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Division of Occupational Psychology

Practitioner of the Year


This prestigious award recognises excellent work carried out by our members.

Nominations can be made by a third party, such as a colleague or a client or you can self-nominate.

What’s in it for you

Nominees stand to gain a range of benefits, including:

  • A chance to get your work more widely recognised.
  • Kudos from getting onto the shortlist - even if you don’t win an award.
  • A major networking opportunity at the awards event.
  • Wider recognition of the value that Occupational Psychology brings to business.
  • A full DOP conference package and presentation slot.


  • Nominees should be Chartered Psychologists, HCPC Registered, Occupational Psychologists and current DOP members.
  • A nomination will only be accepted for a named individual or individuals.
  • Self-nominations and third-party nominations are both accepted.
  • Nominations must be supported by client referees prepared to provide testimony if your nomination is shortlisted.

The nominee must have conducted a piece of work during the last two years, individually or as part of a larger team, that:

  • showed a good understanding of a real world problem in the private or public sector.
  • produced measurable outcomes for the client organisation.
  • demonstrated methodological rigour in its approach.
  • demonstrated ethical practice.
  • applied and/or contributed to the knowledge base.

How to nominate

For more information on completing your nomination form please click here 

You can submit a nomination using our online nomination form.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 23 October 2017