Nominations for David Grimley Memorial Award 2020

Friday, 20 March 2020
8:00 pm (UK time)

We have pleasure in inviting nominations for the Young Professional of the Year 2020, worth £250 to the winner, together with the opportunity to be presented with the certificate and cheque at the Annual Dinner on 6th March 2020.

The David Grimley Memorial Award for the Young Professional of the Year 2020 is sponsored by DWF LLP ( The award is to recognise the professional development and achievement of young people in our area.

To allow sufficient time for the panel to review all nominations, send completed applications by email to before the closing date on 31st January 2020.

Entry Criteria:

• Candidates, who do not have to be existing CII Members, must be under the age of 35 on 1st January 2020 and have been working in the Insurance or Financial Services sector for a minimum of two years.

• Nominations may be supported by references from clients or customers.

• If you have been nominated or have nominated someone previously, this is not a bar to a nomination for this year's award.

• Examination success will be taken into account but will not be the sole or main factor.

Points to Consider:

• The judges are looking for professional development in the broadest sense and will wish to recognise someone who, in line with the CII definition of CPD, can demonstrate their professional development by 'the acquisition of knowledge, experience and skills and the development of personal qualities necessary for the execution of professional and technical duties throughout working life'.

• Employers and managers in the local institute's area are invited to nominate any number of people within their own company to be considered by a panel as worthy of being selected for one of the top three places from whom the overall winner will be chosen.

Nominations will be adjudicated by a panel comprising President/Past President, Deputy President and Education Secretary.

How to Enter:

1. Check that the candidate meets the entry criteria and contact us if unsure about anything.

2. Download the nomination form which can be found below

3. Email it to:

Please make sure that all of your details are completed so that we can contact you, if required.

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