Sport

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Sport category, sponsored by PedalSure

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Technology

We are proud to announce the top ten shortlisted individuals for the Technology category, sponsored by Morgan Stanley

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Science & Engineering

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Science & Engineering category, sponsored by 3M

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.

Shortlist in Science & Engineering

Athena Livesey | WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

I am a UK and European Chartered Principal Engineering Geologist, with over ten years’ global experience. I travelled from the UK to work in Australia and metro and airport projects across the Arabian Peninsula. In doing so, I have created a global network and left behind a legacy of impressive, award-winning infrastructure projects that have helped millions of people improve their daily lives. I have worked on eight multi-award-winning highway schemes, from feasibility to construction,...

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Claire Gott | WSP

As a Design Manager, I specialise in managing multi-disciplinary design teams on major infrastructure projects. I have worked on a number of high profile projects, including the £790m London Bridge Station Redevelopment project, the Paddington Cube and HS2 Euston Station. My strong drive, goal orientation and leadership skills have empowered me to be a significant leading role model for women in both the rail and construction industries. Through my passion for sustainable positive change and...

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Justine Smithies | Woodsons of Aberdeen Ltd

Justine Melanie Smithies 44 is trans and proud, A wife and mother to 3 children. She lives in the North East of Scotland in the small coastal village of Cruden Bay just 10 miles south of the white fish port of Peterhead. Where she is employed as a marine electronics engineer for a local company Woodsons of Aberdeen Ltd. She is responsible for the installation / repair of all types of electronic equipment such as...

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Marina Parry | CRUK Manchester Institute, University of Manchester

For the past two and a half years, I have been a postdoctoral research fellow, part of the Molecular Oncology group at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, where I have been working to understand how prostate cancer develops so we can give patients the most appropriate clinical care. Prior to that, I spent two years at the University of Southampton Cancer Sciences Institute studying the causes of a very rare form of blood cancer,...

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Mary Akangbe | NHS

Mary is a Registered General Nurse,Theatre and Anaesthestic Practitioner with qualifications and experience in Management. She is currently practising as a Specialist Practitioner in Minimally Invasive Surgery,which includes single incision and robotically assisted surgery.She works with innovative thought leaders and have been at the fore front of building this specialty to a world renowned,training and master class centre for Nurses,Surgeons and Allied Health Practitioners. She have succesfully devised Induction and orientation programs as part of...

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Niri Arambepola | WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

I went to school in north London where I excelled at maths and physics but really enjoyed art classes. I wanted a profession that would combine drawing with science. Aged 15 I did a week of work experience in an architecture practice where I learnt the most important thing of my entire career: what structural engineering was. I went on to study General Engineering at Newnham College, Cambridge University. I studied the basics of different...

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Patrice Baptiste | DreamSmartTutors

As a child, Dr. Patrice Baptiste always dreamt of qualifying as a medical doctor. After years of hard work, continued dedication and perseverance she qualified in 2013 from University College London (UCL). Due to the challenges surmounted trying to achieve her dream, Dr. Baptiste uses her experiences to show others that a dream is never too big, or unattainable. Through sharing her story she aims to inspire, empower, support and encourage as many people as...

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Rachael Griffin

I am Rachael, aged 41, and mum to a beautiful 4 week old (a position I never thought I would be in). In 2012 – my life changed for ever. I found the lump the previous November, but waited until after Christmas before going to the doctor. On 16 February 2012, aged 36, I was told I had breast cancer. My first question wasn’t ‘Am I going to die?’ but ‘Can I still have children?’...

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Susan McDonald | Deloitte

Susan is an electrical and mechanical engineer, passionate about promoting engineering and energy careers. Susan worked at National Grid for six years. She was responsible for maintaining National Grid’s relationship with the energy regulator relating to a ~£1bn new electricity transmission project. Her work facilitated new low carbon projects to help meet increasing UK energy demand in a sustainable way. In November 2016, Susan joined Deloitte’s Infrastructure & Capital Projects Consulting team. As a Senior...

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Yasmin Ali | E.ON

I am a control room manager, chartered engineer, and a proactive promoter of engineering because I believe that engineers have the power to change lives and improve the world. After gaining a Master’s degree in chemical engineering in 2010, I joined E.ON’s Engineering and Leadership graduate scheme. This was a fascinating journey in the energy sector; from coal and gas fired power stations in the UK, to business expansion in Turkey, to Oil and Gas...

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Investment Management

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Investment Management category, sponsored by Northern Trust

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Law (The Lynne Freeman Award)

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Law (The Lynne Freeman Award) category, sponsored by Reed Smith

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Property & Facilities Management

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Property & Facilities Management category, sponsored by Kier

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Public Sector

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Public Sector category, sponsored by GDS

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.

Shortlist in Public Sector

Amy McGeehin | Transport for London

During five years working as a Transport Planner, I developed an interest in social research and how planning decisions impact on society. I learnt how to best collect, manage and analyse data and honed skills to share findings appropriately. Next I worked for a London local authority where I was responsible for a public-facing data website, managing the borough’s Community Safety Partnership and research projects in the borough. I’ve now been at Transport for London...

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Annette Henley | Home Office

Annette Henley is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Manager working as Lead Engineer on the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme in the Home Office. She is currently leading on the development of airborne mobile communications services as part of the role out of the ESN (Emergency Services Network) and the development of the technical fit of ESN for emergency services aircraft.She originally joined the Civil Service as a graduate trainee engineer in September 1990 at...

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Donna Harman | Transport for London

I grew up in a small leafy commuter town in Surrey and struggled at school more than my peers. I self funded myself through University studying Business and there I was diagnosed with dyslexia. From then, with the additional support Southampton Solent University provided at the time, my career direction started to take shape and my confidence in my abilities grew. Given my own background, I knew I wanted to help others professionally, and became an expert at giving...

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Fiona Galvin | Transport for London

I am a Senior Operating Officer for London Underground. I have a direct pivotal role in leading our response and resolution to real-time incidents across our network and those external parties affecting our services, whilst keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do. I work within the Incident Response and Command team in the London Underground Control Centre, responsible for leading and challenging the services we provide to our customers during our most severe and difficult...

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Imogen Thompson | Transport for London

Imogen is a transport and city planner working in London, UK.  Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she began her passion for planning at the University of British Columbia, where she obtained a BA First Class in Urban Geography.  She then worked for three years as an urban planner in both public and private sectors, focusing primarily on provincial land regeneration, mixed-use densification, and transit-oriented development.  Imogen’s passion to expand her professional knowledge then led her to...

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Jennifer Morris | Barts Health NHS Trust

After four years of fertility research at the University of Birmingham I decided to hang up my lab coat in search of a more significant role in improving healthcare services. In 2013, whilst completing my thesis, I started my NHS career on the Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS). For two years I explored a range of different operational and strategic roles, locally and nationally with the aim of improving the delivery of healthcare services for...

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Julia Knapp | Transport for London

I am an experienced practitioner in organisational change management. At the start of my career I worked at the Australian National Audit Office while undertaking my double degree in Psychology and Commerce at the Australian National University.  Once I had completed my studies, I took up a graduate position at KPMG before taking a year off to travel overseas.   After travelling around Southeast Asia, I ended up in London where I worked at the London...

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Lauren Bottomley | Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

I left school at 14 with no GSCE’s due to a bit of a rough family situation. I moved out at 15 and had around 14 different jobs from waitress to groom to sales person by the time I was 19. I then decided I wanted to do something more with my life and decided to follow in my Dad’s footsteps who’d had a very fulfilling if very challenging career as a Mental Health nurse....

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Megan Key | Ministry of Justice

I joined the National Probation Service in 2005 as a dedicated trainee probation officer committed to supporting my local community and reducing re-offending in inner city Birmingham. I have since worked in various roles both as a front line team manager then project manager until taking my current position, as regional Equalities Manager in 2014 responsible for promoting and delivering inclusive practices for staff and service users. I came out as a trans woman five years ago,...

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Suzanne France | Bloomberg

Based in London and focusing on the EMEA region, Suzanne is a Senior Events Planner within Bloomberg’s global marketing department.  Working with senior internal stakeholders in Sales, News, Government Relations, Diversity and Inclusion and Recruitment, Suzanne delivers professional events which engage our clients, provide key solutions and promote the Bloomberg brand and products. In a multi-faceted role, Suzanne can be found working on a number of projects including Bloomberg branding/stand/studio presence at economic forums and...

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Sales

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Sales category, sponsored by Worldpay

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


EA/PA

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the EA & PA category.

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.


Education & Academia

We are proud to announce the top 10 shortlisted individuals for the Education & Academia category, sponsored by EDIT Development.

The individuals contained within the shortlist are now able to receive public votes of support. If you wish to show your support, please cast your vote below.

We look forward to welcoming all shortlisted nominees to our celebration drinks reception sponsored by Bloomberg on 8 June.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our judges for their time and to wish all nominees the very best of luck in the next round of judging.