Judges


Idris Jahn
Head of Health & Data
IoTUK

Idris Jahn

Idris has over 20 years of experience in data integration and real-time systems. Much of his work has involved defining new and exciting use-cases for the Internet of Things. He is currently mentoring IoT and health tech startups to advance their businesses. Idris is also helping IoTUK to co-ordinate two large scale NHS test beds that are using IoT for dementia and diabetes.

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Dr Susannah McWilliam
Programme Manager
Food for Life Hospital Leaders

Dr Susannah McWilliam

Susannah provides expert consultancy to NHS Trusts and hospitals, supporting them to create positive food environments and ensure they are truly health promoting. Her role also includes advocacy for healthy and sustainable hospital food at a national level. Susannah leads the Food for Life Hospital Leaders programme working with NHS Trusts to improve the food experience for patients, staff, visitors and the wider community. Susannah has a PhD in Sustainable Hospital Foodservice Systems and has published on the link between organisational practices and hospital food waste.

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Hugh Jones
Programme Area Manager
WRAP

Hugh Jones

As Programme Area Manager for Food Waste Prevention in Wales, Hugh is working in Wales to help deliver Courtauld Commitment 2025 (C2025)’s ambitious, collaborative action to cut the resource needed to provide our food and drink by 20% over ten years.  He has worked closely with the Hospital Caterers Association and the Welsh Health Boards to develop health sector specific resources aimed at driving down food waste.

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Nicci Russell
Managing Director
Waterwise

Nicci Russell

Nicci is Managing Director of Waterwise, and previously policy director at Waterwise and co-founded the organisation. Waterwise is an independent, not for profit organisation, that receives funding from the UK water industry, sponsorship and research projects.

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Martin Baxter
Chief Policy Advisor
IEMA

Martin Baxter

Martin works in the UK and internationally to support the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and sustainable economy.  Martin leads IEMA’s policy and external engagement activity with government and business.  He has national and international experience in developing and negotiating global and European standards, and developing capacity for effective and widespread implementation.  Martin is head of the UK delegation to the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) on environmental management and chairs the EMS committee.  He is also a Board member of IEMA and SocEnv.

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Sid Siddiqui
Environmental Manager
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Sid Siddiqui

Sid Siddiqui (Mohammed Saleem Siddiqui) has worked for the NHS for 37 years, after qualifying as a Power Engineer from the University of Derby (formerly Derby Degree College ). During his long career in the NHS he has fulfilled many roles in the environmental aspects of the Estates department. Due to his length of service, vast subject knowledge and his passionate commitment to all things environmental, he has become, and is recognised as, an expert in the field by his own NHS Trust and the wider NHS community.

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