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The GSA UK's Professional Awards are a set of accolades recognising talent in strategic sourcing, showcasing individuals and teams who make a big difference, but may remain largely unsung in the wider context of the global sourcing industry. The distinguished individuals and teams were celebrated at our Awards Ceremony on 25th June, which was held at the Titanic Belfast.


Individuals and teams were recognised for their outstanding contribution to their employers, partners and to the strategic sourcing industry.


The winners in each category are below:

Rising Star of The Year

Sarah Russell - Concentrix

Manager of The Year

Max Potomakha - Miratech

Legal Advisor of The Year

Christopher Bates - Ashurst

Automation Champion of The Year

Chandan Ghosh, L&TInfotech

Strategic Leader of The Year

Kit Burden, DLA Piper

Excellence in Relationship Management


Excellence in Transformation


Excellence in Outsourced Customer Service


Excellence in Business Process Outsourcing

Tata Consultancy Services

Best Nearshore Team

Future Processing

Best Far-shore Team

Teleperformance Dibs

Best Shared Services Team

Tata Consultancy Services

Talent Programme of the Year – Northern Ireland


Start-up of the Year – Northern Ireland




Kerry Hallard, CEO of the Global Sourcing Association commented: “Success for these nominees comes at a time when the global sourcing industry needs to be showcasing and celebrating itself in the face of huge media scrutiny. We’re delighted to announce these winners and put the best of strategic sourcing up in lights!”


To view pictures from the awards, please click here.

The Global Sourcing Association
The Home of the Global Sourcing Standard