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Each year, our Relocate and Think Global People Awards judging panel, made up of independent experts, reflects the diversity of those working in the world of relocation and international assignments and the wide range of suppliers and professionals engaged in supporting relocation and mobility.

This year's talented team of judges is no exception. All are distinguished figures in their fields. We are grateful to them for contributing their time and expertise to making the awards a success.

Two or three members of the panel judged each category.

Judges are not invited to judge a category their company has entered, and sponsors, supporters and professional endorsers do not influence the judging process.

This year's judging panel included:

Dr Sue Shortland, Head Judge

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Sue is a Senior Lecturer in HRM at the University of Westminster and also holds the honorary title of Professor Emerita at London Metropolitan University. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She holds external examiner positions at Sheffield Hallam University and Oxford Brookes University.
Sue is an active researcher and has published widely in academic journals and practitioner publications. She is the author of five books in the field of HRM. Prior to working in Higher Education, Sue worked in a managerial consultancy role in international HRM at KPMG, and managed The CBI Employee Relocation Council.

Paul Williamson

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Paul heads up learning and development at The Ambassadors Theatre Group (ATG), a global live entertainment business. ATG owns and operates close to 50 venues worldwide, is an internationally recognised and award-winning producer, and operates a market leading theatre ticketing business.
He has worked in the theatre industry for over 20 years, enjoying leadership roles in sales and ticketing prior to moving into Human Resources.
Paul has developed a number of in-house development programmes for ATG, including ‘Leading Lights’ – a residential leadership development programme for senior leaders, and ‘Rising Stars’ – a two-year development programme for emerging leaders. He is also an internal coach and has worked closely with The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), developing in-house coaching capability within the organisation to support the various programmes ATG run.
Paul is a chartered member of the CIPD, an AoEC qualified executive coach and a Hogan personality assessor.

Gina Lodge

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Gina Lodge is the CEO and Founder of World View Mentor.  Gina has over 20 years’ experience in Leadership and Management and IT while employed by Shell and subsequently in IT and Education. Gina gained significant experience in managing people, project and change management,implementing Quality Management standards, business process re-engineering projects, and IT applications. Gina led a department handling the supply chain logistics for Shell Chemicals International Trading Co. Ltd, where she gained a detailed knowledge of International import and export procedures. The role included liaison and troubleshooting with global service companies.  Gina joined the AoEC in 2008, became Marketing Director and Board member in 2010 and in 2015 was appointed CEO. She is an AoEC accredited Executive and Team Coach.

Caroline Thorley-Farrer

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Caroline started her career in expatriate tax but soon discovered a love of Mobility. Having started her Mobility journey in the Big 4, she moved across to the client side in 2005 where she has delivered new Mobility policies, streamlined operations, managed cross-border teams and generally enjoyed everything the Mobility world can throw her way.
Having joined Worley to lead the Global Mobility team in March 2020, Caroline has launched new ways of working and is currently leading the GM transformation and new operating model design, working closely with a carefully selected partner.
In addition to the day to day role, Caroline is on the STEM committee acting as primary school liaison and supported the recent STEM London Open Day which attracted an array of visitors. She is also instrumental in the Worley refugee hiring initiative, currently in a pilot phase. In her spare time, she loves to swim.

Tosin Adenrele

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Tosin Adenrele has worked as a Global Mobility Professional for over ten years with worldwide companies across multiple industry sectors such as FMCG, Non-Profit, Financial services, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical and Technology. Since Tosin began her career as a Global Mobility Analyst, focusing on the EMEA Region, she has become known throughout the Global Mobility Industry as a “problem solver” who ensures operational excellence to Global Mobility Programs.
Tosin subsequently undertook contractual roles as a Global Mobility Specialist and Lead Consultant before launching her own Expat Consultancy providing a wide range of Expertise and Project Delivery. Tosin’s specialism is the centralisation of the Change Management, Compensation Analysis, Global Mobility Function, HR Transformation, Stakeholder Engagement and Talent Management.
This focus on delivery has seen Tosin awarded with a Recognition Award for Operational Excellence whilst at BP alongside working with the runner ups for FEM EMEA EMMA Of The Year in 2014. Tosin’s outstanding reputation has seen her share her insights as an industry expert at numerous industry events and in 2019 Tosin was elected to be one of the Next Gen GM Steering Committee Members and also appointed a Global Mobility Ambassador and Contributor to Global Mobility Journeys.
Panel Speaker at the Forum For Expatriate (FEM) in 2021 and 2022. Also, a Judge for the EMEA EMMA Awards 2022.

Magdalena Jennings

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Magdalena Jennings is Senior Global Mobility Manager EMEA at EQUINIX.

Fiona Murchie

Fiona Murchie, Managing Editor, Relocate Magazine and Relocate Global
Fiona Murchie has over 25 years’ experience in management and HR publishing and global mobility. From this unique perspective, she combines understanding of the HR and global mobility market with knowledge of business drivers and an appreciation of management thinking and the wider influences on company and regional growth brought about by changing global markets, demographics, economics and geo-political factors.

She launched Relocate magazine in 2004, to promote creativity and best practice in mobility, explore new topics, and stimulate debate on relocation-related subjects. Relocate Global has become the leading multimedia for international managers, HR, global mobility and relocation professionals, with a growing international reputation for thought leadership, innovation and people support.

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