Industry Thought Leader of the Year

This professional or executive is able to clearly articulate the desired direction of the industry and draw upon best practice from other relevant industries and markets to champion growth and development of the sector.

The recipient of this award will personify business leadership, be entrepreneurial and committed to the independent advice sector, plus be a public advocate for independent advice. They will also support the growth of new industry entrants as well as the delivery of training, education and mentoring.


This is an individual award that is open to any financial advice professional, independently minded licensee or relevant service provider, and is based on activities during the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017.

To download the assessment criteria, click here. You will receive access to all category descriptions and criteria questions once you have completed your details.