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Prizewinners of 2010

Congratulations to our 2010 Prizewinners:

 

Miss Magdalena Cebula

 

 First Prize: Miss Magdalena Cebula, Tokio Marine Asset Management (London) Limited

 

Ms Kim Woodruff

 

Second Prize: Ms Kim Woodruff, Japan Foundation London

 

 

Mr Graham Holman

 

Third Prize: Mr Graham Holman, Sumitomo Corporation Europe Ltd

 

 

Mr Jonathan Fisher

 

Special Prize: Mr Jonathan Fisher, Greenback Alan LLP

 

 

And to the other finalists:

 

Mr Peter Hart

 

Mr Peter Hart, Valu-Trac Investment Management

 

 

Mr Chris Hughes

 

Mr Chris Hughes, Tazaki Foods Ltd

 

 

Mr Ben Morris

 

Mr Ben Morris, Baker & McKenzie LLP

 

 

Mr Raju Thakrar

 

Mr Raju Thakrar, Freelance Translator

 

 

You can watch the recordings of the 2010 prizewinners' and finalists' speeches in our Flash player:

 

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SPPA 2010 Finalists

 

 

 
 Thank you to everyone who supported this year's 20th Anniversary Speech Contest:

 

 
His Excellency Shin Ebihara

 

Guest of honour: His Excellency Shin Ebihara, the Japanese Ambassador

 
Sir Graham Fry, KCMG

 

Guest of honour: Sir Graham Fry KCMG, former UK Ambassador to Japan

 
Mr Ken Okaniwa

 

Chair of judges: Mr Ken Okaniwa, Minister, Director, Japan Information and Cultural Centre, Embassy of Japan

 
Mr David Geen

 

Special invited guest: Mr David Geen, General counsel, International Swaps and Delivatives Association,Inc -- the very first contest winner in 1990

 

 

Dr Christopher Hood

 

Special invited guest: Dr Christopher Hood, Cardiff Business School, Reader and Director, Cardiff Japanese Studies Centre Cardiff University  -- contest winner in 2000

Mr Takashi Funaki

 

Mr Takashi Funaki, Director General of JETRO London

Mr Setasuo Kato

 

Mr Setasuo Kato, Journalist, Interlocutor

Mrs Yoshiko Jones

 

Mrs Yoshiko Jones, Co-ordinator of the Speech Contest, who has been involved since its inception twenty years ago

  

 

The eight finalists
The eight finalists
The finalists, judges and supporters
The finalists, judges and supporters