Winners Announced For The First Ever PMI UK Awards

NOVEMBER 2019: PRESS RELEASE

Winners of PMI UK Awards—the UK’s inaugural 2019 National Project Awards— have been announced at a glittering ceremony at the Honourable Artillery Company in London.

Winners of thee UK’s inaugural 2019 National Project Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony at the Honourable Artillery Company in London.

Launched by the UK chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute) in celebration of the global organisation’s 50th anniversary, the awards, sponsored by PwC, recognised the achievements of professional project, portfolio and programme managers and their teams.

Winners of PMI UK’s inaugural 2019 National Project Awards have been announced at a glittering ceremony at the Honourable Artillery Company in London.

Launched by the UK chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute) in celebration of the global organisation’s 50th anniversary, the awards, sponsored by PwC, recognised the achievements of professional project, portfolio and programme managers and their teams.

Eleven winners were chosen from 41 finalists by a judging panel of industry experts and PMI representatives, with an independent oversight’ of the judging process provided by Pinsent Masons. Each winner was noted as showcasing superior performance through the application of project management, superior organisational results and/or positive impacts on the community or organisation.

Chris Field, Chair of PMI UK, comments: “We had a great response to this our first ever awards, with the evening hailed a huge success by everyone that attended. It was also a great way to mark our organisation’s milestone 50th anniversary. The quality of entries received was outstanding and choosing a winner for each category was not an easy task for our judges, so well done also to each of the finalists.”

Tim Podesta
Tim Podesta

Hosted by Toastmaster Tim Podesta, the ceremony also included a presentation from Comedic Keynote Speaker and PMO Expert Peter Taylor, a live performance from contemporary folk band Ranagri and entertainment from Magician Wayne Trice.

contemporary folk band ranagri
Live performance from contemporary folk band Ranagri

Winners of the 2019 Project Management Awards, announced on 14th November, were:

  • Project Management for Social Good Award [Community Advancement]: Bournemouth University
  • Project Management for Social Good Award [Corporate Social Responsibility]: Anchor Hanover
  • Teaching Excellence Award: Dr Karen Thompson
  • Project Management Literature Award: Susanne Madsen
  • Innovation in Project Management Award: Bournemouth University
  • Young Project Professional of the Year Award: Susie Palmer-Trew
  • PMO of the Year Award: Dyson
  • Project of the Year Award [Public Sector]: Transport for London – The Ultra-Low Emission Programme
  • Project of the Year Award [Small & Medium Enterprise]: Cora Systems – The Global Digital Exemplar Programme
  • Project of the Year Award [Large Private Enterprise]: Rolls-Royce PLC
  • Project Professional of the Year Award: Neil Campbell
Project Professional of the Year Award - Neil Campbell
Project Professional of the Year Award – Neil Campbell

Chris Field adds: “A huge congratulations to all the winners and thanks should also go to our expert panel of judges and to our sponsors PwC.”

PMI is the world’s leading project management organisation delivering value for more than 2.9 million professionals worldwide through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.

PMI UK is a non-profit volunteer organisation with over 3,500 members. Hosting daytime and evening events (in-person and digital) across the UK, PMI UK promotes the project management profession, supports professional development and provides the opportunity to network with practitioners from across industry sectors.

For more information about PMI UK, visit www.pmi.org.uk or to find out more about PMI, go to https://www.pmi.org/.

More Project Management Awards

In addition to the PMI UK Awards, the APM announced the winners of their Project Management 2019 Award earlier this month.

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