The Government Finance Profession (GFP) is delighted to announce the winners of the sixteen awards in fifteen categories.
The Government Finance Profession (GFP) is delighted to announce the winners of the sixteen awards in fifteen categories for excellence in financial management presented on Thursday 3 November at a ceremony in Birmingham.
The award winners were:
|GFP MBA Scholarship||Matt McDonnell||Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
|Outstanding Contribution to the Profession||Whole of Government Accounts Team||HM Treasury|
|Personality of the Year||Ian Haldenby||Department for Education|
|Government’s Accounting Technician of the Year||Lynn Williams||Department for Work & Pensions|
|PQ of the Year||Wendy Richmond||HM Revenue & Customs|
|NQ of the Year||Faisal Mir||Department for Communities & Local Government|
|Project Team the Year||National External Funding Governance Team||The Environment Agency|
|Unsung Hero||Dennis Duignan||Department for Work & Pensions|
|Sustainability Award||Finance and Commercial Teams||Department for Work & Pensions|
|Mentor of the Year||Captain Paul Carcone||British Army|
|Boss of the Year||Michael Richardson||Department for Work & Pensions|
|Finance Team of the Year *(1)||Midlands Regional Finance Team||HM Courts and Tribunals Service|
|Finance Team of the Year *(2)||Strategic Weapons Finance Team||Ministry of Defence|
|Finance Director of the Year||Paul Coombs||Vehicle and Operator Services Agency|
|Innovation in Government||The Finance, Planning & Control Team||HM Revenue & Customs|
|Head of Profession’s Award for Lifetime Achievement||Ken Beeton||HM Treasury|
*The Judging Panel decided to make two awards this year in the “Finance Team of the Year” category.
Notes for Editors
This year, the GFP in association with BPP presented the first ever GFP MBA Scholarship.
The award for Innovation in Government was collected by
The award for Sustainability was collected by
The Government Finance Profession represents the 10,000 strong community of qualified and trainee accountants in central government. The awards were presented at the GFP Qualifieds’ Training Event on 3 November, in conjunction with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Barclays, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), Deloitte, Ernst & Young; J.P. Morgan, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and PQ Magazine.
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