The Awards - Judges

Judges

The 2021 judging panel

The Shipper of the Year Award, The Young Logistics Professional of the Year Award and The Sustainability Award
are voted for by a panel of judges, including: 

Stavros Evangelakakis

Stavros Evangelakakis

Stavros Evangelakakis, Head of Global Healthcare, Cargolux & Chairman, Cool Chain Association​.   Stavros Evangelakakis has 30 years’ experience in the air cargo industry working in various departments at Cargolux.   Evangelakakis has held previous roles in export, reservations, sales, marketing, cooperating marketing.   Prior to his current title of Global Product Manager for Healthcare/Perishables, Evangelakakis was sales Manager Europe, M East and C Asia for 9 years.  He is the Chairman of the Cool Chain association.
 
Sharon Greer

Sharon Greer

Sharon is General Manager at ASM (UK) Ltd.  Sharon joined ASM in 1993 as Helpdesk Manager before becoming General Manager in 2000.  Sharon oversees the day-to-day operations of the business and ensures overall delivery and quality of ASM's software offerings to our ever-increasing user base.  ASM ensures that we continue to provide cost-effective IT solutions that always meet the ever-changing and complex IT-related requirements of the UK freight forwarding community.
Paul Griffiths

Paul Griffiths

Paul Griffiths, Senior Purchasing Manager, Jaguar Landrover. Paul Griffiths is the Global Senior Purchasing Manager for Jaguar Land Rover and has 18 years in the Procurement in various roles in the Automotive and Manufacturing Industry, with the last 5 years being the Global Purchasing lead for Supply Chain and Logistics for Jaguar Land Rover.  Paul is responsible for the Purchasing of inbound, inplant, outbound and aftermarket logistics for all of the manufacturing and Global sites.  Jaguar Land Rover are undertaking a major transformation of their Supply Chain under their reimagine strategy with Sustainability and Customer focus at the core.
Robert Jervis

Robert Jervis

Robert Jervis, Portfolio Director of Multimodal has been organising transport and logistics events since 1988! As Event Director at Cargo Systems, and later at Informa, Robert has organised events in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, The Czech Republic, Italy, Turkey, South Africa, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, the US, Mexico, Panama and Chile. 

Robert launched Multimodal in 2008 to serve the needs of the UK shipper and logistics markets.

Robert Keen

Robert Keen

Robert, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), joined the industry in 1970 and worked for a succession of forwarders before joining BIFA in 1999.  He was appointed an executive director of BIFA in 2009, before becoming director general in 2014.  He is also chairman of the FIATA Multimodal Institute and a member of FIATA's Extended Board.  He has also been vice chairman of CLECAT's Maritime Logistics Institute; a member of the CLECAT's Board, and chairman of the United Kingdom Air Cargo Club.
Bob Matharoo

Bob Matharoo

Bob Matharoo, Head of Cargo, Bournemouth Airport joined the aviation industry in 1986, where he has worked for various cargo industry related companies, from freight forwarders, cargo handling agents, and airlines before joining Bournemouth Airport – ‘New Cargo Hub in the South’ – as the Head of Cargo in 2021.

In 2018 Bob opened his own consulting company, providing logistical solutions for many businesses to progress and his diverse background, experience, and knowledge, established a solid global network.

Bob is an active committee member of UKAC and was Chairman of United Kingdom Air Cargo Committee (UKACC) in 2018/19.
Emma Murray

Emma Murray

Emma Murray CEO and founder, Meantime Communications, has enjoyed working in air cargo and supply chain for over 28 years. She has edited and written for publications in the airfreight, logistics, maritime, equipment, and project cargo sectors, as well as heading up events, awards, and seminars in those industries. She established PR Consultancy Meantime over a decade ago and works with over 20 supply chain companies globally, with a focus on all things sustainable and CSR.
 
Beth O'Neill

Beth O'Neill

Beth O’Neill, DHL Business Development Director UKI&MLEMEA (LLP Europe), previously FTA Multimodal Young Logistics Professional of the Year 2017 has over 10 years of experience in business development and commercial activities, 8 of which have been within logistics, previously heading up Howard Tenens Commercial Team. Beth now works as part of DHL’s European LLP team focussing on helping companies transition into working with a lead logistics partner in instigating and managing change across the entire supply chain to meet changingbusiness and customer demands.

Megha Palkar

Megha Palkar

Megha Palkar is Assistant Manager at Cargo iQ.   Since her first exposure through business cases at university in India, Meghahas become fascinated by the cargo world, especially by the way various companies need to work together and how data analysis can improve that cooperation. Megha joined CargoiQ’s management team in 2018 as Assistant Manager.  She supports the team as well works on her own initiatives, including CargoiQ’s monthly quality and benchmarking reports. She brings a fresh perspective from the developing world into the industry and is excited to work on projects that drive big changes and have a wide, lasting impact onthe air cargo industry.Cargo iQ is an IATA special interest group and its members include representatives from across the supply chain