PPA Independent Publisher Awards - judges

We pride ourselves on the robustness of our judging process, ensuring all entries are fairly considered. Industry experts review our entries to ultimately decide the winners in a two-step judging process, find out who's on the 2023 panel below...

Louis Bryant, Shard Financial Media
Louis Bryant
Commercial Director
Shard Financial Media
Rob Chambers, Total Telecom
Rob Chambers
Managing Director
Total Telecom
Rupert Collins-White, Burlington Media Group
Rupert Collins-White
Co-CEO
Burlington Media Group
Hugh Comerford, The Stage Media Co.
Hugh Comerford
Managing Director
The Stage Media Co.
Jenny Cook, Anthem Publishing
Jenny Cook
Creative Director
Anthem Publishing
Darren Coxon, Pensord
Darren Coxon
Group Chairman
Pensord
Nick Creed, The Drum
Nick Creed
Co-Founder & Digital Director
The Drum
Renee Doegar, London Review of Books
Renee Doegar
Publisher
London Review of Books
Karen Edwards, Wanderlust
Karen Edwards
Freelance Editor & Writer / Sustainability Editor
Wanderlust
Ollie Hughes, Diversified Communications
Ollie Hughes
Portfolio Director
Diversified Communications
Matthew Jackson, APL Media
Matthew Jackson
Publisher & Managing Director
APL Media
Karen Jones, Citywealth
Karen Jones
Editor & Founder
Citywealth
Thomas Lane, Assemble Media Group
Thomas Lane
Group Technical Editor & Strategy, Insight Director
Assemble Media Group
Simon Lewis, Anthem Publishing
Simon Lewis
Managing Director
Anthem Publishing
Ian McAuliffe, Think
Ian McAuliffe
CEO
Think
Serena McMahon, Haymarket Media Group
Serena McMahon
Chief Commercial Officer
Haymarket Media Group
Luke Nicholls, Faversham House
Luke Nicholls
Publisher
Faversham House
Daniel Pearce, TTG Media
Daniel Pearce
CEO
TTG Media
Zina Pearce, Select Science
Zina Pearce
Chief Solutions Officer
Select Science
Victoria Rennie, Stylus
Victoria Rennie
CEO
Stylus
Louise Robinson, Saga Magazine
Louise Robinson
Editorial Director
Saga Magazine
Matt Roclawski, TTG Media
Matt Roclawski
Managing Director
TTG Media
David Rossiter, Hand Media
David Rossiter
CEO
Hand Media
Mark Sennett, Western Business Media
Mark Sennett
CEO
Western Business Media
Melanie Shah, The Drum
Melanie Shah
Head of Event Content
The Drum
Sarah Simpson, CPL One
Sarah Simpson
Managing Director
CPL One
Lina Slater, Real Response Media
Lina Slater
COO
Real Response Media
Toby Smeeton, Sunday
Toby Smeeton
Managing Director
Sunday
Aditya Solanki, Asian Media Group
Aditya Solanki
Director of Digital Media
Asian Media Group
Zamir Walimohamed, Motor Sport Magazine
Zamir Walimohamed
Head of Digital, Marketing & Subscriptions
Motor Sport Magazine
Sarah Ward, European Healthcare Investor Association
Sarah Ward
Executive Director
European Healthcare Investor Association
Sara Ward, Slimming World Magazine
Sara Ward
Editor
Slimming World Magazine