Rising Star Award


Alex McCutcheon
The Business Consultant at Sopra Steria has a passion for fostering digital talent and supporting fellow young professionals within financial services. Alex has proven himself to be an excellent ambassador for the industry not only through his work with Sopra Steria, but also with SFE Young Professionals. He has demonstrated outstanding potential and development in the early stages of his career illustrated by becoming one of the youngest members of the key accounts team at Sopra Steria and providing senior leaders in the industry with unique and valued insights into the market.


Milly Dent
The Commercial Manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland goes above and beyond to ensure colleagues and networks are set up for success. She supports young professionals and organises events for charity, volunteer days and training for graduates. Her passion to embrace innovation and use it to create positive change among wider society shone through in a project for the Chartered Banker: Young Banker of the Year Competition in which she reached the semi-finals with an idea to build customer trust in banking.