2023 Finalists

We are thrilled to announce our 2023 Culture Pioneers shortlist!

Thank you to all those who entered this year and shared their inspiring stories and achievements – and a huge congratulations to our 2023 Culture Pioneer finalists! Your hard work has paid off and it’s time to celebrate your successes in positive culture change.

Of course, the story is not over yet, as we have yet to reveal our 2023 winners.

We will be announcing these prized positions and handing out the trophies at our in-person event, in central London on 21 March 2024.

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Wellbeing Award


Mental Health First Aid England®



Venture Ten


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Inclusion Award

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Coventry City Council

National Composites Centre

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust

Yasmine Alani, Media Zoo

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Learning Award


Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion


Elton Ron Nathan, Apollo Health and Lifestyle Ltd



Venture Ten

Yorkshire Cancer Research

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Brand Award


Brooklands College

Chivas Brothers

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James Ferguson, Wurzak Hotel Group

To find out more about our finalists, read the full announcement on HRZone.

Join the Culture Pioneers in London

Join HRZone and the Culture Pioneers on the 21st of March 2024 in London.

This evening will be a dynamic gathering for forward-thinking professionals dedicated to shaping the future of workplace culture as we celebrate the impactful transformations and journeys of our 2023 Culture Pioneer winners!

Our 2023 finalists

Our 2023 Culture Pioneers powerfully demonstrated intent, action and impact.

The organisations making up our shortlist have candidly reflected on both their shortfalls and successes, attentively listened to their people, and co-created a diverse action plan for their culture-crafting efforts. All of which has led to promising signs of business impact.

Read their inspirational stories on HRZone.com

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