Meet the Judges

The judging is a rigorous process, all entries will be discussed and evaluated in detail to determine the shortlist.

On 17 September, the five chosen finalists will meet the judging panel in London, attend a London Fashion Week show, and enjoy a Champagne lunch.

The Winner will be announced on 20 September 2018 via DHLFashion.co.uk.

Abigail Brodie – Vice President of Sales – E-commerce, DHL Express UK

Abi first joined the DHL business in 2008 and has worked in various different sales roles before being appointed to the DHL Express UK Board of Directors in October 2017 as Vice President of Sales – E-commerce.

In this role she holds responsibility for leading DHL’s ecommerce team to support customers in reaching their export potential and has also played a key role in developing ecommerce training materials that have been rolled out globally across the business.

Charlotte Whitehead – Designer Relations and Membership Advisor of the British Fashion Council

As Designer Relations and Membership Advisor of the British Fashion Council, Charlotte Whitehead builds the London Fashion Week and London Fashion Week Men’s schedule strategies. An important part of her role is the curation of the Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week where she selects the most creative and innovative designer brands to showcase as part of the internationally-renowned event. Since last year, Whitehead is also actively working on implementing the new BFC membership programme which will see the BFC work closely with all its new members and will allow the organisation to streamline its areas of involvement. With a strong sales and communications background, Whitehead has played an instrumental role in helping building key relationships with designers businesses to uplift the reputation of the British Fashion Council and maintain London’s position as one of the ‘Big Four’ fashion week capitals.

Keely Stocker – Editor of Drapers

Keely joined Drapers more than 13 years ago and now leads the magazine, website and all events. As editor, Keely works closely with the editorial and commercial teams to build Drapers multichannel strategy and continually enhance the brand to focus on its core proposition – to provide a competitive advantage to the leaders and future leaders of fashion businesses to help them future-proof their business and do their jobs better. She also runs all Drapers events including the awards business, conference forums and bespoke breakfast and dinner events.

Shannon Diett – Vice President of Marketing – DHL Express UK

Shannon Diett is Vice President of Marketing at DHL Express, where he has enjoyed a 20 -year career across a number of markets.
The scope of his role covers Sponsorship, PR, Internal Communications, Retail Alliances and Digital Marketing, Pricing and Yield Management, Product Management, and other corporate partnerships, including Nectar and the British Chamber of Commerce/Department for International Trade relationships.
Shannon has enjoyed many achievements during his time at DHL Express and counts the activation of DHL’s substantial sponsorship portfolio, launching the retail alliances and the new transactional ecom platform, amongst his career highlights.



Submit your entry by
29 JUNE 18

Shortlist announced
10 AUGUST 18

Winner announced
20 SEPTEMBER 18