2018 Judges

Judges are senior business and community figures who have been carefully selected for their expertise and professionalism.

Jeremy Coombes
Managing Director, Castle Business Finance

Nathan Guest
Partner, VWV

Nathan Guest

Paul Falvey
Corporate Tax Partner, BDO

Paul Falvey

Richard Bonner
City Executive, Arcadis

Richard Bonner

Rachel Bell
Divisional Director, Stride Treglown

Rachel Bell

Anna Pepler
Managing Director, Key Solutions

Anna Pepler

Chris Walford
Partner – Albert Goodman

Peaches Golding OBE
Executive Director

Matthew Hatcher
Director, NatWest

Gareth Edwards
Partner, VWV

Gareth Edwards

Heidi Bateman
Commercial Property Associate, Meade King

Heidi Bateman

Stuart Price
Partner, Quantum Advisory

Stuart Price

Donna Whitehead
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, UWE

Donna Whitehead

Steven Beavan
Director, Corporate Banking, Barclays

Steven Beavan

Lisa Forte
Partner, Red Goat Cyber Security LLP

Lisa Forte, partner of Red Goat Cyber Security LLP

Paul Brown
CEO, Mail Handling International

Lisa Forte, partner of Red Goat Cyber Security LLP

Rob Crews
Partner, Momentum Corporate Finance LLP

Rob Crews

Chris Lewis
Director, Albert Goodman

Chris Lewis, Director of Albert Goodman

Alex Hall
Partner, Meade King

Alex Hall, Meade King

Sarah Lucas
Regional Director, HSBC

Sarah Lucas, HSBC

The 2018 Business Leader Awards


The Business Leader Awards are free to enter and you can enter any number of awards. Entry is open to organisations where the principle activity or head office is based in Bristol, North Somerset or the LEP West of England catchment area. Please refer to the Award Entry Guidelines for each category.

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