The 2017 IoD East of England Director of the Year awards were presented at the Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket last week. We are delighted that Rory received the award for the £10m - £99m category, Highly Commended, which Belinda George accepted on behalf of Rory who was unable to attend the event.  There was a very strong field of competitors and all at GPF Lewis are very proud of the acheivement.

"I am honoured to receive the highly commended award and am very grateful for the recognition.  I am proud to be appreciated in such esteemed company and congradulate all of the winners.

Taking part in these awards would not have been possible without the inspiration I have received from my colleagues, for whom I have the deepest respect, and from whom I have found the strength to challenge myself and perform better at each stage of our growth. GPF Lewis was started over 10 years ago and we have faced many changes together to make the business what it is today.  This award is a milestone on our journey and I very much look forward to leading the business together with Joe to a successful future.

I sincerely thank everyone from the Institute of Directors for the great evening and for the hard work they have put in to making the awards possible.  I would also like to thank all the fellow competitors and wish them all the very best of luck for the future.  Most of all I would like to thank everyone at GPF Lewis for helping me reach a stage where I can proudly display this award as a mark of achievement."

Rory Fitzgerald, Managing Director