• Transform magazine
  • April 14, 2021


Transform's Young Contenders

The judges

Transform's Young Contenders will be judged by a panel of industry experts. We have purposely looked for a panel that has experience of and knowledge in branding, marketing, corporate communications and advertising for a wide perspective. The judges mark the entries on a criteria that correlates to the information provided within the entry. 

If you are interested and believe you have the necessary background to be a judge, please email Jess Dunmall, jdunmall@transformmagazine.net

Below are our esteemed judging panel from 2020.

Philip Davis
President, EMEA

Philip leads the global strategic brand consultancy Siegel+Gale in EMEA. Based in London, he’s behind the people, the work and the firm’s belief that complex brand
challenges can be solved through simple, unexpectedly fresh strategies, stories and experiences. His career combines a rich and varied background that spans
journalism, advertising and brand consulting. Like everyone at Siegel+Gale, he believes that simple is smart.

Kate Gallé
Creative director
Design Bridge London

Kate joined the Design Bridge London Studio in 2012 after gaining 10 years’ experience working at leading design agencies, plus a stint as a freelance brand packaging designer. Since joining the team Kate has worked across a range of global Unilever and RB brands, as well as being a driving force behind Design Bridge’s creative relationship with Cadbury in the UK, which has included overseeing the launch of the brand’s Easter and Christmas ranges. Finding joy in the everyday, Kate has a fondness for working with brands that many see as functional commodities, and she is particularly passionate about bringing purpose to well-known household brands through insightful, strategic design.

Will Hawkins
Managing director

Will is the managing director at Start where he
works with a team of talented designers, strategists,
creators and producers to deliver creativity and
extraordinary results. Prior to this, Will had spent five
years working at Goodwood, transforming the estate
from a traditional and locally-focussed rights holder
to a global cultural and sporting destination.

Amanda Jackson
Founder and creative director
Jackdaw Design

Amanda is the founder of Jackdaw Design, an independent creative studio specialising in branding and packaging. She works with both established businesses and a number of innovative food and drink brands, such as Urban Cordial, Cawston Press and Claudi & Fin. Alongside design work for clients, Amanda is passionate about nurturing young creative talent and is a regular speaker at Arts University Bournemouth.

John Ramskill
Executive creative director

John has over 20 years in branding and design, during
his time at BrandOpus he has headed up branding
projects across all types of categories – from airport
currency exchange bureaus to ultra-premium vodka.
John is also heavily involved in speaking at a number
of design courses and plays a pivotal role in the
BrandOpus Chrysalis program – an initiative set up
to provide university students with development
opportunities across design and branding.


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