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2020 Emerging Talent Award winners and finalists

Meet the 2020 International Quality Awards Emerging Talent winners and finalists

Three quality professionals that have contributed most to their organisation in the areas of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first eight years of their career.

Meet the winner: John Jack, LifeScan


LifeScan is a global leader in blood glucose monitoring innovation and digital health technology. Their vision is to  create a world without limits for people with diabetes and related conditions.

The winner not only demonstrated a clear understanding of how to apply modern-day quality principles in their work, but also took the opportunity to share views with the judges as to the future of the profession. John Jack is a remarkable advocate for our vocation, through his work with schools and the next generation, and is already inspiring future Quality Professionals.

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Meet the finalists


Elizabeth Garrison, LifeScan

Elizabeth Garrison began her journey into quality five  years  ago  after  joining  LifeScan  as a  graduate. Since  then,  she has strived to develop her knowledge of the business and gain experience as a quality professional. 

Nicole Thompson, Costain

Nicole has been part of the Quality team at Costain for two years and is now working towards  her  Chartered status. Having started as a Quality Practitioner, Nicole has made her way to the  Quality Lead  for  a significant Mechanical & Electrical  package.

See what our other winners and finalists had to say