Women in Defence UK

Awards 2016

The Women in Defence UK Awards 2016 Winners have been announced, congratulations to all our winners and finalists!

On Thursday 13th October, on behalf of the Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People, presented the inaugural Women in Defence Awards at the Honourable Artillery Company’s Headquarters. There were more than 200 nominations for five award categories and following an extensive judging process, three finalists per category attended the award ceremony.

Woman of the Year

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LIEUTENANT COLONEL LUCY GILES

Army

Inspirational Award

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Finalists

LIEUTENANT COLONEL LUCY GILES

Army

Captain Rosie Hamilton

Army

Corporal Ashley Roylance

Army

Most Collaborative Award

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Finalists

FLIGHT LIEUTENANT HARRIET TADIKONDA

Royal Air Force

Lieutenant Commander Claire Lees

Royal Navy

Colour Sergeant Lorna Rance

Army Reserve

Outstanding Contribution Award

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Finalists

LIEUTENANT COLONEL EMMA HUTLEY

Army

Wing Commander Nicola Thomas

Royal Air Force

Dr Eluned Lewis

Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support

Special Award

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Finalists

HELEDD KENDRICK

Recruit for Spouses

STEWARD JANINE MAYOLL

Royal Navy

Sergeant Cassie Downs

Army Reserve

Promotion of Gender Diversity

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Finalists

AMELIA GOULD

BAE Systems

Vaughan Meir

BAE Systems

Frances Tammer

Ministry of Defence

Shortlisted Nominees

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Outstanding Contribution Award

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Dr Julie Greeves, Ministry of Defence - Physiological Research Team

Lieutenant Colonel Emma Hutley, Army

Dr Eluned Lewis, Ministry of Defence - Defence Equipment & Support

Julie Morris, Ministry of Defence - Defence Equipment & Support

Nicky Murdoch, Defence Medical Welfare Services

Nicky Ness, British Forces Broadcasting Service

Deborah Owen, Ministry of Defence – Defence Business Services

Wing Commander Nicola Thomas, Royal Air Force

Sergeant Rebecca Warren, Army Reserve

Corporal Vanessa Watson, Army

Inspirational Award

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Lieutenant Colonel Lucy Giles, Army

Captain Rosemary Godfrey, Army Reserve

Lieutenant Jennifer Gunning, Army

Captain Rosie Hamilton, Army

Sophie Harker, BAE Systems

Chaplain Janice Honey-Morgan, Royal Navy

Corporal Tracey O’Sullivan, Army

Corporal Ashley Roylance, Army

Lieutenant Emily Stone, Army

Staff Sergeant Lisa Ward, Army

Most Collaborative Award

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Claire Batt, Ministry of Defence Police

Surgeon Lieutenant Philippa Bennett, Royal Navy

Natasha Brannan, Army - Officer Training Corps

Jane Burrows, Ministry of Defence – Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport

Lieutenant Commander Claire Lees, Royal Navy

Nicky Ness, British Forces Broadcasting Service

Jane Ord, Recruiting Group

Colour Sergeant Lorna Rance, Army Reserve

Lieutenant Colonel Rosie Stone, Army Reserve

Flight Lieutenant Harriet Tadikonda, Royal Air Force

Special Award

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Tamara Astley, BAE Systems

Lieutenant Annabel Broad, Royal Navy

Staff Sergeant Anna Castle, Army

Sergeant Cassie Downs, Army Reserve

Nadia Johnson, Thales

Heledd Kendrick, Recruit for Spouses

Steward Janine Mayoll, Royal Navy

Emma O'Mara, Babcock

Delphine Ryan, Ministry of Defence - Defence Equipment & Support

Sergeant Ann Thomas, Royal Air Force

Promotion of Gender Diversity

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Captain Ellie Ablett, Royal Navy

Tina Brinkworth, Babcock

Amelia Gould, BAE Systems

Steve Greenbank, BAE Systems

Deborah Kearse, QinetiQ

Vaughan Meir, BAE Systems

Nick Pett, Ministry of Defence

Frances Tammer, Ministry of Defence

Captain Hannah Winterbourne, Army

Lieutenant Commander Chris Wood, Royal Navy

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