2021 WIRV Awards
3 June - 14 July
Nominations for the 2021 WIRV Awards are now open!
What are the WIRV Awards?
The WIRV Awards recognise outstanding women, men and organisations in the restructuring and insolvency industry, including accountants, lawyers, bankers, advisors, and consultants who are based in Victoria.
The 2021 WIRV Awards feature four awards in the categories set out below:
- Female Young Gun
This category is open to females with up to 5 years’ experience in the insolvency and restructuring industry who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to success in their career.
Click here to start the nomination process for the Female Young Gun Award.
- Outstanding Female
This category is open to females who are role models and have made a significant contribution to the insolvency and restructuring industry, including by promoting the advancement of women.
Click here to start the nomination process for the Outstanding Female Award.
- Male Contributor to Change
This category is open to all males in the insolvency and restructuring industry who use their position to support gender equality and promote the advancement of women within their business, the insolvency and restructuring industry and within the wider community.
Click here to start the nomination process for the Male Contributor to Change Award.
- Gender Diversity Organisation of the Year
This category is open to organisations who practise in the insolvency and restructuring industry that demonstrate a balance of gender diversity and commitment to the progression of women within the business and more broadly within the industry.
Click here to start the nomination process for the Gender Diversity Firm of the Year Award.
All nominations are submitted to the WIRV Awards Committee and are strictly confidential. The WIRV Awards Committee will send the nominations to the independent panel of judges for review and scoring.
Instructions on how to nominate are outlined on the forms available via the above links. You can contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The award winners are decided by an independent panel of judges, via a stringent list of judging criteria. This year we have a distinguished list of judges, including:
- Claire Gitsham, National Judicial Registrar of the Federal Court;
- Thea Eszenyi, ASIC Senior Executive Leader, Insolvency Practitioners Team; and
- Lara Wiggins, Director at KordaMentha and winner of the 2020 WIRV Outstanding Female Award.
Make sure you nominate your colleagues or peers, or yourself by using the links above.
Nominations close on 14 July 2021.