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Director of the year awards


DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2021

The Institute of Directors Awards are one of the few cross-sector Awards programmes, it celebrates leadership talent, success and achievement. 

The 2021 Director of the Year Awards Ceremony was delivered as a virtual event on Wednesday 18 November.  Please see further details below. 

To register your interest for the 2022 Awards, please email [email protected].

With thanks to our kind sponsors;

            

Sparq - CHS Group UK


2021 WINNERS

SME - Karen Mosley, HLM Architects

Highly commended: Neil Moles, Progeny

Family Business - Andy Bairstow, PFF Packaging Group

Innovation - Nigel Apperley, Trustist

Young  - Tom Maxwell, Twisted USA-LLC Group

Agility & Resilience - Chris Simes, Collingwood Learning Solutions

Start-Up - Sarah Daniel, MOTIONrehab

Highly commended: Emma Conroy - Inclusive Consulting

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion - Karen Mosley, HLM Architects

Non-Executive - Sarah Sandle, Tribosonics

Public Sector - Julian Hartley, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Judges Special Award - Julian Hartley, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Chartered Director - Carole O’Neil, Cundall

Chair’s Award for Excellence in Director and Board Practice - Phil Spence, The British Library

To view the 2020 shortlist, click here


JUDGES

This year's judging panel was chaired by Simon Walton, managing partner of Berwick Partners/Odgers Berndtson, Leeds.

He was joined by: 

Ian Dormer, Rosh Engineering;
Margaret Wood, ICW (UK);
Diane Cheesebrough, Bloom/V4 UK Holdings;
Keith Jackson, Brandon Medical.


2021 AWARDS CEREMONY

The 2021 Director of the Year Awards Ceremony was delivered as a virtual event on Wednesday 18 November.  

Click here to watch the ceremony