Local leader makes shortlist for national leadership awards
Judith Wynne, Chief Executive Officer of Age Connects North Wales Central based in Denbighshire and Conwy has been named a finalist in Wales’ long-established and only dedicated Leadership Awards.
The Leading Wales Awards, in association with Cardiff Metropolitan University, are now in their twelfth year. They seek to recognise and celebrate individuals whose leadership is making a real difference in Wales and contributing to developing prosperity in our country.
Judith has been nominated in the Leadership in the Voluntary & Not For Profit Sector
category for her leadership role in steering the charity through a period of rapid and successful expansion and development and is one of finalists in the category.
Barbara Chidgey, Chair of the Leading Wales Awards, said; “As usual, we have a really eclectic mix of leaders and exemplar of leadership across all sectors in Wales for this year’s short-list. It’s been a privilege to read so many fascinating stories of leadership making a real difference within a business, organisation or community project. We really do appreciate also the time and commitment given by everyone who submitted a nomination. We look forward to the Awards Lunch & Ceremony in June when we can properly celebrate our “Leaders in Wales”.”
Gary Clifford, Director of the Institute of Competition and Procurement Studies, Bangor University, said; “It was a pleasure to support one of Wales’ finest Voluntary & Not For Profit Sector leaders. In the time I have known Judith, she has led Age Connects North Wales Central (ACNWC) through a process of rapid change. In only four years, Judith has transformed ACNWC by re-branding the organisation , overseeing the organisation’s expansion into three new locations, creating six new work streams, employing thirteen new staff members; and winning in excess of half a million pounds worth ofincome – she is a credit to Wales and the North Wales social care community.”
The winners will be announced at the lunchtime awards ceremony, which will take place at the Hilton Cardiff on Tuesday 14th June.
The alumni of past winners includes individuals such as Laura Tenison MBE, Jo Jo Maman Bébé, Mario Kreft MBE, CEO of Pendine Park Care Homes; honorary award winners include our previous First Minister Rhodri Morgan and also Wales’ rugby captain Sam Warburton.
For more information please visit www.leadingwalesawards.co.uk