Winner – Dr Jane Cunningham
Dr Jane Cunningham’s nominator, Katie Wallace, Clinical Oncology SpR, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, said:
Jane is fantastic. She is passionate and dedicated and delivers above and beyond the expectations because of her passion to help and enable colleagues to develop in their careers. She’s a joy to work with and this drive will take her far in her future career. She has a wide range of skills which she uses to engage others and develop innovative approaches to problems which leave others perplexed. I have no doubt that she has already improved lives and will continue as she grows in influence over the coming years
In selecting the 2017 Future Leaders Award Winner, the members of the Main Judging Panel agreed that Dr Jane Cunningham clearly demonstrated her achievements to date and her leadership potential. She had found herself working in some extremely challenging environments and the Judges were particularly impressed by her clarity of vision, intelligence, boldness and balance.
The Panel’s Chairman, Gwen Rhys, Founder & CEO of Women in the City said:
During her interview, Jane displayed a great sense of humanity and it was clear she has the ability to bring others with her. All the Judges agreed that the external validation offered by winning the Future Leaders Award would undoubtedly give Jane a personal boost and were confident that she would both gain from and give a great deal to the other participants on the ICAEW’s Women in Leadership programme.
The Judging Panel were impressed by the quality of all of this year’s Future Leaders Award shortlisted candidates and decided that the following 6 should be Finalists.
Left to right: Rebecca Mahoney (ThoughtWorks), Dr Jane Cunningham (Health Education England), Shivani Uberoi (Sky UK), Dessy Ohanians (Global University Systems), Sarah Abrahams (Grant Thornton) and Melissa Davey (Bank of England).