Congratulations to insurance IT-guru Manjit Rana who scooped the top accolade at the Championing Change Awards 2006.

The annual awards aim to recognise the "outstanding voluntary contributions that business people are making to their local communities".

Rana won his award for his support of career-related events at University of Nottingham. He was described as being a "key piece in the entrepreneurial course. His input, his energy and enthusiasm bring the sessions to life".