The man who spearheaded the regeneration of New Street station and the founder of an online magazine for young people have been named in a new list of inspiring business figures.
Paul Dransfield and Talisha Johnson are among a quintet from the West Midlands to feature in 'Faces of a Vibrant Economy', a new list of those helping to shape the UK published by financial services firm Grant Thornton.
They five are celebrated among 100 faces of inspiring leadership, innovators and those helping their communities across the country.
A total of 100 figures from across the UK feature and have all been photographed by Magnum Photos, the international co-operative.
The West Midlands entrants, some of whom featured in the Birmingham Post Power 250, are:
Mr Dransfield, who won a Birmingham Post Business Award last year, was among the senior team which delivered the wholesale regeneration of New Street station and the replacement of Pallasades shopping with Grand Central, which opened last September. His work also includes the development of the Life Sciences Campus in Selly Oak and the relocation of Birmingham's Wholesale Markets.
Talisha Johnson, founder of Skool Girl Online
Ms Johnson is founder and editor of Skool Girl Online, a magazine which connects young people to articles on business and enterprise, style, health and beauty, book and TV reviews. She received the Aspire Award in the West Midlands' Women of The Year Awards 2015 and is former executive producer for the annual Celebrating Youth Excellence Awards, an event that recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional young people in the West Midlands.
Innovation Birmingham moved to the city in 2008 to build on the legacy of the third oldest science park in the UK next to Aston University. It has become a focal point for the city's digital innovators and entrepreneurs and Mr Hardman's focus has been on taking leading research and finding ways to apply it commercially.
Birmingham-based Packt Publishing provides books, ebooks, video tutorials and articles for IT developers, administrators and users. Mr Maclean leads a business that is helping to democratise learning around IT and give new coders and developers the chance to learn the trade. Packt is also a co-founder, supporter and helps to run charity LoveBrum.
Worcester-based PCA Predict, previously known as Postcode Anywhere, provides cloud-based address management services and processes millions of transactions for some of the largest global organisations on e-commerce websites. The company aims to deliver a check-out services that increases online conversion rates and boosts efficiency.
David Hillan, practice leader at Grant Thornton in Birmingham, said: "Earlier this year, we set out a clear purpose to shape a vibrant economy and we know that no one organisation or individual can do this alone.
"Following the result of the EU referendum, it is even more important than ever we all work together to help the UK to build upon its strengths and ensure that our economy continues to grow.
"We're celebrating the achievements of these five 'Faces' who are driving a vibrant economy and sharing their stories to inspire others."