ITI Awards

The ITI Awards awards recognise the achievements of translators and interpreters and include the prestigious John Sykes Prize for Excellence.

The awards showcase strong knowledge and skills, best practice, business know-how and excellent client relationships, as well as new ways of doing things, and significant contributions to the profession.

ITI Awards 2024

We are taking a break from the full awards programme in 2024. However awards will still be made in the following categories.

Assessment awards

  • John Hayes Prize for Excellence in Translation
  • Interpreting Assessment Award

Awards are presented to the candidates who have achieved the highest score in the assessment for ITI Qualified Member status.

John Sykes Prize for Excellence

This award is presented for outstanding achievement in translation or interpreting over a long period.The winner is selected by the current and recent Chairs of the Institute.

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John Sykes Memorial Prize for Excellence - List of award winners

These are the winners of the award to date:

  • Oxford University Press 1997
  • Ewald Osers 2001
  • Patricia Crampton 2002
  • Albin Tybulewicz and Lanna Castellano 2007
  • Michael Rowley 2009.
  • Eyvor Fogarty 2012
  • Sue Young 2013 (awarded posthumously, accepted by a friend, Hillary Stang)
  • Rachel Malcolm 2015
  • Ros Schwartz 2017
  • Chris Durban 2018
  • Anthea Bell 2019 Joint winner (awarded posthumously, accepted by her son)  
  • Dr Joanna Drugan 2019 Joint winner
  • Michalina Ageros 2020
  • Daniel Hahn 2021
  • DGT (EU Directorate General for Translation) 2022
  • Sabine Braun 2023

Winners of the ITI Awards 2023 announced

The winners of the ITI Awards 2023 were announced on 6 July at an online presentation ceremony. A full list of the Award winners and those awarded special commendations can be found here.

Click on the image below to download the Award winners leaflet and find out more about the achievements for which the winners have been recognised.

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Read about previous winners