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Trailblazer of the year

Finance is a stubborn industry. With age-old ways of doing things, modernising processes doesn’t always happen overnight. But it’s individuals like these that make it all possible. 

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Celebrating the rising star in finance

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With a couple of years experience under their belt, this person consistently demonstrates exceptional proficiency, dedication, and innovation in their role.

They continuously demonstrate the ability to provide thoughtful analysis and effectively predict future trends, all while managing cash flow and ensuring financial stability.

This person is an innovator by nature, and is comfortable leading the way for others to follow. You’ll likely find them questioning processes and breaking new ground, and they’re not shy to put their ideas forward, all while being an open and active collaborator.

Cast your nomination for who you think deserves this title.

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Submission pointers to keep in mind

  • Describe your/their background and passion for finance and technology
  • Describe a challenging technical project you/they have worked on and how it was approached and resolved?
  • Detail the innovative strategies and tactics you/they have employed to advance finance practices
  • These pointers are just to help you get started. When applying or nominating someone for an award, you don't need to reference each of these points

Meet the jury members

We’re inviting six industry leaders and big thinkers from all over the globe to come together and handpick the winners of each category. Let’s hear it for our judges.

Image of Caroline Barnekow

Caroline Barnekow

VP Fintech and Impact Engagement at Mastercard

Image of Søren Lonning

Søren Lonning

CFO at Pleo

Image of Maria Mejer-Stybe

Maria Mejer-Stybe

Manager, BSO Development, BDO Denmark

Image of Mette Gade

Mette Gade

CPO at Pleo

Image of Stuart Wynn

Stuart Wynn

SVP Strategy & Partnerships at Pleo

Martin Dalskov, Podimo

Martin Dalskov

Head of Finance at Podimo

How submissions will be evaluated

Each and every submission will be carefully evaluated by our jury committee with a few things kept in mind. This includes: all creative, strategic, and analytical factors, with particular attention paid to the answers provided in the submission form. 

Save the dates

08/07/24 - Submissions open

20/09/24 - Entries close

05/11/24 - Winners announced

Questions?

To be up for the chance of winning any of the awards this year, entries must be Pleo customers or partners (accounting, consulting, and integration partners).  

Want to hear more about the Beyond Awards?

If you’re eager to learn more about Pleo’s Beyond Awards, reach out to awards@pleo.io with any questions or inquiries about your submission. 

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Fair Judging and Recognition

Pleo guarantees that all submissions for the awards contest shall be evaluated with the utmost integrity and impartiality, ensuring that all entries are reviewed on fair and equal terms. The judging process will be free from any form of discrimination or preferential treatment.

The main objective of the Beyond Finance Awards is to recognise and celebrate Pleo’s customers and partners, allowing them to share feedback and promote their success stories and experiences using Pleo to transform their business. Should you want to enter an award category but do not wish to be contacted by Pleo’s marketing/PR team or have your photo, job title, company name, and logo used, please email us at awards@pleo.io. If we don’t hear from you within two weeks of your submission, we’ll process your submission as is.