Entries were assessed on their approach to best practice leadership in regard to employee focus. This included their approach to the professional development of staff, retention and attraction.
We congratulate all our finalists in this category and commend them for their inspiring leadership.
The 2023 winner is……………………
Outstanding Leadership in Talent Growth
An organisation, a learning and development leader or team, who has demonstrated best practice leadership, having an employee focus.
WINNER: Angela Gaylard, People and Culture Manager, Youth Projects
Angela is Head of People and Culture at Youth Projects, overseeing the organisational people strategy at the Melbourne-based non-profit. She works to create an inclusive environment that fosters open conversations, facilitates talent growth and improves attraction and retention of exceptional and values-aligned talent. At Youth Projects she has led projects to address the Gender Pay Gap through a range of contemporary strategies and ongoing evaluation, and has developed and implemented a Values-Based Recruitment Review framework.
Angela is a senior People and Culture leader with tertiary qualifications in Workforce Strategy, Transformation and Organisational Psychology. She is also a passionate advocate for organisational development, psychosocial safety and inclusive practices.
Combining a clear strategy and innovative initiatives such as values-based recruitment as well as achieving tangible outcomes around diversity, Angela Gaylard developed a comprehensive and detailed plan of action that significantly impacted her organisation. Angela’s passion, leadership and commitment to the development of all staff at Youth Projects also shone through in her entry.
Combining a clear strategy and innovative initiatives such as values-based recruitment as well as achieving tangible outcomes around diversity, Angela Gaylard developed a comprehensive and detailed plan of action that significantly impacted her organisation.2023 NFP Leadership Awards Judge’s comment
This award is proudly supported by Clayton Utz.
2023 Award Winners
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