Judging Panels 2019

Leading Wales Awards 2019 Judging Panels

1. Leadership in the Public Sector
Chair: Marie Fagan (Chair), General Manager, Hilton Cardiff, Consortium Member
Ross Storr, Leadership & Organisational Development Co-ordinator, Academi Wales / Welsh Government, Category Supporter
Ian Phillips, Non-Executive Director on the Care & Support Board and Pobl Group
Siobhan Cole, Head of HR, Wales Audit Office

2. Leadership in the Private Sector
Chair: Ian Price, Director, CBI Wales (Consortium Member)
Tom Wood, Director, RWA Business Consultancy, Award Winner 2014
Alex Parr, MD, Wolfestone, Award Winner 2018
Tony Dowling, Novo Consultancy, previous Consortium Chair

3. Inspiring Great Leadership
Chair: Ben Cottam, Head of External Affairs, FSB Wales, Consortium Member
Rebecca Richards, NHS Wales Finance Academy, Award Winner 2018
Menai-Owen Jones, Chief Executive, The Pituitary Foundation, Trustee of ACEVO
Sian Rees, Associate Dean, Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University

4. Leadership in the Voluntary and Not for Profit Sector
Chair: Ruth Marks, CEO, WCVA (Consortium Member)
John Chown, Williams Ross Ltd, Category Sponsor
Cerys Furlong, CEO Chwarae Teg, Award Winner 2018
Cherrie Bija, Chief Executive Officer, Faith in Families

5. Young Leader (14-25 years old)
Chair: Lynne Reynolds, Director, gofal gair, Consortium member
Kevin Morgan, Regional Director, NatWest
Valerie Rees, Chief People Officer, Alcumus, Category Sponsor
Tori James, motivational speaker, business consultant and adventurer

6. Women in Leadership (afternoon)
Chair: Siân Rees, Associate Dean, Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Category Sponsor
Lynne Sheehy, Legal & General, Award Winner 2017
Tom Wood, Director, RWA Business Consultancy, Award Winner 2014
Menai-Owen Jones, Chief Executive, The Pituitary Foundation, Trustee of ACEVO

7. Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion
Chair: Lynne Reynolds, Director, gofal gair, Consortium Member
Geoff Jones, Business Advisor, Social Business Wales
Lisa Power MBE, Member of Advisory Board of Terrence Higgins Trust
Holly Pembridge,, Head of Recruitment, Diversity and Inclusion, National Assembly for Wales

8. Leadership in Social Enterprise
Chair: Lloyd Powell, Head of ACCA Cymru Wales, Consortium Member
James Dalton, Founder and CEO, E3i Ltd
Karen Visser, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Cardiff University
Derek Walker, CEO, Wales Cooperative Centre on behalf of Social Business Wales, Category Sponsor

9. Leadership for the Future
Chair: Ben Cottam, Head of External Affairs, FSB Wales, Consortium Member
Grant Santos, CEO, Educ8 Group, Category Sponsor
Karen Davies, MD, Purple Shoots, Award Winner 2018
Rosie Sweetman, Director, Sweetmans and Partners