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Red Rose Awards 2018
Red Rose Awards 2018
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The Red Rose Awards are judged by panels made up of independent business experts and sponsors.

Please see below for a full list of the judges for Red Rose Awards 2018.


Alison Hitchen, Centre Manager, SME Development, University of Central Lancashire

Allan Sumner, Consultant Director, Harrison Drury

Alyson Fadil, Ambassador, NWEEG

Amanda Jackson, Managing Director, Tigerfish PR

Amy Loddington, Director of Education, Barcadia Media

Andrew Dewhurst, Ambassador, NWEEG

Andrew Henderson, Ambassador, NWEEG

Andrew Leeming, Senior Project Officer, Boost Business Lancashire

Andy Walmsley, Owner and Founder, Wash Design

Ann Jordan, Director, Benetimo

Ben Blackman, Strategic Development Consultant, Peg Marketing

Ben Rhodes, Director, Tailor Made Sourcing

Carole Garrett, Director, Profit Optimiser

Cassandra Fairclough, Senior Account Manager, Global Radio

Catherine Byrom, Managing Director, With a Twist

Chris Convery, Head of HR, Northcote Group

Claire Holt, Partnership Development Manager, University of Central Lancashire

Claire Jameson, Director of Business Development, Blackpool & The Fylde College

Claire Shore, Senior Business Development Manager, Blackburn College

Colleen Hickson, Head of Apprenticeships, Blackpool & The Fylde College

Craig Fishwick, Director, Mayes Accountants

Dave Jones, Managing Director, VEKA

David Pickering, Managing Director, EPSL Educational Printing

Ed Spencer, Relationship Director, Barclays Bank

Gabrielle McNamara, General Manager, Leonard Dews

Gillian Bardin, Director, Mattioli Woods

Greg Wilson, Director, Limitless PR & Marketing

Heidi Kettle, Group Marketing Manager, James' Places

James Morris, Tax Partner, RSM

James Robbins, Senior Associate Solicitor, Harrison Drury

Jill Murray, Head of Marketing & Special Projects, Cassons

Jo Fulthorpe, Business Development Manager, Business Enterprise Trust

Joanne Hindley, Commercial Director, Peter Scott Printers

John Barker, Director of Client Relations, Forbes Solicitors

John Daly, Corporate Finance Partner, RSM

Dr John Lonsdale, Director of Innovation & Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire

John Stanworth, Head of Corporate Lancashire & Cumbria, Barclays Bank

Justina Ma, Business Manager, Marketing Lancashire

Kelly Aitken, Senior Business Account Manager, Themis

Kevin Duffy, Managing Partner, Preston, RSM

Laura Hartley, Managing Director, LH Recruitment

Lauren Grice, Head of Partnerships, Bespoke | Digital Agency

Les Nutter, Senior Director, Cassons

Linda Palentine, Business Development Officer, University of Central Lancashire

Louise Birchall, Sales Director, Birchall Foodservice

Mandy Lockett, International Business Director, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Mandy Tythe-McCallum, Tourism Manager, VisitBlackpool

Mark Edwards, Operations Director, StoneHouse Logic

Mark Hope, Managing Director, StoneHouse Logic

Mark Thwaite, Head of Communications, Digital Lancashire

Martin Sadler, Partnership Development Manager, Innovation and Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire

Matt Ashworth, Hawk Export Campaigns, Programme Manager, BAE Systems

Maxine Wild, Director, WEC Group

Dr Michele Lawty-Jones, Director, Lancashire Skills Hub

Naomi Fell, Director, Harrison Drury

Nathaniel Cassidy, Managing Director, 3ManFactory

Nikki Thompson, Charity Manager, Cash for Kids

Oliver Burton, CEO, Forbes Solicitors

Oliver McCann, Employment & HR Partner, Napthens

Paul Dolyniuk, Investor, BGF

Paul Ogle, Regional Sales Manager, Bizspace

Pauline Rigby, Partner and Head of Corporate & Restructuring, Forbes Solicitors

Peter Rooney, Investment Manager, Mercia Fund Managers

Pinesh Mehta, Investor, BGF

Rachel Adamson, Principal Lawyer, Slater + Gordon

Ruth Raban, Business Development Manager for Culture and Creative Industries, University of Central Lancashire

Sara Rajiah, Operational Director, Bespoke Healthcare

Sarah Green, Independent Judge

Shakira Musarat, Relationship Director, Barclays Bank

Siobhan Courtney, Managing Director, Eventus Legal

Stef Heywood, International Business Manager, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Coleman, Head of Apprenticeship & Training Manager, Themis

Steve Brennan, CEO, Bespoke | Digital Agency

Steve Hall, Managing Director, Mint Business Travel

Steve Hoyle, Director, Crabtreewood

Steve Webb, Centre Principal, Porsche Centre Bolton

Sue Roberts, Senior Project Office-Business Growth, Rosebud

Dr Sue Smith, Professor in Innovation and Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire

Tom Stables, Creative Lead, 3ManFactory

Viv Ivins, Principal Lecturer, Lancashire Law School, University of Central Lancashire

Will Fletcher, Managing Director, Recycling Lives

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