Martin Totty (Economics 1978), Chief Executive of Barbon Insurance Group, awards six end-of-year prizes, including the Martin Totty Prize for Outstanding Entrepreneurship.
The full list of recent prize winners can be found on our Prizes page.
Martin Totty Prize for Outstanding Entrepreneurship winners
Mulham El-Ghazzeh, BSc Economics
Mulham was the Founding President of the Nottingham Fintech society. He pioneered the Fintech society at Nottingham made it the University's fastest growing student society during his presidency.
Harriet Lee, BSc Economics
Harriet launched The Derbyshire Candle Company in 2017, after identifying a gap in the market for high quality candles for the environmentally-conscious consumer. The company sells luxury handmade candles produced locally in the Peak District using natural, eco-friendly ingredients. Harriet has combined her passion for candles and the environment with supporting small, rural businesses, and £1 from every candle sale is donated to the Peak District National Park. View a video about Harriet's work.
Alex Dooler, BSc Economics
Alex set up his own social enterprise, Economics Alex, a YouTube channel which aims to spread free education around the world via tutorials on studying economics at A level and degree level.
Thomas Lansdowne, BA Economics with French and Louis Adams, BA Economics with French
Thomas and Louis founded London Accent while living and working in Paris on their year abroad. With its target market being Start-Ups and SMEs in France, the company provides affordable translation and localisation services to aid its clients in their international development.
Sandy Tsin, BA Economics
In June 2013, Sandy took over the management of Pulp Friction Ice-Cream Tricycle CIC, a social enterprise which employs people with learning difficulties at local events.
Stephen Moses, BSc Economics
Stephen set up Audiozips, a company whose product is a tangle free headphone which operates by a simple zip mechanism.
2012 joint winners
William Morgan, BSc Economics with Hispanic Studies
In October 2011 William launched Lick magazine which is a free magazine distributed across Nottingham, supporting local art, music, creative writing and design, funded primarily by advertisers.
Aaron Salamon, BSc Economics with Chinese Studies
Aaron was the President and acted as Managing Director of SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). SIFE was ranked in the top four out of 42 SIFE teams in the country under Aaron's leadership. View a video about Aaron's work.
Adam Fine, BSc Economics
Adam established a five-a-side football business in South Africa.