Development opportunity for London

HFMA Annual Conference Competition 2023



The London Finance Academy was delighted to deliver a fantastic development opportunity for the London region for the second year running. Thanks to the generosity of colleagues at NHS England London we offered 15 places for our colleagues across the patch to bid for, so that they can attend the HFMA Annual Conference in London, from 7-9 December 2022.


This was a brilliant opportunity for those to attend the conference who would not normally get the chance to do so. The conference provided opportunities to network with finance professionals from across the country, to listen to leading figures in NHS finance and world-renowned healthcare speakers.

The winners were also be invited to a networking drinks reception on the Wednesday evening and gala dinner on the Thursday evening.


All colleagues who work at a grade 8a or below. You were able to self nominate, or be nominated by a line manager or work colleague, by submitting an application form

How the applications was judged?

A panel reviewed the nominations and award places on merit, ensuring a fair spread across the ICSs.

The panel members included representation from the London Finance Development Board, Women in Leadership and Sponsee Network.

Support before, during and after the conference

  • Winners were provided with all the relevant information on what to expect at the conference
  • Assigned a buddy ahead of the conference to help you prepare for the conference. Buddies were experienced system partner finance professional to ensure maximum networking opportunities
  • Invited to events after the event with NHSE colleagues and have the opportunity to continue networking with other competition winners

After the success of the 2022 and 2023 Competition, the Academy hope to

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact

Many thanks

Lewis Russell

Assistant Finance Manager, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Uzma Zulfiqar

Senior Management Accountant, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Evelina Aizupure

PMO Project Manager. North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust