Our Judging Panel

We would like to thank our judges for kindly giving their dedication and expertise. All decisions regarding the judging process are made by our independent Judging Panel consisting of senior executives from various sector and backgrounds within the UK.

Cecil Peters

EMEA Head of DE&I and Advancing Black Pathways, J.P.Morgan


Daniel Taylor MBE FRSA

Managing Director, MDC Group



Didier Lambert

Managing Director and Lead Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Debt, J.P.Morgan


Dipak Patel

Senior MD, Partner, and Associate Director of Global Consultant Relations, Wellington Management

Donna Herdsman

Senior Client Partner and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (EMEA), Korn Ferry

Emile Vidal Carr

Founding Director and Head of Design, Emile Vidal Carr


Eva Sonaike

Creative Director and Founder, Eva Sonaike


Jo Barnett

Founder, The Parklands Partnership Ltd

Laurent Romieux

Global Manager for Market Data & News Feeds, Bloomberg L.P.

Kathy Quashie

Chief Growth Officer, Capita Plc


Kenneth Tharp CBE

Interim Executive Director, Inc Arts


Lola Ninonuevo

International Chief Operating Officer, Wells Fargo


Monica Chadha

Non-Executive Director, British Film Institute

Nathaniel Peat

Entrepreneur, Chair and Board Member


Oba Nsuge QC

Head of Chambers, Pump Court Chambers


Paul Drechsler CBE

Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce (U.K.) and Chairman, London First

Paulette Cohen

Head of Diversity and Inclusion EMEA, Barclays

Rachel Kebreth

Managing Director, EMEA Head of Federation Compliance, Goldman Sachs

Radu Maftei

Vice President, Finance & Accounting, Procter & Gamble


Sarah Gregory

Inclusion and Diversity Partner, Baker McKenzie


Miss Samantha Tross

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Harley Street Specialist Hospital

Tim Ramskill

Head of EMEA Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Tia Counts

Managing Director, Chief Diversity Officer, MSCI

Yasmine Chinwala OBE

Partner, New Financial