Sarah Czarnecki wins business award

York & North Yorkshire president Sarah Czarnecki has been named Business Personality of the Year at the 2023 York Press LocaliQ business awards. 

Ms Czarnecki, director of the business clinic at York St John University and known for her association with the Grays Court Hotel in the city, clinched the award at the newspaper’s award ceremony at the Knavesmire.  

The Press’s BusinessiQ business awards showcase the best of business in York and North Yorkshire. 

The awards date back more than 30 years and have established a benchmark of entrepreneurial excellence in the region. 

Ms Czarnecki said: “It is a great honour to win such a prestigious award. I have worked in York for a long time and love this city dearly. I am just pleased to have been able to make a contribution to its success.”