We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Media Awards 2017. Entries soared this year to over 200, so judging the winners is going to be especially tough.

Here’s the full list of advisers and journalists vying for one or more of our coveted Media Awards on 8 February 2017

 

Journalists

 

Best Protection Article

Sarah Davidson, This is Money
Victoria Bischoff, The Daily Mail
John Fitzsimons, Freelance journalist, writing for Love Money
Sally Hamilton, Mail on Sunday
Jeff Prestridge, Mail on Sunday
Donna Ferguson, Freelance journalist, writing for The Observer
Simoney Kyriakou, FT Adviser
Katherine Denham, FT Adviser

Best Value of Advice article

Laura Blows, Pensions Age
Marina Gerner, Money Observer
Charlotte Richards, Money Management
Jon Cudby, Freelance journalist, writing for FT Adviser
Sally Hamilton, Mail on Sunday
Jeff Prestridge, Mail on Sunday
Mark Atherton, The Times
Donna Ferguson, Freelance journalist, writing for The Times
Melanie Wright, Freelance journalist, writing for The Observer
Sara Benwell, Good Housekeeping
Paloma Kubiak, YourMoney.com
Padraig Floyd, Freelance journalist, writing for Raconteur

Best Investment Article

Leonora Walters, Investors Chronicle
Jeff Prestridge, Mail on Sunday
Mark Atherton, The Times
Kyle Caldwell, Money Observer
Donna Ferguson, Freelance journalist, writing for The Times
Melanie Wright, Freelance journalist, writing for The Times
Rob Griffin, Freelance journalist, writing for Moneywise
Esther Shaw, Freelance journalist, writing for The Observer
Madison Marriage, The Financial Times
Gary Adams, Moneywise
Padraig Floyd, Freelance journalist, writing for Trustnet Magazine
Hannah Nemeth, Moneywise

Best Pension Article - sponsored by B&CE

Laura Blows, Pensions Age
Simoney Kyriakou, FT Adviser
Marina Gerner, Money Observer
Brian Milligan & Andrew Hosken, BBC
Mark Atherton, The Times
Kyle Caldwell, Money Observer
Donna Ferguson, Freelance journalist, writing for The Guardian
Kate Hughes, Freelance journalist, writing for The Independent on Sunday
Ruth Emery, The Sunday Times
Aime Williams, The Financial Times
Gary Adams, Moneywise
Paloma Kubiak, YourMoney.com

Best Mortgage Article

Holly Thomas, Freelance journalist, writing for The Times
John Fitzsimons, Freelance journalist, writing for LoveMoney
Ryan Bembridge, Mortgage Introducer 
Donna Ferguson, Freelance journalist, writing for The Guardian
Emma Lunn, Freelance journalist, writing for The Guardian
Melanie Wright, Freelance journalist, writing for The Sunday Times
Esther Shaw, Freelance journalist, writing for Mirror Online
Hannah Nemeth, Moneywise

Consumer article

Claer Barrett, The Financial Times
Emma Lunn, Freelance journalist, writing for The Guardian
Esther Shaw, Freelance journalist, writing for The Observer
Helen Knapman, Moneywise
Jeff Prestridge, Mail on Sunday
Kalpana Fitzpatrick, Freelance journalist, writing for The Sunday Times
Kate Hughes, Freelance journalist, writing for The Independent
Kyle Caldwell, Money Observer
Melanie Wright, Freelance journalist, writing for The Observer
Naomi Rovnick, The Financial Times
Sally Hamilton, Mail on Sunday
Sam McFaul, Money Saving Expert
Samantha Downes, Financial Adviser

Trade article

Chris Newlands, The Financial Times
Daniel Flynn, Investment Week 
Emma Ann Hughes, FT Adviser 
Hardeep Tawakley, Investment Week 
Justin Cash, Money Marketing 
Katherine Denham, FT Adviser
Laura Miller, FT Adviser 
Myron Jobson, Financial Adviser
Ollie Smith, Citywire
Ruth Gillbe, FT Adviser/Financial Adviser
Sam Brodbeck, Money Marketing
Stephanie Hawthorne, Freelance journalist, writing for Pensions World

 

Advisers

 

Financial Adviser of the Year - sponsored by AIC

Anna Sofat, Addidi Wealth Ltd
Dave Penny, Invest Southwest
Gary Smith, Tilney
Hayley North, Rose and North Ltd
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd
Martin Bamford, Informed Choice Ltd
Patrick Connolly, Chase de Vere
Scott Gallacher, Rowley Turton (Ifa) Ltd

Investment Adviser of the Year - sponsored by Schroders

Bob Wilson, GreenSky Wealth
Carl Lamb, Almary Green Investments Limited
Craig Palfrey, Penguin Wealth Management
Jason Hollands, Tilney Bestinvest
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd
Patrick Connolly, Chase de Vere
Paul Lindfield, Sedulo Wealth Management
Scott Gallacher, Rowley Turton (Ifa) Ltd

Pension Adviser of the Year - sponsored by Royal London

Alan Chan, IFS Wealth & Pensions Ltd
Alistair Cunningham, Wingate Financial Planning
Carl Lamb, Almary Green Investments Limited
Chris Daems, Cervello Financial Planning
Dave Penny, Invest Southwest
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd

At Retirement Adviser of the Year - sponsored by Scottish Widows

Carl Lamb, Almary Green Investments Limited
Dave Penny, Invest Southwest
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd
Marlene Outrim, UNIQ Family Wealth
Patrick Connolly, Chase de Vere
Sebastian Hurst, Plutus Wealth Management LLP

Mortgage Adviser of the Year

Chris Schutrups, The Mortgage Hut
Daniel Bailey, Middleton Finance
David Hollingworth, L & C Mortgage Brokers
Georgina Partridge, Plutus Wealth Management LLP
Jane King, Ash-Ridge Asset Management Ltd

Protection Adviser of the Year

Alan Lakey, Highclere Financial Services
Kathryn Knowles, Curain Insurance
Tristan Hartey, Hartey Wealth Management Ltd

Estate Planning Adviser of the Year

Carl Lamb, Almary Green Investments Limited
Craig Palfrey, Penguin Wealth Management
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd
Scott Gallacher, Rowley Turton (Ifa) Ltd

Tax Planning Adviser of the Year

Carl Lamb, Almary Green Investments Limited
Gary Smith, Tilney
Jonothan McColgan, Combined Financial Strategies Ltd
Patrick Connolly, Chase de Vere

Value of Advice Ambassador

Dave Penny, Invest Southwest
Hayley North, Rose and North Ltd
Kusal Ariyawansa, Appleton Gerrard Private Wealth Management
Patrick Connolly, Chase de Vere
Scott Gallacher, Rowley Turton (Ifa) Ltd
Sebastian Hurst, Plutus Wealth Management LLP

Young Financial Adviser of the Year - sponsored by Fidelity

Alan Chan, IFS Wealth & Pensions Ltd
Chris Schutrups, The Mortgage Hut
Paul Holiday, Green Sky Wealth Ltd
Sean Irwin, DFP Wealth Management
Sebastian Hurst, Plutus Wealth Management LLP

The Bluebook Adviser of the Year

Alan Chan, IFS Wealth & Pensions Ltd
Alistair Cunningham, Wingate Financial Planning
Gary Smith, Tilney
Georgina Partridge, Plutus Wealth Management LLP
Jason Hollands, Tilney Bestinvest
Susan Hill, Susan Hill Financial Planning

Social Media Adviser of the Year

Chris Daems, Cervello Financial Planning 
Chris Schutrups, The Mortgage Hut 
James Candow, Continuum 
Marlene Outrim, UNIQ Family Wealth 
Tristan Hartey, Hartey Wealth Management Ltd

Responsible Investment Adviser of the Year

Bob Wilson, GreenSky Wealth
John Ditchfield, Castlefield
Ruth Whitehead, Ruth Whitehead Associates 
Tanya Pein, In2 Planning Ltd
Tristan Hartey, Hartey Wealth Management Ltd