Judges

Our judging panels are made up of communication specialists working within an organisation. We do not have any judging spots open to communications and design agencies at present, however, the winners of the top accolades will be invited to join the 2022 panel.  If you are based in-house and would like to judge this years' awards, please send in a short biography for consideration. michelle.manton@communicatemagazine.co.uk

Veronique Augier Nel

Véronique Augier Nel

Accor

Director, communications & CSR – South East Asia, Japan & South Korea

Veronique Augier Nel

Véronique Augier Nel

Accor

With over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Veronique has been with Accor Asia Pacific for close to 10 years. In her current role, Veronique oversees Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Accor’s 1,200 hotels across Asia Pacific, in 19 countries and for brands including Raffles, Fairmont and Sofitel.

A graduate of the Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland, Véronique started her career in Paris in operational roles with luxury brands such as Hyatt and Le Meridien. She was also part of the FIFA Accommodation team for the prestigious sporting event, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

Linda Hu

Linda Hu

British Council

Head of Marketing (Study UK), China and NEA

Linda Hu

Linda Hu

British Council

With rich experience in world’s leading professional media agencies and phenomenal internet companies, Linda had put her marketing expertise in digital area over past 10 years. As a digital marketing pioneer as well as a witness of involving digital marketing industry, she helped brands reach and influence their audience in a more targeted and efficient way through digital matrix, and had developed a profound understanding of younger generation.

Linda Hu joined British Council in 2016, currently as Head of Marketing, Study UK, overseeing education marketing functions for China and East Asia. She helped British Council complete a successful digital transformation in China education market, and meantime drove East Asia marketing impact leveraging market-proven methodology in China.

Ken Ip

Ken Ip

B.S.C. Group

Head of Marketing/ Assistant General Manager

Ken Ip

Ken Ip

B.S.C. Group

An award-winning marketing and brand communications strategist, Ken has held a number of senior roles from corporate consulting to public affairs advisory for leading multinational and conglomerates. He is currently the Assistant General Manager and Group Head of Marketing at B.S.C. Group, overseeing their engineering, design, construction, wholesale and retail business, managing a portfolio of 200 lifestyle brands.

A popular keynote speaker, columnist, and a regular contributor on the subject of Martech and e-Commerce. He is also an associate professor and the author of two best-selling titles, "Life Hacks" and "Growth Hacks".

Kris Leung

Kris C.Y. Leung

Vigers Group

Associate Director, Corporate Communications & Client Relations

Kris Leung

Kris C.Y. Leung

Vigers Group

Kris is responsible for overall corporate communications, marketing, research and client relationship management in an asset appraisal firm headquartered in Hong Kong. He has been engaging his career in marketing field for over 15 years after graduating at Northumbria University. During his career in marketing for various industries, he has successfully brought the brands outside his area and enhanced the overall brand image to the public. Kris is currently a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals’ Association. With the completion on his legal studies, Kris is also an associate paralegal of the Institute of Paralegals (IoP).

Tracy Lui

Tracy Lui

Mount Faber Leisure Group

Senior Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications

Tracy Lui

Tracy Lui

Mount Faber Leisure Group

Tracy Lui is currently the Senior Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at Mount Faber Leisure Group (MFLG), overseeing the functions of Marketing, Communications, Guest Relations and Events and Programming. Her key responsibilities are to drive awareness and revenue targets across MFLG’s suite of leisure and lifestyle services including attractions, guided tours, as well as F&B concepts at Mount Faber Peak and Sentosa.

Prior to joining MFLG in July 2016, she brought over 20 years of experience in public relations in both agency and in-house positions, such as Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, and Radisson Hotel Group.

Cuili Ng

Cuili Ng

Four Seasons

Director of communications and public relations

Cuili Ng

Cuili Ng

Four Seasons

From luxury hotels to government agencies and startups, Cuili has partnered corporate leadership and local teams on high-level narratives as they transform their business through brand building and communications.

In 2020, she joined Four Seasons as director of public relations and marketing Communications at The Nam Hai – the luxury brand’s flagship in Vietnam – from her role as brand and corporate communications director at Pan Pacific Hotels Group.

Passionate about the full spectrum of communications, Cuili’s work has seen her leading PR events across Asia-Pacific, driving a multi-market brand refresh, revamping social media and content strategies and telling Singapore’s economic growth story on a national scale.

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Naushaba Salahuddin

Zilingo

Director, global PR and communications

Naushaba (002)

Naushaba Salahuddin

Zilingo

As the Global Communications Director for Zilingo, Naushaba heads Public Relations, Internal Communications, and Social Media teams across Zilingo offices in South Asia. Naushaba has been instrumental in scaling Zilingo to become one of the largest tech ecosystems in SEA and works closely with the C-Suite on strategic and crisis communication ensuring that a uniform messaging is adopted company-wide across geographies. She has since successfully guided Zilingo through award-winning campaigns with numerous thought leadership and company features in reputed
publications such as Forbes, Bloomberg, and CNBC, among others. Prior to Zilingo, Naushaba worked with the Alibaba Group as Head of Public Relations and Communications and as a Consultant at the World Bank.

 

Kalle Siebring Dec2020

Kalle Siebring

Topgolf Southeast Asia

Marketing Communications Director

Kalle Siebring Dec2020

Kalle Siebring

Topgolf Southeast Asia

Kalle is responsible for setting up and driving Topgolf's marketing and communications function across Southeast Asia. Topgolf venues marry sports, entertainment and technology to create moments that matter for all.

Kalle has more than 15 years of experience building brands and reputations across various continents, both in-house and at the agency side. Most recently he oversaw communications for Nissan across Southeast Asia. Originally from the Netherlands, he has been based in Asia for the past decade.