ALEAs Awards

AIM Leadership Excellence Awards




 

Congratulations to the Winners for the 2016 AIM Leadership Excellence Awards!

The ceremony recognised some of Australia’s most outstanding managers and leaders. These leaders have all driven financial success, motivated teams, inspired innovation and made important contributions to their communities and workplaces.

AIM welcomes the winners from the following award categories:

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Student Leader of the Year

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Dominic May AIMs

NSW

Winner's Bio

Dominic is a third year student at the University of Newcastle. He is studying a combined Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Tourism Management/Leadership and Management).He is the Vice President for The University of Newcastle Business and Commerce Association and aspires to pursue his passion for Business Development of aviation and marine services once he completes his studies.

Judges' testimonial

Dominic displayed qualities that hold him in good stead of progressing as a business leader and a valuable contributor to his community and industry. He demonstrated a genuine interest and concern for the development of both his team and the greater student body.


Community Leader of the Year

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Glenn Keys

ACT

Winner's Bio

Glenn is the Director and Co-Founder of Project Independence, a NFP developed to make home ownership a reality for the intellectually disabled.

Glenn has many roles within the ACT community as Managing Director of Aspen Medical, Chair of the Canberra Business Chamber and Board Member of Special Olympics ACT. In 2015 he won ACT Australian of the Year.

Judges' testimonial

Glenn has shown outstanding work in the disability sector taking a vision and translating it into reality with the provision of a quality social housing development for people with an intellectual disability.


Owner/Entrepreneur Leader of the Year

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Simon Anquetil FAIM

NSW

Winner's Bio

Simon is an entrepreneur and information technology leader. His Tech Pilot Fund, of which he is chairman, incubates the next wave of dynamic technology start-ups.Simon’s roles have included CEO, Advisor and Founder to the banking sector, pharmaceuticals and a vast range of IT companies.He is a passionate and engaged supporter of for-purpose activities in the area of mental health.

Judges' testimonial

Simon is a passionate and driven leader who puts culture first. He is a leader motivated to lift the Australian technology market through his mentoring and support of start-up businesses.


Emerging Leader of the Year

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Paul Mead

NT

Winner's Bio

Paul operates a sports consultancy in Darwin, redefining sporting pathways, sport alliances and community participation to achieve success. He provides a unique insight to the sport sector around the opportunities for the development of sport organisations in a commercial context. Paul’s broad experience in the sports industry, his strategic leadership and education background provide his clients with expertise that is hard to rival.

Judges' testimonial

Paul’s commitment and leadership is demonstrated in his collaboration and engagement with others in the sporting community in the NT. Paul is an authentic leader with strong values which are reflected in the way he conducts himself in both his professional and personal life.


Not for Profit Leader of the Year

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Lucy O'Flaherty

TAS

Winner's Bio

Lucy has significant experience in sector reform having led large teams through industry and legislative changes. Lucy’s career in community services began over 20 years ago, ranging in roles from practitioner to executive, leading her to her current role as CEO of Glenview. Passionate about aged care, her focus is set on raising the bar in standards, working tirelessly to create an inclusive community.

Judges' testimonial

Lucy set a very clear strategy for her organisation transforming the way aged care is delivered moving from welfare based to user pays. Lucy introduced a commercial model to her organisation making it a more sustainable business for the future.


Leader/Manager of the Year

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Cherie Curtis

QLD

Winner's Bio

Cherie is a registered Organisational Psychologist with a passion for people and business. She delivers solutions that utilise advancements in technology and psychology to provide best practice outcomes to a wide variety of clients.Cherie has strong business acumen with a focus on demonstrating tangible return on investment on all projects.

Judges' testimonial

Cherie has a passion for ethical leadership and willingness to collaborate with clear, consistent vision. Not afraid to make hard decisions, Cherie believes people and culture are paramount.