Tom Morrison Essay Prize

Tom Morrison Essay Prize

Enter The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland's Tom Morrison Essay Prize which has been rewarding original thinking about key aspects of governance since 2016


Interested in the potential impact of governance on climate change?

Looking to gain recognition for furthering understanding of the important issues facing governance today?

Why not enter this year’s Tom Morrison Essay Prize for the opportunity to gain recognition among your peers as a thought leader and impress your current and future employers? There are also cash prizes to be won.

This year's topic:

Climate change: the existential threat of the century. Discuss the opportunity for the governance professional to be a part of the solution.

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The Tom Morrison Essay prize exists to encourage new thinking and recognise original approaches to governance.

Tom Morrison was an active member and ex-President of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland and a leading light in the Institute’s Registrar’s Group. A highly regarded and influential member of the share registration industry, Tom was an early supporter of the unique work of ShareGift. The charity instigated this competition after his death in 2014 and made a generous donation to The Chartered Secretaries’ Charitable Trust in order to establish it and fund the prizes.


First place

The top prize for winning the essay competition is £1,000


We also will be awarding a second-place prize of £500

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