President's Awards

6th October 2020

Celebrating great leadership in a time of adversity and the bright future that exceptional individuals and partners are creating for the UK’s management profession - and our role in delivering it.

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At this year’s President’s Awards, we will be celebrating the winners of our prestigious Gold Medal and Lifetime Achievement Awards, as well as recognising outstanding individuals and partners, plus this year’s must-read Management Book of the Year. An opportunity to hear and learn from the inspirational stories of our winners and a chance for you to connect with the wider CMI Community.

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The Awards ceremony will be streamed live from this page on the day for registered attendees.

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Great management is inspirational. Great managers are positive, creative and inclusive. They deliver not just for their organisations, but for their colleagues.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown CMgr, CCMI, CMI President

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Watch the full President's Awards 2020...

At this year’s President’s Awards, we celebrated and heard from the winners of our prestigious Gold Medal and Lifetime Achievement Awards, as well as recognising outstanding individuals and partners, plus our must-read 2020 Management Book of the Year. We were pleased to be joined by our patron HRH The Countess of Wessex, who congratulated our winners. Ann Francke reflected on the past year at CMI and thanked our outgoing President Bruce Carnegie-Brown for his support and guidance together with introducing our new President Lord Mark Price.

Catch up, re-watch and enjoy the full 2020 CMI President's Awards.

Meet your hosts

HRH The Countess of Wessex

HRH The Countess of Wessex

In addition to her work in support of The Queen, the Countess of Wessex is Patron of a vast range of over 70 charities and organisations.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Bruce Carnegie-Brown


CMI's outgoing President. Holding MA (Hons) in English Language and Literature from Exeter College, Oxford University, Bruce is currently Chairman of Lloyd’s of London and Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director at Banco Santander SA.

Lord Mark Price CVO

Lord Mark Price CVO

Incoming President at CMI. Mark is currently a life peer of the House of Lords, having previously serving as Minister in the Department for International Trade, Managing Director of Waitrose, Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership.

Ann Francke OBE

Ann Francke OBE

Having held senior positions at a range of top organisations, Ann brings inspiring vision and drive to her role as CEO of CMI.

President's Awards Programme Cover


Here you'll find the full programme and agenda for the CMI President's Awards 2020. Take a look at our digital programme or download the PDF.

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About the 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.

Our awards portfolio has something for our managers, learners and partners. Each one recognises those who represent the very best the Management & Leadership profession has to offer.

Our 2021 Awards are now open for nominations.

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