LLEx CJS Awards 2020

Ally of the Year

Acting as champions for the community

Winner: Dara McCarthy (RMF Group)

Runners up: Anne Fox (Clinks), Rachel Shipley (Leeds City Council – Children and Families)



Employee of the Year

Going above and beyond to deliver outstanding work

Winner: Chloe Carter (BTheChange)

Runners upCallum Hutchison (VRU Glasgow), Anthony Jefferson (Hep C Trust)


Entrepreneur of the Year

Changing their own lives and developing services to support others

Winner: Michael Vreugdenhil (CodeAtt CIC and Pink Umbrella Studios)

Runners up: Anthony Powell (Action Guidance Plus), Adam Cornfoot (Easyjail)


Exceptional Prisoner Award

Outstanding individuals in the community we support

Winner: Dan Whyte

Runners up: Steve Girling, Renato Cardoso


Innovative Employer of the Year

Organisations with innovative practices who actively recruit and support people with convictions

Winner: NHS Liaison & Diversion

Runners up: Reactiv8 the Nation, Jigsaw Recovery Project


Volunteer of the Year

Individuals that demonstrate a passion for supporting the community

Winner: Luke Burgess (Leeds Youth Justice Service)

Runners up: Samantha Bignell (C2C), Tonie Hopkins (Leeds Youth Justice Service)