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EI Awards Judging Panel



EI Awards 2016 judging panel

Chair of the EI Awards judging panel
Lynda Armstong OBE FEI, Chair of Trustees, British Safety Council

Communication Award
Head judge: Rae Stewart, Head of Communications, Department for Exiting the European Union

Community Initiative Award - Sponsored by Nexen Petroleum
Head judge: John Elsegood, Head of Community and Regional Relations, National Grid
Sponsor judge: Martin Jakubowski, General Manager, West Africa Exploration, Nexen Petroleum

Energy Champion Award
Head judge: Mike Longman FEI, Pipeline Integrity Manager, ExxonMobil Global Pipelines

Energy Excellence Award - Sponsored by PDVSA
Head judge: Prof Jim Skea CBE FEI, President, Energy Institute
Sponsor judge: Mark Linder, Partner - Geopolitical, Bell Pottinger

Environment Award
Head judge: Dr Robin Nelson, Science Director, CONCAWE

Innovation Award
Head judge: Prof John Loughhead OBE, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Safety Award - Sponsored by Shell
Head judge: Gill Minshull, Operations Manager, HID Energy Division - Offshore, HSE
Sponsor Judge: Robin Bryden, Global Safety Manager - Behaviour and Leadership, Shell

Technology Award
Head judge: Graham Meeks FEI, Director of Policy, Green Investment Bank UK

Young Energy Professional of the Year Award - Sponsored by Aramco
Head judge: Stephen Burgin FEI, Regional Vice President, Europe, Alstom Power
Sponsor judge: Martin Wingrove, Business Manager, Saudi Aramco

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Judging procedure

Entries for the EI Awards are peer-reviewed by an independent panel of respected industry experts. The judging is done in two main stages:

Stage 1 - Shortlisting entries
The judges review each of the submission forms. Entry statements of between 500 and 1000 words will be assessed against the specific criteria for that category. The judges will put together a shortlist of the strongest entries for each of the nine categories.

Stage 2- Selecting the winners
The winners for each category are decided at a panel meeting held in July. The Head Judge for each category will put forward their recommendation for the winning entry and the panel will deliberate over which entries are the most worthy winners, as well as nominate a winner to receive the Energy Excellence Award. Winners are revealed at the Awards Dinner.

 

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