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The 2018 Leading Wales Awards are open for nominations

Nominations for the 14th Leading Wales Awards open on Monday 9th April, closing at midnight on Friday 1st June. “This year we are seeking nominations of individuals whose leadership is truly outstanding, inspiring and motivating” commented Barbara Chidgey, Executive... read more

Key Dates

KEY DATES FOR THE 2018 LEADING WALES AWARDS 2018 Awards nominations open: Monday 9th April 2018 Website closes for nominations: Friday June 1st 2018 (Nominations documents are downloaded from website and submitted via email) Thursday July 12th 2018: Judging Day for... read more

Leadership Conversations

#myleadership – understanding your personal leadership approach We are holding 4 free CPD leadership development events will take place during the nomination period for the 2018 Leading Wales Awards. Thursday 11th April 16:45 at Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University... read more

Keith Towler reflects on Leadership

Keith Towler reflects on Leadership and the Leading Wales Awards Keith Towler, Chair of the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) was winner of the Leadership in the Voluntary & Not for Profit Sector in 2017. What makes a good leader? A question... read more

Dr Mhairi McVicar

Dr Mhairi McVicar, Cardiff University won the Leadership in the Public Sector Award in 2017 What did being shortlisted for or winning a Leading Wales Award mean to you? As well as being surprised, and honoured, I was really pleased to hear that the award jury had... read more

Scott Liddle

Scott Liddle, Group Commercial Director at Acorn Recruitment Passion key to industry recognition With entries for the 2018 Leading Wales Awards opening this week, Scott Liddle, Group Commercial Director at Acorn Recruitment, tells us about picking up the “Leadership... read more

Lindsay Cordery-Bruce

Lindsay Cordery-Bruce was CEO of NewLinks when she won Leadership in the Voluntary & Not for Profit Sector award in 2015 What did being shortlisted for or winning a Leading Wales Award mean to you? To be honest I cringed, but that’s just me. I’m not really the... read more

Sarah Blackmore

Sarah Blackmore, Director of Social Care, New Directions was shortlisted in 2013 What did being shortlisted for a Leading Wales Award mean to you? “I felt incredibly proud to be nominated and recognised as a leader in Wales. When shortlisted in 2013, I had been in my... read more

Mike Jones

Mike Jones (Regional Managing Director – Wales, Gallagher) was short listed for Leadership in the Private Sector in 2016 What did being shortlisted for or winning a Leading Wales Award mean to you? Recognition is critical in all aspects of life.  Acknowledgement of... read more