State Street Announces Winners of 2022 UK Institutional Press Awards

November 15, 2022

Awards Received a Record Number of Entrants in Return to In-Person Event 

London, 15 November, 2022 — State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), announced today the winners of its twenty-first State Street UK Institutional Press Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in institutional financial services journalism. 

Building on the success of previous years, the 2022 awards honor the contributions of journalists covering institutional investment, pensions, investor services, technology, ESG and diversity and inclusion themes over the past year.

Entries were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals led by veteran freelance journalists Padraig Floyd and Lynn Strongin Dodds. The two lead judges were supported by respected figures from the European financial services industry including Andy Griffiths, Executive Director, The Investor Forum; Kristina Ingate, Director for Governance and Company Secretary, London CIV; Dan Melley, Head of Investments, Mercer; Miranda Seath, Director of Market Insight and Fund Sectors, The Investment Association; and Karis Stander, Director, Culture, Talent & Inclusion, at the Investment Association and Managing Director, Investment20/20.

Journalists were honored at an event held in London and hosted by Cuan Coulter, State Street UK country head. “We congratulate all of this year’s shortlisted journalists and winners,” said Coulter. “With a record breaking number of entries surpassing the 200 mark this year, the awards continue to recognize outstanding journalism and acknowledge the vital role that the financial media play as educators and information providers in a rapidly moving sector and news cycle.”

Winners and Shortlists:

  1. Journalist of the Year – Pensions:
    • Stephanie Hawthorne, Freelance [Winner]
    • Maria Espadinha, Pensions Expert [Shortlisted]
    • Martin George, Local Government Chronicle [Shortlisted]
    • Charlotte Moore, Freelance [Shortlisted]
    • Hope William-Smith, Professional Pensions [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Regulation:
    • Elizabeth Meager, Capital Monitor [Winner]
    • Stephanie Baxter, Rhotic Media [Shortlisted]
    • Robert Van Egghen, Ignites Europe [Shortlisted]
    • Attracta Mooney, Financial Times [Shortlisted]
    • David Ricketts, Financial News [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Investment:
    • Luke Clancy, [Winner]
    • Yuri Bender, Professional Wealth Management [Shortlisted]
    • Vibeka Mair, Capital Monitor [Shortlisted]
    • Laurie McAughtry, The TRADE [Shortlisted]
    • Nick Reeve, Rhotic Media [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Business Market Commentary:
    • Yuri Bender, Professional Wealth Management [Winner]
    • Mike Scott, Freelance [Shortlisted]
    • Vibeka Mair, Capital Monitor [Shortlisted]
    • Yuri Bender, Professional Wealth Management [Shortlisted]
    • James Gard, Morningstar [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Investor Services:
    • Nick Fitzpatrick, Funds Europe [Winner]
    • Stephanie Baxter, Rhotic Media [Shortlisted]
    • Alex Lynn, Private Equity International [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the year – Alternatives:
    • Andy Thomson, Private Debt Investor [Winner]
    • James Baxter-Derrington, Investment Week [Shortlisted]
    • Nick Reeve, Rhotic Media [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Passive investment / Indexing (including ETFs):
    • Charlotte Moore, Freelance [Winner]
    • Sophie Baker, Pensions and Investments [Shortlisted]
    • Andrew Holt, Portfolio Institutional [Shortlisted]
    • Steve Johnson, Financial Times [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Technology & Digital Finance
    • Liz Lumley, The Banker [Winner]
    • Luke Clancy, [Shortlisted]
    • Stephanie Hawthorne, Freelance [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – Diversity & Inclusion:
    • Paul Clarke, Financial News [Winner]
    • Carmella Haswell, Securities Finance Times [Shortlisted]
    • Attracta Mooney, Financial Times [Shortlisted]
  1. Journalist of the Year – ESG:
    • Attracta Mooney, Financial Times [Winner]
    • Stephanie Hawthorne, Freelance [Shortlisted]
    • Charlotte Moore, Freelance [Shortlisted]
  1. Breaking News Journalist of the Year:
    • Attracta Mooney, Financial Times [Winner]
    • Dan Barnes, The Desk [Shortlisted]
    • Paul Clarke, Financial News [Shortlisted]
  1. Best Newcomer
    • Nicola Blackburn, Citywire New Model Adviser [Winner]
    • Rebecca Tomes, IFA Magazine [Shortlisted]
    • Dominic Webb, Responsible Investor [Shortlisted]
  1. Best Editorial Comment
    • Daniel Flatt, Capital Monitor [Winner]
    • Alex Janiaud, Pensions Expert [Shortlisted]
    • David Walker, Insurance Asset Risk [Shortlisted]
  1. Outstanding Contribution to Journalism 2022:
    • David Ricketts, Financial News [Winner]

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