Judges

Judges announced for the Inaugural UK Fibre Awards

The UK Fibre Awards will be judged by a panel of industry and technology specialists who individually and independently assess entries on their merits alongside any support information provided.

The panel judging the shortlist of entries comprises:

Andrew Kernahan

Andrew Kernahan, Head of Public Affairs, ISPA

Andrew leads the team behind the Internet Services Providers’ Association, the UK’s long-established and leading ISP trade association. With nearly 15 years’ experience in the broadband sector, he has a deep understanding of the sector and oversees ISPA’s relationships with Government and policymakers, leads ISPA’s events programme and membership engagement.

Simon Evans

Simon Evans, Principal, Cartesian

Simon is a Strategy Consultant at Cartesian, a specialist consultancy focused on the TMT sector. Simon utilises commercial and technical skills to provide insights that facilitate decision-making and strategy formation and has in depth knowledge of the UK’s fibre rollout.

Simon Meredith

Simon Meredith, Media Consultant, Channelstar

Simon Meredith has been writing about ICT and business for more than 30 years. Today, he continues to work on content and media strategy with a variety of channel-facing companies including fibre providers.

Will Garside

Will Garside, IT writer and commentator

A skilled writer, industry analyst and broadcaster Will works for a variety of publications in the IT space including IT Pro, IT Europa, Comms Dealer and CRN. He is also a regular presenter at established industry events including Comms Vision, Channel-Sec, The Managed Services Summit and Connected Media.

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