The Charity Film Awards (en)
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Judges

The judging panel for 2020 has been hand-picked based on experience and expertise. Scroll down for the list of confirmed judges to date.

Please note that it is our policy that any judge, who is connected to any entrants within a specific category, will not be able to vote for that specific category.

Philip Collins
Journalist and Speechwriter
The Times
Evelyn Webster
Chief Executive
The Guardian - US & Australia
Fenella Grey
Chair
Porter Novelli
Anita Yuen
Social Impact Partnerships
Facebook
David Eades
Journalist and Newsreader
BBC News
Simon Antrobus
Chief Executive
BBC Children in Need
Dr Danny Sriskandarajah
CEO
Oxfam GB
Francesca Brown
Managing Director & CEO
Goals 4 Girls
Kevin Cahill
Former Chief Executive, Comic Relief and Founder
Sports Relief
Richard Reeves
Director, Future of the Middle Class Initiative
Brookings Institute and Center on Children and Families
Caroline Diehl MBE
Chairman and Founder
Together
Oli Barrett MBE
Connector
The Connector Unit
Simon Francis
Editor
The Rooftop
Craig Jones
Executive Director, Government Affairs
GE
Martin Fullard
Editor
Conference News Magazine
Caroline Mallan
Head of Media
Charities Aid Foundation
Brian Chernett
Chairman
ella Forums
Howard Lake
Founder
Fundraising UK
​Chris Wainwright
Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Communications and External Affairs
RSPCA
Adrian Pettett
CEO
Done & Dusted 2.0
Polly MacKenzie
CEO
Demos
Alastair Gornall
Chairman, NED and Advisor
Annabelle Risdon
Director and Head of Partnerships
Give as You Live
Patrick Russell
Senior Curator BFI
Jonathan Chevallier
CEO Charity Digital
Julie Bentley
CEO
Clive Gardiner
Head of Digital
NSPCC
Jane Keightley
Director of Communications
Child Bereavement UK
Athar Abidi
Head of Social
British Heart Foundation
Jehangir Malik OBE
CEO
Muslim Aid
Veronica Bamford-Deane
Managing Director
Work For Good
Catherine Westwood
Editor-in-Chief
woman&home and Woman’s Weekly
Wendy Pearce
Executive Producer and Head of Funder Projects
Media Trust
Precious Sithole
CEO
Social Practice ENT
Kathi Hall
Head of Brand and Content Strategy
Age UK
Molly Clarke
Digital Content Officer
Charity Comms
Sarah Vibert
Director of Policy and Volunteering
NCVO

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