Positive Leadership Awards 2023

Positive Leadership Award 2022 is presented to

Susie Hills

who has been selected from 11 688 nominations submitted from 22 countries across six continents and recognized as a positive leadership champion, helping people, teams and organizations thrive

Winner’s Best Practice

Always look for the kind solution. Ask yourself what is the kind thing to do and you won’t go far wrong. Kindness can be a compass which guides you as a leader and a colleague. Kindness isn’t meak and mild it’s strong, inclusive and impactful.

Quick Facts


Susie is the Joint CEO and Co-founder of Halpin Partnership – the management consultancy firm for Higher Education. She is a Trustee of the Halpin Trust. Known for her thought-leadership, Susie is in demand as a conference speaker and writes regular commentary for the higher education sector. In 2019 she was named as one of Unilever’s ’50 Leading Lights in Kindness’ in the Financial Times. Susie is the kickstarter of the hugely successful Kindfest, which debuted in 2020 and is now an annual event.

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