Digital Leaders 50

Digital Leaders 50The Digital Leaders 50, in association with Digital by Default News, recognises leaders and organisations who demonstrate a pioneering and sustainable approach to digital transformation.The winners will have shown leadership and innovation in harnessing digital technology and the internet as providers of information, key services and social interaction.

The awards have been launched following the growth and success of the Digital Leaders Programme.

“We set up Digital Leaders because we passionately believe that sharing knowledge and experience is one of the keys to the UK’s future success as a world-leading digital nation. The Digital Leaders Programme gathers influential leaders from the highest levels of central and local Government, and the private and not-for-profit sectors, to address the policy and good practice for harnessing digital as a key enabler for the delivery of transparent, efficient, and citizen-centric services in a new age of Digital Government.”

– Robin Knowles, Founder, Digital Leaders Programme

The awards are kindly sponsored by Agilisys and are launched in partnership with Digital by Default News, a leading online publication covering the sector, which will oversee the nomination and judging process.

Award Categories

Nominations are called for in each of the following five categories:


Central Government Recognising the achievements of those working to deliver digital transformation across central government.

Local Government Providing an opportunity to shine a spotlight on best practice and leadership undertaken within local authorities.

Elected Member This category highlights the work of Members of Parliament and the Lords, as well as councillors, in supporting digital transformation, growth and enterprise around the UK.


NGO Singling out charities and not-for-profit organisations which are playing major roles in projects that enable the benefits of digital to be made
available to all.

Industry Highlighting the work and value of businesses who have been leading advocates of digital transformation, developing innovative ways of encouraging a ‘digital first’ approach to delivering key services.