London and the South East
Director of the Year Awards

IoD awards

The Awards process explained

Awards timeline
Nominations Open September 2016
Nominations Close November 2016
Completed Entries Close 31 January 2017
Finalists Announced February 2017
Winners Announced May 2017
UK Awards Finalists Announced September 2017
UK Awards Gala Luncheon Winners Announced 22 September 2017

Individual Directors are nominated by fellow directors, senior staff members or indeed through self-nomination.

  • Following their nomination the nominee receives an email from the Awards team inviting them to participate and to provide further information, via a secure section of this website, to complete their entry.
  • The entries are initially assessed and a maximum of 10 nominees are selected in each category. These and then interviewed by an Awards consultant and a file on each compiled.
  • The Judging Panel then review the individual entries and decide on the Awards finalists and ultimately the winners for each of the Awards categories.
  • The finalists are then publicly announced and are invited to attend the Gala Awards Dinner where the winners are announced.
  • The winners of the IoD London and the South East Director of the Year Awards then progress to the UK IoD Director of the Year Awards

Judging decisions are final and no correspondence concerning these decisions will be entered into.

Please click here for the Awards Judging Criteria.

Please click here for the Awards Categories.