IABCA 2020 FINALISTS

Congratulations to our IABCA 2020 Finalists, with nearly 300 applications received from across the two nations, our panel of experts had a tough task to deliberate this incredible list of organisations and leaders. We wish our IABCA 2020 finalists all the very best for the gala and look forward to celebrating your success.

IABCA Young Professional of the Year

This award recognises outstanding achievements of a young professional in middle or senior management who has built a successful career and is under 35 years of age.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Young Community Achiever of the Year

This award recognises community achievement of an individual who has shown strong community leadership and brought about a positive change and is under 35 years of age.

Christine Holman GAICD
 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Arun Sharma

Chairman

Celebrate India

DD Saxena

Managing Director

ROBE

Dr Clinton de Bruyn GAICD 

Director

Treasury Queensland

Elena Kirillova

 State Director, NSW/ACT

​Australian Trade and Investment Commission,(Austrade)

Francis Wong OAM, OSJ, FAICD

Board Member

Tourism Australia 

Jasmin Kaur

Managing Director

PWC

Jonty Ephron

Former CRO

ANZ

Dr Maurice L Newman AC, HonDBus Macq, FSIA, FSAA, FAICD

Chairman

Mukund Narayanamurti

CEO

Asialink Business

Petula Thomas

Director

Indo - Australian Chamber of Commerce

Swati Dave 

Managing Director & CEO

EFIC

Tracey Vieira 

CEO

Screen Queensland

Tracey Winters 

Head of Government and Public Affairs

Santos

Vivek Bhatia 

CEO

Australia Pacific, QBE

IABCA Community Services Excellence Award

This award acknowledges the achievements of an individual or organisation that has enhanced community spirit through initiatives that empower communities including/ or through the promotion and integration of arts and culture in Australia and/or India. Nominations will be assessed on the below five criteria, each of which are given equal weighting.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Businesswoman of the Year

This award recognises outstanding achievements of a female leader who has built a successful business or career over time.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Business Leader or Professional of the Year (Male)

This award recognises outstanding achievements of a business leader, professional or researcher in middle or senior management who has built a successful career and is over 35 years of age.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Business Leader or Professional of the Year (Female)

This award recognises outstanding achievements of a business leader, professional or researcher in middle or senior management who has built a successful career and is over 35 years of age.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Award

This award recognises an organisation that has made significant contribution in the Inbound and Outbound Australia India space to the tourism, hospitality and or catering industry. Entry is open – but not limited to – creative agencies, tour, food and beverage operators, hotels or stand-alone restaurants, including event caterers and retail outlets.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Excellence in Innovation Award

This award recognizes a start-up or business that has exercised innovation in contriving a new and unique business model. This category is also open to established businesses who have shown innovation by introducing a novel product or service, or by executing an innovative policy or strategy to generate a competitive advantage.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Spirit of Sport Award

This award acknowledges an organisation/individual who has demonstrated excellence in the field of sport.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Australian Exporter or Service Provider of the Year

This award recognises outstanding achievement and contribution of an Australian exporter and service provider from Australia to India.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Australia India Science, Research & Development Award

Central to the purpose of this award is the recognition and support of outstanding contributions to the advancement of science, technology and research made by an organisation or an individual. Entry is open – but not limited to – academics, researchers, doctors, scientists, institutions, and universities.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Micro Business of the Year

Small business of the year is defined as a business turnover of up to $2 million with less than 5 employees. This award recognises outstanding achievement and contribution made by a Small Business.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Small Business of the Year

Small business of the year is defined as a business turnover of up to $2 million. This award recognises outstanding achievement and contribution made by a Small Business.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA SME of the Year

Small-to-medium enterprises - defined as economic groups with turnover of $2 million and up to $250 million. This award recognises outstanding achievement and contribution made by an SME.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

IABCA Australia India Impact Award

IABCA Australia India Impact award recognises the contributions of an individual, (living or working across our two nations) OR an organisation or project that adds value to the bilateral relationship. The category celebrates projects and organisations that have expanded from Australia to India or India to Australia.

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Helen Hamilton-James

Office Managing Partner, Western Sydney

Deloitte Australia

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Professor K. Baskaran

Pro Vice Chancellor – International Research Partnerships

Deakin University

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

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