Launched in 2016, Top Minds is an annual recognition of the best and brightest thought leaders in the fields of governance, risk, compliance, and ethics.
Call for Nominations close Jan. 31, 2019
What Separates a Top Mind?
Effectiveness: Demonstrating ROI is a hallmark of a strong compliance program.
Collaboration: Working across silos to create holistic risk management programs.
Communication: Making sure everyone understands expectations and values.
Constructiveness: Building value for the business, not holding it back.
Vision: These folks are true believers in the value of an ethical business model.
What is Top Minds?
Each year, Compliance Week highlights the best and brightest in the governance, risk, ethics, and compliance profession with the Top Minds award. Recipients participate in in-depth interviews with fellow leaders of the GRC community.
Who is eligible for consideration as a Top Minds recipient?
GRC professionals who have had high-profile or exceptional achievements in 2018 that had a major impact on the way business is conducted AND those with long track records of championing governance, risk, compliance, audit, and ethics over many years are strong candidates for nomination.
Are Top Minds recipients from previous years eligible again?
Yes. Compliance Week recognizes those who continue to make a difference year after year.
When is the nomination deadline for Top Minds?
The deadline for Top Minds 2019 is January 31, 2019.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
When are Top Minds recipients announced?
Top Minds 2019 recipients will be announced with the May/June 2019 magazine* and digitally in Compliance Week newsletters.
Recipients will also have a special announcement during Compliance Week 2019, the premier GRC executive conference, May 20-22, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
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