Meet our Shortlisted Finalists for the Welsh Veterans Awards 2024!

The Veterans Awards are proud to announce our shortlisted Finalists for this years Welsh Veterans Awards, due to be held at the fantastic venue of the 4* Vale Resort on the 3rd July and hosted by Radio X’s Polly James. Our Awards are sponsored by Vindico and in Support of The Army Benevolent Fund Charity 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

Neil Jeremiah
Kelly Farr
Ryan Phillips
Laura Jayne Carroll
Raymond Williams
Adam Clamp


Inspiration of the Year Award – Sponsored by Porters Estate Agents

Marc Sherlock
Desmond Paul
Matt Losing
Matt Campbell-Henry
Richard Bennett
Matthew Evans

The Community Awards – Sponsored by Vigilance

Kevin Stanley
Melvin Watts
Moawia Bin-Sufyan
Dawn Parkin
Christopher McEwen


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

Kieran Hackney
Christopher McEwen
Raymond Williams

Health & Well-being Award  – Sponsored by  Audi Sinclair

Ajuda Ltd
Therapies4services CIC
Kie to Fitness
Ferndale Maerdy Medical Group
Ara Recovery 4 all

Veterans Group of the year (5yrs+ Old) – Sponsored by Veterans Trees

Group 617
Cardiff City FC Foundation Armed forces Veterans Hub
Barry Veterans Group
The HMP Swansea Veterans’ Team
Valley Veterans Group
United Services Mess Cardiff


Veterans Group of the year (1 – 5yrs old) – Sponsored by Vindico

The Veterans & Communities Hub 
Taff Ely Veterans Group
Monmouthshire Veterans’ Support Hub
Female Veterans Alliance
Merthyr Valley Veterans
RV32 Veterans Allotment
Veterans RV Swansea


Leader of the Year Award  – Sponsored by  Eyes Front

Charles Scarf
Ashley Thomas
James Cadmore
John Evans
Matthew Evans
Adam Clamp


Entrepreneur of the Year- Sponsored by Pinnacle Document Solutions Group

Daniel Edmunds
James Tipping
John Evans


Employer of the Year- Sponsored by Credas

Espanaro Ltd
M&D Care Operations Ltd
Cardiff Bus


Veteran Owned Business  of the Year- Sponsored by Educ8 Training

Espanaro Ltd
SO FIT Group
Boots on the Ground South Wales Ltd
SudoCyber Ltd
Becws Mon Bakery


Volunteer of the Year –  Sponsored by Pathfinder Magazine

David King
Nigel Jones
Moawia Bin-Sufyan
Raymond Williams
Matthew Rivers
Christopher Headon
Andrew Macdonald – Rice


Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by Hugh James

Natalie Ellis-Burt
Gordon ‘Pop’ White
David Bell
Melvin Watts
Mark Evans
Roma Eliemaude Taylor


Reservist of the Year Award –  Sponsored by Sierra Nevada Corporation Mission Systems UK

Craig Middle
Huw Gruffydd Williams
Simon Parsons


The Winners will be chosen by our Independent Judging Panel. The Judging panels names and profiles will be released over the coming weeks. No Judges will judge on categories if they have any affiliations or close relationships with shortlisted finalists that are known to them.

Our Shortlisted  finalists will be filmed in the fantastic Location of The Firing Line Museum Cardiff Castle on Wednesday 12th 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  28th May – 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. 

For more details please get in touch.