The Judging Process

At the start of each category discussion, the judges are asked to declare any conflict/interest in the submissions. Judges are asked to write their top six choices, with a reverse voting system in place (ie. 1st choice equals 6 points, 6th choice equals 1 point) on a ballot slip, to be counted by Variety, revealing the shortlist of three.

Richard Gregory OBE
Honorary Chair
Yorkshire Bank

Andrew Coticelli
Tax and Consumer Business Lead Partner

Tim Day
Rothschild & Co

Simon Baldwin
Head of Enterprise & Operations
Leeds Beckett Enterprise Services

Mark Casci
Business Editor
The Yorkshire Post
Matthew Jubb
Investment Director
Endless LLP

Juliette Healey,
Bank of England – Agency Yorkshire & The Humber

Elaine Owen
Senior Vice President
Lockton Companies