Nominations for The UK 2020 Scholarship Programme are open – NOMINATE NOW

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Fellowship Selection Panel

The selection process culminates in a 90 minute face to face interview with two members of our selection panel. Each of our 20 panellists volunteer their time to ensure that only the best are ultimately selected for a place in the Scholarship Programme.

Here are a few of the panellists. 

  • Kate Harrison, CMO & Chief Customer Officer
  • Richard Sumner, PrincipalConsumer Practice at Korn Ferry
  • Lucie Shaw, Director - Consumer, Leisure and Retail practice at Norman Broadbent
  • Amanda Pitt, Senior Client Partner Media & Entertainment UK & EMEA - Korn Ferry
  • Laurence Vallaeys, Director at Warren Partners
  • Ian Priest, Global CEO at Grace Blue

Scholarship Selection Panel

We’d like to thank the following people who are volunteering their time to interview the final shortlist of nominee’s for the Scholarships.

  • Sarah Warby, Chief Growth Officer at Hyperjar
  • Russell Parsons, Editor at Marketing Week
  • Steve Walker, Independent Marketing Consultant - T...
  • Neil MacGeorge, Principal at Odgers Berndtson
  • Nigel Hunt, Managing Director Brand and Marketing ...
  • Michelle Keaney, Global Partnerships Director at T...
  • Phil Smith, Director General of ISBA
  • Daryl Fielding, CEO of The Marketing Academy Found...
  • Daren Rubins, CEO at The Lighthouse Company
  • Emma Harris, Founder - Glow London
  • Craig McCoy, Executive Director - PeopleMetropolit...
  • Gemma Greaves, Chief Executive of The Marketing So...
  • Tom Vick, Brand Director - McCann Europe
  • Sherilyn Shackell, Founder - The Marketing Academy
  • Meghan Farren, CMO for KFC UK&I
  • Julia Ingall, Chief People Officer at Ennismore
  • Lysa Hardy, CMO of Hotel Chocolat
  • Ian Priest, Global CEO of Grace Blue
  • Tony Kypreos, Board Advisor at SYNNOUS

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The Scholarship – a 9 month, free, part time programme for 30 of the UK’s fastest rising stars in Marketing, Advertising, Media and Communications.

The Fellowship – Equips CMO’s and Marketing Directors with the tools, knowledge and insight to make the move onto Boards and into General Management / MD / CEO roles.

12 month full paid Marketing Apprenticeship for young adults who because of challenging backgrounds, lack qualifications or poor life choices are normally overlooked for this kind of work experience