Audience votes: shortlists announced for International Investment Awards 2019

Audience votes: shortlists announced for International Investment Awards 2019

The Excellence in Advisory Best Practice award shortlist and audience voting phase for the Emerging Talent of the Year and Personality of the Year for the 20th annual International Investment Awards 2019 has been announced following a record number of entries from a record number of companies.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the International Investment Awards - the longest running awards in the industry - we have also added new awards for Excellence in Client Service, with separate categories for both advisers and the industry. 

The prestigious awards event - which is seen as one of the international investment and advice world's biggest nights - will be held on Wednesday 16 October at the historic Gibson Hall in the heart of the City in London.

The first phase of the shortlist was revealed last week. In both of the Excellence in Client Service categories and the Excellence in Advisory Best Practice category there will be an overall winner in each category and winners in each region announced on evening of the awards.

Voting is live via the links in our the II Awards page that is in our Events section (above left).

Here are the shortlists:


Emerging Talent of the Year

Craig Holding - Abacus Financial Consultants 

Simon Black - Dolfin

Emma Furzer - Fairway Group 

Riyad Adamou - Holborn Assets

Carl David Turner - Infinity Financial Solutions

Jamie Bubb-Sacklyn - Infinity Financial Solutions

Alex Norwood - Montfort

Nathan Prior - Partners Wealth Management

Timothy Townsend - Standard Bank

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Personality of the Year

Nigel Green - deVere Group

Louise Bracken-Smith - Fairway Group 

Trevor Keidan - Infinity Financial Solutions 

Nigel Sillitoe - Insight Discovery

Serge Krancenblum - IQ EQ

Per Wimmer - Wimmer Family Office

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Excellence in Client Service - NEW*



Atlas Wealth Management 

deVere Group

Holborn Assets

Partners Wealth Management 

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Old Mutual International 

POP & Associates 


Utmost Wealth Solutions

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Winners of these special awards selected by mix of judges scores and online votes.


The Excellence in Advisory Best Practice Award* is voted for by judges only The shortlist is as follows:  

Abacus Financial Consultants

deVere Group

The Fry Group

Partners Wealth Management 

VFS International 


*Regional winners be announced on evening with winners selected by mix of judges/comments and the online votes.