Judging Process

1.1 There are three separate panels of judges - for the Excellence in Risk Management, Industry Excellence and Training & Education Excellence categories.
1.2 Each judging panel has an independent chairperson. The chairperson’s role is to facilitate the judging process and ensure that it is rigorous. The chairperson does not act as judge.
1.3 The judging process for both panels consists of the following stages:
1.4 All judges agree to strict confidentially rules:
1.5 Awards nominations are provided to all judges including the chairperson
1.6 The judges complete an assessment and grade each entry according to strict criteria
1.7 The chairperson assesses the scores and creates a shortlist for each category
1.8 The judges panel meeting determines each Award winner
1.9 The judges’ decision is final.