Meet the Judges

Meet the judges who will be bringing their industry knowledge and category specific skillsets to assess this year’s awards finalists.

This page is constantly being updated as more judges are approved to be part of the panels. Make sure you revisit it to discover more about our judges.

If you are interested to find out more about judging at these Awards, please see the Apply to Judge page.

Cassandra Andrews


Paul Corke

Author, Leadership Architect, Speaker and Owner

Rebecca Ulyatt

Partnership Director – Blue Sky - Experts in People Change

Donna O’Toole


Peter Ainley-Walker


Karen Dempster

Co-Founder and Author

James Dodkins

Customer Experience Rockstar

Mark Ashton

Owner & Managing Director

Jane Longworth

Co-Founder & Director

Andrew Jones

Communication & Engagement Consultant

Teresa Boughey 

Founder & CEO

Emily Gibson

Director / HR Consultant

Trudy Purchase

Head of Learning & Development

Katherine Duff


Hannah Taylor

Director / HR & Recruitment Consultant

Jonathan Richards

CEO & Founder

Katy Grêlé

Group HR Director

Derek Bishop


Michele Mees


Ewen MacPherson

People Director

Amy Barnes

Founder & Managing Director

Gillian Woodcock

Divisional HR

James Bolle


Sue Colton


Claire Buckland

Managing Consultant

Elouise Leonard-Cross

Occupational Psychologist and Director of Learning & Organisational Development

Laura Ryan

Owner Director, HR Consultancy

Alison Melville

Managing Director

Helen Ginman

CEO and Founder of Unique and Inclusive Wellbeing - Promoting positive Mental Health & Wellbeing. Because it Matters.

David Levenson

Founder and Managing Director

Sarah de Corday-Long

Founder and Managing Director

Haydn Bratt

Pioneer, Partner

Maria Vavoulas

Chief Operating Officer – Executive Director

Janell White

Director / HR Consultant

Linda Taylor

Managing Director of a Human Resource Consultancy

Louise Rogers


Richard Chiumento


Marie Cross

Training Director

Kate Mulcahy

Founder. Accredited Coach.

Helen Gillett

Managing Director

Lewis Tasker

Chief Operating Officer

Wendi Cochrane

HR Director

Paul Addy


Anna Todd

Head of Sales and Service

Katherine Ray

Founder and Director

Jonathan Richards

CEO & Founder

Annabel Dunstan

Founder & CEO

Diane Law

Head of People Development

Sarah Sen


Marcelle Foxcroft

Head of Resourcing

Olga Wormald

Managing Director

Jo Geraghty


Oyinda Bishi

Head of Global Marketing

Caroline Roberts

Head of People and Talent

Dora Kocur

Group Director of Employee Experience

Victoria Anthony

Group HR Director

Kay Jarvis

Head of Human Resources

Saeed Sheikh

Chief Operating Officer

Susanna Frost

HR Director

Muge Karayel

Training Manager

Jackie Buttery


Deborah Green