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Selection Panels

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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.

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

  • Sherilyn Shackell, Founder - The Marketing Academy
  • Ian Priest, Global CEO of Grace Blue
  • Michelle Keaney, Global Partnerships Director at T...
  • Phil Smith, Director General of ISBA
  • Neil MacGeorge, Principal at Odgers Berndtson
  • Tom Vick, Brand Director - McCann Europe
  • Julia Ingall, Chief People Officer at Ennismore
  • Daren Rubins, CEO at The Lighthouse Company
  • Craig McCoy, Executive Director - PeopleMetropolit...
  • Steve Walker, Independent Marketing Consultant - T...
  • Lysa Hardy, CMO of Hotel Chocolat
  • Sarah Warby, Chief Growth Officer at Hyperjar
  • Tony Kypreos, Board Advisor at SYNNOUS
  • Russell Parsons, Editor at Marketing Week
  • Daryl Fielding, CEO of The Marketing Academy Found...
  • Emma Harris, Founder - Glow London
  • Meghan Farren, CMO for KFC UK&I
  • Gemma Greaves, Chief Executive of The Marketing So...
  • Nigel Hunt, Managing Director Brand and Marketing ...

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