Professional Pensions has recently launched the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards 2018 – which celebrate the achievements of women working in pensions or acting as a trustee.

Professional Pensions has recently launched the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards 2018 - which celebrate the achievements of women working in pensions or acting as a trustee.

The Women in Pensions Awards firmly believes that initiatives that aim to inspire and campaign for greater representation of women both in pensions and on trustee boards have a key role to play in supporting gender diversity. We believe the Women in Pensions Awards can complement these initiatives by shining a spotlight on the work of inspirational and groundbreaking women in the pensions sector.

How you can play your part

By nominating someone for the awards or entering yourself you will not only help to acknowledge the current achievements of women, you will be helping to inspire and encourage the next generation of women in the pensions sector.

Nomination is quick and easy:

You simply complete some basic details about the person, company or scheme you are nominating. You can also nominate yourself. Nominations can be supported with an optional 250-word statement.

Once nominations have been received, the nominee will be contacted and forwarded a list of questions that they will be required to complete in order to progress to the first round of judging. A shortlist will then be created from which an expert panel of judges will decide the winners in each category.

The deadline for nominations is 27 February 2018

>>Click here to start your nomination.

Visit the Women in Pensions Awards website to find out more information about the awards.


Categories & Criteria

The awards are open to those working for firms operating in the UK's pensions industry as well as those either working for or governing individual occupational pension schemes.

Nominees can be involved in roles including, but not limited to, pensions management, trusteeship, actuarial, pensions and investment consulting; legal advice; investment management; fiduciary management; scheme administration; member communications. Nominations can also be made for those involved other roles, such as sales and marketing, at organisations whose primary business or role is related to occupational pensions.

There is no limit on the number of nominations or categories. Women currently on maternity leave can also be nominated.

The categories and criteria are:

  • Pensions Woman of the Year
  • Pensions Manager of the Year
  • Trustee of the Year
  • Adviser of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Investment Manager of the Year
  • Rising Star Award
  • Mentor of the Year
  • Role Model of the Year
  • Team Leader of the Year
  • Most Inspiring Returner
  • ***Organisational Award*** Award for Supporting Diversity
  • Social Media Influencer of the Year

 To view the full category criteria, please visit: http://events.professionalpensions.com/womeninpensionsawards/static/categories

Should you have any queries about the awards, please do not hesitate to contact my colleague Joshua Wrazen via [email protected]com

We very much look forward to receiving your entries.

Kind regards,

Stephanie

Stephanie Baxter
Deputy Editor,
Professional Pensions


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