In this category the Judges will be looking for an enthusiastic approach to the discipline, passion for the industry and innovative ideas on how to implement and embed good practice in business continuity and resilience either within their own, or client, organizations. Above all, however, they will be hoping to see potential for intellectual and professional development and trying to spot an innovator and leader of the future. Entries should show any relevant professional credentials gained and examples of contributions made to the growth of the discipline.

This category is for individuals who have less than 2 years’ experience in continuity and resilience. Those with more than 2 years’ experience should enter either of the Continuity & Resilience Practitioner of the Year categories.