London, 28 November 2019 – Wendy Stanger, Director of Governance at East Coast College has been awarded an accolade for good governance by The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, organiser of the prestigious CGIUKI Awards 2019. Wendy won the coveted Governance Professional of the Year award at a glittering awards celebration at the Park Lane Hilton in London last night.
Commenting on her win, Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland said: “This award celebrates individuals who have built and sustained strong relationships with their stakeholders and demonstrated innovative and effective approaches to good governance. Wendy has added measurable value to East Coast College, making a significant contribution to achieving departmental and organisational objectives, as well as improving governance. Having gone above and beyond to achieve real change whilst maintaining the human touch, Wendy is a worthy winner of the Governance Professional of the Year award.”
The annual awards, which recognise excellence in governance, also saw the following individuals and teams crowned winners:
Peter concluded: “Good governance benefits all organisations, regardless of size, by establishing a framework of processes and attitudes that adds value and helps to build reputation. With the current funding crisis in education, being able to call upon the advice and expertise of governance professionals such as Wendy is a huge benefit to any educational trust board.
“I am also delighted that Support Services for Education won Service Provider of the Year. SSE are passionate about delivering a valued, and valuable, contribution to their clients’ business, which is why their nomination for high-quality service was backed up by glowing testimonials. Exceeding client expectations and delivering measurable value shows SSE has demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that governance within the education sector is in safe hands.”
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