Employee Benefits Awards 2013: Employee benefits professional of the year

Winner: Janine Sparks, senior reward manager, British Airways

Janine has established herself as one of the recognised leaders in employee benefits during her 25-year-plus career.

She has successfully established herself as a ‘go-to’ person for industry peers requiring advice and guidance, because of her vast knowledge and experience. Whatever the challenge, she never fails to approach her work with positivity and a sense of fun.


Janine Sparks said: “I’ve been in reward all of my working life and I think it’s a brilliant profession. To be able to make a real change and make an impact in an organisation is fantastic.”


Runners up:

Adam Brooke, employee benefits manager, J.P. Morgan.
Jim Cowan, head of benefits, Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
Chris Coyne, group head of reward and HR services, City and Guilds.
Gary Dewin, director of group pensions, The Co-operative Group.
Breckon Jones, director of global benefits and strategic health, American Express Services.