2022 Winners

Best HR student
Winner: Kerry Morgan-Cranston
Highly commended: Michelle Weir

Best L&D/OD initiative
Winner: Education Authority Northern Ireland 
Highly commended: SHS Group 

Best change management initiative
Sponsored by Queen’s University Management School
Winner: Thompson Aero Seating Limited 

Best hybrid and flexible working initiative
Sponsored by Hunter Savage
Winner: SHS Group
Highly commended: Collins Aerospace in Kilkeel 

Best resourcing and talent management initiative
Sponsored by PwC 
Winner: Viberoptix

Best employee voice initiative
Sponsored by the Labour Relations Agency
Winner: Collins Aerospace in Kilkeel 

Best inclusion and diversity initiative
Sponsored by Diversity Mark
Winner: Northern Ireland Civil Service  
Highly commended: Stepping Stones NI & Henderson Retail Ltd 

Best health and wellbeing initiative
Sponsored by Inspire
Winner: SHS Group
Highly commended: South Eastern Regional College

Best external consultancy
Sponsored by Worthingtons Solicitors
Winner: Wiser Working Ltd 

Best apprenticeship scheme
Sponsored by Workplus
Winner: Northern Ireland Water 
Highly commended: Almac Group 

Rising star of the people profession
Sponsored by Think People
Winner: Lauren Glencross, Danske Bank
Highly commended: Conor McKenna, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Excellence in HR leadership
Sponsored by TLT
Winner: Chris Overend, Finnebrogue Artisan 

Best people team
Sponsored by Danske Bank
Winner: Northern Health and Social Care Trust 
Highly commended: Collins Aerospace in Kilkeel 

Outstanding contribution in the field of people development in Northern Ireland
Sponsored by the CIPD
Presented to Sam Davidson, Group HR Director, Henderson Group