Coaching at Work’s 2019 Awards Shortlist

Internal Coaching/Mentoring Champion


  • Championing coaching/mentoring within their organisation
  • Raising standards and innovating within their organisation
  • But also external-facing, contributing beyond the organisation to the wider field, taking part in cross-organisational/body groups etc


  1. Angie Price, Executive Development Manager, Associated British Foods
  2. Clare Allen, Head of Coaching, KPMG
  3. Sharon Bancroft, Eversheds Sunderland
  4. Hannah Datema, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust
  5. Nicki Hickson, Director of Coaching, EY
  6. Charmaine Kwame, NHS National Leadership Academy
  7. Sophie Turner, Pinsent Masons


External Coaching/Mentoring Champion


  • Generous with their time, energy and thinking for the greater good of coaching/mentoring, and those they serve
  • Contributing to raising standards
  • Innovating & challenging thinking


  1. Bob Garvey
  2. Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
  3. Prof Patricia Riddell
  4. Phil Hayes of Management Futures
  5. Jeremy Gomm
  6. Lise Lewis
  7. Mark Sykes and Sara Lodge of Beehive Coaching 
  8. Joy Harcup
  9. Neil Scotton

 Best Article/article series

  • Well-written (e.g. clear, accessible, interesting, inspiring etc.)
  • Helps to foster good/best practice in coaching/ mentoring
  • Inspires new thinking and learning
  • Generates debate


  1. Ian Day recovery article
  2. David Clutterbuck Coaching teams of teams
  3. Eve Turner and Peter Hawkins’ article on how to use recordings in supervision
  4. Elaine Patterson’s article on the 7Cs
  5. Eve Turner’s Tried and Tested on her Halo and Horns model
  6. Jonathan Passmore, Eve Turner & Marta Filipiak two part series on their research on how coach supervisors respond to ethical dilemmas and tricky issues
  7. Georgina Woudstra for her Talking Teams column
  8. Lis Merrick for her Mentoring column series
  9. Ginny Baillie’s Real Business of Coaching column series


Contributions to Coaching Supervision


  • Helping to promote and foster debate around supervision
  • Challenging thinking in this field
  • Contributing to its development
  • Helping to raise standards


  1. Peter Welch, co-founder Association of Coaching Supervisors
  2. Karyn Prentice and Elaine Patterson (joint award)
  3. Carol Whitaker
  4. Jo Birch
  5. Lise Lewis – EMCC; Benita Treanor – AC; Claire Palmer – ICF (joint award)


(Occasional) Lifetime Achievement Award



A string of impactful achievements and contributions to the wider profession over a lifetime-

  • challenging thinking
  • helping to shape and develop
  • raising standards
  • innovation
  • inspiration
  • walking the talk


  1. David Gray (posthumous)
  2. Fiona Adamson
  3. Anne Scoular
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