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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Louis Pilard
Clinical Programme Manager
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Louis Pilard

Louis has an MA focusing on sustainable international development from Glasgow University and an MSc in Environmental Policy from the University of Oxford. He has sustainable development experience in Senegal, Myanmar and South Africa and has worked as a health researcher with the University of Oxford.

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Steve Owens
Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Management
Public Health England

Steve Owens

Steve has been a Sustainability professional for over 25 years working the last 11 in public health. He is passionate about embedding sustainability, thus ensuring we leave a legacy to the next generation.

He is currently working as the Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Management Lead within PHE.

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Julian Amey
Chief Executive
IHEEM

Julian Amey

Julian is Chief Executive of The Institute of Healthcare Engineering & Estate Management (IHEEM). He is currently working with HEFMA and the Department of Health to support the Productivity and Efficiency Programme arising from the Carter Report published January 2016. He has an MA in Economics & Politics from Cambridge University.

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Tim Balcon
CEO
IEMA

Tim Balcon

Tim Balcon is the CEO of the UK’s leading environmental professional membership body, the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). IEMA has over 15,000 individual and corporate members based in 83 countries. It has an especial focus on upskilling those working within the sector, and is also widely credited with frequent contributions to the development of key areas of British environmental policy and legislation.

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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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Xavier Brice
Chief Executive
Sustrans

Xavier Brice

Xavier is Chief Executive of Sustrans, the Charity ‘Making It Easier For Everyone To Walk And Cycle In The UK’. Xavier has a wealth of experience in public transport, working previously Transport for London leading the Fit for the Future Stations programme, the biggest change to London Underground for a generation

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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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Helen Alder CIPS
Head of  Knowledge and Product Development

Helen Alder CIPS

As Head of  Knowledge and Product Development, Helen leads the CIPS Product Development process, working closely with the Marketing, Corporate Services and Business Development to ensure that products and services are relevant and meet market needs, and to develop strategies for existing products and action plans to achieve CIPS aspirations.

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