Celebrating top talent in the banking and finance industry, WIBF’s Awards for Achievement is a vibrant occasion to remember.

With categories for young achievers, experienced professionals, champions for women and diverse teams, the awards have shone the spotlight on influential leaders for two decades.


We will be launching the 2020 Awards in November. Watch this space.

For information about the 2019 Awards please visit this page.


Our previous winners

Lifetime Achievement Award
2019
Noreen Doyle, Credit Suisse
The Tech Star Award
2019
Jenny Chong, Credit Suisse
Young Professional Award
2019
Amani Kiflemariam, Credit Suisse
Team Diversity Award
2019
Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions COO Team, Macquarie
Champion for Women
2019
Anna Somaiya, KPMG LLP
Award for Achievement
2019
Deborah Gilshan, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Team Diversity Award
2018
Women Connect, Credit Suisse
Champion for Women
2018
Tracy Watkinson, Credit Suisse
Rising Star Award
2018
Abisola Barber, Barclays
Award for Achievement
2018
Alison McGregor, HSBC
Young Professional Award
2018
Emma Margetts, Visible Alpha
Young Professional Award
2017
Francesca Lynch, RBC
Team Diversity Award
2017
Finance Diversity Team, Sky
Champion for Women
2017
Tracy Jordan, Credit Suisse
Award for Achievement
2017
Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, Moody’s
Award for Achievement
2016
Leigh Smyth, Lloyds Banking Group
Team Diversity Award
2016
Women’s Networks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Champion for Women
2016
Vivienne Artz, Citi
Young Professional Award
2016
Sophie Baldry, Lloyds Banking Group
Young Professional Award
2015
Anett Galosfai, Thomson Reuters
Award for Achievement
2015
Ruth Wandhöfer, CITI
Team Diversity Award
2015
EY Restructuring, EY
Champion for Women
2015
Alan Haywood, BP
Team Diversity Award
2014
Barclays Internal Audit, Barclays
Young Professional Award
2014
Helen Cooper, KPMG
Champion for Women
2014
Safiye Ozuygun, Citi
Award for Achievement
2014
Marion Leslie, Thomson Reuters
Young Professional Award
2013
Nicole D’Angelo, Citi
Champion for Women
2013
Ellvena Graham, Ulster Bank
Award for Achievement
2013
Cheryl Newton, Lloyds
Young Professional Award
2012
Jennifer Wan, BAML
Champion for Women
2012
Charlotte Sweeney, Nomura
Award for Achievement
2012
Liz Bingham, EY
Young Professional Award
2011
Stephanie Niven, Javelin Capital LLP
Champion for Women
2011
Vanessa Vallely, Aviva Investors (wearethecity.com)
Award for Achievement
2011
Carole Berndt, BAML
Young Professional Award
2010
Sarah Smith, Barclays Wealth
Champion for Women
2010
Heather Melville, RBS
Award for Achievement
2010
Lesley Lynn, Citi
Young Professional Award
2009
Alexandra Sinton, RBC
Champion for Women
2009
Jessica Jones, Goldman Sachs
Award for Achievement
2009
Audrey Connolly, Lloyds Banking Group
Lifetime Achievement Award
2008
Anne Watts CBE, Appointments Commision
Award For Outstanding Contribution
2008
Alison Duncan, EY
Award for Achievement
2008
Marisa Drew, Credit Suisse
Lifetime Achievement Award
2007
Jan Babiak, EY
Award For Outstanding Contribution
2007
India Gary, Lehman Brothers
Award for Achievement
2007
Helen Weir, Lloyds TSB
WIBF Chairman’s Award
2006
Sarah Deaves, Coutts and Co
Lifetime Achievement Award
2006
Eileen Mackay, RBS and Edinburgh Investment Trust
Award For Outstanding Contribution
2006
Mandy Mannix, Lehman Brothers
Award for Achievement
2006
Emma Howard, BDO Stoy Hayward LLP
Lifetime Achievement Award
2005
Susan Rice, Lloyds TSB Scotland
Award For Outstanding Contribution
2005
Pippa Mason, Citigroup
Award for Achievement
2005
Anita Mather, Citigroup
Lifetime Achievement Award
2004
Marion King, VOCA
Award For Outstanding Contribution
2004
Anne Collard, JP Morgan
Award for Achievement
2004
Anke Parr, Lehman Brothers
Lifetime Achievement Award
2003
Margery Povall, WIBF Co Founder
Award for Achievement
2003
Joanne Louise Cartwright, Barclays Bank
Award for Achievement
2002
Denise Everall, Citigroup
Lifetime Achievement Award
2001
Jane Bradford CBE, WIBF Co Founder
Award for Achievement
2001
Lesley MacDonagh, Lovell White Durrrant
Award for Achievement
2000
Ann Leverett, WIBF
Award for Achievement
2000
Lynn Hannay, Hannay-Rowe Education Company Limited
Award for Achievement
2000
Elizabeth Hart, Barclays Private Bank
Award for Achievement
1999
Nicola Kelanthous, Barclays
Award for Achievement
1999
Amanda Beckley, Natwest Markets
Award for Achievement
1999
Sharon Cooper, Citibank NA
Award for Achievement
1998
Pauline Hedges, BASE Connections
Award for Achievement
1998
Carolanne Minashi, UBS