Judging Panel

The judging panel is made up of Operations Directors and Managing Directors of some of the most successful Conference organising companies in the UK.


Judges will not be asked to assess any submissions in categories into which their company has entered themselves.


Sandra Haines

Head of Conference Logistics EMEA, PEI

Sandra Haines works at PEI Media. In her current role she is leading the logistical operations for the EMEA conferences and for training courses globally.

Sandra previous worked at The Energy Exchange (part of Clarion Events), where she was responsible for the Project Management of the European Gas Conferences Portfolio with a focus on the programmes and speaker acquisition. 


From 2007-2011 she worked CRU, a highly respected consultancy  within the metals, mining and fertilizer industry, as a Conference Organiser for several years before she moved into programming their steel conferences.


Sandra holds a BA in Event Management with Marketing from the London Metropolitan University.


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