Ninth Annual StrategicRISK Awards
JUDGING GUIDELINES FOR 2012 :
a. A nomination to an award can be made by anybody – including the sponsors of the event.
a. Entries received after midnight on the last day of entry can only be accepted when best efforts to deliver on time can be proven.
3) Judging panel.
a. The nominations and entries made for the awards are judged by an independent panel of judges.
b. Knowledge of a nominated candidate does not preclude a judge from participating in the judging process, however a service or business interest, present or recent past, will constitute a conflict of interest and will preclude a judge from voting in the relevant category.
c. A judge must have extensive, in-depth and international experience of risk management.
d. The judging panel is headed by a chairman
4) The judging process.
a. The judging process is confidential.
b. Where consensus cannot be reached by discussion, the chairman may call for a vote.
c. The chairman has the casting vote in case of a tie.
5) The judging criteria.
a. The general judging criteria include:
i. The main effort and result/ achievement must have taken place in 2011.
ii. The awards are intended to reward exceptional, leading edge or outstanding results and achievements. Effort without results is not enough.
iii. The judging takes place based on the actual content of the submission and not on interpretation.
iv. The judging is based solely on the material submitted. Good communication is part of good risk management. Translations maybe made by the
v. Evidence and demonstrable results are required for winning a category.
b. Individual judging criteria
i. For the individual award category specific judging criteria may be applied.
JUDGING CRITERIA FOR THE SPECIFIC AWARDS:
1) European Risk Manager of the Year
This category is open to any individual who currently has responsibility for corporate risk management and whose work in 2011 has achieved a significant difference for his or her organisation.
In this category the emphasis is on the personal and individual contribution and how this contribution has made a difference in 2010. The contribution and result should preferably be innovative as well as excellent.
2) European Risk Management Team of the Year
This category is open to risk management teams who achieved demonstrable success with one or more initiatives in 2011.
For the team award the judges will look for proof of the team effort and collaboration. By way of example, how the team through its diversified experience has achieved synergy in the 2011 work or project. Each individual team member having done well is not enough.
3) Enterprise-wide Risk Programme of the Year
This category is open to any organisation has introduced an enterprise risk management approach in 2011.
The judges will look for innovative approaches in introducing ERM. The judges are looking for adaption of ERM to the organization or improvement to an existing ERM programme..
4) Best Risk Communication of the Year
This category is open to organisations that can show that they implemented an effective and outstanding risk communication strategy which raised awareness of risk, resulting in improved risk treatment in 2011 internally, externally or both.
The initiative and its implementation will be judged upon its effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness. Measurable results are wanted. Excluding professional communications agencies.
5) Most Innovative Use of IT or Other Technology
This category is open to organisations which have introduced new technology or improved existing technology to produce a demonstrable benefit for their risk management programme or strategies in 2011.
Innovative use is a must – the technology may exist or be newly developed.
6) Best Business Continuity Approach of the Year
This category is open to companies who can show that they initiated or implemented a well thought-out new business continuity approach in 2011 that reflected current challenges.
Again focus on novelty and innovation in adaptation and implementation.
7) Best Risk Training Programme
This award is for organisations that have introduced a demonstrably effective risk training programme in 2011.
Key criteria include effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness.
8) Best Risk Management Approach in the Public Sector
Judges will reward public sector bodies that can demonstrate a comprehensive, successful and cost-effective risk management initiative in 2011 either across the entire organisation or focusing on a particular aspect.
Key criteria include effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness
9) Risk Management Product of the Year
This is open to any organisation that has developed or improved a risk management product in 2011.
11) Risk Management Young Achiever of the Year
This is open to risk professionals up to the age of 35 in the private and public sector who can demonstrate that they have made a significant contribution to their organisation's risk management.
Proof of age will normally be required. The person must be under 35 at the end of the year for which the nomination is applicable.
The effort and impact must be demonstrable beyond what could be expected of a similar individual.
12) Lifetime Achiever
This award will be given to the individual(s) who has been an outstanding contributor to risk management not only within their own organisation but in the wider risk management community and/or commerce and industry at large.
Emphasis is on a longstanding and continuous effort, which has benefitted the risk community on a European or international basis. Benefits may include academic, promotional or service as an officer in a risk association.
Congratulations to this year's StrategicRISK European Risk Management Awards finalist.
Click here to see who has been shortlisted for an award.
Join over 250 European risk professionals on the 8th May 2012 in London to celebrate the success of the industry.
If you are finalist contact Katherine Ball on +44 (0) 207 618 3492 or email to book your place.
Non finalists should contact Cathy Turner on +44 (0) 207 618 3423 or email to book tables.