Danske Bank

Adam Ryan

Chief Data Officer


Romit Sen

Head of Data Science

British Airways

Dr Jo Watts

CEO & Founder


Awards Ceremony

The British Data Awards 2024 ceremony will take place on the 8th May at the iconic Great Hall of the Grand Connaught Rooms, London. 

Start time: 6.30pm

Dress code: Smart

The evening will be hosted by the phenomenal Lucy Porter and is designed to celebrate our Finalists. The ceremony will include a drinks reception, a three course dinner with wine, comedy, a live band, games, and of course a glittering awards ceremony!

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Securing organisations and their data has helped us to understand the power of data to make our lives better. This led us to launch the British Data Awards in 2020.


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