Rising Star ​Award

How to apply

  1. Register an account.
  2. Start your entry (save it in-progress).
  3. Submit your entry to be in the running.

Best of luck!

For any questions, please contact Berenice Lamblin

2025 Awards

This category recognises the achievements of an individual who represents the future generation within the field of compliance and financial crime prevention.  As a rapidly developing profession, compliance has emerged as a first-choice career for a new generation of individuals attracted by the challenges and rewards it can offer, or for individuals from other professions looking for a challenging and inspiring career change.

The winner of this award will be an individual who has made an impact within the first five years of their compliance journey, by providing a positive contribution to their team, organisation, or the compliance community as a whole.


  • This award is open to all stakeholders working in compliance and financial crime prevention.
  • Entries for this award must be nominated by a Manager, Stakeholder or Colleague.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted - please seek a nominator.
  • Nominees must be five years or less into their compliance career, up until the point of the Awards entry deadline.
  • We welcome entries recognising individuals working for businesses within Europe.


  • Please describe the career or role progression over the last 12-18 months for this individual.
  • The judges would be interested in any business or regulatory context in which this individual has been operating, that will highlight any specific challenges or opportunities that they have risen to overcome / embrace.
  • What were the drivers behind the individual’s success, why was this year in particular a highlight for their career?


  • In what ways did the individual surpass expectations over the last 12-18 months?
  • What new behaviours, new skills, or new competencies have been developed that have been beneficial for the business?
  • How has the individual embraced their professional development and career progression, and how does this make them an inspiration for others?


  • What has been the impact of this individual for the team and/or business?
  • Are there any specific achievements that you would like to highlight?
  • Please provide any qualitative or quantitative evidence that helps to support the nomination.
  • The judges would be interested in any information that would help demonstrate why this is individual is an exemplary role model for others in the team.


  • Please provide up to three testimonials in support of the nomination from colleagues, internal business partners or wider stakeholders who can validate the success and contribution of the individual in the last 12-18 months.
  • Please keep testimonials to max 100 words.

Rising Star ​Award

2025 Awards