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Judges 2015

The PRWeek Awards pride ourselves on our rigorous and objective judging process where only the best of the best are awarded. 

With over 60 enthusiastic, expert judges divided into panels of both client and consultancy our judging process is clear, intense and fair. 

Entry into the awards will see your work being judged by the industry's elite, as you will see below from our fabulous list PRWeek Awards 2015 judges


Chair Of Judges

Vickie Sheriff

Vickie Sheriff recently joined the Corporate Affairs team at Heathrow Airport as the new Director of Communications. It follows a stint as Communications Director for Diageo plc’s global team, before which Vickie spent many years working in numerous Whitehall departments in government communications roles. Her last post in government was Director of Group Communications for the Department for Transport and before that she ran the Downing Street press office and was the Deputy Official Spok...

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Main Panel

Adam Leigh

Adam LeighStrategy Director, W

Amanda Andrews

Amanda AndrewsHead of Communications Strategy, Vodafone

Annabel Dunstan

Annabel DunstanCo-Founder, Question & Retain

Bernard Peyrical

Bernard PeyricalVP Head of Global Communications, Sanofi Consumer Healthcare

Charlotte West

Charlotte WestDirector of EMEA media relations, Lenovo

Claire Bridges

Claire BridgesFounder, Now Go Create

Dan Neale

Dan NealeCo-Founder, Alfred

Daniel Drage

Daniel DrageDirector of Strategy, 72Point

David Fraser

David FraserDeputy Managing Director, Frank PR

David Wiles

David WilesDirector, Shine Communications

David Wilson

David WilsonHead of UK PR, Sony Computer Entertainment

Frankie Oliver

Frankie OliverJoint Partner, Fever

Gabi Whitfield

Gabi WhitfieldGlobal PR Director, Land Rover

Gavin Devine

Gavin DevineCEO, MHP

Ilona Hitel

Ilona HitelManaging Director & Founder, The CommsCo

Jackie Brock-Doyle

Jackie Brock-DoyleCEO, Good Relations

James Brooke

James BrookeManaging Director, Rooster PR

James Kelliher

James KelliherCEO, The Whiteoaks Consultancy

James Myers

James MyersManaging Director, TVC Group

Jeremy Beadles

Jeremy BeadlesUK Corporate Relations Director, Heineken

Joan O'Connor

Joan O'ConnorEuropean Consumer PR, Coca- Cola

John Waples

John WaplesManaging Director & UK Head of Strategic Communications, FTI Consulting

Jon Londsdale

Jon LondsdaleCEO, Octopus Group

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithAssociate Director, Clarion Communications

Jordan Stone

Jordan StoneStrategy Director, We Are Social

Katherine Ware

Katherine WareSky

Katy Stolliday

Katy StollidayDirector, Unity

Kevin Craig

Kevin CraigManaging Director, PLMR

Lauren Cooper

Lauren CooperSenior PR Manager Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East, British Airways

Liesl Smith

Liesl SmithHead of Media and Communications, Federation of Small Businesses

Lis Field

Lis FieldManaging Director, Eulogy

Lizzy Pollott

Lizzy PollottDirector, Cake

Mandy Sharp

Mandy SharpFounder, Tin Man

Mark Cooper

Mark CooperPartner, Gerard Kelly & Partners

Matt Cross

Matt CrossDeputy Director, Hotwire

Neil Crump

Neil CrumpOwner & Managing Director, Aurora

Nick Porter

Nick PorterDirector, Golden Goose

Nick Woods

Nick WoodsDeputy General Manager UK & European Creative Director, Waggener Edstrom

Patrick Southwell

Patrick SouthwellDirector of Strategy, berkeley PR

Phil Hall

Phil HallChairman & Media Founder, PHA Media

Rebecca Reilly

Rebecca ReillyHead of Corporate Communications, Sainsbury's

Rob Foyle

Rob FoyleHead of Communications, Vivo Energy

Sarah Harding

Sarah HardingDivisional Director, Wild Card

Sarah Scales

Sarah ScalesCo-Founder, Brands2Life

Sarah Wrixon

Sarah WrixonDirector, Salix & Co

Sebastian Bell

Sebastian BellPR Manager, Adidas

Sian Boisseau

Sian BoisseauExecutive Director, Golin Health

Steve Strickland

Steve StricklandExecutive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi

Tara O'Donnell

Tara O'DonnellUk Managing Director, Text100

Tim Fallon

Tim Fallon CEO of our Capital Markets & Corporate Affairs business in the UK, Instinctif Partners

Tom Pilla

Tom PillaSenior Director, PR & Communications, Microsoft UK

Victoria Biggs

Victoria BiggsManaging Director Consumer, MSL Group

Vikki Chowney

Vikki ChowneyDirector of Content + Publishing Strategies, Hill + Knowlton

Will Hart

Will HartDeputy Managing Director, Nelson Bostock

Will Moore

Will MooreHead of Marketing and PR, Faber Ventures

Consultancy Panel

Ailana Kamelmacher

Ailana KamelmacherFounder & Managing Director, Story PR

Andrew Marcus

Andrew MarcusDeputy Head of Communications, Museum of London

Andrew McGuinness

Andrew McGuinnessCEO, Frueds

Anouska Ruane

Anouska RuaneCommunications UK & Ireland, Facebook

Charlie Coney

Charlie ConeyHead of Creative, Golin

Dominic Pendry

Dominic PendryManaging Director Corporate, Fishburn

Emily Robinson

Emily RobinsonDirector of Campaigns and Deputy Chief Executive, Alcohol Concern

Emma Guise

Emma GuiseHead of Media, Macmillan Cancer Support

Fenella Grey

Fenella GreyManaging Director, Porter Novelli

Gerard Kelly

Gerard KellyPartner, Gerard Kelly & Partners

Gerry Hopkinson

Gerry HopkinsonCo-Founder, Unity

Harry King

Harry KingManaging Director, Ketchum

Kamyar Naficy

Kamyar NaficyDirector of Media Relations International, UniCredit Bank

Lara Leventhal

Lara LeventhalDeputy Managing Director, Oglivy Public Relations

Lisa Bradley

Lisa BradleyManaging Director, Pegasus

Lotte Jones

Lotte JonesCo-Founder, Surname & Surname

Marcus Sorour

Marcus SorourGeneral Manager, Waggener Edstrom

Mat Sears

Mat SearsDirector of PR & Corporate, EE

Mike Morgan

Mike MorganCEO, Red Consultancy

Moira Whittle

Moira WhittleDeputy Head of Communications Licence Fee Unit, BBC

Natalie Luke

Natalie LukeFounder & Managing Director, Aduro Communications

Nic Forster

Nic ForsterGlobal Senior PR Manager, notonthehighstreet.com

Paul Lockstone

Paul LockstoneComms Director, Barclaycard

Peter Bowles

Peter BowlesCo-Founder, Dynamo

Rebecca Rhodes

Rebecca RhodesCreative Director and Executive Director of Consumer Health and Wellbeing, Virgo Health

Richard Scott

Richard ScottExecutive Director Corporate Affairs, Virgin Trains

Richard Tompkins

Richard TompkinsManaging Director, W

Roger Harding

Roger HardingDirector of Comms policy and campaigns, Shelter

Ruth Allchurch

Ruth AllchurchManaging Director, Cirkle

Scott Wilson

Scott WilsonUK CEO & Managing Director, Cohn & Wolfe

Shakila Ahmed

Shakila AhmedComms Director, Travelodge

Simon Shaw

Simon ShawChief Creative Officer, Hill + Knowlton

Stephen Jolly

Stephen JollyDirector, Prime Minister's Office/Cabinet Office

Stuart Jackson

Stuart JacksonManaging Director, Upp Communications

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