Power Part Time List 2017

Do you know a business leader who achieves the extraordinary, in 4 days a week or less? Please nominate them for the 2017 Power Part Time List.


The world of work is changing – and our Power Part Time List proves it. This annual roll call of 50 men and women, working part time at the top of their profession, ‘busts the myth’ that part time means an end to ambition and achievement.

Now in its fifth year, ‘Power Part Time’ has witnessed (and, we’d like to think, inspired) much change. Many men now choose to work part time, flexible working rights have been extended to all, and people at all seniority levels are less afraid to ‘admit’ they work part-time.

This year, we ask: what’s next? We’d like the answer to be: more people actively seeking promotion whilst working part time, and proving it’s no barrier to climbing the career ladder.


  • Business leaders   We are looking for inspirational men and women at the top ranks of business, who run multi-million pound budgets, exceed targets, drive innovation and lead large teams – all whilst working a contract that strikes a healthy balance with the rest of their lives… whether that’s family commitments, charity work, managing health concerns or writing a novel.
  • Ones to Watch   In a new category this year, we are also looking for rising stars on the path to the top. High-achieving individuals who will be the business leaders of the future, and who will get there whilst working part time. We want to hear from successful lawyers, brilliant engineers, dynamic negotiators… anyone whose part time contract is not putting a brake on their ambition.

Do you know someone who fits the bill? Please nominate them now for the 2017 Power Part Time list.


It’s simple and free to make a nomination. Fill in the online entry form here.

Alternatively, to get a hard copy of the form, please email daniela.marchesi@timewise.co.uk

Before entering, please read our terms and conditions.

The closing date is 16 September 2016, and the top 50 list will be published in February 2017.


The top 50 entrants will be selected on the following criteria:

  • Seniority – challenging the notion that part time working only suits junior roles
  • Inspiration – stories that break new ground or hold personal interest that will provide a role model for others
  • Success – evidence of advancement or significant achievement since working part time.
  • Future potential – for ‘Ones to Watch’ category only 

This year’s judges are: Lynn Rattigan, Chief Operating Officer, EY UK & Ireland; Belinda Earl, Style Director, Marks & Spencer; Andrew Saunders, Deputy Editor, Management Today magazine; Katie Bickerstaffe, Chief Executive Officer, Dixons at Dixons Carphone plc, UK & Ireland; Sally Bundock, Presenter, BBC World Business Report; Andrew Porter, Head of Talent Engagement, Diageo; Karen Mattison, Joint CEO, Timewise

Previous winners

Take a look at the inspirational people who reached our top 50 in previous years:

View the 2015 Power Part Time List

View the 2014 Power Part Time List

View the 2013 Power Part Time List

View the 2012 Power Part Time List

Further information

Please contact: press@timewise.co.uk or call Jo Burkill on 020 7633 4553.

Supported by: EY, Diageo and Management Today