Spoor & Fisher is pleased to announce that one of its Senior Associates, Chyreene Truluck, recently received the Department of Science and Innovation / Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (DSI/SARIMA) Award for Professional Excellence in Innovation Management.

The award recognises individuals who have made an increasing contribution to the Innovation Management community and their own organisation over a period of at least seven years. The individual must show a specific contribution in the period under review (2018), as well as demonstrate an increasingly broad contribution to the profession as a whole.

Contributions include: specific interventions or initiatives in the period under review; demonstrated extraordinary achievement within their own organisation; a contribution to the standing of the innovation support function at their organisation; a tangible contribution to the development of the profession, such as publications in journals or other media, training/capacity development/mentoring within the profession, speeches or presentations concerning the profession; and serving on national or international committees or forums and active participation in communities of practice.