CMI Awards

CMI sets the standard for great Management & Leadership, and one of the best parts of that role is acknowledging and celebrating exemplary skills and achievements for others to aspire to. Our prestigious awards help us do this.

Meet our 2023 Award Winners
James Timpson - CMI Gold Medal Award Winner

Gold Medal Award Winner 2023

James Timpson OBE DL CMgr CCMI

The CMI Board of Trustees reviewed a stellar group of nominees for the 2023 Gold Medal. The Board would like to recognise James Timpson for his outstanding leadership, enabling the rapid expansion and diversification of Timpson shops and retail outlets. The board were significantly impressed by James’s work pioneering the recruitment of ex-offenders, upside down culture and equality.

Lifetime Achievement Winner 2023

Dame Anne Richards DBE CVO CMgr CCMI

The CMI Board feel that Dame Anne’s outstanding track record over many years in engineering and financial services, addressing inequality and championing diversity in the workplace, combined with her services to the voluntary sector make her a truly worthy winner of this award.

Dame Anne Richards - Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2023

CMI Award Categories

Learn more about all our award categories below.

Our 2023 Award winners have now been announced

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Volunteer of the Year

CMI has a whole host of talented, dedicated volunteers. Our Volunteer of the Year award recognises and extends our gratitude to one incredible individual whose support is truly invaluable to our mission and vision.

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Chartered Manager of the Year Award

The Chartered Manager of the Year award recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements and contribution that Chartered Managers bring to both their workplace and to their own personal development as a manager and leader.

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Partner Awards

We are constantly astounded by our partners' ingenuity and dedication to their learners’ development and employability. The CMI Partner Awards are a series of seven awards for both individuals and organisations, designed to celebrate the positive impact they are having.

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Gold Medal Award

The Gold Medal Award is the prestigious acknowledgement given by CMI for the recognition of outstanding Management and Leadership from an individual at the pinnacle of their career.

About the Gold Medal Award
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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises outstanding Management & Leadership demonstrated by an individual throughout their career, we present this award only when a truly worthy candidate is identified.

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Chartered Management Consultant of the Year

The Chartered Management Consultant (ChMC) of the Year is awarded to a Chartered consultant who has shown they have the talent, skills and experience that quality management consultants embody and knows how to employ them.

Meet the 2023 winner