Judges

Carefully selected for their expertise in the Bath Creative sector, our esteemed panel of judges will give all our finalists' nominations careful consideration before deciding our winners.
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Louisa Clark

Employability Consultant at Bath Spa University

Louisa is a creative learning project manager, trainer and consultant, based in Bath, working to help improve the lives and wellbeing of children and young people through access to arts and cultural experiences.

Current roles include Employability Consultant at Bath Spa University, Project Manager for the Wiltshire & Swindon Cultural Education Partnership and for Spaeda in Somerset, plus Arts Award and Artsmark trainer across the South of England.

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PAUL MACKENZIE-CUMMINS

Founder and Managing Director at Clearly

Paul MacKenzie-Cummins is the Founder and Managing Director at Clearly – a PR, communications, content, and creative agency based in central Bath. They work with clients to strengthen brand perception and reputation, stimulate growth, manage risk, and gain competitive advantage in each market they serve.

As a responsible business, Clearly commits 2% of every invoice paid to sustainable or social impact programs.

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RICHARD GODFREY

Founder and CEO at Rocketmakers

Richard has a wealth of technical expertise, a critical eye for usability, and blue-chip management skills from his many years at Deloitte and Microsoft. He’s worked on and led some of the software projects that have become essential parts of the daily lives of consumers and businesses.

Since co-founding Rocketmakers he has helped hundreds of startups and scaleups build amazing products and invested blood, sweat, tears and money in many of them.

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TATJANA HUMPHRIES

Senior Inward Investment Executive at Invest Bristol & Bath

Tatjana has worked in inward investment for the past five years, working in the accounts team with a focus on bringing global and international businesses to the region and working with local strategic scaling businesses. The inward investment team work across a range of sectors with Tatjana predominantly working with the priority markets of Creative Industries, High Tech & Digital.

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TOBY BROWN

Head of Marketing at Interaction

With over 20 years’ experience in advertising, media and marketing, Toby is passionate about promoting Bath as a creative hotbed and celebrating the successes of local talent.

Toby also founded Drop The Mic after 10 years of living a double life as a media and marketing man by day and semi-pro stand up by night, gigging in some of the best (and all of the worst) comedy clubs around the country.

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VICKI SMITH

Commercial Operations Director at Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein

Vicki is part of a small yet superbly entrepreneurial team that are developing from scratch a world first visitor attraction in the center of Bath. This unique multi-sensory immersive attraction is dedicated to author Mary Shelley and her most infamous work, Frankenstein.

Vicki also has plenty of experience on boards of a variety of vital bath organisations including Bath Festivals, Visit Bath and Bath Cats and Dogs Home.