Judges

The judging panel for the Corporate Content Awards is made up of leading industry experts who are based in in-house and agency roles. If you would like to judge this programme, please send a bio for consideration to lauren.ditcher@communicatemagazine.co.uk Below you can see who represents the 2021 Corporate Content Awards panel.

Kate Aldridge

Kate Aldridge

Paysafe

SVP corporate communications and content

Kate Aldridge

Kate Aldridge

Paysafe

Kate is SVP, Corporate Comms and Content for Paysafe and has global responsibility for Paysafe’s PR, content/blog strategy, internal communications and corporate responsibility programme.

Kate is a corporate communications leader with over 25 years’ international communications experience; she has worked in a range of industry sectors including technology, travel, financial services and sports marketing.  Kate is passionate about driving impactful communication strategies to achieve commercial and business goals and is experienced across multiple communication disciplines including corporate affairs, investor relations, PR & media relations, internal communications, event management, social media strategy, content marketing and CSR.

Kate studied French and Spanish at Leeds University before completing a post-graduate degree in international marketing. Based in the UK, she has also spent time working in Spain and France. 

 

Emma Banks

Emma Banks

Gallagher

Senior communications professional

Emma Banks

Emma Banks

Gallagher

Emma is a communications professional and has held senior roles for financial services businesses including Direct Line, LV= and RBS. She started her career in the early 1990s and worked agency side for 10 years before moving in house. Her experience includes media relations, internal communications, CSR and customer engagement. She is a specialist in building financial services brands and running campaigning activity to build customer and industry advocacy.

Nick Brincat

Nick Brincat

KPMG

Head of content, channels & digital

Nick Brincat

Nick Brincat

KPMG

Nick leads an award winning team of creative communicators. Recent highlights have been the launch of an internal digital content platform for 16k colleagues and a lockdown podcast show recorded entirely from the spare room.

Nick cut his teeth on national ad campaigns for large consumer brands whilst maintaining a strong interest in sound design and audio production. To keep his ear in, he spent several years behind the counter of a Soho record shop alongside his corporate roles.

Colin Buckingham

Colin Buckingham

Birdseye

Head of media

Colin Buckingham

Colin Buckingham

Birdseye

Colin Buckingham is the UK head of media at Nomad Foods. Colin leads the media and consumer facing comms strategy across some of the UK’s favourite frozen brands including Birds Eye, Aunt Bessie’s and Goodfella’s Pizza. In his work Colin works with agencies, driving them to produce award winning work, with an ambition to always propel brands to the next level in terms of driving return on investment through creating content fit for channel, alongside efficient media buying.

Den Carter

Den Carter

British Airways

Colleague Communications Channels and Content Lead

Den Carter

Den Carter

British Airways

Den has been instrumental in driving employee involvement and advocacy at various big brands, specialising in digital transformation and brand immersion. He believes the gold standard communication channel is face-to-face, and that digital channels should support and encourage real life conversations, not diminish them.

Having led award-winning teams through change programmes, Den joined British Airways in 2018. His broad remit includes helping leaders embrace the direct link between employee engagement, customer satisfaction and operational performance, as well as rebuilding the airline’s digital workplace from the ground up. During its 101st year, 2020 will see the introduction of the first of many seamless colleague-facing virtual assistants take centre stage in BA’s colleague experience.

Ann Booth Clibborn

Ann Booth-Clibborn

Story Coach London

Story coach and executive producer

Ann Booth Clibborn

Ann Booth-Clibborn

Story Coach London

Ann is a corporate story coach and award-winning television producer. She has made several Primetime shows for the BBC and Channel 4, including the ground-breaking Changing Rooms, and the notorious You Are What You Eat. Ten years ago Ann set off on a mission to unlock the power of stories in leaders, teams and organisations. Ann’s clients are as varied as the stories they have to tell and include Dune Shoes, Exeter University, and Molson Coors. She is also a professor for ELLE Education.

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook

Legal and General

Group head of social media & content strategy

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook

Legal and General

Sarah has worked in communications for over 15 years: both in-house and for agencies. She is currently responsible for social media and content at Legal & General. Established in 1836, it is a leading financial services and investment management company.

Neil Cowling

Neil Cowling

Fresh Air Production

Founder

Neil Cowling

Neil Cowling

Fresh Air Production

Neil is the founder of Fresh Air Production – an audio production company who specialise in making podcasts for brands. Starting his career as a producer for the BBC, Neil spotted the opportunity to bring broadcast quality production into the corporate space so that businesses could use the power of audio to tell their stories. His client list includes Shell, WWF, Allianz and NFU Mutual. With offices in London, Fresh Air has expended from a team of two to 15 in the last three years, and they continue to ride the wave of podcasts, winning last year’s grand accolade of Best Corporate Storytellers.

Steve Garvey

Steve Garvey

Moving Image

Founder

Steve Garvey

Steve Garvey

Moving Image

Steve is the founder of Moving Image, the hub for insights into brand video and corporate film. He has 30+ years'​ experience in film and video as an agency head, producer and in-house comms director.

He was CEO of two of the UK's top 10 corporate production companies - World Television and Cheerful Twentyfirst - as well as industry association EVCOM. He founded Reuters Corporate Television, produced documentaries for Channel 4 and the BBC, and was comms director at Yes Television. He started out as a film editor on features, commercials and music videos.

He believes we live in a golden age for video.

 

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Deborah Gouineau

Three

Production

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Deborah Gouineau

Three

Stephen Humphreys

Stephen Humphreys

Financial Conduct Authority

Head of corporate communications

Stephen Humphreys

Stephen Humphreys

Financial Conduct Authority

Stephen Humphreys is Head of Corporate Communications for the Financial Conduct Authority. He is responsible for the regulator’s media relations, public affairs and internal communications. Stephen has held a number of communications roles including with United Utilities, Royal London and the Food Standards Agency.

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Jonathon Jessop Batty

IBM

Head of content & storytelling, Europe

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Jonathon Jessop Batty

IBM

Jonathan is a storyteller and corporate communications leader with two decades of international experience. His expertise is in helping companies communicate their value and leadership to key stakeholders across business and society.

He is currently tasked with establishing IBM’s new European Content & Storytelling Hub and transforming the company’s communications approaches using richer, more personalised content experiences.

Focused on the intersection of technology and society, Jonathan has built his career in the world’s fasting-moving markets - from Warsaw & Moscow where he was responsible for establishing IBM’s communications function in Central & Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS; to Nairobi where he introduced the world to IBM Research-Africa; to Beijing where he showcased IBM’s leadership in air pollution management.

He lives in London and spends his free time climbing walls and tightening his grip on two of the world’s most difficult languages.

Jess Law

Jessica Law

Evelina London Children’s Healthcare, part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Jessica joined the NHS in 2015 to manage communications for Evelina London Children’s Hospital and community services. Having spent more than 10 years specialising in healthcare communications, her previous experience includes working for a communications and PR agency before moving in-house to lead communications around services for children and families and campaigns at the NSPCC as well as managing press for ChildLine.

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Graca Morgado

Rio Tinto

Head of content

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Graca Morgado

Rio Tinto

Claire Oldfield (2)

Claire Oldfield

Wardour

Chief executive

Claire Oldfield (2)

Claire Oldfield

Wardour

Claire is the CEO of Wardour, the creative content agency. She oversees the output of Wardour’s magazines, websites, films and animations. Before Wardour she was The Sunday Times’ City Diary editor and small business editor; financial services correspondent at the Mail on Sunday; launch editor of Associated Newspapers’ Money Magazine. After a stint as the Daily Mail’s City News editor, Claire was lured to the world of free newspapers as part of the management team that launched CityAM. She then ran the editorial operation for newspapers in 21 countries at Metro International.

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Louise Pyman

Burberry

Senior corporate relations manager

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Louise Pyman

Burberry

 

 

 

Robert Ratcliff

Robert Ratcliff

Barclays Corporate Banking

Head of Content

Robert Ratcliff

Robert Ratcliff

Barclays Corporate Banking

Rob Ratcliff is the Head of Content at Barclays Corporate Banking. He joined Barclays over five years ago in which time he was worked on campaigns across the bank in personal, business and corporate banking. In his current role he is responsible for editorial-led campaigns across a range of media. Rob has worked in content marketing since before it was called ‘content marketing’. Barclays is a diversified transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank, anchored in our two home markets of the UK and US, with global reach.

Gareth Rice Jones

Gareth Rice-Jones

No.10 Downing Street

Deputy head of content

Gareth Rice Jones

Gareth Rice-Jones

No.10 Downing Street

Gareth Rice-Jones is the Deputy Head of Content at 10 Downing Street where he oversees the team that creates content for and manages the UK Prime Ministerial and UK Government social media channels. He was recently seconded to lead the Treasury's digital communications strategy for the March 2020 Budget. His previous government experience spans communications roles in the Department for Education, HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.