2018 Winners

Leadership in the Public Sector, supported by Academi Wales:
Viv Buckley, Deputy Principal, Bridgend College

Young Leader Award (14 – 25 years old), sponsored by Hodge:
Lucia Gabrielle Jones, UK Young Ambassador to Europe, British Youth Council

Leadership in the Private Sector sponsored by CIPD Wales:
Alex Parr, Managing Director, Wolfestone

Leadership in the Voluntary & Not For Profit Sector, sponsored by Williams Ross:
Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

Honorary Award supported by Academi Wales:
Professor Martin Kitchener, (until very recently) Dean of Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University

Leadership for the Future (Sustainability), sponsored by RWA:
Karen Davies, CEO, Purple Shoots

Women in Leadership supported by Leading Wales Awards Consortium:
Helen Prosser, Strategic Director, The National Centre for Learning Welsh

Leadership in Social Enterprise sponsored by ACCA Cymru Wales:
Jenny Sims, CEO & Founder, Pembrokeshire FRAME

Inspiring Great Leadership (Organisational Award) sponsored by the Institute of Leadership & Management:
NHS Wales Finance Academy

Leadership Stories of our 2018 Finalists

Please click on each category below to access the Leadership Stories of the category finalists:

Leadership in the Public Sector

Leadership in Private Sector

Leadership in Social Enterprise

Leadership in the Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector

Young Leader (14 – 25 years old)

Leadership for the Future

Women in Leadership

Inspiring Great Leadership

Disclaimer: All details included in these leadership stories have been provided by the finalists themselves. All information has been accepted in good faith. Any references to individuals or circumstances have been relayed in the finalist’s own words and have not been verified by the Leading Wales Awards’ Directors or its Consortium. Any views expressed are those of the individuals concerned and are not necessarily the views of the Leading Wales Awards’ Directors or Consortium members.