Charles Draper shortlisted for Young Leader accolade in prestige leadership awards

Sure Group is proud to announce that Charles Draper, Managing Director, has been shortlisted for The Business Desk Yorkshire Leadership Awards 2024, in the Young Leader (aged 35 and under) category.

The Yorkshire Leadership Awards honour the region’s exceptional leaders – those who demonstrate vision, integrity, empathy, resilience, the capacity to inspire and guide their teams, and have the strategic thinking and adaptability to collaborate effectively.

In total 64 individuals from 61 organisations have been selected as finalists for the awards in 15 categories.

Charles said: “I am delighted to be named among the finalists in the Yorkshire Leadership Awards 2024.

“I firmly believe that this nomination is not solely an individual achievement but a reflection of the collaborative spirit and unwavering support of every member of our team, whose relentless efforts and commitment have propelled us forward. Their dedication and passion have been instrumental in shaping our success and driving our company toward greater heights.”

The winners will be revealed at a gala event at the Queens Hotel, Leeds, on Thursday 21 March. The overall Yorkshire Leader of the Year winner will be selected from the category winners and announced on the night.

The event promises to bring together exceptional leaders and professionals, providing a platform to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions to the business community.

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