The quality of entries we saw this year was off the scale, and choosing winners in each category was extremely difficult for our panel of judges. Making the shortlist is a wonderful achievement, congratulations to everyone nominated and shortlisted.

A huge congratulations to all of our winners and those highly commended. Being selected is a real commendation among so many of your exceptional peers.

 

 

 

Diversity Employer of the Year

FDM Group

 

 

Diversity Project of the Year

Empiric

 

 

CIO of the Year

Carol Johnson, IT Director, The Telegraph

 

 

Digital Leader of the Year - ENT

Jo Hutchinson, Digital Director, The Prince's Trust

 

Highly commended: Nickie Harding, Associate Director of Informatics, Cambridge University Hospitals

 

Digital Leader of the Year - SME

Agnes Boros, Director, Online Solutions, Control Risks

 

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

 

Suzy Dean, CEO and Founder, AddIn365

Highly commended: Rachel Jones, Founder and CEO, SnapDragon Monitoring ltd

 

Future CIO

Sofy Genevieve Large, Senior Digital Delivery Manager, EE

 

 

Graduate of the Year - ENT

 

Jasmine Chung, Business Analyst, Barclays


Highly commended: Oishi Deb, Software Engineer, Rolls-Royce

 

 

Graduate of the Year - SME

Melinda Fernandes, QA Engineer Consultant, Sparta Global

 

 

Hero of the Year - ENT

 

Belinda Green, Learning Technologist, University of Northampton

Highly commended: Cathryn Page, Deputy Director of Digital, The Prince's Trust

 

 

Hero of the Year - SME

Angela Sims, IT Programme Manager, Control Risks

 

 

Innovator of the Year - ENT

Louise Curtis, Product Manager - 3rd Party Platforms, The Telegraph

 

 

Innovator of the Year - SME

 

Rachel Jones, Founder and CEO, SnapDragon Monitoring ltd


Highly commended: Emily Foges, CEO, Luminance

 

 

Software Engineer of the Year

Emma Jenkins, Barnsley Metropolitan Council

Highly commended: Rachana Mehta, Telegraph Media Group

 

Role Model of the Year - ENT

Laura Firth, IT Business Systems Analysis Manager, Allianz Insurance

 

 

Role Model of the Year - SME

Dr. Lisa Noelle Smith, CEO, Kraydel

 

 

Security Leader of the Year

Poppy Gustafsson, co-Ceo, Darktrace

 

 

Team Leader of the Year - ENT

 

Jo Shepherd, Head of Service, Worldline IT Services UK Ltd


Highly commended: Gill Broderick, Programme Director, Post Office

 

 

Team Leader of the Year - SME

Kate Ross, Programme Director, Smart Pension

 

 

Transformation Leader - ENT

Charlotte Walters, Agile and DevOps Transformation Manager, Allianz

 

 

Transformation Leader - SME

Amanda Colpoys, Agile Coach, Moonpig

 

 

Woman of the Year - ENT

Nickie Harding, Associate Director of Informatics, Cambridge University Hospitals

 

 

Woman of the Year - SME

 

Emily Foges, CEO, Luminance


Highly commended: Martina King, Chief Executive Officer, Featurespace

 

 

Rising Star - ENT

Isabel Richards, Head of Product, Ocado Technology

 

 

Rising Star - SME

Rickaia Browne, e-Rostering Project Manager, Pennine Care Foundation Trust

 

 

Outstanding Returner Award

Sara Matthewman, Software engineer, Capgemini

 

 

Outstanding Transformation

Tripta Kershaw, Head of Programmes and Project Delivery, Hermes UK

 

 

IT Leader of the Year - ENT

Claire Hoxworth, Manager (Lead of) - Service Information and Support, BBC

 

 

IT Leader of the Year - SME

Natascha Polderman, Group CIO, Control Risks