The Birmingham Post recently released a list of 250 people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands in 25 different categories, ranging from food and drink to transport.
The Power 250 list features a number of familiar faces, which is absolutely fantastic for Digbeth!
Creative and Digital
Lucan Gray, owner of The Custard Factory, along with Yamination’s award-winning animator, Drew Roper, were both named in this list. Jonnie Turpie MBE, director of Maverick who have offices in Digbeth, also received a hat-tip.
Ladywood MP, Shabana Mahmood, who covers Digbeth, is named as one of the top-ten most influential political figures the West Midlands.
The property list features Glenn Howells and Bob Ghosh, two architects with practices in Digbeth.
Food and Drink
The food and drink Power 10 features Jack Brabant, creator of Digbeth Dining Club, along with Jayne Bradley-Ghosh, who is responsible for Edible Eastside on Fazeley Street.
Steven Knight, creator of Digbeth-based Peaky Blinders, is named on the Culture section of the list.
Jean Templeton is Chief Executive of St Basil’s, and quite rightly appears in the list for the third sector.
Imandeep Kaur, one of the Directors of Impact Hub Birmingham, based in Digbeth, is named on this list. Immy was also recently presented with the Asian Business Women of the Year award.
Dean Finch, is Chief Executive of National Express, which is headquartered in Digbeth, and is also named on the Power 250 list.
Congratulations to all those listed 🙂
It’s great to see our area’s talent being recognised, and here’s hoping these influential people keep flying the flag for Digbeth high!