Rising Star Awards 2020 winners


Rising Star of the Year

Chintan Gandhi, Aon


Trainee of the Year

Winner: Fan Jia, PwC


Pensions Manager of the Year

Winner: Dzung Bale, British American Tobacco

Highly Commended: Rachel Murphy, Mercer


Trustee of the Year

Winner: Julia Yates, 20-20 Trustees


Adviser of the Year

Winner: Andy Lewis, Travers Smith

Highly Commended: Sarah Keighley, XPS Pensions Group


Actuarial / Advisory Trainee of the Year

Winner: Laasya Shekaran, LCP


Administrator of the Year

Winner: Nigel Milward, UNISON Staff Pension Scheme


Administration Trainee of the Year

Winner: Lauren Williams, Barnett Waddingham


Investment Manager of the Year

Winner: Kristina Branum-Burns, Universities Superannuation Scheme


Excellence in Customer Service and Communication Award

Winner: Richard Goldring, Smart Pension


Mentor of the Year

Winner: Azka Ali, Mercer


Team of the Year *** NEW FOR 2020 ***

Winner: 20-20 Trustees Team

Highly Commended: Pinsents Masons Pensions Team


Social Media Personality of the Year *** NEW FOR 2020 ***

Winner: Tess Page, Mercer


*** ORGANISATIONAL AWARD *** Award for Supporting Development

Winner: CMS


*** ORGANISATIONAL AWARD *** Training Scheme of the Year

Winner: Fidelity International