The Community Awards celebrate the local charities, organisations, groups, individuals and businesses who work tirelessly to raise money and embark on community projects for the benefit of others, across the Bailiwick and further afield.
Meet the Judges
Andrew is delighted to be Chair of the Judging Panel again for this year’s Community Awards. He has been a judge on the Awards panel since it started in 2010. He is passionate about recognising those people who work so very hard for the benefit of others. As a past Chairman of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands and Vice Chairman of Victoria Hospital Incorporated, Andrew feels fortunate to have met many individuals and organisations involved in maintaining the wellbeing of Guernsey’s community.
Charlie Cox is Service Manager for the Youth Commission with responsibility for The HUB on Guernsey. Charlie launched the HUB services in 2012 and previously worked as Area Youth Work Manager for the Youth Service.
Charlie was appointed as the youngest ever Director of a Samaritan’s branch, a role which she held until July 2014. Charlie has volunteered for a number of local charities and is passionate about supporting islanders’ emotional wellbeing.
Fionnuala was previously Head of Private Wealth Management at Kleinwort Benson and is a Director of the Guernsey Community Foundation. Fionnuala has an extensive background in the finance industry and strong involvement in a number of professional bodies. In 2009, she spent five months as a volunteer with VSO in China where she was an Organisational Development Advisor. Previously, Fionnuala has been a judge on the panel for the Awards for Achievement and the Young Business Group Bill Green Award.
Rachel is a director of Every Child Our Future and has been working since retirement as a health visitor, on the development of the 1001 Critical Days Agenda in Guernsey. Most recently, she has been part of the development and launch of Bright Beginnings Children’s Centre, the first in the island.
Rachel came to Guernsey in 1987 and has been fully involved in the island community since that time. She serves as a Trustee and Director on a number of Guernsey’s charities and organisations.
Tony has recently retired as chief executive of the NP Group. A Chartered Accountant he has held a range of directorships in both the private and third sector. Tony is a past chairman of local branches of the Workers Educational Association and the Institute of Directors, and was the first chairman of the Guernsey Arts Commission. He has previously sat on the judging panel of the Excellence in Training Award for the annual Awards for Achievement event, and also been a judge for the Design Awards. In 2007 Tony published a book, Guernsey in the 21st Century: a view from the first decade.