BA of the Year 2023 Winner Announced

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BAotY23 Finalists and Winner

The winner of the IIBA UK Business Analyst of the Year Award 2023 has been announced. Pip Hall, BA at Telent Technology Services Ltd, excelled in all of this year's criteria: dealing with ambiguity, demonstrating excellence and thinking differently. Pip was presented with the award by Conference Keynote Speaker, David McCandless.  

Said the judges: 

Pip is a committed and passionate Business Analyst who is changing the way the organisation thinks, applying the "Pip Lens" to deliver transformation.

 On receiving the award, our new BA of the Year reacted: 

I'm astounded! It's amazing to do something for the profession.

With an unprecedented number of entries to the award this year, it is an achievement in itself to reach the shortlist. Here are the judges' comments on the work of Pip's fellow finalists: 

Paul Haywood (Jet 2)  

A Senior Business Analyst, Paul is a pioneer in the field of AI, looking at ways in which the profession can leverage the technology in the future.

Amber Meston (Lloyds Banking Group) 

Amber is a data driven Lead Business Analyst who trailblazes a forensic and holistic approach that puts customers' needs at the heart of the solution.

Paromita Majumder (Close Brothers)

Paromita is a Lead Business Analyst who uses a wide range of BA techniques to create clarity from confusion to deliver complex financial projects under tight deadlines.

Brittany Peacock (Evri) 

A meteoric journey to Senior Business Analyst is due in no small part to Brittany's skill in building trusted relationships with senior stakeholders and delivering results under pressure.

Nicola Pinkney (Evri) 

Nicola is an enthusiastic Enterprise Business Analyst who is clearly passionate about supporting others and promoting the business analysis profession at every opportunity.

Simon Platt (Whitbread) 

Simon is a Principal Business Analyst who loves improving his business knowledge by 'going on safari' and continually stretching his comfort zone to grow in the profession.

Rebecca Stevenson (Capco) 

Rebecca is a Senior Consultant who applies her creativity with an agile mindset to steer a successful course through significant regulatory uncertainty.

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