The ICSA Awards 2016 celebrated the highest standards in governance and reward organisations, teams and individuals for exemplary achievement.
The awards ceremony is the largest event of its kind in the UK and recognises innovation and excellence in governance, company secretarial practice and corporate disclosure.
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18.00 Champagne reception - sponsored by:
19.15 Dinner is called
19.30 First set of awards presented
20.00 Dinner is served
21.45 Presentation of remaining awards
22.25 Pay bar opens
There were seven categories open for nominations. Nominations are now closed.
The following categories were not open for nominations. In order to create the shortlists for reporting section of our awards, the annual reports for the entire FTSE350 were analysed by our awards partners against a variety of criteria for each category. The shortlist was then passed to our judging panel to choose the winners.
and the winner is...Lorna McMillan, CYBG plc!
and the winner is...Chris Logan, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc!
and the winner is...National Grid plc!
and the winner is...Tideway!
and the winner is...Bridgehouse Company Secretaries Ltd!
and the winner is...Shaylea Rowlett, Roche!
and the winner is...ARM Holdings plc!
and the winner is...Berendsen plc!
and the winner is...Premier Foods plc!
and the winner is...Vodafone Group plc!
and the winner is...Serco Group plc!
and the winner is...Man Group plc!
and the winner is...Marks and Spencer Group plc!
and the winner is...Berendsen plc!
and the winner is...Unilever plc!
and the winner is...Legal & General Investment Management!
Richard Carter, Director, Rail Strategy and Security, Department for Transport
Julia Unwin, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
Congratulations to all our winners for 2016!
A detailed look at the judging process is available here.
This year's judging panel welcomes highly skilled and reputable figures in the industry.
Chair of Judges
Robert Swannell, Chair, Marks & Spencer Group plc
Claudia Chapman, Corporate Governance Policy Advisor, Financial Reporting Council
Janet Cooper, Partner, Tapestry Global Compliance Partners
Claire Davies, Company Secretary Elect, Barclays plc
Abigail Herron, Head of Responsible Investment Engagement, Aviva Investors
Chris Hodge, Director, Governance Perspectives
David Jackson, Company Secretary, BP plc
Gilly Lord, Head of Regulatory Affairs, PwC
John Ludlow, Director, Leading in Risk
Alistair McIntosh, Policy and External Relations Director, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
Olivia Mooney, Manager, Corporate Governance, UNPRI
Andrew Ninian, Director, Corporate Governance and Engagement, The Investment Association
David Parkes, Company Secretary, BAE Systems plc
David Patt, Senior Analyst, Corporate Governance and Public Policy, Legal & General Investment Management
Victoria Penrice, Former Company Secretary, ENRC
Sallie Pilot, Director of Research and Strategy, Black Sun plc
Veronica Poole, UK National Head of Accounting and Corporate Reporting, Deloitte LLP
Sacha Sadan, Director of Corporate Governance, Legal & General Investment Management
Mala Shah-Coulon, Executive Director – Corporate Governance, Ernst & Young LLP
Jeremy Small, Group Company Secretary, AXA UK plc
David Venus, President, ICSA
Nilufer von Bismarck, Partner, Slaughter and May LLP
Jennifer Walmsley, Director of Investor Engagement, Financial Reporting Council
Tim Ward, Chief Executive, Quoted Companies Alliance
Mark Wearden, Director, MBS Governance
Victoria Whyte, SVP, Company Secretary, GSK plc
Derek Woodward, Group Company Secretary, Worldpay Group plc
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