And the winner is… Captain Sir Tom Moore
This was a closely fought category: Billie Eilish for her body positivity, Marcus Rashford for taking on the government to help feed hungry people, David Attenborough for his raising ecological awareness and Joe Wicks, for keeping the nation fit during lockdown. But no-one represented the positivity of 2020 quite like Captain Sir Tom Moore. The former British Army officer kept the nation’s spirits lifted when, at the age of almost 100, he raised millions for the NHS thanks to a sponsored walk. He went on to be made a knight and released a hit single, too. The nation will be forever grateful for his heroic efforts.