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. 

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

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.

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

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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