We’re looking for people making a difference and looking at new ways to tackle issues and/or make an impact through their work in the professional and  financial services sectors.

Financial services can include credit unions, banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, consumer finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, micro-financing institutions and non-government organisations, such as the United Nations and the World Bank.  

Previous winners include Jeremy Balkin, Head of Innovation, HSBC USA, Rebecca Mann, Senior Program Officer, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, James Gorman, Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley, Karyl Nairn QC of Skadden Arps, Jane Sloane, Vice President of Development with Women’s World Banking in New York, Peter Hall AM, Executive Director and Executive Chairman of Hunter Hall and Dr Jeni Klugman, Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank Group.

Learn more about past winners on the Advance YouTube Channel!