Young Practitioner of the Year

About the Award

This award applies to any practitioner working in the private client industry who is aged 30 years or below, being born on or after 24 April 1990. Candidates cannot enter themselves; the award is by nomination only. Both STEP members and non-members may be nominated by a firm or colleague who feels that the candidate shows great promise. This award is judged on the quality of the entries, and not the number of nominations received per nominee.

Award Criteria

Focusing on the year 1 May 2020–23 April 2021 only, address all of the following four criteria: they are equally weighted. 

  1. Why this person stands out from other young practitioners in the field.
  2. This person’s range of expertise.
  3. This person’s commitment to continued professional development and education.
  4. Examples of where this person is making a significant contribution.