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