The Awards

The Awards

The Non-Executive Director Awards were established in 2006, by Peel Hunt, to recognise the achievements of Non-Executive Directors who contribute daily to the success and growth of businesses and Not-for-Profit organisations across the UK. There are six categories within the awards:

Judges

Our eminent panel of judges come from a variety of sectors, including the Not-for-Profit sector. The awards will be chaired by Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of BAE Systems, and previous chairs have included Baroness Hogg, Sir John Parker and most recently Dame Helen Alexander. To view a list of the of judges, please click here

FTSE 100

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and shown good
corporate governance.

  • To be eligible, companies must be in the FTSE100.
  • Nominees must have been in their role for at least a year (from September 2016).

FTSE All Share

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and provided shown corporate governance.

  • To be eligible, companies must be quoted on the Main Market but not be a constituent of the FTSE100.
  • Nominees must have been in their role for at least a year (from September 2016).

 

FTSE AIM

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and shown good
corporate governance.

  • To be eligible, companies must be quoted on the FTSE AIM.
  • Nominees must have been in their role for at least a year (from September 2016).

 

Private/ Private Equity Backed

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and shown good
corporate governance.

  • To be eligible, companies must be a private or private equity backed companies.
  • Nominees must have been in their role for at least a year (from September 2016).

 

Not–for–Profit / Public Service Organisation

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and shown good
corporate governance.

  • To be eligible, companies must be a not for profit or public service organisation.
  • Nominees must have been in their role for at least a year (from September 2016).

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Picked by the judges.

 

NED to Watch

The nominee must have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, shown an innovative approach to the business, demonstrated high ethical standards and shown good corporate
governance.

  • Non-Executive Director not a Chairman or Senior Independent Director
  • Only been a NED for under 5 years (since September 2012)