Any individual or group wishing to enter the Women in Finance Awards 2020 is asked to complete a detailed submission answering key criteria items. To review all category details, click here.

If you like to nominate a business partner, colleague, industry participant or business for a Women in Finance Award, click here. Nominating is easy and will take less than a minute; nominations across multiple categories can be done on the one form.

All submissions must be received through our secure awards platform by 5.30pm AEST on 09 July 2020.

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Finalists are announced; individuals and groups will be contacted directly as well as published on the Women in Finance Awards website. Finalists will be announced on the week of 03 August 2020.

Submissions will be delivered to a panel of respected industry professionals and business leaders who will assess each submission. Judges will score each submission across a range of criteria, which can be found under each category description once you have registered to lodge a submission, which can be done here. A number of judges will individually assess each submission for each category, offering a blended score and assessment.

One winner will be announced per award category, with the awards presented on the 10 September, 2020. For full details on the event, click here.

For additional details on the awards, please contact our team here.


Methodology and judging
Mr Alisdair Barr

CEO and Founder

Methodology and judging
Mr Brett Walker

SMART Compliance Pty Ltd

Methodology and judging
Ms Camilla Love

Managing Director

Methodology and judging
Mrs Claire Taylor

General Manager
My Property Circles

Methodology and judging
Ms Claire Bibby

Principal Lawyer & Life Coach
Claire Bibby Pty Ltd

Methodology and judging
David Ho

Sales Manager – Trade Execution

Methodology and judging
Ms Dina Ward

Chief Psychology Officer

Methodology and judging
Ms Fadzi Whande

Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategist
Whande Group

Fariborz Moshirian

Institute of Global Finance, UNSW Business School

Methodology and judging
Ms Georgia Byrne

Nova Entertainment

Methodology and judging
Mr Guy Pearson

CEO/Chairman/Angel Investor

Methodology and judging
Dr. Helen Spiropoulos

Assistant Associate Dean (Learning Innovation)
University of Technology, Sydney

Methodology and judging
Mrs Helen Merrick

Executive Manager - Marketing, Membership & Include a Charity
Fundraising Institute Australia

Methodology and judging
Ms Karla Dunbar

Governance, Policy & Research Officer / Company Secretary
Diversity Council Australia

Methodology and judging
Ms Kim Payne

Managing Director

Methodology and judging
Ms Lielette Calleja

All That Counts

Methodology and judging
Ms Liz Stamford

General Manager, Australian Regions
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Methodology and judging
Ms Marie-Anne Lampotang

General Manager - Sydney
Stone & Chalk

Methodology and judging
Dr Maryam Safari

Lecturer of Accounting
School of Accounting - RMIT University

Methodology and judging
Ms Melody Gao

Senior Lawyer
Sophie Grace

Methodology and judging
Ms Nicole Hatherly

Executive Consultant
Happiness Concierge

Methodology and judging
Mr Paul Kofman

Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce / Dean
The University of Melbourne

Methodology and judging
Ms Pauline Vamos

Non Executive Director
Mercer Superannuation Australia Limited

Methodology and judging
Mrs Rachel Staggs

Marketing Manager

Methodology and judging
Ms Sascha Moore

Create Design & Marketing

Methodology and judging
Mr Stephen Koukoulas

Managing Director
Market Economics

Methodology and judging
Mr Steve Prendeville

Forte Asset Solutions

Methodology and judging
Ms Vicki Stylianou

Executive GM Advocacy & Technical
Institute of Public Accountants

Methodology and judging
Dr Vincent Bicudo de Castro

Lecturer in Accounting
Deakin Business School