We are delighted to reveal the full list of winners for the inaugural Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards.
Across 17 categories, including GRC Rising Star Award, Head of Legal, Chief Privacy Officer and GRC Role Model, the winners were announced as the first ever award ceremony took place virtually on October 13th 2021.
Launched by the GRC World Forums team, the Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards – part of the wider Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Series – has been designed to honour the women demonstrating excellence across GRC sectors and celebrate the organisationsalready showing leadership in gender equality in the industry.
The winners were determined by a panel of industry experts, including senior representatives from Coca Cola Company, NatWest, IBM UK, DMA, OneTrust, Chartered Institute of Information Security, and many more.
You can view the full list of winners below:
CEO of the Year
Julie Gaiaschi, ThirdParty Risk Association
CISO of the Year
Mel Migriño, Meralco
Chief Risk Officerof the Year
Yvonne Palm, African Reinsurance Corporation
Chief PrivacyOfficer of the Year
Jennifer Ma, Hootsuite
Chief TechnologyOfficer of the Year
Helen Johnson, DataDynamics, Inc.
Chief Compliance Officer of the Year
Heather McKee, Gamesys Group Plc
ESG Officer of the Year
Kirsty Green-Mann, Burges Salmon LLP
Head of Governance of the Year
Funmi Dele-Giwa, MFS Africa
Head of Financial Crime of the Year
Sujata Dasgupta, TataConsultancy Services Ltd
Head of Legal ofthe Year
Cynthia Kapoor, Asendia UK
GRC Ambassador of the Year
Christina Stevenson, CyberCX
GRC Role Model of the Year
Tayo Oyinlola, Weir Group
GRC Innovator of the Year
Joanne Smith, TCC Group
GRC Team of the Year
National Lottery Heritage Fund
GRC Rising Star of the Year
Kriti Trehan, Netflix
GRC Graduate of the Year
Ruth Bayley, SureCloud
GRC Woman of the Year
Adela Szakola, Bank of New York Mellon
On behalf of the whole team, we want to thank each one of you for your involvement in the 2021 Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards, whether you’re a judge, a partner or one of the 400+ applicants.
It’s been an amazing year, and we can’t wait to press on with our mission to continue to champion the amazing women across the globe in 2022!