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Shortlist for IoD Jersey Director of the Year announced

Shortlist for IoD Jersey Director of the Year announced

The Jersey branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced a 25-strong shortlist of individuals for the ninth annual search to find the top leaders across Jersey’s private, public and voluntary sectors.

The winners of the 2018 Jersey Director of the Year Awards will be announced at a black-tie awards dinner on Friday 27 April at the Hotel de France.

Designed to celebrate strong leadership and recognise excellence across the business community and public sector, the Awards this year will feature a number of new categories. The 2018 shortlist is as follows:

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR FOR INNOVATION
Howard Le Cornu - The Resolution Centre
Russell Newton - Global Advisors
Tom Noel - JT Global
Allan Watts - Sleep Well Limited
John Woodhouse - Total Solutions Group

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR FOR THIRD SECTOR
Ruth Brunton - Brighter Futures
Lesley Dickie - Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Fiona Kerley - Jersey Hospitality Association
Emelita Robbins - Jersey Hospice Care

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR FOR PUBLIC SECTOR
Amy Bryant - Jersey Finance
Steve Lewis - Highlands College
Andrew Sugden - States of Jersey Police

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Phil Balderson
Wendy Dorman
Charlotte Valeur

NEW/START-UP DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Daniel Butler-Hawkes - Vivilite
Johnathon Pereira - Seapower Marine
Ceri Riddett - C5 Alliance
Glenda Rivoallan - Soulgenic

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR FOR CSR
Adam Budworth - Grant Thornton
Ben Newman - First Names Group
Jamie Racjan - Fungi Delecti

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP
Tessa Hartmann - Hartmann House
Deanne Le Gresley - G4S
Simon Webster - CPA Global

The panel of judges for this year’s Awards is chaired by Lesley Harrison (Head of HR and Marketing, Sandpiper) and also includes Tim Crowley (Managing Director, La Mare Wine Estate), Monique O’Keefe (Co-Founder, Kairos Wealth) and Paul Savery (Managing Director, Barclays).

Chris Clark, IoD Jersey Chairman, said: "This year’s Awards are an evolution of our flagship initiative, conceived to better reflect the capabilities and value our leaders in Jersey bring to their organisations and the wider community. Once again, we’ve got a really strong shortlist and our Awards dinner in April should be a fantastic occasion."

Tickets for the Jersey Director of the Year Gala Dinner on 27th April 2018 can be booked via the Events page of the IoD Jersey website – www.iod.je.

The Awards are supported by Gold Sponsor Appleby, Silver Sponsor HSBC and Video Sponsor Orchid.