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Meet the Judges


Peter Smart

Chairman of the Panel 

Chairman of Affinity, a JV between KBR and Elbit

We welcome two new judges to the Winners' Panel this year – HE Mrs Janice Charette and Claire Logan.


Lieutenant General Richard E Nugee

Chief of Defence People

Ministry of Defence


HE Ms Janice Charette

High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom for Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Kevin Craven


Serco UK and Europe


Claire Logan

Global Head of People and Talent

PA Consulting Group


Ann Francke



Sqn Ldr Alison McLean

Personnel Officer

The Royal Air Force

Alison Stevenson

Director Overseas Bases

Joint Forces Command

Fiona Lewinton

Business Integration Director, International


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WO1 Glenn Haughton OBE

Army Sergeant Major 


The Army

Flt Lt Iphie Modu

Legal Officer

Royal Air Force 

Joanna Cavan OBE

Deputy Director GCHQ

Head of the National Assistance Technical Centre (NTAC) 

Kim McCutcheon OBE

HR Management Consultant 

Lois Nicholson 

Counsellor Defence Acquisition and Technology

British Embassy, Washington DC, USA

Col Lucy Giles

President Army Officer Selection Board

Martin Fausset


Elbit UK

Many thanks to our fantastic Shortlisting and Finalist Judges:

Paul Livingston

Vice President and Group Managing Director

Lockheed Martin UK - Rotary & Mission Systems 

WO1 Sarah Cox

WO1 Leadership

Centre for Army Leadership, Sandhurst 

Siobhán Sheridan

Civilian HR Director

Ministry of Defence  

Vix Anderton

Inclusive Leadership and Gender Consultant  

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