The awards are open to firms operating in the UK's investment industry. Nominees can be involved in roles including but not limited to fund management, wealth management, investment research, financial advice, investment analysis, marketing, sales, human resources, compliance, middle, front or back office within the investment sector.

Please note a person can only be nominated in a maximum of 3 categories. Women currently on maternity leave can also be nominated.

Investment Analyst of the Year

Open to women working in an investment analyst role within the UK's investment industry assessing companies and related financial information. Including, but not limited to, working for an asset manager, stockbroker, wealth manager, investment bank or investment research company.

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Fund Analyst of the Year

Open to women working in a fund analyst role within the UK's investment industry assessing mutual funds. Including, but not limited to, working for an asset manager, stockbroker, wealth manager, investment bank or investment research company.

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Fund Selector of the Year

Open to women working in a fund selector role within the UK's investment industry assessing mutual funds. Including, but not limited to, working for an asset manager, stockbroker, wealth manager, investment bank or investment research company.

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Fund Manager of the Year (small to medium firms)

Open to women managing funds that are registered for sale in the UK. Nominees can be the lead or part of a joint all female or mixed gender management team. This award will serve as inspiration for other women to consider a career in fund management and will therefore be judged primarily on qualitative factors. Less than 500 employees.

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Fund Manager of the Year (large firms)

Open to women managing funds that are registered for sale in the UK. Nominees can be the lead or part of a joint all female or mixed gender management team. This award will serve as inspiration for other women to consider a career in fund management and will therefore be judged primarily on qualitative factors. More than 500 employees.

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Investment Woman of the Year (small to medium firms)

Open to women whose overall achievements and work within the UK investment industry has helped raise the profile of the investment sector as a career for women either through education, training, leadership, mentoring or acting as a role model. The award is not specific to any particular role, but the nominee must be able to demonstrate their influence in attracting and/or retaining women into the sector. Less than 500 employees.

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Investment Woman of the Year (large firms)

Open to women whose overall achievements and work within the UK investment industry has helped raise the profile of the investment sector as a career for women either through education, training, leadership, mentoring or acting as a role model. The award is not specific to any particular role, but the nominee must be able to demonstrate their influence in attracting and/or retaining women into the sector. More than 500 employees.

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Mentor of the Year

Open to men and women in the UK investment sector who have supported and encouraged women to fulfil their potential within the workplace.

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Role Model of the Year

Open to women in the UK investment sector who have helped inspire others to fulfil their potential and achieve excellence in the workplace.

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Young Investment Woman of the Year Award (small to medium firms)

Open to women in the UK investment sector who are under 30 and have impressed colleagues with their desire to succeed and strive to achieve excellence in the workplace. Nominees must be 30 years of age or under on 1st November 2018. Less than 500 employees.

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Young Investment Woman of the Year Award (large firms)

Open to women in the UK investment sector who are under 30 and have impressed colleagues with their desire to succeed and strive to achieve excellence in the workplace. Nominees must be 30 years of age or under on 1st November 2018. More than 500 employees.

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Change Excellence Award

Open to women in the UK investment sector who have made a valuable business contribution by driving through change. This could be related to a project, product, task or process. The nominee must have a lead or key role in delivering change and must either be ongoing or taken place in 2017/2018.

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Team Leader of the Year

Open to women in the UK investment sector who head up a team and can demonstrate excellence in leadership, communication and vision.

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Most Inspiring Returner

For women who have returned to work in the UK investment sector following maternity leave and have acted as a role model to women looking to achieve the balance between work and family life.

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Rising Star Award

Open to women in the UK investment sector who have made a strong impact in a short space or time and are most likely to progress further. There is no age limit and candidates can be graduates, non-graduates, trainees, managers, or have perhaps transferred from a different industry into the investment sector. Nominees must be working for less than 5 years in the sector on 30th November 2018.

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Unsung Hero Award

Open to women including those in back office and non-consumer facing roles who has gone above and beyond to contribute to their business, support a team or encourage diversity in the workplace.

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Social Media Influencer of the Year

Open to women in the UK investment sector whose contribution via social media has helped influence and raise awareness of investment issues. This could be through the use of Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Blogs, Facebook etc.

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International Investment Woman of the Year

Open to women who are based outside the UK but work with the UK investment industry and whose overall achievements has helped raise the profile of the investment sector as a career for women either through education, training, leadership, mentoring or acting as a role model. The award is not specific to any particular role, but the nominee must be able to demonstrate their influence in attracting and/or retaining women into the sector.

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Contribution to Gender Diversity Award

Open to individuals and/or companies in the investment sector who have implemented a project, initiative or wider changes in gender diversity within a business or the industry more broadly.

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Contribution to Diversity Award

Open to individuals and/or companies in the investment sector who have implemented a project, initiative or wider changes in diversity, excluding gender, within a business or the industry more broadly.

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Outstanding Achievement Award

In recognition of a woman who has risen to the top of the career ladder and is an inspiration to future female leaders. This award will be decided by the panel.

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