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The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (CIPFA) annual prize winners’ ceremony took place yesterday at the institute’s headquarters in Mansell Street, London. Prizes were awarded to those students who achieved the best performance in each paper of CIPFA’s Professional Qualification (PQ) in 2014.
Winners included Tomas Bowring, who won the Arthur Collins Memorial Medal, Jenny Hann who won the Eric Gilliland Memorial Medal and Stephen Howarth, who was awarded the Richard Emmott Memorial Prize. All prizes are awarded at the final Strategic stage of the PQ.
CIPFA President, Mike Owen, who awarded the prizes, said:
“Congratulations to all of the 2014 prize winners, it’s fantastic to see that hard work has been rewarded. This award honours outstanding students who represent the future of our profession, so I am delighted that they have been celebrated in this way.
“CIPFA’s PQ continues to be the bedrock for all those who wish to work and study in public finance management.”
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Please see below a full list of the prize winners:
Richard Emmott Memorial Prize
Strategic Financial Management
Cambridgeshire County Council
Eric Gilliland Memorial Prize
Arthur Collins Memorial Medal
Strategic stage (SFM and SL combined)
Vale of Glamorgan Council
Public Sector Financial Reporting
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Hampshire County Council
Nottinghamshire County Council
Shetland Islands Council
Public Finance & Taxation
London Borough of Ealing
Audit and Assurance
Kent County Council
Hertfordshire County Council
Financial Reporting & Governance
Public Policy and Ethics
Northern Ireland Audit Office
Photos from the event can be found on CIPFA’s social media channels.