Outstanding Volunteer Awards

The Society recognises our volunteers who have devoted their time, effort and knowledge to the Society and the investment community in Hong Kong. The Outstanding Volunteers Award aims to encourage, reward, and raise the profile of our volunteers.

Objectives

Who is qualified

Selection Mechanisms

Selection and Judging Criteria

Timeline

Objectives

To recognise and acknowledge the significant contributions made by individual volunteers who have developed, promoted and contributed to the programs and activities, and to make a difference in the Society.

Who is qualified

Who are qualified to be nominees?

A member of the Society who fulfils the following requirements:

      • Is not a Board of Director of the Society
      • Has been a member of the Society for at least one year, and has served as volunteer in one or more of the committees for at least one year and is currently still a volunteer.

Who can be nominators?

      • The Society’s Board of Directors
      • The Society’s staff
      • Committees’ members

Selection Mechanisms

      • Each nominator can only nominate up to 3 candidates, unless specified otherwise.
      • Nominations must be submitted to the Society’s Board of Directors on or before the deadline each year.
      • The Board of Directors is responsible for screening all nominations.
      • The Board of Directors reserves the right to withhold the award if, in their judgment, no worthy nominations are received.

Selection and Judging Criteria

Awards are based on the nominee’s achievements in the year immediately prior to the receipt of the Award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Society and the investment community – for example:

      • Making a significant contribution to the Society and the investment community. 
      • Demonstrating leadership, contributing to share experiences, insights and intelligence, and helping other volunteers and members. 
      • Showing innovation and problem-solving abilities.
      • Serving as role model to the Society’s members and volunteers.
      • Demonstrating an ability to influence fellow volunteers to achieve desired result.

Timeline

      • The Board of Directors will make a call for nominations by mid-October.
      • Winners will be shortlisted and selected by the committees with the approval of the Board of Directors.
      • The recipient will be announced in 4Q of the year, usually at the Charter Award Ceremony and/or Forecast Dinner.