We are delighted to announce Rosie Lyon as our Young Banker of the Year 2021!
A huge well done to all our Finalists and congratulations to James for winning the Audience Award.
Register interest in our 2022 competition here:
The Young Banker 2021 final will take place on the 7th October. To attend, please register here.
The competition aims to showcase tomorrow’s leaders in UK banking. The Chartered Banker Institute is seeking nominations from amongst our 30,000 members, and also more widely from across the banking industry, including building societies, credit unions and others, subject to the eligibility criteria. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the 2021 event will be taking place virtually.
We are proud to have UNEP FI supporting this years competition, which for the first time in history will be International; welcoming applications from across the globe.
The challenge set for our entrants is designed to test their capacity to generate new ideas, to drive innovation and to deliver sustainable growth. Contestants will be asked to develop a proposal in response to the following question:
"What idea would you implement in your organisation to improve outcomes for customers, colleagues, and communities? Your idea should reflect your vision for the future of the industry and be consistent with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.”
We are looking for young bankers to provide evidence of original and innovative thinking in making their proposal.
Find out more about the UN Sustainable Development Goals here.
Young Banker of the Year 2021 Webcast
On the 4th of February we hosted our Young Banker of the Year 2021 webcast. Watch the webcast on demand to find out more about the competition, how to apply and to hear from previous finalists and winners. We were also be joined by Simone Dettling from UNEP FI who spoke about our partnership and what going global means for the competition.
Watch on demand below:
Young Banker of the Year 2021 - Semi-Final Highlights
You can watch our highlights from our Internal Semi-Finals which took place in June here:
You can read more here about how the competition process has benefitted previous winners and finalists.