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Congratulations to those shortlisted for the Careers Excellence Awards 2019 and thank you to all who took the time to enter this year’s Awards.

Through these awards, in partnership with the Gatsby Foundation, we are shining a light on best practice careers provision in schools, colleges, employers, local areas and providers across the country.

Below is a list of those shortlisted:

Careers Hub of the Year 

  • Tees Valley Careers Hub
  • Lancashire Careers Hub
  • Worcestershire Careers Hub

Careers Leader of the Year 

  • Jake Armstrong Careers Leader, Addey and Stanhope School, Lewisham, London
  • Philippa Hartley Careers Leader, Huntcliff School, North Lincolnshire
  • Dr Ina Goldberg, Careers Leader, Oasis Academy Brislington
Careers Provider of the Year
  • Derbyshire Education Business Partnership
  • The Wow Show
  • Future First 

Enterprise Adviser of the Year

  • Neil Conlon, Conlon Construction
  • Lucy Bramley, Microsoft
  • Paul Rutterford, Viking Marine Recruitment
  • Anna Smith, A Logical Ltd

Innovation of the Year

  • Sarah Barley, Trust Director of Employability, The Education Alliance (Multi-academy Trust, Humber)
  • Stuart George, Careers Lead, Didcot Girls School, (Oxfordshire)
  • Stephen Logan, Social Media and Marketing Manager National Careers Week

Large Employer of the Year

  • Ben Churchill, KPMG
  • Simon Humphrey, Arm Ltd (Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough) 
  • Jayne Greaves, Willmott Dixon (Greater Manchester)

Small or Medium Employer of the Year 

  • Cloudy Group Ltd (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley)
  • Atlas Packaging (Heart of the South West)
  • Pendleside Hospice (Lancashire)

Partnership of the Year

  • Whipsnade Zoo with The Avenue Centre for Education PRU (Bedfordshire)
  • West Midlands UTC Employer Group with West Midlands UTC  
  • Jacobs with Carmel College, Darlington

Progress from a School or College

  • Huntcliff School
  • Westminster Kingsway College
  • St Damien’s RC Science College

School or College of the Year

  • The Misbourne (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley)
  • Bedford Academy (South East Midlands)
  • Shuttleworth College (Lancashire)

SEND Champion of the Year

  • Brookfields Specialist School, (Thames Valley Berkshire)
  • Catcote Academy (Tees Valley)
  • The Westminster School, Sandwell (Black Country)


Any further questions, please contact awards@careersandenterprise.co.uk