PPMA Rising Star and One to Watch 2019

PPMA Rising Star and One to Watch 2019 2019-03-25T16:51:05+00:00


Thank you to all of you that submitted your applications to the PPMA Rising Star of the Year and One to Watch 2019 we had a great quality of applications this year from across the sector. It is always great to see the work that our colleagues are taking part in and how these individuals are working to help shape the future of our organisations.

Please see the below list of our successful shortlisted entrants, we are looking forward to meeting you all at the two days of personal coaching, development and competition on 1st and 2nd April 2019 at Warwick University Business School.

Rising Star 

Hannah Bornet – Financial Ombudsman

Hayley Camporese – OneSource – London Borough of Havering / Newham

Kimberly Jones – Plymouth City Council

Pauline Lifton – Tendring District Council

Sharon Nicholls – Powys County Council

Kirsty Wood – Kent County Council

One to Watch 

Sophie Adams – Leeds City Council

Steven Berry – Manchester City Council

Emma Hanmore – London Borough of Hillingdon

Rebecca Hembry – Plymouth City Council

Kirsty Wood – Kent County Council

Ross Young – Powys County Council

In the meantime if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]



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