Our independent judging panel of 18 individuals, who have enormous experience in the sector, provide expert scrutiny to ensure the National Fundraising Award winners really deserve the accolade.  

We ask all judges to declare all conflicts and abide by our policy.

Howard Lake

Judging Panel Chair and Founder, UK Fundraising 

Jenni Anderson

Director of Fundraising, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 

Lucy Calicott

Chief Executive, UpRising 

Irene Chambers

Fundraising Manager, Kidneys for Life

Robert Dufton

Chief Executive, Moorfields Eye Charity

Lucy Gower

Director, Lucidity 

Mandy Johnson

Chief Executive, Small Charities Coalition

Rachel Kirby-Rider

Director of Income & Engagement, CLIC Sargent 

Harpreet Kondel 

Fundraising & Engagement Consultant, Fundraising Specialist Ltd

Roger Lawson

Director, Roger Lawson Consulting 

Terrence Lovell

Director of Development, Teach First 

David Roberts

Charities Account Executive, The Law Society

Hasseeb Shabbir

Head of Marketing and Business Strategy, University of Hull Business School

Kerys Sheppard

Head of Fundraising, Shelter Cymru 

Nicola Sinclair

Head of Fundraising Scotland, MS Society

Richard Taylor

Executive Director of Fundraising, Macmillian

Vaughan Thomas

Managing Director, Personal Fundraising Services Ltd

Kemar Walford

Director, KN Walford Consultancy Ltd