10 - 12 February, 2020 | Hilton Syon Park, London, United Kingdom


It is with great pleasure that, for 2020, we announce the launch of the Future of Finance & CFO Summit Awards!

The Awards recognise industry talent, leadership skills, and professional capability on an international platform. After careful consideration of nominations by our esteemed judging panel, winners are declared on the strength of their application and past accomplishments.

Awards Submission Deadlines
Applications Deadline: 13th December, 2019
Awards Finalists Announced: January, 2020
Winners Announcement: Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The 2020 awards categories available to take home are:

Finance Team of the Year (end-user only)

This award celebrates the business finance team whose work and contributions demonstrate a high level of impact, innovation and widespread value within in their respective organisations. The award is the recognition of the whole finance team and not an individual reward.

Woman in Finance of the Year (end-user only).

This award recognises the incredible contributions made by exceptional women in finance, and identifies role models promoting further dialogue around diversifying the talent pipeline and tackling the sector’s pay and promotion gap.

Finance Leader of the Year (end-user only).

The Finance Leader of the Year award celebrates the executive that leads their function by:

  • Setting, communicating and implementing a clear vision for finance throughout different levels of the organisation
  • Fostering and promoting an engaging internal culture that facilitates innovation
  • Advocating for digital transformation with strategic technology investments
  • Driving operational excellence and continuous improvement
  • Mastering executive and internal communication
  • Driving finance excellence programs and metrics that deliver tangible business results
Vendor/Client Transformation of the Year (vendor only).

*This award is case-study based*
This award recognises the solution-providers redefining the standards for strategic partnership evidenced through world-class service and outstanding results. The winner will be a supplier of hardware, software and/or advisory services that has enabled a client to achieve significant business success in the past 12 months through use of its products and services.

Advisory Board and Award Judges


Jules Radford
Jules Radford
Vice President Finance Operations Inmarsat
Kathryn Jones
Kathryn Jones
Vice President Finance HASBRO Europe
Will James
Will James
Director Global Business Services Ultra Electronics
Eleanor Hampson
Eleanor Hampson
Director Financial Transparency British Council
David Guppy
David Guppy
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer Beano
Malcolm Finn
Malcolm Finn
Global Head of Group Reporting Vodafone
Erica Ingham
Erica Ingham
Chief Financial Officer MediaCom North Ltd.
Susanne Liepmann
Susanne Liepmann
President FiPlus

Submissions for the Future of Finance and CFO Awards 2020 close on December 13, 2019 and the winners will be announced on Tuesday 11th February at the 12th Annual Future of Finance and CFO Summit at the Hilton Syon Park, London, UK