2023 LEGACY AWARD JUDGES_

Every year, we welcome judges to assess nominations for the Legacy Award. To keep the award fair and transparent, the external panel members are tasked with the tough decision to read, score and agree on who will receive a Legacy Award.

CHAIRPERSON_

Baroness Doreen Lawrence

Name: Baroness Doreen Lawrence
Organisation:
Founder and Chair of The Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation, and Labour Life Peer in the House of Lords.
Bio:
Baroness Doreen Lawrence was awarded the OBE for services to community relations in 2003 and was subsequently made a life peer in the House of Lords in 2013.

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PANEL 1_

Vivi Lin

Name: Vivi Lin
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Vivi is a global visionary in period equity and SRHR, a DEI and human rights activist, and the Youth Advisor to the Executive Yuan in Taiwan.

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Rosie Nixon

Name: Rosie Nixon
Organisation:
HELLO! Magazine
Bio:
Rosie Nixon lives in Surrey and is Creative Brand Ambassador at HELLO! Magazine. She was formally HELLO!’s editor in chief and editor, having worked for the brand for the last 16 years.

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Yashveer Singh

Name: Yashveer Singh
Organisation: Co-founder & Global Leader, Ashoka Young Changemakers
Bio: Yashveer leads the “Ashoka Young Changemakers” program at Ashoka Innovators for the Public, world's largest network of social entrepreneurs.

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PANEL 2_

Aodhán Roberts

Name: Aodhán Roberts
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Aodhán Roberts is an esteemed professional in the field of journalism in Northern Ireland, currently serving as a Visuals Editor at Mediahuis UK's Belfast Telegraph and Sunday Life publications.

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HRH Olori Ivie Otuwatse III

Name: HRH Olori Ivie Atuwatse III
Organisation:
Royal Iwere Foundation, Queen of the Warri Kingdom
Bio:
Olori Atuwatse III is the Queen Consort of the Warri Kingdom, located in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

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Ben Thornton

Name: Ben Thornton
Organisation:
Founder of 5654 & Company
Bio:
Ben is the Founder of 5654 & Company, a UK based consultancy founded to help companies act to earn a reputation.

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PANEL 3_

Ally Zlatar

Name: Ally Zlatar
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Ally Zlatar is an artist, scholar and activist. She is the founder of The Starving Artist; an artist initiative that utilises creative voices as a way to create advocacy and systemic reform.

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Artur (Litar) Litarowicz

Name: Artur (Litar) Litarowicz
Organisation:
Senior Vice President, Beauty Care Europe (Procter & Gamble)
Bio:
Litar leads P&G’s $1.5 billion European Beauty Care business that comprises Hair Care, Skin Care and Personal Care that includes iconic brands such as Pantene (the World’s #1 Hair Care Brand), Head&Shoulders (the World’s #1 Shampoo Brand), Herbal Essences, Aussie, Olay and Old Spice.

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Paul Wharton

Name: Paul Wharton
Organisation:
Emmy Nominated TV Host, Creator/Executive Producer & Author
CEO Paul Wharton Productions
Juj Beauty Founder 
Hungry, Founding Partner  
SiriusXM Ch. 141 “The Paul Wharton Show” Host
Bio:
Paul Wharton is an Emmy-nominated television personality, author, entrepreneur and producer.

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PANEL 4_

Tunde Oyebamiji

Name: Tunde Oyebamiji
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Tunde Oyebamiji is a medical doctor and social entrepreneur on a mission to tackle maternal and child mortality in Nigeria.

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Anthony Yazbeck

Name: Anthony Yazbeck
Organisation:
President and COO at WeWork
Bio:
Anthony Yazbeck is President & COO at WeWork. Anthony joined WeWork in 2016 and was previously President & COO of their International business, responsible for the company’s international markets across EMEA and Pacific.

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Cecilia Chapiro

Name: Cecilia Chapiro
Organisation:
Yunus & Youth Founder
Bio:
Cecilia is the founder of Yunus & Youth, a global social enterprise supported by Muhammad Yunus that has worked with over 5,000 young leaders to build, develop, and expand social ventures that promote economic advancement and reduce unemployment in their communities.

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PANEL 5_

Sia Godika

Name: Sia Godika
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Sia Godika is a dynamic and creative 17-year-old with a fiery determination for helping others.

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Natasha Müller

Name: Natasha Müller
Organisation:
Founder of NM Impact.
Bio:
Natasha is an active impact investor with a focus on health, climate/food systems and gender. She is also a philanthropist and mental health activist.

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John Hecklinger

Name: John Hecklinger
Organisation:
President and CEO, Global Fund for Children
Bio:
John Hecklinger leads Global Fund for Children as President and CEO, investing in community-based organizations around the world to help children and youth reach their full potential and advance their rights.

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PANEL 6_

Roudy Ali

Name: Roudy Ali
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
Roudy Ali (28), recipient of the Legacy Award in 2021, is a dedicated social activist in Germany, particularly in the realms of refugee and immigrant rights.

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HH AlSayyida Basma Al Said

Name: HH AlSayyida Basma Al Said
Organisation:
Not Alone Campaign for Mental Health and Whispers of Serenity Clinic
Bio:
HH AlSayyida Basma Al Said is a mental health clinical counsellor and the founder of Not Alone Campaign for Mental Health and Whispers of Serenity Clinic, the first private specialized mental health and well-being clinic in Oman.

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Sean Doyle

Name: Sean Doyle
Organisation:
CEO and Chairman, British Airways
Bio:
Sean was appointed CEO of British Airways in October 2020, and Chairman in 2021. He sits on the Management Committee of BA’s parent company, International Airlines Group.

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PANEL 7_

Sia Godika

Name: Lottie Leach
Organisation:
Legacy Award Recipient
Bio:
After attempting to take her own life following years of depression and an eating disorder, Lottie became determined to destigmatise discussions around mental health through education and raising awareness in her school and the wider community.

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Charlotte Kensett

Name: Charlotte Kensett
Organisation:
Director of Social Investment and Strategic Delivery at Nationwide Building Society
Bio:
Charlotte has 25+ years’ experience in brand, marketing, comms and CSR roles. Nationwide’s current CSR strategy focusses on housing and is built on the belief that everyone deserves a place fit to call home.

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Stephen Greene CBE

Name: Stephen Greene CBE
Organisation:
CEO and co-founder of RockCorps
Bio:
Since RockCorps founding in 2005, Stephen has worked to deliver social engagement platforms in 10 countries around the world; including 50 volunteer-exclusive concerts, featuring music artists such as Pharrell, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5 and Rihanna.

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