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The International Quality Awards 2023: Part of Quality Live

We are proud to announce the category finalists for the International Quality Awards (IQA) 2023.

The International Quality Awards will return this year as part of Quality Live, the CQI’s new one-day event bringing together thought leaders and quality professionals. It will take place at etc.venues, 133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BX on Thursday 15 June. Find out more.

Join us for a day of professional development, networking and celebration.

The 2023 award categories

Emerging Talent

The quality professional who has contributed most to their organisation in the areas of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first five years of their quality management career.  

The finalists are:

  • Lilly Caskey - Leonardo
  • Catriona Large - CGG
  • Stavroula Mastorodimou - Skanska Costain Strabag Joint Venture (SCS JV) 

Read more on our Emerging Talent finalists here.

Digital Innovation 

The initiative which best leverages a digital/technology solution to help people improve the performance of their organisation’s business processes, and the quality of product and service outcomes for customers and stakeholders.  

The finalists are:

  • Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV)  
  • Ministry of Interior, UAE 
  • Tilbury Douglas Construction Limited

Read more on our Digital Innovation finalists here.


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The initiative which best translates environmental, social and governance policy and objectives to improve process, product and service outcomes for existing and future stakeholders.  

The finalists are:

  • Bachy Soletanche 
  • LifeScan Scotland 
  • Universal Robina Corporation

Read more on our Sustainability Impact finalists here.

Quality Professional of the Year 

A quality professional who has played a key role in advancing their organisation’s governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context.

Entries are restricted to CQI Chartered Members or Chartered Fellows.  

The finalists are:

  • Claire Bower – Troup Bywaters + Anders 
  • Deborah Lawley - Jacobs 
  • Fiona Payne - Hybrid Intelligence (Capgemini Engineering)

Read more on our Quality Professional of the Year finalists here.

Quality Team of the Year  

A team of quality professionals who have contributed most to their organisation through governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context.    

The finalists are:

  • ACCIONA Infrastructure Australia and New Zealand
  • Dubai Health Authority 
  • LifeScan Scotland 
  • Shell

Read more on our Quality Team of the Year finalists here.

Quality Organisation of the Year  

The organisation which best exhibits a culture of quality and puts it at the heart of everything they do. 

The finalists are: 

  • Ajman Police Headquarters 
  • DISCO Corporation 
  • Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation 
  • Lindus Health

Read more on our Quality Organisation of the Year finalists here

CQI Volunteer of the Year ​​​​​

An individual who has demonstrated that they are an exceptional volunteer, displaying dedication and enthusiasm for volunteering for the CQI, and making a positive impact on people or a project while furthering the CQI’s mission and vision.

The individual can nominate themselves or be nominated by another volunteer, a CQI or IRCA member, or the CQI’s Executive team.

Outstanding Contribution to Quality Management Practice

An individual who or organisation which has made a significant and lasting contribution to the quality management discipline with clear consequential benefit to society, in any one or more of the following domains:

  • Academic thinking
  • Education 
  • Policy 
  • Practice 

This award is not open to public nominations.

Find out more about the application process and the criteria for each award

Key timings

  • 9 January: entries open 
  • 8 March: entries close
  • 9 March: event tickets go on sale
  • 19 April: finalists announced
  • 27 April - 11 May: finalists' interviews
    • Emerging Talent: Tuesday 9 May
    • Digital Innovation: Wednesday 3 May
    • Sustainability Impact: Thursday 27 April
    • Quality Professional of the Year: Tuesday 2 May
    • Quality Team of the Year: Thursday 11 May
    • Quality Organisation of the Year: Thursday 4 May  
  • 15 June: Quality Live conference and awards event

Introducing Quality Live


In 2023, the International Quality Awards will take place as part of Quality Live. This brand-new event will bring together thought leaders and quality professionals, with a full programme of talks and interactive workshops. This exciting new event will offer attendees CPD opportunities before culminating in the awards presentation ceremony.

We are delighted that UKAS and Mott MacDonald joined as gold partners for the event. Find out more about our partners.   

Join us for Quality Live, including the International Quality Awards ceremony.

Watch highlights from the 2022’s award ceremony

Finalists have been announced

We are delighted to announce the category finalists for the International Quality Awards 2023

Meet our partners

Learn more about the organisations partnering with us for the 2023 event

Get in touch

If you have any questions or wish to know more about Quality Live and the International Quality Awards, please contact our Event Manager Katie Steingold.

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