Meet our Shortlisted Finalists for the Welsh Veterans Awards 2023!

The Veterans Awards are proud to announce our shortlisted Finalists for this years Welsh Veterans Awards, due to be held at the Village Hotel Cardiff on the 5th July and hosted by Radio X’s Polly James. Our Awards are sponsored by GHN Property and Developments and in Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Wales and the Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity!

Well done to everyone who has been shortlisted as finalists. We had 100’s of applications and the shortlisting process was extremely difficult. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who put forward nominations.

We want to Inspire our future service leavers that great things can happen. Its you who will act as role models and in some cases mentors, remember Positivity breeds Positivity.

Our Finalists are :


Role Model of the Year- Sponsored by Forces Employment Charity

Paul Bromwell
Chance Morgan
Kevin Thomas
Winston Thomas MBE
Lee West
Dale Gardner


Inspiration of the Year Award – Sponsored by Porters Estate Agents

Kirsty Hanson
Michael Jeffery
Daniel Murphy
Matt Losing
Ruth Birch
Gareth Noble
Phil Jacobs

The Community Awards – Sponsored by Vigilance

Paul Bromwell
Hannah Jarvis
Lyndon Davies
Wayne Jenkins
Matthew Spruce
Matt Losing
John Evans


Contribution to the Welsh Fitness Industry and Society – Sponsored by Print Inc

Neil Adams
Steven Tallis
Christopher McEwen

Health & Well-being Award  – Sponsored by  Audi Sinclair 

Bulldogs BCA
RAW Performance
Veterans NHS Wales AB UHB
Woody’s Lodge
Help For Heroes
Great Britain Disability Boxing
Cardiff City Football Club Foundation
VC Gallery

Leader of the Year Award  – Sponsored by  Veteran Trees 

Arwyn Watkins OBE
Alyn Tomkinson
Thomas Gent
Gerard Murphy
Brian Edwards


Entrepreneur of the Year- Sponsored by Pinnacle Document Solutions Group

Arwyn Watkins OBE
Jac Hughes
Daniel Murphy


Employer of the Year- Sponsored by AB Glass

HMP Swansea
Woody’s Lodge
Cardiff City Football Club Foundation
Sierra Nevada Corporation mission System UK LTD
CASS Supplies Limited
Vale of Glamorgan Council
Hywel Dda Health Board


Veteran Owned Business  of the Year- Sponsored by Educ8 Training

SudoCyber Limited
Regis Recruitment Ltd
Everyday Agile Ltd
Fantom Factory
ZeroAlpha Solutions
The Veteran Building Company
CASS Supplies Limited
Noble Training Solutions


Volunteer of the Year –  Sponsored by Pathfinder Magazine

Dave Evans
Nigel Locke
Jeffery Rees
Christopher McEwen
John Edwards
Mark Shuttleworth


Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by Hugh James

Peter Webber
Joan Reynolds MBE
Gareth Pennell
Manny Manfred


Reservist of the Year Award –  Sponsored by AB Glass 

Victoria Montgomery
Andrew Cavill
Lee Jones
Sonia Briggs
Lee Richards

The Winners will be chosen by our Independent Judging Panel. The Judging panels names and profiles will be released over the coming weeks.

Our Shortlisted  finalists will be filmed in the fantastic Location of The Firing Line Museum Cardiff Castle on Wednesday 15th June. These videos will then be used on our extensive media campaign and will also be played on the evening itself, you will also receive your finalist certificate and get a chance to network with other finalists on this fantastic morning.

All our Shortlisted Finalists / Supporters have the opportunity to secure your tickets between  6th June – 14th June.

All money above costs from our awards will put back into our  Veteran community via our small grants scheme for small grass routes Charitable organisations that support our Veteran Community and with a turnover of under 100k PA. Please see more here:  Veterans Awards Grants Scheme Proudly Supporting Charitable organisations across the UK! – The Veterans Awards 

For more details please get in touch.