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For several years the British Chamber of Commerce has been encouraging people of all ages to consider the topics of diversity and inclusion.

The fantastic shortlisted finalists in our most recent edition, which ran from September 2020-January 2021, submitted thoughtful and relatable photographs and we look forward to hearing the stories behind the images during this event. 

Her Excellency Kara Owen, British High Commissioner to Singapore, will be announcing the prize winners from among the group of finalists.

We are grateful for the support of our Diversity & Inclusion Partner Barclays, and would also like to thank our Video Partner for bringing production quality support to this event, AsiaWorks

Join us to celebrate diversity and inclusion in this, our annual community outreach activity.


The prizes this year are kindly supported by Swire Bulk.

  • 1st prize: SG$500
  • 2nd prize: SG$300
  • 3rd prize: SG$200
  • Most popular photo prize (by votes on the competition website): SG$300

The competition was free to enter from 30 September 2020 to 31 January 2021 on our website or via our Facebook page, open to all Singapore residents aged 13 or above, with each entrant entitled to submit up to 3 photos. Voting for the Most Popular photo prize remained open until 7 February 2021 and shortlisting was completed by the Chamber's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

The Finalists

  • Khaireny Khalid


  • Lemjay Lucas

    Bowling Time

  • Frederick Oplado

    Under the Same Heaven

  • Ngan Pin Goh

    No Barrier to Mobility

  • Charlotte Spicer

    Age Diversity

  • Sarah Sai

    Living in a multicultural society

  • Stanley Cheah

    Multiracial friendship in the community

  • David Hong

    Tai-Chi Lesson

  • Nirranjani Sakthi

    When Time Stood Still

  • Ong Yu Han


  • Gina Ng Zhi Ting

    Happy Moment

  • Stanley Cheah



Kara Owen

High Commissioner to Singapore at British High Commission

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Daisy Radford

Head of Operations and Delivery at BAE Systems

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Rob Aarvold

General Manager, Swire Bulk at Swire Bulk

Andrew Ashman

Head of APAC Loan Syndicate at Barclays Bank PLC

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Welcome Message
Message from our Prize Sponsor, Swire Bulk
Message from the British High Commissioner, H.E. Kara Owen
  • Kara Owen (High Commissioner to Singapore at British High Commission)

    Kara Owen

    High Commissioner to Singapore at British High Commission

    Kara has been the British High Commissioner to Singapore since 26 June 2019.

    Before becoming High Commissioner, Kara was most recently Director for the Americas at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

    Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Paris (2011 to 2016)
    Head of Strategy, Communication and Training Department, Consular Directorate, FCO (2011)
    Head of Diversity and Equality at the FCO (2009 to 2011)
    Deputy Head of Mission in Hanoi (2005 to 2009)
    Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (2003 to 2005)

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Prize Awards Ceremony