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Seema Ghani wins the Bond Outstanding Indivdiual Award

Outstanding Individual Award

The Outstanding Individual Award recognises exceptional people who have made a lasting contribution to the organisation and the sector. 

Working or volunteering in the international development sector takes many different guises, with roles ranging from programme officers and fundraisers to expert engineers and charity shop workers. The tasks they undertake can be vital and wide-ranging, and often come with significant responsibility and expectation.

Winner

Seema Ghani, Hand in Hand

After leaving a career in the City, Seema's chairpersonship of Hand in Hand Afghanistan has seen the organisation improve the lives of 166,000 people. Click on the image below to find out more.

Seema Ghani, Hand in Hand

Finalists

All of the individuals were nominated for devoting their time, energy, passion and expertise to international development. Click on the images below to read more about the finalists and their stories.

Georgette Mulheir, Lumos

As a leading pioneer of "deinstitutionalisation" Georgette has dedicated her life to tackling a problem blighting the lives of disadvantaged children.

Georgette Mulheir, Lumos

Robert Walters, Orbis

Robert has worked with international blindness prevention charity Orbis since 1994, helping the organisation change millions of lives.

Robert Walters, Orbis

Nominees

Click on the images below to find out more about the other inspiring nominees.

Billy Hill, One
Billy Hill, One

Daniel Bruce, Internews
Daniel Bruce, Internews

Elisabeth Kisakye, VSO
Elisabeth Kisakye, VSO

John Gaventa, Institute of Development Studies
John Gaventa, IDS

Paul Butler, RARE
Paul Butler, Rare

Criteria

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