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Richmond's Business Excellence Awards 2022

The Judging Panel

A little about our nine judges, who all offer differing business experiences

Faye Doorbar

Faye Doorbar

Faye Doorbar, partner in a Richmond business for 20 years, studied operational business management at Durham University, now volunteer Director and also Charity Trustee.

Allan Guy

Allan Guy

Technical Director of Purple Creative Studio, who won the overall David Doortbar Award for Business Excellence in 2020. Purple is a well established Digital Agency who have been serving the community of Richmond since 2009.

Margi Irving

Margi Irving

Margi has excellent negotiation skills and a wealth of direct sales, customer service and marketing experience with blue chip companies. She set up Irvings Sales and Lettings in 2005 with her husband, Michael, and in 2010 they opened an office in Richmond. She is a Member of The Association of Residential Letting Agents.

Russell Lord

Russell Lord

Russell Lord, Town Councillor. Member of Mercers. Engineer with experience in public sector finance and Project Management. Since 1999 Incident Controller for Network Rail.

Dennis McLuckie

Dennis McLuckie

Dennis McLuckie, Managing Director McLuckie Projects.  Involved with the retail sector, construction and an enthusiastic supporter of Richmond businesses 

Marcia McLuckie

Marcia McLuckie

Marcia McLuckie, Chair of ORBTA since 2017. Experienced in commercial radio and print, advertising and marketing, heritage and tourism.  

Phil Upton

Phil Upton

Managing Director of Purple Creative Studio, who won the overall David Doortbar Award for Business Excellence in 2020. Purple is a well established Digital Agency who have been serving the community of Richmond since 2009.

Sue White

Richmondshire District Council

Philip Wicks

Philip Wicks

Philip Wicks, Chair of CRACCL, Town and District Councillor and past Chair of ORBTA. Supply chain management career in the chemical industry.