The Judges

Logistics & Supply Chain‘s Supply Chain Excellence Awards prides itself on the use of independent judges and a strict and impartial process involving both written submissions and face-to-face presentations.

With over 250 years’ experience between our judges, these awards are the ones that stand out from the crowd, these are the ones that make a difference to teams and individuals. Take a look at the judges for the 2017 awards below.

Michael George

Former Director of Logistics


Sue McGeorge

RtC SWAT Director – Global S&OP


Alan Waller OBE,MA


European Logistics Users Providers and Enablers Group (ELUPEG)

Chris Sturman

Chief Executive

Food Storage & Distribution Federation

Alastair Charatan

Former Supply Chain Director

Former SIG Distribution

Theo de Pencier

Former Chief Executive

Freight Transport Association

Klaus Buchwald

Vice President Operations

Infineon Technologies AG

Malory Davies FCILT


Logistics & Supply Chain

Nick Allen

Contributing Editor

Logistics & Supply Chain

Nicol Thornton

Head of Procurement

London Fire Brigade

Christian Seemann

Vice President Supply Chain Management Parts

MAN Truck & Bus AG

Jonathan Stowe

Operations Director

Nisa Retail Limited

JP Manfrinato

Logistics Director

Tangle Teezer Ltd

Richard Hunt CBE


The London Ambulance Service

Steve Smart

Director of Distribution Development

Travis Perkins Group

Nick Hudson

Head of Supply Chain and Merchandising


Brodie McMillan

Logistics Director

Whitbread Group PLC

Gillian Askew

Head of Procurement Services


Paul Smith

Executive Director