Our Judges



  • Giovanna Grossi
    Giovanna Grossi
    AA Services Group Manager
    AA Hotels
  • Paula Rogers
    Paula Rogers
    CEO
    Admiral Recruitment
  • Ufi Ibrahim
    Ufi Ibrahim
    Chief Exeutive
    British Hospitality Association
  • Louise Moneypenny
    Louise Moneypenny
    Head of Recruitment, Talent & Training
    Byron Hamburgers
  • Lisa Wade
    Lisa Wade
    Area Director HR
    Carlson Rezidor
  • Alex Buchanan
    Alex Buchanan
    Editor
    Catering in Scotland
  • Melanie Hayes
    Melanie Hayes
    Resourcing & Development Director
    Compass Group
  • Andrew O'Callaghan
    Andrew O'Callaghan
    Head of People
    Dishoom
  • Ricky Cohen
    Ricky Cohen
    Deputy Director of Catering
    Durham University Catering
  • Charlie Brodie
    Charlie Brodie
    Head of Talent & Training
    Edition Hotels
  • Ed Vokes
    Ed Vokes
    Director of Recruitment
    Evolve Hospitality
  • Jessica Berry
    Jessica Berry
    Talent Manager
    The Doyle Collection
  • Charlotte Summers
    Charlotte Summers
    Head of People & Development
    Hallmark Hotels
  • Caroline Lowe
    Caroline Lowe
    Director of Human Resources
    Hilton London Heathrow Airport T5
  • Marcelo Mendonca
    Marcelo Mendonca
    Talent Aquisition Director
    Hilton Worldwide
  • David Cochrane
    David Cochrane
    Chief Executive
    Hit Scotland
  • Esther O'Halloran
    Esther O'Halloran
    Managing Director
    HR in Hospitality
  • Emily Rockey
    Emily Rockey
    Communication & Marketing Specialist
    Humm Media
  • Ann Whelan
    Ann Whelan
    Vice President of Human Resources Europe
    Jumeriah
  • Marco Galer-Reick
    Marco Galer-Reick
    People Director
    Leon Restaurants
  • Jamie Shipp
    Jamie Shipp
    Human Resources Manager
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall
  • Marcus Weedon
    Marcus Weedon
    Founder & Director
    Milestone
  • Geraldine McCormick
    Geraldine McCormick
    HR Commercial Operations
    National Theatre
  • Philip Atkins
    Philip Atkins
    Managing Director
    Off To Work
  • James Ellis-Smith
    James Ellis-Smith
    Managing Director
    One Avenue
  • Simon Part
    Simon Part
    Managing Director
    Part & Co
  • Jo Harley
    Jo Harley
    Managing Director
    Purple Cubed
  • Lisa Redding
    Lisa Redding
    Group Resourcing Manager
    QHotels
  • Ed Pyke
    Ed Pyke
    Operations Director
    Simpson Travel (former Head of Guest Experience at Greene King & Whitbread)
  • Ann Pierce
    Ann Pierce
    Chief Executive
    Springboard
  • Sarah Hammond
    Sarah Hammond
    Head of People, Cabana, Hush & Hache
    Sweet Potato Ventures
  • Chris Moore
    Chris Moore
    Chief Executive
    The Clink Restaurant Company
  •  Helen Fahy
    Helen Fahy
    Head of Quality & Culture
    The Doyle Collection
  • Janet Hulme
    Janet Hulme
    Head of Human Resources
    Village Hotels
  • Justine Van Zijl
    Justine Van Zijl
    Director
    Troika Recruitment
  • Tierney Fox
    Tierney Fox
    Co-Founder
    Octane HR Solutions
  • Tom Mason
    Tom Mason
    Partnership Manager
    Good & Co
  • Will Gennard
    Will Gennard
    Managing Director
    Talent Hive
  • Emma Mirrington
    Emma Mirrington
    Director
    The FIRM