Website of the Year

The Judges

The industry experts lending their support and expertise in the search for winning websites.

We have another stellar line up of judges, industry experts, who are lending their support to this year's Awards. The judging panel will assess entries on the quality of design, usability, content and product or service evident within each site put forward.

Fiona Humberstone

Fiona is the bestselling author of How to Style your Brand and Brand Brilliance. An exacting Creative Director and commercially minded Brand Consultant, who works with smart entrepreneurs, bringing clarity and vision to every project she works on.

Alex Wood

Alex is Founder & Editor of The Memo, the online business and lifestyle publication with the mission to make the future more human. Alex is also a regular face on BBC News, CNN, Sky and CNBC and a visiting lecturer at City University.

Sophie Conran

The well-known designer and cookbook author's collaborations include ranges with Portmeirion, showcasubg a collection of stylish, porcelain dinnerware that looks as attractive in the kitchen as it does on the dining room table.

Nicola Gammon

Nicola is founder and CEO of Shoot, the award-winning website for amateur and professional gardeners. With over 150,000 members in 87 countries, the website allows users to design, manage, care for and share their gardens online.

Jeff Lynn

There is little the Chief Executive and co-founder of Seedrs doesn’t know about raising funds, online biz and fledgling startups. He is a qualified lawyer and used to practise corporate law in New York and London.

Hannah Maundrell

The Editor in Chief of comparison website money.co.uk is often seen talking about money issues in the media. She also gives financial commentary for The Times, BBC & HuffPost and shares insight on updates in the industry with regulatory bodies.

Matt Isherwood

Matt is Managing Director of Fuse, exploring emerging technologies to create transformative products. He’s worked in digital for almost 20 years and has a passion for innovation, gadgets and improving customer experiences.

Tony Brennand

Tony is the Commercial Director of award winning web design company, Digital Marmalade. His firm began in 1997 allowing him to be there at the birth of the web as a business tool. Whilst digital boomed, so did Digital Marmalade, increasing its offering.

Alex Minchin

Alex is the founder and managing director of Zest Digital, one of the UK's most up-and-coming digital marketing agencies. Zest is an award-winning agency that helps clients generate more income through intelligent search engine marketing.

Twins That Travel

Instagram sensation and travel bloggers, who also happen to be identical twins, launched TTT in July 2014. Since its humble beginnings, it has gone on to win multiple awards, with the twins sharing their honest accounts of travelling.

Carmen Haid

After selling her vintage fashion site, ATELIER-MAYER, three years ago, Carmen set up her eponymous brand consultancy, advising clients on creative direction, global luxury fashion and lifestyle brand strategy, visual identity and fashion curation.

Dr Kris Naudts

Kris, a Belgian psychiatrist, followed his passion for books and culture, founding The Culture Trip. The one-stop site showcases the best of art, culture and travel for every single country in the world, with a particular focus on Asia and emerging markets.

The Midult

Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan founded Midult, an innovative news outlet that quickly grabbed the attention of Jeremy Clarkson. Its forum targets tech savvy 35-55 year olds rebelling against the clichés of middle age.

Rupa Ganatra

The tech savvy entrepreneur co-founded Millennial 20/20, the world's first business summit series looking at the future of nextgen commerce in Singapore, New York and London. According to Forbes, her business summit is ‘not to be missed...'

Sam Crocker

Sam is Digital Director at the missiontm, the marketing communications and advertising group. Sam has led a number of digital transformation initiatives and worked with clients including Post Office, Intel, BP, Freederm, Castrol and Wrigley.

Tommy Stadlen

Tommy is the co-founder of Polaroid Swing, the new social media platform where a little scroll can change a lot. He is the co-author of the international bestseller 'Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically With Society'.

Rowan Grace Evans

Former BBC journalist co-founded online magazine, Our Edit, with her sister. Rowan loves helping companies tell their story, combined with her passion for all things fashion and lifestyle led her to set up Our Edit.

Simos Kitiris

Simos Kitiris, along with Katie Kitiri, are the co-founders of Yumbles.com, the online marketplace where food fans can discover the UK’s most original, small batch, independently produced food and drink and buy directly from the makers.

Daisy Harrison

Daisy set up the sought-after Miss Daisy's nursery schools and is also the co-founder of the award-winning phonics app, hip hop hen. The company has released four apps, one winning Editor's Choice on the App Store and the others reaching no 1 kids app.

Alan Thorpe

Alan leads Bray Leino Yucca, the mission’s specialist customer experience innovation Agency. Alan and his team work with ‘C’ leaders to help their organisations stay profitably connected with tech-loving consumers.

Clare Hornby

ME+EM was founded by Clare Hornby in 2009 to be a fashion label offering designer quality at lower prices. Bringing together her extensive consumer insight from 15 years of advertising, a lifetime’s love for fashion and an obsession with fit, she launched ME+EM.