Date posted: 28/11/2018

Young Kiwis recognised for outstanding contributions to the profession

A new prize will be awarded to an outstanding young CA for their contribution to the profession and community.

In Brief

  • The 2018 CA ANZ President’s Prize will be awarded to a young Chartered Accountant who has advanced both the profession and supported their local community
  • Two Young Regional Advocates from New Zealand will go in the running for the prize, which includes $1000 for a charity of their choice
  • The winner of the prize will be announced at the end of this month

Two Chartered Accountants from New Zealand have been nominated for the newest award for young members from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

CA ANZ is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 CA ANZ President’s Prize recognising outstanding young Chartered Accountants around the world who demonstrate passion for the profession and serve the community in their capacity as a CA.

Selected by the President of CA ANZ, the prize will be awarded to a member under 35 who has made contributions to the profession through professional panels or committees, represented the profession at events or mentored young members and students interested in accounting.

"We are thrilled to be launching the CA ANZ President's Prize which will recognise the next generation of leaders for the future accounting profession."
Jane Stanton, CA ANZ President.

Nominees must also demonstrate contributions to the community like participation in governance for not for profits, volunteering their professional skills or mentoring.

A total 12 members have been nominated for the award from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the UK, all of whom have been recognised as Young Regional Advocates for their local region.

Two of the nominees are Kiwi Chartered Accountants, Priya Singh from Fonterra and Josh Hickford from TSB Bank.

Jane Stanton, President of CA ANZ congratulated all the Chartered Accountants who have been nominated for the award.

"We are thrilled to be launching the 2018 CA ANZ President's Prize which will recognise the next generation of leaders for the future accounting profession," Ms Stanton said.

"It is fantastic to have nominees from regions all over the world, because it really demonstrates the outstanding community of professionals we have right across the globe."

"It is great to have Chartered Accountants in New Zealand recognised in this way. Priya and Josh have set a great example of how to use your professional skills to support your community."

The winner of the 2018 CA ANZ President’s Prize will be awarded a $1000 donation for a charity of their choice and will be featured in Acuity magazine.

The winner of the President's Prize will be announced on 29 November, and presented at a ceremony in early 2019.

CA ANZ President's Prize

Read more about the winner of the 2018 CA ANZ President's Prize, Meagan Hamblin CA from Western Australia.

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