Justin Urquhart Stewart confirmed as new #BLA19 judge


The National Business Leader Awards 2019 has announced the latest member of the esteemed judging panel – Justin Urquhart Stewart.

Justin, perhaps best known as one of the most recognisable and trusted market commentators on television, radio and in the press, is co-founder and senior advisor at Regionally, a new regional investment exchange that is being launched to plug the £5.5bn equity gap that exists for rapid growth SMEs in the regions.

Set up to redefine business finance for SMEs throughout the UK, Regionally pairs investment ready investors looking for good income streams and returns, with exciting, fast growth regional businesses looking to raise £250k-£10m through equity and bonds.

With an early career that spanned the vineyards of Europe, the docks of Southampton and finance in Asia, Justin went onto establish Broker Services at what became Barclays Stockbrokers. He is also one of the co-founders of 7IM. Together with Tom Sheridan, Justin founded 7IM to deliver radical common sense in an industry where that quality is hard to find.

As Head of Corporate Development, he ensures the principle of doing the right thing is as powerful today as it was at the outset. As an enthusiast of financial education and service, he is a champion of providing clients the very best, clearly expressed.

Founder of the Business Leader Awards, Andrew Scott commented: “I am delighted to announce that Justin Urquhart Stewart as the latest member of the awards judging panel. Justin has amassed an incredible amount of business knowledge throughout his career, and is the perfect person to be be looking at the companies and individuals that are leading the way in British business.”

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