Congratulations to all the academy trusts shortlisted for the 2023 awards! Check out the shortlist for each of the 12 categories to see if your trust is included.

Our judging panels have read every entry, considering the scope, impact and evidence shared in the submissions, and the shortlists compiled based on their feedback.

A total of 44 trusts have been shortlisted across the categories. Our longest shortlist is for Trust executive team of the year – a testament to the dedication, passion and hard work of leadership teams across the country.

For the categories of CEO of the year, CFO of the year and Governance professional of the year, we’re celebrating the contributions of 12 individuals, all nominated by their colleagues for their professionalism, expertise and support.

Look out for your invite

Now we can focus on preparation for the gala ceremony, taking place on 29 June 2023, at The Tower Hotel London. Look out for the information and RSVP details which will be emailed out in the next week or so.