The Alumni Award categories
Be inspired by our winners
"If you do things for the right reasons - not for money or recognition - everything will always fall into place." - Dr Reeba Oliver, joint winner of the Emerging Alumni Leader Award 2022
Bold, innovative, impactful. Be inspired by the achievements and successes of our 2022 Alumni Award winners. People who have the courage to take risks, who lead change, who collaborate to make things better.
2022 Alumni Award Winners
Groundbreaking researchers, green energy innovators, revolutionary medics, leaders, mentors and role models. Our 2022 Alumni Award winners aren't afraid to stand up for their beliefs and pave the way for the next generation.
Dr Azeem Alam BEM
Azeem (Medicine 2015) is co-founder of medical education platform BiteMedicine, the author of several research papers and an accomplished musician.
Dr Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci
Cardiologist, fearless CEO, mentor and risk-taker, Chiara's (PhD Medicine 2012) spirited approach to life has seen her win several prestigious awards.
Dr Harsh Pershad
Harsh (Chemistry 1996, MBA 2014) is an energy innovation specialist, inspiring passion for change and encouraging LGBT+ visibility in the workplace.
A tragic loss, due to a power outage, inspired Mervin (MSc Sustainable Energy Futures 2015) to dedicate herself to making energy available to all.
Dr Nik Kotecha OBE
Nik (PhD Chemistry 1992) improves life for millions through his company and foundation, making quality healthcare affordable and accessible worldwide.
Dr Reeba Oliver
Reeba (PhD Medicine 2009) established the UK's first walk-in clinic for victims of female genital mutilation as well as a clinic for the homeless.
Professor Sir Stephen Holgate CBE
Stephen (Medicine 1971) has made an enormous contribution to respiratory research, including a landmark case to name air pollution as cause of death.
Dr Tasos Kounoudes
Tasos (PhD Electrical & Electronic Engineering 2000) founded one of the first R&D tech companies in Cyprus, the award-winning SignalGeneriX.
Tony (MEng Aeronautics 2007) is a leader in Asian aerospace, addressing sustainability and tackling gender imbalance in STEM.