Marketing Director
Young's Seafood

"Having previously been a finalist at The Drum Awards, I am delighted to be judging this year as these awards are widely recognised as the one to win! I will be looking for creative thinking and evidence that the marketing activity has delivered against the campaign KPIs."

Yvonne is currently Marketing Director at Young’s Seafood and is responsible for creating the future vision & strategy for the UK’s No 1 Seafood Brand including the hugely successful Gastro and Chip Shop brands. Prior to this, she has held a number of Marketing Director roles across FMCG brands including Jeyes and Baxters Food Group. In her earlier career, Yvonne was with Premier Foods working on many famous brands including the development of Lloyd Grossman sauces.

Yvonne is now responsible for a cross functional team including brand marketing, category management, design & graphics, new product development and innovation.

She is married with one son and lives in Lincolnshire.


Judging panel

Gareth Helm

Chief Marketing Officer

Vanessa Fitzgerald

Regional Director, Northern Europe, Facebook

Scott Allen

Global Marketing Development & Strategy Director
Microsoft UK

Helena Jennison

Marketing Director
Movember Foundation

Alice Tynan

Head of Brand Marketing for EMEA

Michal Szaniecki

Marketing Director

Sarah Kiefer

Director of Business Marketing, EMEA

Janis Thomas

Marketing Director
Birchbox UK

Mai Fenton

Marketing Director

Alex Tait


Jeff Hodgson

Head of Brand

Ross Matthews

Chief Marketing Officer
Ice Lolly

Carol Graham

Marketing Director
Graham's Family Dairy

Alex Kelly

Group Head of Marketing

Angela Jobson

Global Brand Director, LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, The Eye brand, The Dungeons
Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd

Anna Stark

Head of marketing - Northern Europe
Sloggi Intl (Triumph Group)

Denise Kutzer

Western Europe Incubate Marketing Director

Eric Toda

Global Director of Marketing
Gap Inc.

James Holden

Marketing and Audience Director
BBC Marketing & Audiences

Nick Bilodeau

Head of Marketing
American Express Canada

Sophie Murray

Head of Marketing