Judges

Judges – MFDH Awards 2018

  • Lilith Hunt-Sheppard

    With a strong background in hospitality, Lilith worked in AND for a variety of food and beverage venues in the Midlands for over 15 years before joining the Fraser Urquhart Media team. A well know face and influencer on the West Midlands networking scene, Lilith draws from her hands-on F&B experience to support and develop […]

  • Adam Andrew Hayes

    Adam Andrew Hayes – Hospitality Professional and Fundraiser for the Stroke Association. Adam has worked in all aspects of hospitality industry, front and back of house respectively. Adam is a food writer and has his own site Hoot Hospitality to help maximise social media and marketing for anyone in the hospitality industry. Adam suffered a […]

  • Paul Cadman

    Paul Cadman joined the Steps to Work/Starting Point Recruitment board of trustees in July 2017.  He is the chair of two private sector organisations and is the CEO of Ex Forces Recruitment. Paul has a wealth of experience in supporting organisations to achieve their potential as well as experience supporting individuals into work through his […]

  • Ben Drayner

    I entered the Hospitality industry over 10 years ago working in cocktail bars and restaurants while at University in Sheffield, before taking an internship at The Gresham Hotel in central Dublin. I worked in all departments from housekeeping to the kitchen, and gained all-round knowledge and experience in the Hotels Sector.   After finishing University, […]

  • Tony Elvin

    Now head honcho at Touchwood Shopping Centre, Tony has a rich and varied hospitality/leisure background working in and operating hotels, bars, restaurants and health clubs for the likes of De Vere, Esporta, First Leisure and most recently Hotel du Vin, during which time he and the hotel won various awards and accolades including Hotel of […]

  • Alex Nicholson-Evans

    Alex Nicholson-Evans is Commercial Director for Birmingham Museums. Her work includes overseeing the museum cafes, shops and venue hire business in addition to developing new sustainable income streams across nine museums in Birmingham. Alex is passionate about putting Birmingham more firmly on the map! Indeed, it was her passion for Birmingham’s exciting and developing bar […]

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