MPF Awards for Management Excellence 2017

Knowledge Partners:

Watch a video of the 2016 ceremony

The 15th Annual MPF Awards have been launched with submissions being accepted from 3 October to 30 November 2016 and the ceremony taking place on 8 March 2017 at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square.


To express interest or for more information contact Maggie O'Neill at or on 020 7786 9786.

2016 winners, including the judges’ citations, can be found on the Awards 2016 page.


Leadership & Strategy:

Best managed international firm or network

Best managed national firm or organisation

Best strategic leadership

Best thought leadership

Best leadership of a mould-breaking firm

Best programme for leadership development

NEW Best strategy implementation

Client Journey:

NEW Best co-ordination in winning new work

NEW Best use of narrative

Most innovative client service

Best provision of know-how to clients

Best collaboration with clients

Operational Excellence:

NEW Best corporate culture

NEW Most enviable workplace

Best financial management

Best implementation of systems or technology

NEW Best use of data analytics

Sponsored by: AnyData Solutions

Best collaboration across the management team

NEW Best collaboration with external specialists

Responsible Business:

Best community engagement

Sponsored by: Business in the Community

NEW Most environmentally friendly firm

Most inclusive firm

Sponsored by:

NEW Best philanthropy engagement

Sponsored by: Philanthropy Impact




Judging is the responsibility of a global panel of senior management consultants

more on the Judges…


"A valuable opportunity to recognise the significant contribution that practice management professionals make to professional services businesses."
John Connolly, Former Global Managing Director, Deloitte

"MPF Awards recognise the best of the best across professional services firms. Winning an award from an organisation solely focused on distilling best practice is a great achievement."
Simon Beswick, Managing Partner, Osborne Clark

"We are extremely proud to have won the 2015 MPF award for 'Best Financial Management'. This success was only achieved with the contribution of everyone in the finance team. We are particularly pleased that their efforts over a period of substantial growth and change have been recognised at such a high profile event."
Yvonne Barratt, Head of Finance, BDO

"The MPF Awards for Management Excellence set the ultimate benchmark for management of professional services firms. Being shortlisted is already a great achievement, and winning sends an incredibly strong message to the clients, peers, business partners, and employees."
Per Magnusson, Senior Partner and Founder, Magnusson

"These Awards are special because we not only compete with our colleagues in the law sector, but we meet face to face with other companies in the professional services sector. It’s refreshing and a real challenge."
Antonio Garrigues, Chairman, Garrigues

Blog: The Winners’ Formula

See more winners’ quotes…