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The Executive Team

Nanzy Sebata
Chief Executive Officer

Nanzy Sebata is a Bournemouth University Alumni, a female entrepreneur,  the founder and C.E.O of Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards.

Nanzy established the Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards  as a platform to showcase ethnic Minorities in Dorset who are contributing positively to the Dorset Community. She is a passionate advocate for Equality and Diversity and the recognition of positive contributions to the Ethnic minority by individual and businesses.

Nanzy has vast experience in running high profile events. She has worked in the events industry for over 8 years and has a passion for success.

Nanzy loves to spend her spare time with family and friends.

Angeliki Akrata
Head of Marketing

Angeliki Akrata affectionately known as Angela is the Head of Marketing for Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards.

She is a pro-active marketing executive who thrives in coming up with innovative marketing technologies for DEMA. Her main focus is client awareness and engagement.

Angela is also a qualified forensic archaeologist and social anthropologist. She currently works with Kenyon International Emergency Services. She has previously worked in various surveys in the University Mental Health Research Institute  (UMHRI) and Therapy Center for Dependent Individuals ( KETHEA ).

Angela is a keen student carrying out research and studies on archaeology, history and cultural issues.

Cindy Chen
Asian Engagement Lead

Yi-Hsin Chen known as Cindy is a Masters  student in Events Management at Bournemouth University.

Cindy bring vast event management experience to DEMA, having previously organised and managed a food festival for 200 attendees in Taiwan. Cindy has also been involved with Carnival U, which educates audiences the knowledge of Caribbean carnival at an exhibition in London.

Cindy has great experience of the culture different, besides studying in the UK she had been an exchange student in the USA and had 6 months placement there.

She will ensure attendees’ safety and a wonderful experience during the ceremony. Cindy holds the Portfolio of Event Co-ordinator within Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards. She is also the lead contact  for Asian engagement.

Thabani Nyoni
Chief Operations Officer

Thabani is the Founder and Director of Forces Diversity Ltd. A company that fa