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Fellowship Selection Panel

The selection process culminates in a 90 minute face to face interview with 2 members of our selection panel. Each of our 20 panelists volunteer their time to ensure that only the best are ultimately selected for a place in the Scholarship Program.

Here are a few of the panelists. The full line up will announced in August 2018.

  • Jane Rankin, Partner at Rankin Dowse
  • Richard Sumner, PrincipalConsumer Practice at Korn Ferry
  • Laurence Vallaeys, Director at Warren Partners
  • Lucie Shaw, Director - Consumer, Leisure and Retail practice at Norman Broadbent
  • Jonathan Harper, _Partner - European Head of the Consumer Goods & Services Practice at Spencer Stuart
  • Ian Priest, Global CEO at Grace Blue

Scholarship Selection Panel

We’d like to thank the following people who are volunteering their time to interview the final shortlist of nominee’s for the Scholarships.

  • Richard Robinson, Managing Partner of Oystercatche...
  • Gary Booker, Chief MarketingInnovations & Strategy...
  • Tom Vick, former Managing Partner - AMV BBDO
  • Janine Desai, Founder of Outside Partner
  • Tony Kypreos, CEO of
  • Nigel Hunt, Managing Director Brand and Marketing ...
  • Steve Walker, Independent Marketing Consultant - T...
  • Paul Frampton - CEO, TinkLabs
  • Sherilyn Shackell, Founder - The Marketing Academy
  • Craig McCoy, Executive Director - PeopleMetropolit...
  • Chris Duncan, Managing Director for Times Newspape...
  • Ruth Mortimer, Director of the Festival of Marketi...
  • Stephen Cheliotis, CEOThe Centre for Brand Analysi...
  • Sarah Warby, Chief Growth Officer at Hyperjar
  • Ian Priest, Global CEO of Grace Blue
  • Gemma Greaves, Chief Executive of The Marketing So...
  • Emma Harris, Founder - Glow London
  • Sairah Ashman, Global COO - Wolff Olins
  • Trish Brady - Head of HR, Scripted, ITV Studios
  • Claire Harrison-Church, former VP Marketing/ Custo...

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The Scholarship – a 9 month, free, part time programme for 30 of the UK’s fastest rising stars in Marketing, Advertising, Media and Communications.

The Fellowship – Equips CMO’s and Marketing Directors with the tools, knowledge and insight to make the move onto Boards and into General Management / MD / CEO roles.

12 month full paid Marketing Apprenticeship for young adults who because of challenging backgrounds, lack qualifications or poor life choices are normally overlooked for this kind of work experience