IMarEST Chief Executive shortlisted for Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award

David Loosley, Chief Executive of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, has been shortlisted for this year’s memcom Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award.

Arguably the most prestigious award for an individual within the professional associations sector, the Louis Armstrong Leadership Award recognises true leadership of a professional body or trade association. The 2018 award will be made to a Chief Executive who in the opinion of the judges has provided outstanding leadership and demonstrated a marked advancement in their organisation under their leadership, having an impact on not just the profession but also on the economy and society as a whole.

Judged by a panel of esteemed experts within the professional body sector, the 2018 award will be presented at the memcom excellence awards lunch on Wednesday 16 May at County Hall.

The judging panel this year is chaired by Chris Blythe, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Building and recipient of the 2017 award. Chris will present the award to the winner at this year’s event and the winner will be invited to join the Pantheon of Leaders.

The shortlist of inspirational leaders contains Mark Downs, CEO, Royal Society of Biology; Jane Hatfield, CEO, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health; David Loosley, CEO, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology; Hetan Shah, CEO, Royal Statistical Society.