IoD announces Jersey Director Awards finalists

Posted: 05/04/2019

Gyles Brandreth_IoDThe Jersey branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced a 23-strong shortlist of individuals for the 10th annual search to find the top leaders across Jersey’s private, public and voluntary sectors.

The IoD Jersey Director of the Year Awards celebrate strong leadership and recognise excellence across the business community and public sector. The ceremony will be hosted by writer, broadcaster, former MP and government whip Gyles Brandreth (pictured) next month. The 2019 finalists are as follows:

Director of the Year, Large Business 
• Michael Clarke, UBS
• Andrew McLaughlin, RBSI
• Alan Merry, Ports of Jersey

Young Director of the Year
• Trina Channing-Rudd, Whitmill
• Natalie Passmore, Jersey Water
• Dan Williams, Comnexa

Third Sector Director of the Year  
• Dina Cook, Wetwheels
• Aidan McAvinue, Jersey Community Partnership/Grace Crocker Foundation/Jersey Round Island Challenge/Family First
• Melissa Nobrega, Caring Cooks

Public Sector Director of the Year
• Mark Capern, Jersey Youth Service
• Sophie Le Sueur, Customer & Local Services
• Tony Moretta, Digital Jersey
• Darren Scott, Channel Islands Lottery

International Director of the Year
• Tim Brown, Jersey Post
• Tim Childe, Quilter Cheviot
• Simon Mackenzie, Intertrust

Director of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility
• Louise Bracken-Smith, Fairway
• Ashley Cox, Zedra
• Simon Nash, Jersey Good Business Charter
• Chris Van Den Berg, PwC 

Director of the Year, Start Up
• Tom Hacqouil, Pinpoint
• Lee Madden, GR8 Recruitment
• Glenda Rivoallan, Soulgenic

The 2019 judges are Tim Crowley (Managing Director, La Mare Vineyards), Emelita Robbins (CEO, Jersey Hospice), Lesley Dickie (CEO, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust), Graeme Smith (CEO, Jersey Business) and Lisa Springate (Head of Technical, Jersey Finance). 

The winners will be announced on Friday 17 May at The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa. For tickets for the IoD Jersey Director of the Year Awards click here 

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