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Tesco & Barclays experts to judge Awards

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Tesco's supply chain director and Barclay's head of transport and logistics, are two of the industry experts judging the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015. We introduce the whole expert panel.

The judging panel of the SHD Logistics Awards comprises of independent, senior industry figures with expertise across the sector, chosen for their knowledge, independence, objectivity and credibility.

Melanie Longman
Supply Chain Director, Tesco

Melanie Longman has extensive experience across end-to-end supply chain management and consultancy in blue chip organisations. Melanie joined Tesco in 2014 as Group Supply Chain Director and is also a Director of Women in Logistics UK. (33 words)

Gwynne Richards
Accomplished Author & Director at Apprise Consulting

Gwynne Richards, having spent 25 years in third-party logistics, set up his own logistics and supply chain consultancy and training company in 2003. He launched his book ' Warehouse Management' earlier this year.

Myles McCarthy
Managing Director of Implementation Services, Carbon Trust

Myles leads Carbon Trust's energy efficiency services in the UK and internationally, enabling the implementation of cost-effective energy saving initiatives across industrial and commercial sectors.

Ruth Waring
Managing Director at Labyrinth Logistics Consulting and Founder of Women in Logistics

Ruth is a senior transport and logistics professional with 25 years’ experience in the logistics industry. For the last 13 years she has worked as managing director of a logistics consultancy and is founder of Women in Logistics.

Professor David Menachof
Peter Thompson Chair in Port Logistics and Former Director of the Centre for Logistics Research

David is the Peter Thompson Chair in Port Logistics and Former Director of the Centre for Logistics Research, based at the Logistics Institute at Hull University Business School.

Rob Riddleston
Head of the Transport & Logistics Team at Barclays Corporate.

Rob has 30 years corporate banking experience and has specialised in the Transport & Logistics sector for 14 years, heading up the team since 2005.

Caroline Barber
Acting CEO of Transaid

Caroline was formally Head of Programmes, responsible for the international programmes portfolio as well as developing new partnerships and opportunities.

Tony Pelli
Senior Analyst, BSI

Tony Pelli is a senior analyst for BSI, evaluating the risk of human rights and environmental abuses and business continuity problems in the supply chain.

Chris Sturnham
Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF)

Chris is a well known and respected figure in the UK food storage and distribution sector, and for the ten years prior to his appointment as chief executive, he was board member of FSDF.

Simon Hobbs

Vice President, Supply Chain Development, CEVA Logistics

In January 2014 he was appointed Vice President Supply Chain Development for CEVA’s UK, Ireland and Nordic cluster. In this role Simon is responsible for growing CEVA’s business across all Supply Chain services – contract logistics, transportation, warehousing, ocean and air freight.

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