2023 Winners and Highly Commended

Congratulations to all of this year's winners and highly commended:

Business Development Manager of the Year

Highly Commended: Ruth Heather, Royal London

Winner: Clodagh Morris, Legal & General

Woman of the Year - Technology

Highly Commended: Natalie Mayne, CIExpert

Winner: Anya Roy, Syrona Health

Woman of the Year - Marketing

Winner: Emma Walker, LifeSearch

Woman of the Year - Customer Support

Winner: Rachel Eason-Whale, London & Country Mortgages

Woman of the Year - Propositions

Winner: Ambika Fraser, Unum

Woman of the Year - Claims

Highly Commended: Marie-Paule Birkett, Vitality Health

Winner: Vanessa Sallows, Legal & General

Woman of the Year - Underwriting

Winner: Claire Nolan, Swiss Re

Woman of the Year - Intermediary Support

Winner: Laura McDonald, Vitality

Mentor of the Year

Winner: Fiona Wainwright, Aviva

Educator of the Year

Highly Commended: Nicola Mckenzie, Dunham McCarthy Financial Services

Winner: Kathryn Knowles, Advice for Advisers

Rising Star

Highly Commended: Kelly Bird, Protex Financial

Winner: Sheryl Cheng, London and Country Mortgages

Unsung Hero - Intermediary

Winner: Ruth Downs, The Platt Partnership

Unsung Hero - Provider

Winner: Sophie Barran-Jones, Cirencester Friendly Society

Diversity & Inclusion Champion of the Year

Highly Commended: Nancy Reeve, Willis Tower Watson

Winner: Rachel Eason-Whale, London and Country Mortgages

Outstanding Culture of Inclusivity

Highly Commended: LifeSearch

Winner: Aviva

Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion

Winner: Sesame Banking Group

Adviser of the Year

Highly Commended: Naomi Greatorex, Heath Protection Solutions

Winner: Karla Edwards, The Protection Parent

Inspirational Leader of the Year - Intermediary

Winner: Zanele Sibanda, Towergate Health & Protection

Inspirational Leader of the Year - Provider

Winner: Louise Colley, Zurich

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Winner: Vicky Churcher