Our 2023 Judges

You can view all our judges including Regional Judging, Innovation Judging and Virtual Final Judging below with more Coming Soon

Innovation Judges

Our Innovation Judges will judge all applications to decide if they will be shortlisted into the Top 10 for their stream. If selected, the individual/team will get to pitch in our Top 100 Innovation Showcase & feature in our Global Tech for Good Report

James Milligan
James MilliganGlobal Head of Technology Solutions - Hays
Inclusion and Diversity Judge
Philip Marais
Philip MaraisGlobal Startup Program Leader
AI for Good Lead Judge
Oliver Parsons
Oliver ParsonsConsumer Lead - Innovation & FinTech Partnerships Lloyds Banking Group - Launch Innovation Programme
Fintech For Good Judge
Vee Mapunde
Vee MapundeProgramme Director
MedTech Lead Judge
Dr Phil Jewell
Dr Phil Jewell SIGHT Business Development and Programme Manager
MedTech Lead Judge
Richard Evans
Richard EvansHead of Innovation
HealthTech Co-Lead Judge
Julie Baker
Julie Baker Head of Enterprise and Climate Engagement and Partnerships
Inclusion and Diversity
Nick Howe
Nick HoweEnterprise Manager
Inclusion and Diversity
Stephen Blackburn
Stephen Blackburn Data & Innovation Manager
HealthTech Lead Judge
Mark Standen
Mark StandenUK&I Intelligent Automation Practice Director - Hays
AI for Good Supporting Judge
Paul Matthias
Paul MatthiasNational Specialist Director - Hays Education
EdTech Supporting Judge
Dr David Bozward
Dr David BozwardChairman
EdTech Lead Judge
Antoine Trotet
Antoine TrotetInvestment and Business Development Advisor
General Tech For Good Judge
Andrea Demichellis
Andrea DemichellisFounder and CEO Elliot for Water
Impact Challenge: Water
Matt Hughes
Matt Hughes Managing Director Darwin
General Tech For Good
Ben Kansey
Ben KanseyCo Founder Darwin
General Tech For Good
Dominik Byrne
Dominik ByrneDirector of Operations
Impact Challenge: Water
Joan Mulvihill
Joan Mulvihill Digitalisation & Sustainability Lead Siemens
Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital
Dionysis (Dennis) Tzilalis
Dionysis (Dennis) TzilalisFounder & Marketer at Marketing Forward
Payal Raina
Payal Raina Founder - Fintech B2B Marketing Community
FinTech For Good Judge
David Beer
David Beer Advisory Board Member - Fintech B2B Marketing Community
FinTech For Good Judge
Muhamed Farooque
Muhamed Farooque Founder and CEO - Excelledia Ventures
AI For Good Judge
Rudina Suti
Rudina Suti Director - Minerva Venture Capital
Diversity and Inclusion Judge

Regional Judges (England South West, Midlands, East, North West, North East )

Danny Murphy
Danny MurphySenior Business Director - Hays
Chantelle Arneaud
Chantelle Arneaud - Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) Envestors
Abhilasha Dafria
Abhilasha DafriaCEO - ANGELS DEN
Prakhar Pandey
Prakhar PandeyInvestment Associate - ANGELS DEN

Regional Judges (UK – London and South East)

Robert Kruppa
Robert KruppaDirector - Menzies LLP
Martin Pardy
Martin PardyDirector at Hays Technology - South East Region UK. DE&I & Wellbeing Lead.
Martin Bouette
Martin BouetteCCO at The Werks Group
Ian Elwick
Ian ElwickCEO at The Werks Group

Celtic Regions: Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales and Scotland

Mary Hopkins
Mary HopkinsDeputy Director of IT NHS Wales
Audrey Opdycke-Barnes
Audrey Opdycke-BarnesVP of Regional Engagement at CodeBase
Jason Barr
Jason BarrDirector, Technology Hiring Software Engineers, United Kingdom & Ireland Software Engineering Lead
Noel King
Noel King CEO Implement Technologies

South and South-East Asia: India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand

Mohammad Qasim
Mohammad QasimHays
Sujit.S.NAIRChairperson - Europe India Centre for Business and Industry
Rhea See
Rhea SeeCo-Founder & Co-CEO - She Loves Tech
Vikram Gupta
Vikram Gupta Founder and Managing Partner IVY Cap Ventures

East Asia: China and Japan and Hong Kong SAR

Matt Hayes
Matt Hayes Business Director at Hays
 Shân Millie
Shân MillieFounder Bright Blue Hare
chenelle Ansah
chenelle Ansah CEO Light Pace VC

France & BeNeLuX

This covers France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

Alex Stemler
Alex Stemler Director | Origination & Portfolio Management | Ruffena Capital
Andrew Adabie
Andrew Adabie Senior Business Manager at Lifen UK
Jérémy Demeure
Jérémy Demeure Business Line Manager | Hays Technology

D-A-C-H and Nordics (Europe)

Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Germany, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland

Sarah Köhl
Sarah Köhl Head of Technology – Hays
Marius Grindemann
Marius GrindemannDirector, Technology Products - Aon
Lukas Stratmann
Lukas Stratmann Head of Sales STARTPLATZ

Southern Europe

Albania, Andorra, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain

Jane Bamford
Jane Bamford - Director, Hays Viewpoint
Daniel Moreno Martinez PhD, FHEA
Daniel Moreno Martinez PhD, FHEAHead of the Innovation Unit Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol | Institut Català de la Salut

Central and Eastern Europe

  • Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine
Botond Kővári
Botond Kővári Team Leader - IT Contracting - Hays
Chris Nutman
Chris NutmanFounder and CEO Global Teacher
Taryn Hobson
Taryn Hobson Key Account Manager - 3M

Australia & New Zealand

This covers all cities and towns:

Daniel Postlethwaite
Daniel PostlethwaiteManager - Digital Technology & Client Engagement
Robert Beckley
Robert Beckley Head of Technology Solution (ANZ region)
Nigel Dalton
Nigel Dalton Social Scientist Thought Works