2018 Finalists

HR Team of the Year

Go Compare
First Source
Circle IT
TATA Steel
ITEC Training Solutions
ACT Training
Conduit Global
Wales Audit Office
Tai Tarian Limited

Employer of the Year

The Number Hub
Retail Merchandising Services
TATA Steel
New Directions
ACT Training
Bar 44 Group Limited
Tai Tarian Limited
Bluestone Resorts Limited
Gower College Swansea

Independent HR Consultant of the Year

Kerry Chown - Swim Wales (Cobalt HR)
Emma Del Torto - Effective HRM
Alan Kitto - Circle IT (Pulse HR Consulting)
Nia Bennett - EffectusHR

HR Director of the Year

Alex Currie - Go Compare
Jo Sweeney - Watkin Jones
Sarah King - Gower College Swansea
Alison Noon-Jones - Leidos Europe Limited
Claire Humphries - Retail Merchandising Services

HR Apprentice/Trainee/Assistant of the Year

Emily Durrant - Go Compare
Adrian Sargeant - InsureYourMotor
Nina Williams - WRW Construction Ltd

Best HR Professional - Financial/Professional Services

Amy Foat - First Source
Cath Day - New Directions
Kirsty Bousie - Lextox
Andrea Wallbank - Business in Focus
Phil Lewis - Red Apple Group

Best Use of the Welsh Language in HR


Bangor University / Prifysgol Bangor
Menter a Busnes
Nia Bennett - EffectusHR

Best HR Professional - IT/Technology

Cerys Davies - Veeqo
Manjit Waters - Smartpipe Solutions
Jennifer Griffiths - Circle IT
Lisa Hand - Sigma Systems
Emily Webb - Liberty Marketing

Best HR Professional - Construction/Manufacturing/Engineering

Rhianon Fitzmaurice - HWM
Victoria Goodwin - West Rock MPS

Best HR Professional - Public/Third Sector

Nick Carter - Cardiff and Vale College
Sarah King - Gower College Swansea
Jane Evans - Taff Housing Association
Vicky Nicholas - Family Housing Association Wales
Nouran Al-Jandali - Chwarae Teg
Kelly Mordecai - Tai Tarian