Our 2021 Pioneers

We want to thank all of the culture-driven people professionals and teams who entered the awards in 2021 and demonstrated how our individual efforts amount to a great deal collectively. Congratulations to the 2021 winners and finalists!

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Our 2021 Culture Pioneer Award winners

Interested in finding out what makes a Culture Pioneer? Read the inspirational stories and achievements of our 2021 winners.

Wellbeing Award Winner

Jessica Badley
Blood Cancer UK

Inclusion Award Winner

Karen Dobres
& The Board of Directors

Lewes Football Club

Learning Award Winner

Jessica Leigh Jones MBE and Tom de Vall
iungo Solutions Limited

Innovation Award Winner

Deryn McIntosh and Team
Panorama and RCI

“Culture Pioneers go beyond the superficial and beyond the labels.”

“They are I.M.P.A.C.T oriented. Meaning they generate Ideas, Methodologies and Processes that Activate Captivating Transformations.”

Our 2021 Culture Pioneer Award Finalists

Explore the achievements of our 2021 shortlist across the four categories.

Wellbeing Award Finalists

Kelly Perry

Munpreet Cheema

Kate Adney and the People & Organisational Development Team
Royal Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust

Linda Mountford & the HR team
John West

Inclusion Award Finalists

Steph Clark & The People Team
Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust

David Blackburn & Team
Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Jessica Bensch & Sandra Simms
F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Deryn McIntosh & Team

Learning Award Finalists

Patrick Mullarkey& Brij Palicha

Eman Al-Hillawi
Entec Si

Yasmine Alani
News UK

The HR Team

Innovation Award Finalists

Rachel Squirrell & Team
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Jessica Leigh Jones MBE & Tom de Vall
iungo Solutions Limited