Women in the City is delighted to announce the five Category Award winners for the hotly contested Woman of Achievement Awards 2015, sponsored by Misys. The announcement was made to a packed room of city professionals, sponsors and media at a Celebration Evening hosted by global law firm Bryan Cave, in London.
The Category Award winners, who completed a rigorous three stage judging process, are remarkable women who are fulfilling a demanding role plus ensuring that skilled and intelligent women are being supported to remain and progress in the workplace.
The five Category Award winners for 2015 are:
Construction & Engineering
Amanda Clack, Head of Infrastructure (Advisory) EY Construction and President-Elect RICS.
Emma Codd, Managing Partner for Talent, Deloitte LLP
Judith Stephenson, Margaret Pyke Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health, University College London (UCL)
Gilly Lord. Partner, Head of Regulatory Affairs, PwC
Melissa Di Donato, AVP, EMEA and APAC Channels and OEM, Salesforce
Gwen Rhys, CEO of Networking Culture Ltd and Founder of Women in the City, congratulated all the winners and said:
Our Category Award winners are all senior female executives who are leading the way in their field of expertise. What sets them apart from the crowd is that they are taking action to ensure a robust pipeline of talented women succeed within their organisation and sector. Winning this Award gives them the platform to progress their vision and values for women, as well as taking their own career to top levels of leadership.
The final selection of Category Winners reflects the standards of excellence across all nominees. The Category Winners will now go on to contend for the overall Woman of Achievement Award in November.
The Woman of Achievement Award 2015 will be presented by Sacha Romanovitch, CEO of Grant Thornton and previous Woman of Achievement Award Winner (2009) on Friday, 27th November at the 13th Annual Women in the City Celebration Lunch held at Plaisterers’ Hall, London when the Keynote Address will be given by Janvi Patel, Executive Chairman & Founder at Haleybury.
Limited places remain for the 13th Annual Women in the City Lunch & Awards Ceremony.