Judges

Interested in becoming a judge for the Third Sector Awards 2019? Please complete our online registration with your name, job title and short bio to be considered. 

What's involved?
  • Step 1: Three weeks of online reading approximately 40 entries, providing detailed feedback on every entry and a first round score
  • Step 2: Judges will come together within their panels to discuss the highest scoring work to determine the final winner in July.

To be considered, you must be of a senior level working within the charity sector or on behalf of charities. 

Chair Of Judges

Sarah Lindsell, chief executive, The Brain Tumour Charity

“The Third Sector awards never fail to demonstrate the extraordinary impact and ambition of so many charities at local, national and international level. Entering the awards gives charities a prime opportunity to reflect on and share their progress with others in the third sector and more widely, as well as ensuring much-deserved recognition for the teams whose work underpins their achievements. I’m slightly perturbed by the prospect of chairing this year’s judging panel as I...

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Meet The Judges

Aaron Guiver

Aaron GuiverDevelopment Manager, Skylarks

Aaron is the Development Manager for Skylarks, an award winning charity that is pioneering new ways of supporting children with disabilities and/o...

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Adam Petrie

Adam PetrieAssociate Director, Brand and Marketing Communications, CLIC Sargent

Adam is Associate Director of Brand and Marketing Communications at CLIC Sargent, a charity helping to stop cancer destroying young lives. His rem...

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Alex Murdock

Alex MurdockProfessor Emeritus

Alex Murdock is Professor Emeritus and previously Head of the Centre for Government and Charity Management at London South Bank University. He has re...

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Anna Clyne

Anna ClyneDirector, MTH Consulting Ltd

Anna is dedicated to helping smaller charities bring big ideas to life. She has 13 years’ experience working in frontline and management positio...

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Anne-Marie Zaritsky

Anne-Marie ZaritskyHead of Volunteering, Royal Mencap Society

Anne-Marie has worked in volunteer management for over 20 years, and has been Head of Volunteering at Mencap for 5 years. Previous roles have bee...

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Becky Hewitt

Becky HewittCEO, Changing Faces

Becky Hewitt is the CEO of Changing Faces – the UK’s leading charity for the 1.3 million people in the UK with a visible difference: a mark, s...

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Chine Mcdonald

Chine McdonaldHead of Media & PR, Christian Aid

Chine McDonald has 14 years of experience in journalism and media, as well as communications within the third sector. She currently leads the medi...

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Chris Wainwright

Chris WainwrightDeputy Chief Executive, RSPCA

Chris Wainwright is the Deputy Chief Executive of the RSPCA and also leads two directorates - Income Generation, and Communications and External A...

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Clare Laxton

Clare LaxtonAssociate Director – Policy and Influencing CLIC Sargent

Clare Laxton is a public affairs, policy and influencing professional with a career in the charity sector of over ten years. She is currently A...

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Devia Gurjar

Devia GurjarDirector of brand and marketing Barnardo's

Devia has worked in marketing and communications roles for over 15 years. She started her career managing internal communications and engagement in a ...

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Di Gornall

Di GornallDirector of Fundraising, Centrepoint

Di joined Centrepoint in May 2018 as their Director of Fundraising and is responsible for maximising income to end youth homelessness. This is Di’s ...

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Jake Ferguson

Jake FergusonChief Executive, Hackney CVS

Jake Ferguson is Chief Executive of Hackney CVS, the umbrella organisation which supports Hackney’s large voluntary and community sector. Jake j...

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Jane Green

Jane GreenTrustee Chair, SCIE CSWS

As a single parent bringing up children who were either autistic or had medical issues, on her own, she understood the issues of being a carer...

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Jennie Mann

Jennie MannHead of Volunteering, Home-Start UK

Jennie currently works as Head of Volunteering for Home-Start UK - a local community network of over 13,000 trained volunteers who are helping fa...

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Jo Taylor

Jo TaylorResponsible Business Manager, Lloyd's

Jo Taylor is a CSR professional specialising in leading community involvement programmes; from strategic corporate/charity partnerships, volunteer...

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Jude Habib

Jude HabibFounder and Creative Director Sounddelivery

Jude’s work has always focused on the power of human-interest stories and she is passionate about giving a platform to stories and issues that don...

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Julia Lynch

Julia LynchFounding Director, Global Girl Project

Over the past twenty years Julia has worked in Canada, England, and the United States as a Community Development Worker, Therapist, Ev...

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Karen Woodley

Karen WoodleyChief Executive, Cambridge House

Recipient of the Excellence in Diversity Awards 2016 Lifetime Achiever Award, Karin is Chief Executive of Cambridge House, a fellow of the Bri...

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Lee Clark

Lee ClarkChief Everything Officer of digital fundraising platform, GivePenny

Lee Clark is a basketball-loving, computer game-playing, proud husband and dad of two - and Chief Everything Officer of digital fundraising pl...

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Liz Pepler

Liz PeplerFounder Director, Community Counts UK

Liz Pepler is Founder Director of Community Counts UK, a non-profit financial management and capacity building organisation which specialises in s...

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Louise Robertshaw

Louise RobertshawDirector of Fundraising and Marketing, London's Air Ambulance

Louise Robertshaw is the Director of Fundraising and Marketing for London's Air Ambulance, the charity that brings the hospital emergency depa...

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Matt Wynes

Matt WynesDeputy Director of Fundraising Whizz-Kidz

Matt is the Deputy Director of Fundraising at Whizz-Kidz, the National Charity for young wheelchair users.Whizz-Kidz provides vital mobility equip...

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Max du Bois

Max du BoisExecutive Director, Spencer du Bois

With over 25 years of not for profit, government, social enterprise, b2b and b2c experience, Max helps people find out what matters an...

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Rachel Ball

Rachel BallVolunteering Manager, Royal Air Force Museum

Rachel Ball is Volunteering Manager at the Royal Air Force Museum, London and Director (Company Secretary) at the Association of Volunteer Manager...

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Sam Williams

Sam WilliamsCo-founder and partner, Barley Communications

Sam is a co-founder and partner in Barley Communications where she leads the agency’s award-winning sustainability and behaviour change campaigns. ...

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Samuel Kasumu

Samuel KasumuDirector, Inclusive Boards

An award-winning social entrepreneur, Samuel Kasumu is currently Managing Director of Inclusive Boards, an agency that supports organisations ...

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Terence Lovell

Terence LovellDirector of Engagement, Anthony Nolan

Terence joined Anthony Nolan in November 2018 as a member of the organisation’s strategic leadership team and leads the Engagement division. Terenc...

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Theresa Shearer

Theresa ShearerGroup Chief Executive, The Piper Group

Theresa Shearer is Group Chief Executive of The Piper Group, a strategic partnership between ENABLE Scotland and Sense Scotland which launched on ...

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Zoe Grant

Zoe GrantDirector of Volunteering, Over The Wall

Zoe Grant was the Director of Volunteering of Over The Wall for the last 7 years. Under her leadership the volunteer programme was transformed, bo...

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