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
Saskia Groen-int-Woud

Saskia Groen-int-Woud

Saskia is Chief Executive Officer, Damco Freight Forward.   With global experience in supply chain transformation, commercial growth, operations excellence and particular strength in execution against the plan,Saskia has led Damco through its latest transformation and is extremely passionate about staying close to their customers and acting with grace and care in everything that they do.
James Hookham

James Hookham

James is the Secretary General and a Director of the Global Shippers Forum, the voice of cargo owners in international supply chain.  He is a graduate in Environmental Science from the University of Bradford and completed a Masters degree in the safe transport of dangerous goods at the University of Manchester.
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 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.
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
Derek Pouncey

Derek Pouncey

Derek Pouncey, Freight Operations Controller, Arcadia Group.   Derek is an innovative and versatile Freight Operations Controller with an exceptional and sustained record of optimising supply chains at a number of prestigious UK organisations.   Highly experienced in managing international road, sea and air freight plus UK distribution, covering FMCG, perishable, non-food, general merchandise and fashion.