Queen Alexandra College are delighted to share that Bev Jessop, Principal & CEO, has won in the Company Leader of the Year (100+ employees) category at the West Midlands Leadership Awards 2021.
Around 180 people came together at the MacDonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham to celebrate those shortlisted and the winners of this year’s West Midlands Leadership Awards.
The awards showcase and recognise the very best leaders and organisations across the region. Bev provides decisive leadership, steering those around her with confidence but more importantly her ethos is to trust and empower people.
Sam Metcalf, Midlands Editor of TheBusinessDesk.com, commented: “The last 18 months has meant that strong and decisive leadership is more important than ever, and we’ve found throughout this award process that the West Midlands is well served in this respect. Every single person shortlisted today should be very proud of their leadership skills – congratulations to you all.”
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