The nominees for the inaugural G15 Ethnicity in Housing Awards have been revealed ahead of presentation of the awards later this week.

The G15, in collaboration with UNIFY, has organised the first ever G15 Ethnicity Awards in Housing Awards to recognise Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people in the housing sector.

Colleagues from across the G15 were invited to make nominations for a range of awards that recognise the immense contribution of minority ethnic colleagues.

Awards and nominees are as follows:

Resident Hero


  • Charlaine Nkum, Optivo
  • Errol Grant, A2Dominion
  • Nocketa Miller, Catalyst
  • Patti Openibo, Notting Hill Genesis
  • Rohi Wabelua, One Housing

Lifetime Achievement Award


  • Bunmi Atta, Optivo
  • Gabriel Codjoe, Network Homes
  • Coretta Scott, A2Dominion
  • Anjalita Muttiah, MTVH
  • Dawn Reid, Hyde
  • Ijay Onyechi, Peabody
  • Sherine McFarlane, Notting Hill Geneis
  • June Heslop, Southern
  • Waqar Ahmed, L&Q

Future Leader Award


  • Rommel Faytaren, Optivo
  • Cameron Anterkyi, Network Homes
  • Sonam Lotay, A2Dominion
  • Angelique Banton, MTVH
  • Marie Victoire, Hyde
  • Anna de Souza, Catalyst
  • Paris Litchmore-Bell, Notting Hill Genesis
  • Suki Sarai, L&Q

Supportive Colleague Award


  • Seye Olaniyan, Optivo
  • Deborah Blyth, Network Homes
  • Valentina Stone, A2Dominion
  • Kelly Thomas, MTVH
  • Usman Hasan, Hyde
  • Irene Adeyinka, Peabody
  • Jerome Rock, Notting Hill Genesis
  • Humphrey Thompson, Southern
  • Elaine Lewis, L&Q

Staff racial equality action group award


  • Network Homes’ Racial Equality Action Group
  • Colleagues from A2Dominion
  • Hyde Housing’s Embrace Group
  • MTVH’s Rise Group
  • Notting Hill Genesis’ Cultural Energie Group