26 September 2023

The L&DI Excellence in Training Awards 2023 – The Pearse Walsh Award

Harvest is delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Learning and Development Institute’s, Excellence in Learning Awards 2023, a partnership in place since 2008

Harvest proudly sponsors the Pearse Walsh Award for the Best Learning and Development Team.  This award honours the memory and life’s work of Pearse Walsh. Pearse founded Harvest nearly forty years ago. His vision for developing outstanding learning and development experiences, still informs the Harvest strategy today.  We are proud that the Pearse Walsh Award is now in its seventeenth year. 

A fantastic night was had by all, starting with a drink’s reception hosted by Harvest for guests that included past Presidents, Fellows, and shortlisted finalists for the Pearse Walsh Award 2023. 

A huge congratulations to Sky Ireland, PTC Therapeutics, Musgrave, and William Fry, the shortlisted finalists for the Pearse Walsh Award that recognises an outstanding Learning & Development team.  

Each of the four finalists demonstrated their team’s innovation, alignment, teamwork, and engagement with the organisation. 

  • Sky Ireland for their excellent company overview, exceptional strategy alignment and very strong talent framework 
  • PTC Therapeutics for their strong cause and purpose and how connected they are as a global team  
  • Musgrave for their very strong strategic alignment and their impact and value across all areas of the business 
  • William Fry for their hard work in gaining such excellent alignment and strategic focus within the business 

Harvest was pleased to announce William Fry as the winner of the Pearse Walsh Award 2023 for an outstanding Learning & Development team. 

Pictured at the Learning and Development Institute Annual Awards, Killashee House, Naas, September 22 2023, were (l-r) the winners of the Pearse Walsh Award, William Fry; Sinead Kelly, Siobhan O’Shaughnessy, Lisa McGoldrick, Lisa Finlay, Karen Hennessy and Nicola O’Neill, Harvest. Photo Brendan Lyon

Harvest would also like to commend Sky Ireland, PTC Therapeutics and Musgrave who were all shortlisted as finalists.