Posted by Louise Prance on 22 March 2023
ACID CEO Dids Macdonald OBE has been nominated and included in the inaugural Women in Trade Association Powerlist 2023.
The powerlist is a collaboration between FSB, CBI and the Trade Association Forum to celebrate and recognise inspirational women in the Association sector.
The list was compiled from over 200 public nominations, and a selection panel from the Trade Association Forum. The CBI and FSB had the unenviable task of selecting the 100 women that make up the inaugural list.
Nicola Bates, Chair of the Selection Panel and Strategy and External Affairs Director of the Portman Group said, "It has been a real pleasure to be able to bring the CBI, FSB and TAF together to champion the role of women in trade associations, celebrate their achievements and encourage the next generation of women into the association sector."
Julie Lilley, FSB CEO said, "At FSB, I'm proud to lead a diverse organisation with strong representation of women at every level. This is true for our staff team but also our volunteers who are small business owners/self-employed right across the UK. As FSB was involved in setting up this initiative and the judging process, it would not be right to have also taken some of the slots - but I want to take this moment to say how brilliant the list is, to thank the Trade Association Forum, and reiterate my pride for FSB's women. Well done to everyone in the list and involved."