2019 Winners

Here they are - the winners of the 2019 Women in Pensions Awards...

The awards - which aim to shine a spotlight on the work of inspirational and groundbreaking women in the pensions sector ­- were presented at a glittering gala dinner at the Hilton London Bankside last night (11 July) by writer and comedian Viv Groskop

The winners are:



Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner:

Emma Douglas (Legal & General)


Pensions Woman of the Year

Winner:

Emma Douglas (Legal & General)

Highly Commended:

Samantha Brown (Herbert Smith Freehills)

Tracy Blackwell (Pension Insurance Corporation)


Pensions Manager of the Year

Winner:

Caroline Eastwood (Skipton Building Society)

Highly Commended:

Mel Duffield (Universities Superannuation Scheme)


Trustee of the Year

Winner:

Judith Maguire (Capital Cranfield Pension Trustees)


Adviser of the Year

Winner:

Marian Elliott (Reddington)


Lawyer of the Year

Winner:

Anna Copestake (ARC Pensions Law)


Administrator of the Year

Joint winner:

Claire Montgomery (Trafalgar House)

Elaine Wiscombe (Pension Protection Fund)

Highly commended:

Melanie Adams (Mercer)


Investment Manager of the Year

Winner:

Helen Prior (Cardano Risk Management)

Highly Commended:

Anna Rule (RPMI Railpen)

Katherine Husvaeg (Russell Investments)


Rising Star of the Year

Winner:

Katherine Pound (Willis Towers Watson)

Highly Commended:

Leanne Carpenter (Buck)

Emma Garrett (Hymans Robertson)


Mentor of the Year

Winner:

Lee Georgs (Redington)


Role Model of the Year

Joint Winner:

Jennifer Beaumont (RPMI)

Claire Skinner (Mercer)


Saleswoman/Marketer of the Year

Winner:

Rachel Basarab-Horwath (AXA IM, but awarded the accolade for her achievements at her former employer, Mercer)


Team Leader of the Year

Winner:

Fae Miller (Mercer)


Most Inspiring Returner

Winner:

Geri McMahon


Change Excellence

Winner:

Karen Shackleton (MJ Hud)

Highly Commended:

Romi Savova (PensionBee


Award for Supporting Diversity

Winner:

Willis Towers Watson Highly Commended: Sackers