National Archives director triumphs in collaboration awards
Whitehall & Industry Group accolade lauds “exemplary leadership” driven by cross-sector learning
Carol Tullo (second from right) with fellow WIG Leadership Impact Award winner Daniel Hurst, of BAE Systems, and judges Debbie Alder and Nigel Whitehead. Copyright WIG
A senior official at the National Archives has won a new award that salutes leadership and collaboration between the private and public sector.
Carol Tullo, director of information policy and services at the non-ministerial department, was awarded one of two inaugural leadership impact awards by charity the Whitehall & Industry Group, which exists to foster “constructive collaboration” between government, industry and the not-for-profit sector.
Judges – who included Department for Work and Pensions director general for HR Debbie Alder – found Tullo’s entry provided ample evidence of the benefits of learning in a cross-sector environment, clearly illustrating the measurable impact this has had on her and the organisations she has worked for.
They added that her entry to the awards programme – which is only open to past participants in WIG’s leadership scheme – also highlighted “the exemplary leadership” she had shown in her roles in both the private and public sectors.
Daniel Hurst, a strategy analyst at defence and aerospace firm BAE Systems, also received an award.
WIG chief executive Peter Unwin said successful careers would increasingly give professionals experience of more than one sector, but there was a “surprisingly unrecognised” need for learning opportunities that provided the skills required.
“Our charitable purpose is to build understanding through the creation of cross sector learning opportunities, and our unique and highly esteemed leadership programmes make a big contribution to this,” he said.
“These awards will now highlight this impact on an annual basis."
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