Winner – Amy Maidment (Principality Building Society)

Amy Maidment is a senior HR advisor at Principality Building Society. Amy has demonstrated a thorough understanding of what it means to be a great People Professional, in line with the CIPD Professional Map.
Amy’s energy, commitment to excellence and developing people is second to none. She is credible, well-respected and has had a brilliant impact across the company while brilliantly leveraging previous leadership skills to thrive in the role and challenge the status quo.

Highly commended – Shannon Johnson (Audit Wales)

This was a closely fought category, and the panel chose to make a highly commended award for Shannon Johnson, who has made great strides in the very short time that she’s been in the world of HR.  Her brilliant demonstration of all the right behaviours, skills and qualities left the judges in no doubt that she has an outstanding career in this profession.
Shannon’s willingness to learn, combined with the impact she has had within the business has been outstanding. A rising star and one to watch!