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.
Abigail-Branagan

Abigail Branagan

Enterprise and Innovation Hub Manager at The Studio at Bath Spa University

Abigail Branagan has worked in the cultural and creative sector for over 25 years, having previously worked for organisations such as the Crafts Council and Cockpit Arts.

She manages The Studio in Bath, which provides support for local micro businesses.

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Ben Veal

Founder at Second Mountain Communications

Ben Veal is the founder of Second Mountain, a specialist comms consultancy that helps purpose-driven businesses and charities. A creative and strategic thinker with 15 years’ experience, Ben has worked with household names across the technology, charity, food and drink, property, healthcare and lifestyle sectors.

A passionate content writer and former freelance journalist, he is the CIPR South West’s regional chair, a Chartered PR Practitioner, trustee for two South West charities and was awarded Gold for ‘Independent PR Practitioner of the Year’ at the 2021 CIPR PRide Awards.

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Eliot Shiner

Co-founder at Bind Media

Eliot is the co-founder of Bind Media, a multiple award-winning paid media agency, based in Bath.

They work with  brands to supercharge their online growth through a range of services, and pride themselves on carbon-positivity and supporting charitable causes globally.

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Katherine Raderecht

Management Consultant

Katherine’s background has rooted from a career at Future Publishing, responsible for a wide range of portfolios.

After being brand director at Prezola, Katherine works as a management consultant on brand and marketing strategy for a range of media companies.

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Sarah Moon

Managing Director at Frank & Moon

Sarah Moon is an experienced marketing professional working with businesses to achieve their goals with strengths in marketing strategy, business development and collaborations.

Sarah’s had a career in a variety of sectors with previous positions at the Abbey Hotel, HUB XV, Bath Rugby and the Royal Crescent Hotel.