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Judging Panel

Meet this year’s judging panel

The MCA recruits an independent panel of judges for the Awards. They are compiled of hand-picked senior representatives from client organisations, academia, industry bodies and the media, and cover the full spectrum of business to ensure that the judging process is objective and fair.

Confirmed Judging Panel members are below:



Andreas Credé 


Credé Associates Ltd





Andy Gannon

Executive Coach, Mentor, Advisor




Carol Smith

Director of Client Services

Combat Street




Charlotte Sweeney OBE


Charlotte Sweeney Associates




Christoph Marr

Managing Director

Marr Procurement





David Bailey 

Advisor to Professional Services Firms





David Smith

Government Commercial Director & CIPS Past President




Dr. Duncan Robertson

Fellow in Management Studies

Oxford University




Edward Bickham

Managing Director

Extracting Value LTD




Jan Gower


Medway Consulting




Jen Stevenson

Head of Category Indirects

Your Housing Group




Julie Hodges

Associate Professor in Management

Durham University




Kirsty Birks

Strategy Director

Boost Drinks




Lesley Wilkin

Director / Co-Founder

Smart Space Learning Ltd




Mitchell Leimon

BEIS Corporate Services

Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy




Patrick Newberry

Non-Executive Director

Paragon Bank Plc and Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP




 Paula Sussex


Student Loans Company




Paul Collins






Paul Vincent

Managing Director

Sapient Professional Services




Rachel Sanders

Director & Co-Founder

Westmount Partners Ltd




Robert Lea

Industrial Editor

The Times





Rob Garner

Advisor | Director | Investor




Sally Scutt

Strategic Advisor

International Compliance Association




Sandra Macleod


Echo Research




Simon Atkinson

Chief Knowledge Officer

Ipsos MORI





Simon Clark






Stefan Stern





Vicky Pryce

Board Menber





Vlatka Hlupic


The Management Shift Consulting Ltd




William Etchell


Education Placement Group




William Johnson

Managing Director

The Openside Group