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IoD Isle of Man Director of the Year Awards 2021 - Why should you apply?

26 Aug 2021

IoD Isle of Man Director of the Year Awards  2021

Last call for completed entries into the local awards as the final deadline of 3rd September approaches.

If you are yet to apply then here are several reasons why –

Headline Sponsor Appleby –

“We are incredibly proud to act as sponsor for the IoD Isle of Man Director of the Year Awards 2021. The ceremony in November will give us the chance to celebrate the great talent of the outstanding nominees”.

Claire Milne, Partner Appleby

Award – Corporate Social Responsibility

“For Appleby, corporate social responsibility is about engaging our colleagues and building strong relationships with local community groups to contribute to and support the communities in which we operate. We are delighted to be sponsoring the Director of the Year CSR award”.

Claire Milne, Partner Appleby

Award - Institute of Directors Chair’s Award

“Strong, inspirational leadership is integral to the success of a business. We are delighted to be sponsoring the Director of the Year Chair’s award".

Claire Milne, Partner Appleby

Award – Large Business sponsored by The International Stock Exchange 

"After a challenging period for most organisations, many business leader have proved their worth and successfully demonstrated application of the key competencies from the IoD’s Director Competency Framework".

Carolyn Gelling, Head of Equity TISE

Award – Small Medium Enterprise sponsored by Crowe Isle of Man LLC

"Life has no limitations except the ones your make. In keeping with this, Crowe Isle of Man is pleased to support this award".

Phaedra Bird, Partner Crowe Isle of Man LLC

Award – Third Sector sponsored by Ravenscroft

"Good leadership, stakeholder engagement, vision and financial stability have all been essential in an undoubtedly challenging year for the third sector. Through our commitment to the Isle of Man, we have partnered with a number of charities and organisations, working with excellent leaders who are passionate, innovative and dedicated to making a difference. We would encourage them to enter this year’s IoD Director of the Year – Third Sector ".

David Bushe, Director of Ravenscroft in the Isle of Man

Award – Young sponsored by KPMG

“This is an opportunity for upcoming leaders and entrepreneurs to be recognised for their achievements so far, and spur them to continue driving forward their ambition and vision”.

Simon Nicholas KPMG

Award – Non Executive Director sponsored by Lloyds Bank

“The role of Non-Executive Directors and high standards of excellence required and supported by the IoD is a critical part of any board.  Lloyds Bank support of this category is important in recognising excellence in our business community”

Peter Reid, Island Director and Head of Operations, Lloyds Bank.

How to apply

Read more about the criteria at

Apply now at

The awards would not be possible without the support from our business community. Huge thanks to the headline sponsor Appleby and the award category sponsors – TISE, Crowe Isle of Man LLC, Ravenscroft, KPMG and Lloyds Bank.

Don’t miss your chance to be involved.

For more information contact Rachel McKenna, Executive Officer, IoD Isle of Man. 


For more information, please contact.

07624 355160

Monday to Thursday 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

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Isle of Man

Branch and staff contacts can be found on the main Contacts tab

IoD Isle of Man
6th Floor, Victory House
Prospect Hill, Douglas
Isle of Man IM1 1EQ

The Claremont 
18-22 Loch Promenade, Douglas
Isle of Man IM1 2LX

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