Judges

Introducing the 2017 PRWeek Awards judges!

The PRWeek Awards judging process is rigorous and objective and only the best of the best are awarded. 

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Chair of Judges

Jo Bartlett

Jo BartlettHead of Communications, Sony Interactive Entertainment UK & Ireland

Joan O'Connor

Joan O'ConnorEuropean Consumer PR, Coca- Cola

Pierre Goad

Pierre GoadGroup Managing Director and Group Head of Employee Insight and Comms, HSBC Holdings

Richard Scott

Richard ScottDirector of Corporate Affairs, Virgin Trains

Simon Enright

Simon EnrightDirector of Comms, NHS

Judges Panel

Abbie Sampson

Abbie SampsonDirector of External Affairs, Energy UK

Adam Raincock

Adam RaincockDirector of Communications, Synergy

Ailana Kamelmacher

Ailana KamelmacherCo-Founder, Story PR

Aileen Thompson

Aileen ThompsonExecutive Director Communications, ABPI

Alex Grier

Alex GrierManaging Director, Frank PR

Alex Singleton

Alex SingletonHead of Communications and Marketing, Circle Health

Alice Macandrew

Alice MacandrewGroup Comms Director, Thomas Cook

Amanda Andrews

Amanda AndrewsHead of Communications Strategy, Vodafone

Andrew Marcus

Andrew MarcusHead of Communications, Museum of London

Anna Knowles

Anna KnowlesHead of PR and Corporate Affairs, easyjet

Anna Mitchell

Anna MitchellDeputy Director of Communications, Prince's Trust

Annabel Dunstan

Annabel DunstanCo-Founder and Chief Insight Officer, Question & Retain

Annalise Coady

Annalise CoadyPresident, W2O Group

Barney Wyld

Barney WyldGroup Director, Corporate Communications, Network Rail

Bernard Peyrical

Bernard PeyricalVP and Head of Communications, Sanofi

Bibi Hilton

Bibi HiltonManaging Director, Golin

Candace Fremder

Candace FremderGroup Account Director, THRSXTY

Caroline Taylor

Caroline TaylorConsumer Division Director, Salt

Charles Tattersall

Charles TattersallChief Executive, Citypress

Charlie Morgan

Charlie MorganManaging Director, UK Technology Practice

Chris Blackwood

Chris BlackwoodPartner, Third City

Chris Hides

Chris HidesManaging Director and Co-Founder, MCSaatchi

Chris McCafferty

Chris McCaffertyFounder and Managing Director, Kaper

Claire Foster

Claire FosterDeputy Head of News, Direct Line Group

Damon Statt

Damon StattCreative Director, Mischief

Dan Smith

Dan SmithPartner, Headland

Daniel Cohen

Daniel CohenGlobal Head of Brands, Grayling

Daniel Neale

Daniel NealeCo-Founder, Alfred

Danielle Bassin

Danielle BassinHead of Client Services, TVC Group

Drew Benvie

Drew BenvieFounder and Managing Director, Battenhall

Dylan Sharpe

Dylan SharpeHead of PR and Leader Writer, The Sun

Eleanor O'Leary

Eleanor O'LearyUK PR Manager, Innocent Drinks

Elisabeth Field

Elisabeth FieldManaging Director, Eulogy

Emma Haselhurst

Emma HaselhurstManaging Director, Teneo Blue Rubicon

Emma-Jo Jones

Emma-Jo JonesCo-Founder, The Forge Communications

Fenella Grey

Fenella GreyManaging Director UK, Porter Novelli

Fiona Harris

Fiona HarrisInternational Director of Public Relations, Corinthia Hotels

Giles Fraser

Giles FraserCo-Founder, Brands2Life

Hannah Tulloch

Hannah TullochDirector, TopLine Comms

Heather Ogie

Heather OgieChief Communications Officer, Exposure

Henry Chappell

Henry ChappellChief Executive Officer, Pitch

Jackie Elliot

Jackie ElliotChair, Cathcart Consulting

James Gordon-Macintosh

James Gordon-MacintoshPartner, Hope&Glory

James Herring

James HerringChief Executive Officer, Taylor Herring

James MacLeod

James MacLeodHead of Press & Publicity, Channel 4

Jane Baerselman

Jane BaerselmanManaging Partner, Essence PR

Jane Lawrie

Jane LawrieGroup Comms Director, Tesco

Jane Wilson

Jane WilsonManaging Director, Corporate Affairs, MHP Communications

Jason Bevan

Jason BevanVP EMEA Publicity, Warner Bros. Pictures International

Jo Carr

Jo CarrManaging Partner, Hope&Glory

Joanne Parker

Joanne ParkerChief Executive Officer, Chime Specialist Group

Joe Thomas

Joe ThomasCreative Director, Rooster PR

Julian Hilton-Johnson

Julian Hilton-JohnsonCorporate Vice President, Global Policy & Engagement, McDonald's Corporation

Julietta Dexter

Julietta DexterChief Executive Officer, The Communications Store

Kamyar Naficy

Kamyar NaficyDirector of Media Relations International, UniCredit Bank

Laura Wilkinson-Rea

Laura Wilkinson-ReaHead of Consumer PR UK & Ireland, ebay

Lawrence Collis

Lawrence CollisExecutive Director, Good Relations

Leigh Debbage

Leigh DebbageCreative Director, Premier

Lizzy Pollott

Lizzy PollottCreative Director, HSE Cake

Lyndsway Haywood

Lyndsway HaywoodDirector, Haywood

Mark Glover

Mark GloverChief Executive, Newington Comms part of SEC Group

Mark Perkins

Mark PerkinsCreative Director, MHP Communications

Matt Cross

Matt CrossUK Managing Director, Hotwire

Moira Whittle

Moira WhittleDeputy Head of Communications, BBC

Molly Aldridge

Molly AldridgeGlobal CEO, M&C Saatchi PR

Nadine Causey

Nadine CauseySenior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, Guinness World Records

Natalie Luke

Natalie LukeFounder & Managing Director, Aduro Communications

Natalie Stewart

Natalie StewartHead of Client Services, Tin Man

Nick Clark

Nick ClarkManaging Director, Nelson Bostock

Nick Woods

Nick WoodsPartner, Well Hello

Nicola Green

Nicola GreenDirector of Corporate Affairs, Telefonica O2 UK

Nicola Lally

Nicola LallyDirector of Communications, BDO

Nik Govier

Nik GovierCo-Founder, Unity

Niki Hunter-Ekins

Niki Hunter-EkinsManaging Director, Splendid Communications

Paige Mengers

Paige MengersManaging Director, Bright Light PR

Patrick Kerr

Patrick KerrDirector, Taybridge Communications

Paul Cockerton

Paul CockertonCo-Chief Executive Officer

Paul Stallard

Paul StallardInternational Managing Director, Berkeley

Paul Stollery

Paul StolleryAssociate Creative Director, The Romans

Paul Wheeler

Paul WheelerCorporate Communications Director, Kellogg's

Pete Marcus

Pete MarcusGroup Planning Director, Harvard

Peter Rawlinson

Peter RawlinsonChief Executive Officer, PFPR Communications

Rebecca Rhodes

Rebecca RhodesChief Creative Officer Virgo Health and Golin

Richard Campbell

Richard CampbellManaging Partner, CNC

Richard Stephenson

Richard StephensonComms Director, Civil Aviation Authority

Richard Taylor

Richard TaylorCorporate Communications Director, Scottish Power

Richard Tompkins

Richard TompkinsManaging Director, W

Rob Foyle

Rob FoyleHead of Communications, Vivo Energy

Ruth Allchurch

Ruth AllchurchManaging Director, Cirkle

Ryan Gawn

Ryan GawnHead of International Communications, ActionAid

Sandra Peat

Sandra PeatCEO and Partner, SuperHuman

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah AtkinsonDirector of Policy and Communications, Charity Commission

Scott Wilson

Scott WilsonUK CEO & Managing Director EMEA, Cohn & Wolfe

Serge Vaezi

Serge VaeziEMEA Managing Director, Strategy & Creative, Ogilvy PR

Shakila Ahmed

Shakila AhmedCommunications Director, Travelodge

Sian Hurst

Sian HurstManaging Director, Aurora Healthcare Communications

Simon Corbett

Simon CorbettFounder and Managing Director, Jargon PR

Simon Hackett

Simon HackettManaging Director, Pegasus

Stephen Day

Stephen DayChief Operating Officer and Public Affairs Managing Director, Burson-Marsteller

Stewart Todd

Stewart ToddHead of News and Strategic Comms, Lloyd's of London

Tony Langham

Tony LanghamChief Executive, Lansons

Vicki Harding

Vicki HardingManaging Partner, iris Culture

Wioletta Niznik

Wioletta NiznikPublic Affairs Lead, Bristol Myers Squibb

Zoe Melarkey

Zoe MelarkeyHead of PR, NPower

Awards 2016

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