Judges

Judging for the British Business Awards takes a 3 pronged approach, and is fully audited by KPMG.  Weighting for the Awards is as follows:

1. Entrepreneur of The Year Award

Lead Judge

Julian Fisher

Senior Partner, Venture Education

Judging Panel

Hannah Ryder – Development Reimagined
Dominic Johnson-Hill – Plastered 8
William Spiers – Spearhead China
Sarah Keenlyside – Bespoke Beijing
Mark Harrison – Atkins

2. Sustainable Business Award (Sponsored by Harrow Beijing) 

Lead Judge

John Hopkins

Assistant Headmaster responsible for Communications, Harrow

Judging Panel

Chris Dobbing – Cambridge Masks
Ching Tien – Educating Girls in Rural China
Timothy O’Driscoll – InterContinental Hotels
Jamie Stevenson – Toubillon
Dionne Holder – FreemanXP China

 

3. Education Institutional Partnership of the Year Award (Sponsored by The British Council) 

Lead Judge

Matt Knowles

Area Director East China, British Council | Consul (Culture and Education), British Consulate-General in Shanghai

Judging Panel

Grace Lang – UKRI
Steven Corry – British Council – Hong Kong
Qu Min – Cambridge English
Frances Hooper – FCO
John Edwards – FCO

4. Innovation Award (Sponsored by BP) 

Lead Judge

Baozheng Wang

Head of Greater China Communications – BP

Judging Panel

Howard Whiteson – deVere Group
Peter Bloxhom – PFB Associates
Alistair Warwick-Nelson – European Etiqutte Academy
Stuart Rankin – St. James Place
Rob Derrett – PWC

5. Chinese Investor to the UK Award (Sponsored by KPMG)

Lead Judge

Ricky Wong

Head of Advisory, Southern Region
KPMG in China

Judging Panel

Zhi ShengKe – Wood PLC
Andie Wang – ICAEW
Michael Fosh – Reed Smith
Louise Liu – The Economist Group

6. Belt and Road Initiative Award

Lead Judge

 

Sherry Fu, Director, China, The University of Manchester

Judging Panel

Richard Bell – Clyde & Co
Susan Munro – Steptoe
Mark Harrison – Atkins
Allan Boyd – Unipart
Monica Sun – HSF

7. Inspiring Women Award (Sponsored by The British Council) 

Lead Judge

Carma Elliot CMG OBE


Director China, British Council | Minister (Culture and Education), British Embassy Beijing

Judging Panel

Mary Boyd – Economist Intelligence Unit
Duncan Clark – BDA
Roli Asthana – DFID
Siran Jiang – Her Village Academy
Michelle Garnaut – M Restaurant Group

8. British Company of the Year Award (Sponsored by GSK) 

Lead Judge

Ding Xu

VP of China Government Affairs and Communication – GSK

Judging Panel

James Gooding – SantaFe Relocation
Christopher Devereux – China Savvy
Julian MacCormac – Rolls-Royce
Aman Wang – KPMG
Russell Brown – Lehman Brown

9. 改革开放- 40 Years of Reform Award (Sponsored by Geely) 

Lead Judge

St. John Moore

Vice Chair | Partner & Head of Beijing, Brunswick

Judging Panel

Peter Hogg – Hogg Cross-Border Consultancy
Jo Lusby – Pixie B
John Williams – International SOS
Kiran Patel
Jeremy Sargent, OBE – JSA China