2015 Shortlist

Congratulations to all our shortlisted nominees for the Excellence in Diversity Awards 2015.

We wish every nominee the very best of luck and the winners will be announced on Thursday, May 14th at the Manchester Midland Hotel.

Excellence in Diversity Awards 2015 Shortlist
Diversity Champion Awards

Recognises an individual who has shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity internally and externally, making a positive difference in other’s lives through significant contributions to social justice, equality and diversity.

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Education are:

Joanne Tedds –
City & Islington College

David Bolt –
Hope University

Shaun Dellenty –
Inclusion for All

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Housing are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Public are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Private are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Champion Award for Charity are:

Bisi Alimi –
Human Rights Activist

Helen Keeling-Marston –
Support through Sport UK

Diverse Company Awards

Identifies a company that has shown outstanding contribution to harnessing diversity within their workforce, actively taking the lead to highlight the business case for diversity within their industry.

The shortlist for the 2015 Diverse Company Award for Education are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diverse Company Award for Housing are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diverse Company Award for Public are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diverse Company Award for Private are:

The shortlist for the 2015 Diverse Company Award for Charity are:

Lifetime Achiever Award

Honours an individual who has devoted a major portion of their professional life to enhancing the practice of equality and diversity, making significant, innovative, and cumulatively outstanding contributions to the cause.

The shortlist for the 2015 Lifetime Achiever Award are:

John Campbell

Nasser Siabi OBE

Outstanding Diversity Network Award

Identifies the outstanding contribution of an employee network that has tackled issues internally or externally to influence change in the field of equality and diversity.

The shortlist for the 2015 Outstanding Diversity Network are:

EY Sikh Network
EY Sikh Network

RBS FW
RBS Focused Women

Best Diversity Resource Award

Recognises an organisation that has shown outstanding dedication to supplying diversity related resources such as jobsites, diversity training programmes, e-learning and diversity marks.

The shortlist for the 2015 Best Diversity Resource Award are:

Employee of the Year Award

Showcases the excellent commitment an employee has made into actively developing an inclusive workplace for fellow employees – where fairness, respect, equality, dignity, and autonomy are at the forefront of their values and promoted as part of their everyday goals and behaviour.

The shortlist for the 2015 Employee of the Year Award are:

Andrew Barratt –
Ogilvy

Graeme Whippy –
Lloyds Banking Group

Jeanette Gagg –
UK HM Prison Service

Diversity Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

Marketing has a major role in communicating the value of a product to the British public, and this award identifies an innovative marketing campaign that has challenged discrimination and reflected the diversity of the UK through radio, television or print campaigns.

The shortlist for the 2015 Diversity Marketing Campaign of the Year Award are:

Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award

Highlights the excellent achievements of the Head of Diversity within a particular organisation that has shown leadership, commitment and motivation – driving the diversity agenda throughout an organisation and the wider community.

The shortlist for the 2015 Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award are:

Jen Smith –
Circle Housing

Bruce Campion-Smith –
East Kent Hospitals University

Fiona Bartels -Ellis –
British Council


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