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 Shortland, PhD earned her doctorate in gender diversity in expatriation at the University of Westminster where she lectures in International HRM. She holds the title of Professor Emerita, London Metropolitan University. Sue is an active researcher and has published in a wide range of peer-reviewed academic journals including: Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Global Mobility, Career Development International, Gender in Management, Personnel Review, Employee Relations, Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, and European Journal of International Management. Her specialist research areas lie in diversity and gender in expatriation and in corporate governance with a focus on executive remuneration. Her previous roles include being a manager in international HRM consultancy at KPMG, heading up the CBI’s Employee Relocation Council, and working in various editorial and research capacities for industrial relations and HRM journals.

Tosin Adenrele


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.

Siobhan Cummins

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Siobhan is a seasoned global mobility professional with 30 years' experience as a consultant and in-house practitioner with specialist expertise in global mobility programme transformation and optimisation, talent mobility, policy design and development, international payroll and global benefit plans. She was Head of Global Mobility at Naspers and Executive Director, Mobility Performance Improvement at EY as well as holding senior roles at Deloitte and Thomson Reuters, Mercer and ORC Worldwide.

Olu Euba


Olu Euba is currently heading the Global Mobility team at EssenceMediacom, He is a global mobility expert with an extensive background in cross border talent mobility, having worked in both inhouse and on supplier side for moves across all regions of the world. He has lived and worked in 4 different countries. He has experience in working across different cultures and also business sectors which includes Advertising, Consulting, Banking, FMCG and IT.

He is very passionate about what he does. Some of his strengths include Talent Mobility Strategy, Culture, Immigration Strategy, Career Coaching, DEI etc

Selina Jones-May


Selina is the Senior Director – Global Benefits, Global Mobility and Wellness.  Embarking on the first decade of her career in global tax and HR consulting at PwC, Selina undertook several client secondments which ignited her passion for global specialist HR work in the corporate world.

Selina subsequently undertook Global Mobility leadership positions at PepsiCo and Lloyd’s Register before progressing into broader Senior Group Director roles at Worley with global ownership for Benefits, Global Mobility, Expatriate Tax / Compliance and Strategic HR projects. Following a fascinating period operating as a self-employed consultant Selina is currently the Senior Director for Global Benefits, Global Mobility and Wellness at Lumentum, including responsibility for leading strategic global HR programs and projects.

A law graduate with a Masters in Business Economics, Selina holds professional qualifications in Tax, International HR, Global Benefits and Global Mobility. Selina is also a proud recipient of multiple team and individual industry awards and passionate about her voluntary roles, contributing her time as a speaker, author of thought leadership and judge on several global industry award panels.

Julia Love

Most recently, Julia Love served as Director of Admissions at the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) for 11 years. Before joining ISKL in 2012, Julia was Dean of Admissions at an international school in London and prior to that, Julia worked in admissions in independent schools in the United States. She is an active member in several global admissions networks and has established herself as a thought leader in the international school admissions community. With 25 years’ experience in Boarding, Primary, Secondary and International schools, Julia is passionate about and committed to ensuring that school placement meets the requirements for every child. Having spent much of her childhood overseas, attending German, British and international schools, Julia understands firsthand the complex transitional needs of children during international relocation.

Pam Mundy

Pam Mundy is the executive director of Pam Mundy Associates Ltd. She is a highly experienced K12 international education professional with renowned expertise in early childhood education and care.

Pam provides consultancy to many of the world’s leading school and education groups, independent and international schools, UK multi-academy trusts and international Ministries of Education on strategic planning, leadership, development and expansion. She also provides advice and guidance to ‘start-up’ schools on brokering and securing investment, selecting partnerships, school design and development and is involved in a wide variety of high net worth education development projects worldwide.  Her most recent publication, the co-authored book, ‘International Schools:Navigating Leadership, Context and Culture’ (Fulton Press), was released in January 2024.  

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.


Stephen J. Perkins DPhil


Stephen J. Perkins DPhil (Oxon) is an emeritus professor, London Metropolitan University, and senior research fellow, Global Policy Institute, London. His background spans doing as well as investigating corporate governance, leadership and management. During his tenure as a FTSE top-30 international HR director, Dr. Perkins experienced waves of privatisation and globalisation first-hand. Nowadays he serves in non-executive director roles as well as continuing to research and publish. For over a decade he was principal investigator for the CIPD’s annual reward survey series. He edited The Routledge Companion to Reward Management, published in paperback in 2022. Over the years, for Kogan Page he has co-authored: Strategic International Human Resource Management and now in its 5th edition the CIPD’s core textbook Reward Management: Alternatives, Consequences and Contexts.

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.

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.


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