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Judges Alumni

Stephen McCallion

Global Head of marketing Communications at TAQA, former Global Head of Corporate identity Communications , SHELL

Globally experienced marketing communications, corporate brand/ branding professional with strong technical & leadership skills. Strategist with ability to develop internal & external networks, achieve buy-in from senior stakeholders, gain C-suite support and deliver-with-excellence. Well- honed decision-making skills. Collaborative. Keep-it-simple approach.

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Stephen McCallion

Stephen McCallion

Global Head of marketing Communications at TAQA, former Global Head of Corporate identity Communications , SHELL

Andrew Flowers

Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Microsoft & Nokia

Andrew is a content strategist and producer with in-house experience from the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, Ericsson and nASDAQ OMX. In the past few years Andrew has mainly been focused on producing online videos and TV advertisements for smartphones, yet his broad career also spans financial communication, consumer PR and B2B copywriting.

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Andrew Flowers

Andrew Flowers

Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Microsoft & Nokia

James Stevenson

Founder And Managing Director Of Bletchley Group Digital Consultant of Marks And Spencer, UK

James helped businesses create, transform and grow their digital presence, products and teams using strategy, marketing, product and technology. Working for global brands, offering a range of digital services from e-commerce, to online brand protection, digital business strategies and online marketing, helping clients understand new busi- ness practices, new consumer behaviour, and new digital technologies available.

His Clients include: Guardian News and Media, Selfridges & Co, Bacardi, News Interna- tional, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Grey Goose Vodka Hilton Hotels.

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James Stevenson

James Stevenson

Founder And Managing Director Of Bletchley Group Digital Consultant of Marks And Spencer, UK

Martin Kirke

Diversity and Inclusion Advisor at Macmillan Cancer Support

Martin has held international HR director roles with Dow Chemical, Ericsson, Serco and BP including vice President resource management for Ericsson based in Stockholm and HR Director Operations Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific for the BP Group. Martin has experience of running a business as a General Manager and has also led major change and transformation programmes.

Martin was the lead in HR at Transport for London for the 2012 Olympics after which he decided to focus on non-executive director and consultancy work. His clients include the Cabinet Office, UK (Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and ensures the effective running of government) and healthcare charity ‘Action for Change’ where he is also a non-executive director.

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Martin Kirke

Martin Kirke

Diversity and Inclusion Advisor at Macmillan Cancer Support

Tony Coll

Media & Communication Consultant, former BBC Journalist

Tony Coll is one of the UK’s most experienced media and presentation coaches and trainers. A former BBC TV and BBC Radio reporter and producer, he has worked for many years with senior figures from companies and organisations of all sizes; politicians; national and local government officers; health service and utility managers; pressure group spokespeople; charity workers; chief police and fire officers. He worked at cabinet level with the late Veronica Crichton, former director of communications at the Labour Party, in media training several UK government ministers.
Tony’s training can be delivered in the form of personal coaching or consultancy, in groups or as part of wider emergency response training. It covers effective emergency communication with newspapers, radio, TV and social media as well as addressing live audiences.

Tony Coll is an Oxford law graduate who began his career as a newspaper reporter in North East London and Sheffield.  He moved on to the BBC World Service, BBC Radio One ‘Newsbeat’, BBC and commercial local radio and BBC regional TV in Manchester and London.  He has interviewed cabinet ministers and other public figures; researched, produced, reported and presented news and current affairs programmes, from hard news, sequence programmes and “built” documentaries, through live political discussions and phone-ins, to lighter features, celebrity profiles and vox pops.

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Tony Coll

Tony Coll

Media & Communication Consultant, former BBC Journalist

Simon Nicholson

Social Media Manager, Honda Motor Europe Ltd
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Simon Nicholson

Simon Nicholson

Social Media Manager, Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Omar Rostom

Consumer Engagement and Media Manager Near East, North Africa, Levant, & Emerging Asia, Microsoft
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Omar Rostom

Omar Rostom

Consumer Engagement and Media Manager Near East, North Africa, Levant, & Emerging Asia, Microsoft

Christophe Ginisty

President 2013 , International Public Relations Association, Former Digital Evangelist for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Edelman

International public relations expert and a digital guru with more than 20 years of experience.
- Deputy Managing Director of Edelman EMEA, European Technology – Digital evangelist (2011-2012), fouunder and Managing Director Rumeur Publique (1988, 2011).
- President of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for 2013.
- Founder of NGO ‘Internet sans Frontières’ (Internet without Borders) in 2007 then WebDiversity in 2011.
- Published author of Allons, enfants de l'Internet! (Publisher: Diateino, 2010).
- Creator of the "ReputationWar" international conference (2013).
- Professor of Lobbying & Influence at INSEEC (since 2010).

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Christophe Ginisty

Christophe Ginisty

President 2013 , International Public Relations Association, Former Digital Evangelist for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Edelman

Hannu Koikkalainen

Head of Digital Planning, Microsoft, Finland
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Hannu Koikkalainen

Hannu Koikkalainen

Head of Digital Planning, Microsoft, Finland

Guy Perry

Managing Director, Gulf Media Experts, UAE

Guy has 30 years’ experience in international BBC TV news, corporate communications and media consultancy. Now based in the UAE since 2006, he founded and ran for 10 years a successful media training and consultancy firm in London, Greenwich Village PR, working with blue chip clients such as KPMG, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), L’Oreal (Paris) and the Crown Estate.
In 2006, as adviser to the spokesman of the Asian Games Doha, he led the official response to the media onslaught following the death of a competitor.
Guy has worked for many international news organisations such as BBC TV, BBC World Service Radio, International Television News (ITN), Reuters, EuroNews and Channel 4 News.

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Guy Perry

Guy Perry

Managing Director, Gulf Media Experts, UAE

TRAINING COURSES

CALENDAR 2018 -2019

INFORMATIVE - INTERACTIVE - ENGAGING

TRAINING COURSE CALENDAR 2018

NOVEMBER

Business Strategy Formulation

26-30 NOVEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Successful Strategic Planning and Implementation

26-29 NOVEMBER 2018 | 4 DAYS | LONDON

Strategic Thinking and Strategy Formulation

26-28 NOVEMBER 2018 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

DECEMBER

Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management

3-7 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Human Resource Management – Best Practice

3-7 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

The Human Resources (HR) ‘Executive Mini-MBA’

3-7 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Finance for Non-financial Managers

3-7 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Analysis of Balance sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement

3-5 DECEMBER 2018 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Balance Sheet Analysis

3 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills

10-14 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Budgeting and Operational Cost Control

17-21 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Budgeting

17-21 DECEMBER 2018 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

TRAINING COURSE CALENDAR 2019

FEBRUARY

Business Strategy Formulation

11-15 FEBRUARY 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Leadership

11-15 FEBRUARY 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Successful Strategic Planning and Implementation

11-14 FEBRUARY 2018 | 4 DAYS | LONDON

Strategic Thinking and Strategy Formulation

11-13 FEBRUARY 2019 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Executive Leadership skills

15 FEBRUARY 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

MARCH

The Complete Executive Leadership Programme

11-22 MARCH 2019 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Essentials of Leadership

11-15 MARCH 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Management Skills

11-15 MARCH 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Essential Management Skills

11-15 MARCH 2019| 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Communication and Team Building

12-13 MARCH 2019 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Understanding Yourself as a Leader

12 MARCH 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Essential Communication Skills for Leaders

13 MARCH 2019| 1 DAY | LONDON

Change Leadership

15 MARCH 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Change Management

15 MARCH 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Building and Leading High Performance Teams

14 MARCH 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Implementing Total Quality Management (TQM)

18-22 MARCH 2019 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Team Leadership: Successful Team Communication and Personal Effectiveness

25-29 MARCH 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Team Leadership and Talent Development

25-27 MARCH 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

The Essential Lean Leadership

25-29 MARCH 2019| 1 WEEK | LONDON

APRIL

Essentials of Management Accounting

1-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

International Corporate Finance

1-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Finance for Non-financial Managers

1-5 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Financial Management

1-5 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

HR for Non HR Managers

1-5 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Introduction to Human Resources

1-5 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Analysis of Balance sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement

1-3 APRIL 2019 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Balance Sheet Analysis

1 APRIL 2019| 1 DAY | LONDON

Strategic Financial Analysis

1-2 APRIL 2019| 1 DAY | LONDON

Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills

8-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management

9-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Human Resource Management – Best Practice

8-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

The Human Resources (HR) ‘Executive Mini-MBA’

8-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Budgeting and Operational Cost Control

8-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Budgeting

8-12 APRIL 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Recruitment and Selection

9 APRIL 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Performance Appraisal Skills

11 APRIL 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Identification and Analysis of Training Needs

12 APRIL 2019 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Organisational Development

29 APRIL - 3 MAY 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

MAY

JUNE

The Art of negotiation and Conflict Management

17-28 JUNE | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Principles of Marketing

17-28 JUNE | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Effective Negotiation Skills

17-21 JUNE | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Complete Direct and Digital Marketing

17-21 JUNE | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Developing and Implementing Marketing Plans

17-19 JUNE | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Effective Conflict Resolution

24-28 JUNE | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Essential Sales Skills

24-28 JUNE | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Public Relations Management

24-28 JUNE | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Social Media Applications for Business

24-25 JUNE | 2 DAYS | LONDON

JULY

Team Leadership: Successful Team Communication and Personal Effectiveness

8-12 JULY 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Team Leadership and Talent Development

8-10 JULY 2019 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Business Strategy Formulation

22-26 JULY 2019 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Successful Strategic Planning and Implementation

22-25 JULY 2019 | 4 DAYS | LONDON

Strategic Thinking and Strategy Formulation

22-24 JULY 2019 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

AUGUST

Essentials of Leadership

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

HR for Non HR Managers

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Complete Direct and Digital Marketing

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Introduction to Human Resources

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Management Skills

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Finance for Non-financial Managers

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Essential Management Skills

8-12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Analysis of Balance sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement

8-10 AUGUST 2016 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Developing and Implementing Marketing Plans

8-10 AUGUST 2016 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Effective Communication and Team Building

9-10 AUGUST 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Balance Sheet Analysis

8 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Understanding Yourself as a Leader

9 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Essential Communication Skills for Leaders

10 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Performance Management

11 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Building and Leading High Performance Teams

11 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Change Leadership

12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Change Management

12 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

The Complete Executive Leadership Programme

8-19 AUGUST 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Essentials of Management Accounting

8-19 AUGUST 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills

15-19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Public Relations Management

15-19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management

15-19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Budgeting and Operational Cost Control

15-19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Budgeting

15-19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Recruitment and Selection

16 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Performance Appraisal Skills

18 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Identification and Analysis of Training Needs

19 AUGUST 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Strategic Financial Management

22-26 AUGUST 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Financial Analysis

22-23 AUGUST 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

SEPTEMBER

Blue Ocean Strategy

19-21 SEPTEMBER 2016 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Organisational Development

26-30 SEPTEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

OCTOBER

Essential Sales Skills

24-28 OCTOBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

The Essential Lean Leadership

24-28 OCTOBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

NOVEMBER

Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills

6-10 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | DUBAI

Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management

6-10 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | DUBAI

Effective Budgeting and Operational Cost Control

6-10 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | DUBAI

Advanced Budgeting

6-10 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | DUBAI

Recruitment and Selection

7 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | DUBAI

Effective Performance Appraisal Skills

9 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | DUBAI

Identification and Analysis of Training Needs

10 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | DUBAI

Team Leadership: Successful Team Communication and Personal Effectiveness

14-18 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Team Leadership and Talent Development

14-16 NOVEMBER 2016 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

HR for Non HR Managers

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Negotiation Skills

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Business Strategy Formulation

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Public Relations Management

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Introduction to Human Resources

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Finance for Non-financial Managers

21-25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Successful Strategic Planning and Implementation

21-24 NOVEMBER 2016 | 4 DAYS | LONDON

Strategic Thinking and Strategy Formulation

21-23 NOVEMBER 2016 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Analysis of Balance sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement

21-23 NOVEMBER 2016 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Balance Sheet Analysis

21 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Executive Leadership skills

25 NOVEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

The Art of negotiation and Conflict Management

21 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

International Corporate Finance

28 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Principles of Marketing

28 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Effective Conflict Resolution

28 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

DECEMBER

Essentials of Leadership

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Financial Management

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Implementing Total Quality Management

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Complete Direct and Digital Marketing

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Management Skills

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Essential Management Skills

5-9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Developing and Implementing Marketing Plans

5-7 DECEMBER 2016 | 3 DAY | LONDON

Strategic Financial Analysis

5-6 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Social Media Applications for Business

5-6 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Effective Communication and Team Building

6-7 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Understanding Yourself as a Leader

6 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Performance Management

8 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Building and Leading High Performance Teams

8 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Change Leadership

9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Change Management

9 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

The Complete Executive Leadership Programme

5-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Essentials of Management Accounting

5-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 2 WEEKS | LONDON

Advanced Office Management & Effective Administration Skills

12-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management

12-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Budgeting and Operational Cost Control

12-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Budgeting

12-16 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Recruitment and Selection

13 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Identification and Analysis of Training Needs

16 DECEMBER 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Essentials of Leadership

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Advanced Management Skills

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Effective Negotiation Skills

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Team Leadership: Successful Team Communication and Personal Effectiveness

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Essential Management Skills

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Financial Management

7-11 MARCH 2016 | 1 WEEK | LONDON

Strategic Financial Analysis

7-8 MARCH 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Team Leadership and Talent Development

7-9 MARCH 2016 | 3 DAYS | LONDON

Understanding Yourself as a Leader

8 MARCH 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Communication and Team Building

8-9 MARCH 2016 | 2 DAYS | LONDON

Essential Communication Skills for Leaders

9 MARCH 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Performance Management

10 MARCH 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Change Leadership

11 MARCH 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

Effective Change Management

11 MARCH 2016 | 1 DAY | LONDON

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