22 March 2018:

FINSIA Australian Young Finance Professionals of the Year Awards 2017 - Winners Announced!

RFi Group, in conjunction with FINSIA, are proud to have tonight awarded the Australian Young Finance Professionals of the Year Awards for 2017. Now in its 4th year, these awards are designed to recognise and celebrate the finance industries brightest professionals and are open to those aged 35 and under.

Tonight, at an awards dinner in Sydney, the winners for 2017 were announced. The are;

People and Culture Young Professional of the Year
Sam Woods, Westpac

Young Retail Banking and Finance Marketing and Communications Professional of the Year
Lachlan Davidson, NAB

Young Commercial Banking and Finance Relationship Manager of the Year
Sean Trainor, QTC

Young Banking and Finance Risk Professional of the Year
Jasmine Tan, Deloitte

Product and Proposition Young Professional of the Year
Sarah Carrigan, Westpac

Customer Experience and Channel Young Professional of the Year
Aaron Bergstrum, Westpac

Customer Insights and Analytics Young Professional of the Year
Mathew Kerr, ANZ

Operations Project and Leadership Young Professional of the Year
Mark Sawyer, my life my finance

Technology and Innovation Young Professional of the Year
Upul Senanayake, Westpac

Young Professional of the Year
Mark Sawyer, my life my finance 

Chris Whitehead, CEO, FINSIA said; “These awards highlight the role models for professionalism in the financial services industry.  Winners have been selected on the basis of their commitment to a positive culture and delivering great customer outcomes.  These young finance professionals can be proud of their achievements and their role as ambassadors for the industry.”

He continued; “FINSIA is delighted to award the Hugh DT Williamson Scholarship, valued at $16 ,500 to the Young Finance Professional of the Year, Mark Sawyer.  This Scholarship enables Mr Sawyer to undertake a leadership, education or professional development program of his choice to enhance his leadership capabilities and further his career in financial services.  Mr Sawyer is deserving of FINSIA’s prestigious annual scholarship through strong business results, people leadership and his outstanding further contribution across the broader community.”


For further information about this Media Release, please contact;
Chloé James
Group Media Director
RFi Group
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Email: cjames@rfigroup.com

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