Chair Of Judges

Emma Ratzer MBE

Emma Ratzer MBE

Chief Executive Officer, Access

Over the last nine years, Emma has developed the organisation from a small localised charity supporting the Homeless, to a Sunday Times Top100 Employer with a team of over 150 people. The entire workforce serve to support those at risk of social isolation across four core themes: Health and Wellbeing, Education, Community Social Enterprises and supported Accommodation. With an extensive understanding and experience in Mental Health and Strategic Business Management,...

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Sajda Mughal OBE

Sajda Mughal OBE

CEO and Specialist Advisor, JAN Trust

CEO of JAN Trust, Consultant and Specialist Advisor on Countering Violent Extremism Sajda Mughal is a multi-award winning campaigner and countering-extremism expert. She is the CEO of JAN Trust, a leading BAME women’s charity. Sajda knows first-hand the affects terrorism can have; she narrowly escaped serious injury and death during the London terrorist attack on 7th July 2005 where she was on the same Piccadilly tube as the bomber Germaine Lindsay. Since then, she became...

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Meet The Judges

Anne-Marie Zaritsky

Anne-Marie ZaritskyHead of Volunteering, Mencap

Anne-Marie has worked in volunteer management for over 20 years, and has been Head of Volunteering at Mencap for 7 years....

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Charlotte Harris

Charlotte HarrisMarketing Director, Raw London

Charlotte is the Marketing Director at multi-award winning creative and strategy agency, Raw London. Her work specialises in...

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Chine McDonald

Chine McDonaldHead of community fundraising & public engagement, Christian Aid

Chine McDonald is head of community fundraising & public engagement at Christian Aid. Prior to that, she led the media & PR...

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David Grout

David GroutRetired - formerly Head of Fundraising Volunteering

Recently retired from Marie Curie where for the past six years I have been Head of Fundraising Volunteering. Previously worked in...

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Dean Anderson

Dean AndersonDeputy Director: Philanthropy & Partnerships, ActionAid UK

I have worked for over 25 years in the voluntary sector, mainly on international development and rights issues. My background...

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Faye Edmondson

Faye EdmondsonHead of Fundraising and Communications, End Youth Homelessness

Having made an active decision to make fundraising her career, Faye is proud to have spent more than 10 years working in the...

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Heather Thomas

Heather ThomasSenior Consultant, Refugee and Migrant Centre

Dr Heather Thomas originally trained as a science teacher, followed by teaching with VSO in Jamaica and the West Midlands....

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Ian Boyd

Ian BoydCEO, Notts County Foundation

I am an experienced charity leader, focused on community, youth development and utilising a place-based approach to...

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Joel	Davis

Joel DavisChief Executive, Tutors United

Joel is a multi-award-winning social entrepreneur and the Chief Executive of Tutors United. Since starting Tutors United,...

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Karin Woodley

Karin WoodleyChief Executive, Cambridge House

Over 35 years’ experience in social action and social justice. Received the Lifetime Achiever Award at the 2016 Excellence in...

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Paul Cullen

Paul CullenTalent Relations Specialist, Paul Cullen Partnerships

Paul is a talent specialist who has been partnering famous faces with charity campaigns for the past 14 years. Following a...

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Pete Grant

Pete GrantPlanning Director, Good Agency

I lead a team of talented strategists at GOOD Agency. We help charity and purposeful commercial brands imagine better ways of...

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Ted Hill MBE

Ted Hill MBEChief Executive, Gosport Voluntary Action (GVA)

With four decades of working in the charitable/not for profit sector, Ted is now working with Gosport Voluntary Action (GVA)...

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