Our 2021 Pioneers

We want to thank all of the culture-driven people professionals and teams who entered the awards in 2021 and demonstrated how our individual efforts amount to a great deal collectively. Congratulations to the 2021 winners and finalists!

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Missed our 2021 virtual awards show?

Shot on a boat on Bristol Harbour, our 2021 virtual awards evening showcases some incredible stories, trends and takeaways on pushing the boundaries of culture change.

Our 2021 Culture Pioneer Award winners

Interested in finding out what makes a Culture Pioneer? Read the inspirational stories and achievements of our 2021 winners.

Wellbeing Award Winner

Jessica Badley
Blood Cancer UK

Inclusion Award Winner

Karen Dobres
& The Board of Directors

Lewes Football Club

Learning Award Winner

Jessica Leigh Jones MBE and Tom de Vall
iungo Solutions Limited

Innovation Award Winner

Deryn McIntosh and Team
Panorama and RCI

How to enter this year’s Culture Pioneer Awards

All the information you need to get you started with your entry for 2022.

Our 2021 Culture Pioneer Award Finalists

Explore the achievements of our 2021 shortlist across the four categories.

Wellbeing Award Finalists

Kelly Perry
Awin

Munpreet Cheema
Atos

Kate Adney and the People & Organisational Development Team
Royal Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital Trust

Linda Mountford & the HR team
John West

Inclusion Award Finalists

Steph Clark & The People Team
Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust

David Blackburn & Team
Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Jessica Bensch & Sandra Simms
F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Deryn McIntosh & Team
RCI

Learning Award Finalists

Patrick Mullarkey& Brij Palicha
Synk

Eman Al-Hillawi
Entec Si

Yasmine Alani
News UK

The HR Team
Foundry

Innovation Award Finalists

Rachel Squirrell & Team
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Jessica Leigh Jones MBE & Tom de Vall
iungo Solutions Limited

Download our 2022 entry guide

What will make your entry stand out and impress our judges? Download the guide for useful hints and tips! By submitting your details you will be registered to receive the latest updates from Culture Pioneers.