Introducing our experienced judges

Drawn from business, public bodies and membership organisations to bring the broadest possible knowledge and expertise to the selection process.


Peter Kennedy
HR Director – Welsh Government


Brad Taylor
Director of People – CIPD


Alison Love
Managing Director – Resolution at Work


Siân Goodman
Managing Director & Principal Consultant – Goodson Thomas


Lesley Hall
Chair – CIPD North Wales branch


Emma Burns
Partner and Head of Employment Law – Hugh James solicitors


Caroline Belasco
Director of HR and Organisational Development – Coastal Housing Group


Paul Harris
Regional Sales Director – LHH Penna


Monica Newton
Capital People