2022 Risk Excellence Awards

The 2022  New Zealand Risk Excellence Awards are now open for entries

The Risk Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the gold standard in leadership, innovation, and resilience in situations of risk or challenge.

We invite you to recognise your colleagues, organisations, communities, teams and individuals. They deserve recognition for their work in shaping resilience, response and wellbeing for their communities, organisations and teams  by entering for one (or more!) of the Award categories, which are listed below:

Risk Professional of the Year

This category is open to individual entrants and nominations from Risk NZ and Risk NZ partner organisations. Entrants should demonstrate sustained risk leadership and contribution in making a significant difference to their organisation, clients, or the wider risk management community /industry.

The Resilient Organisation of the Year Award
This category recognises and celebrates innovative practices or approaches implemented that ensured risks identified during a significant period of disruption were effectively managed.

Risk Initiative of the Year

A complex initiative or project of significance for organisations or communities that has been executed with attention to managing risks – cost, time, reputation, to deliver measurable impact for the customer, stakeholder/s and or communities.

Governance and Leadership in Risk Management

This is a category where we encourage nominations which include C-Suite / Board, Senior Leadership teams, Steering Committees & Sub Committees. This award showcases how risk management approaches have been embedded at a governance level and how this has led to a future-focused approach to risk management.

Emerging Risk Professional of the Year
Entrants in this category should be relatively new to a career in organisational risk management and must have worked in a risk related role for less than five (as at 1 January 2021).

Stronger together in Partnership Award

Entrants in this category can be a team, organisation (including community organisations), consortium, or sector representative industry organisation.

Awards open NOW:

Entries Close 29 November 2021

Finalists Announced 31 January 2022

Awards Gala Dinner 31 March 2022

Award Judges