The Horizon Award recognises outstanding ability in individuals with fewer than five years’ experience in the regulatory affairs profession. Such individuals will have set themselves apart from their colleagues with their understanding, accomplishments, leadership skills, motivation and commitment to regulatory affairs.

Nominations are accepted from employers and colleagues who should be in a position to judge the ability of the nominee and their achievements and potential.

This award category is open to individuals.

Nominations may cover:

1. An individual who has shown great promise in a new career through understanding and initiative.
2. An individual who has been able to take the lead for projects with success.
3. An individual who is highly motivated and consistently produces high quality work.

Nominees may have demonstrated:

1. A consistently high standard of work with a commitment to quality.
2. Motivation, commitment and initiative in their approach to the regulatory affairs profession.
3. Special regulatory, scientific and/or technical capabilities in a regulatory affairs discipline.
4. Leadership or leadership potential.
5. Special achievements in their work.

Read our Information Pack for more details about the Awards and FAQs.

Previous winners and finalists

WINNER – Harriet Thomasson-Coombs, UK 
FINALIST - Kyle Allhyn Sefuentes, The Philippines
FINALIST - Valeria Grigoriev, Moldova
FINALIST - Rachael Kieran, UK

WINNER – Peyton Cheong Phey Denn, Regulatory Professional, Novo Nordisk, Denmark 
FINALIST - Irene Pereira de Sousa, Regulatory Program Manager, Roche, Switzerland
FINALIST - Luis Lopez-Navas, Senior Regulatory Executive, DLRC Ltd, UK
FINALIST - Lauren Phin, Senior Regulatory Executive, DLRC Ltd, UK 

WINNER – Cheng (Lisa) Chen, Regulatory Strategist, ICON/PRAHS, Poland
FINALIST - Adaobi Okeke, Regulatory Affairs Officer, Servier, Nigeria
FINALIST - Rebecca Shields, Regulatory Partner, Roche, UK 

WINNER - Tobias Fleischmann, Principal Regulatory Affairs Specialist, PPD, Germany
FINALIST - Misae Takahashi, Regulatory Associate, Syneos Health Clinical KK, Japan
FINALIST - Shaziya Saiyed, Regulatory Affairs Associate and Pharmacist, RApport Global Strategic Services, UK

WINNER - Jack Daley, Regulatory Operations Manager, Gilead Sciences, UK
FINALIST - Ashley Dukes, Manager, Regulatory Affairs Therapeutic Group, Global Regulatory & Quality, Research & Development, GSK, UK
FINALIST - Clara Desvignes, Senior Regulatory Scientist, Voisin Consulting Life Sciences (VCLS), France
FINALIST - Vatsala Patel, Regulatory Affairs Executive, Regulis Consulting, UK
FINALIST - Sabine Ruhle, Senior Regulatory Associate, Boyds, UK 

WINNER - Magda Bujar - CIRS, UK
FINALIST - Francois Hebraud - F Hoffman-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland 
FINALIST - Jenny R Cochran - Cardinal Health Regulatory Sciences, USA
FINALIST - Vatsala Patel - Regulis, UK