PRCA MENA is pleased to announce the names of people who will be judging the inaugural PRCA MENA Awards.

The PRCA MENA Awards are to be judged by 19 of the biggest names from the PR and communications industry, comprising an international panel. They are:

  • Liam Maguire MPRCA, Head of Media Relations, Good Relations
  • Alison Clarke FPRCA, Principal, Alison Clarke Communications
  • Michael Frohlich MPRCA, Chief Executive Officer EMEA, Ogilvy Public Relations
  • Danny Whatmough CMPRCA, Head of Social EMEA, Weber Shandwick
  • Ruth Allchurch FPRCA, Managing Director, Cirkle
  • Katies Bohm MPRCA, Global Network Director, Talk PR
  • Michael Schroder, President, IPREX
  • Jeremy Galbraith MPRCA, Chief Executive Officer EMEA, Burson Marsteller
  • Amanda Moulson, General Manager, Access Emanate Communications
  • Jim Donaldson MPRCA, Chief Executive Officer UK and Middle East, FleishmanHillard
  • Steve Dunne, Executive Chairman, Brighter Group Ltd.
  • Joe Sinclair, Founder and Creative Director, The Romans
  • Amanda Turnbull, Vice President and Country Manager, Discovery Networks
  • Vyvyan Kinross, Owner, silverFox PR & Communications Training
  • Nitin Mantri, Business Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Avian Media
  • Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA
  • Aaron Kwittken MPRCA, Global Chairman, Kwittken
  • Bridget Van Holdt, Executive Director, Glasshouse Communication Management
  • Chris Lee MPRCA, Founder, Silvester & Finch Ltd.
  • John Brown MPRCA, Head of Engagement, Hotwire

All entries to the PRCA MENA Awards will be judged by a panel of both in house and agency PR and communications professionals that have worked in the MENA region at some point during their careers.

Judges will be looking for a clear strategy and research, execution, originality, and documented results and evaluation. Judging will take place remotely between 19th-23rd December and the shortlist will be announced on 4th January 2017.

Francis Ingham, Director General, PRCA MENA, said: “We are delighted to announce the judges for the inaugural PRCA MENA Awards. The caliber of the judges and their willingness to be involved is representative of the mark PRCA MENA has already made in the region.”