Former SimplyBiz managing director Ian Thorneycroft was posthumously awarded a 'significant contribution' gong at the Personal Finance Society (PFS) annual conference this week.
The IFP and PFS Conferences are finished for another year. Here is a list of all the 2010 award winners:
The David Norton ‘Building Excellence' Award
This is a highly prestigious award presented to the firm judged to have outstanding potential to develop as a successful financial planning firm. It is awarded in memory of David Norton FIFP, CFP, a former president of the IFP, and the significant contribution he made to the profession prior to his death in 2005.
Winner: BoulterBowen WealthCare
Jonathon Timms Memorial Prize
Jon was a graduate of the University of the West of England, and was a highly promising financial planner. Following his tragic death in a motorbike accident, this prize was awarded to the candidate who has produced the best financial plan to meet the CFP certification standards over the year.
Winner: James Glass, Mazars Financial Planning
Financial Planning Student of the Year Award
This award reflects the excellent work of current undergraduates who attempt CFP certification case study as part of their degree course with Manchester Metropolitan University.
Winner: Adam Perona-Wright
Paraplanner of the Year
First awarded by TheParaplanner.com, in association with the IFP, in 2008, this award recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution of paraplanners within our profession.
Winner: Simon Poole, Direction Financial Planning
Chartered Financial Planner of the Year
Winner: Joel Adams, LIFT- Financial Ltd
Chartered Financial Planners of the Year
Winner: Moore Stephens Financial Services (East Midlands) Ltd
Volunteer of the Year Award
Winner: Tony Cohen, Nsure
Highest Achiever, Diploma in Financial Planning Award
Winner: Rachel Kitching, Cooper Parry Wealth Strategies
Highest Achiever, Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning Award
Winner: Thomasina McGuigan, Brooks Macdonald Group plc
The John Ellis award
This award pays tribute to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the professional development of the financial services sector. The winner this year was recognised for his outstanding achievement and service, for his work with many prominent financial companies and helping to launch SimplyBiz in 2002.
Winner: Ian Thorneycroft
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