Voted awards

The voted awards recognise excellence in individual and team investor relations, and we are delighted one again to be working in partnership with Extel, an Institutional Investor Company, who have helped us to address a larger audience and voting universe comprising the buy- and sell-sides.

Anyone may nominate themselves or anyone else for consideration for these awards. You may nominate more than one person for consideration in each category and you can use a single form to do this. 

Award Categories

Best investor engagement (investor) - This award will be decided by company IROs for an investor/buy-side firm that the investment community believes represents the best in investor engagement with companies.

Best newcomer to IR (individual) - This is an award for an individual who has entered the IR profession (either in-house or in a service provider) within the last 18 months. The individual should demonstrate that they have made a real impact within their company in the short time in their profession and has the skill sets expected of someone at the top of the IR profession.

The Roddy Child-Villiers Investor Relations Award - Best investor relations officer (individual) -  (‘The Roddy’) - Named in memory of Nestlé’s much loved and much respected former Head of Investor Relations, to honour annually one preeminent IR professional. The five criteria for a successful candidate are competence, communication, character, humanity and personality. We are looking for the person who has made a real contribution within their company and has the skill sets expected of someone at the top of the IR profession.

Best overall company IR (company) - This award is for the company that has the best overall IR programme, so it will include the contributions made by the IR department themselves and the executive team including the CEO, CFO and Chairman.


Should any of your nominees be shortlisted you may be asked to provide a brief statement (up to 50 words) as to why you think they should receive this award.

Download the nomination form below, complete the form and return it to sophie.bennion@irsociety.org.uk.

Download Voted awards nomination form

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