2014 Business Awards Judges

John Downes

Medium Business

ACORRO Supporting Success

John Downes mentors business owners to help them derive pleasure, fulfilment and a just financial reward. He has been work...

Dwayne Rabel

Large Business Award

Victorian Government

Dwayne works at the Victorian Government within the Department of Economic Development facilitating economic outcomes f...

Joshua Morse

Overall Business Award

Saward Dawson

Joshua has worked as a Chartered Accountant for the last 17 years and joined Saward Dawson as a Business Advisory Par...

Brett Van Duppen

Overall Business Award

City of Whitehorse

Brett Van Duppen is the Economic Development Officer at Whitehorse City Council. Working within the Business a...

Justin Lee

Environment & Sustainability Award

Green Lining

Justin Lee is the Melbourne Director for Green Lining, an organisation that helps businesses realise their potential to be environmentally sustainable and obtain independent certification fo...

Anita Johnstone

Environment & Sustainability Award

Yarra Valley Water

Anita Johnstone is the Business Programs Manager at Yarra Valley Water. Yarra Valley Water is the largest of Melbourne’s three water...

Professor Lindsay Mackay

Large Business Award

Lindsay Mackay is an Emeritus Professor of Deakin University. Prior to his retirement, he held the positions of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro Vice-Chancellor at Deakin and Acting CEO of Deakin Prime. Previous positions...

James Marshman

Medium Business

Spartan School Supplies

James Marshman is the Business Development Manager at Spartan School Supplies. Spartan are a national distributor of school uniform products with thei...

Paula Jones

Medium Business

Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre

Centre Manager Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre

Paula has had over 20 years experience as centre manager of shopping ...

Paul Galileos

Small Business


Paul Galileos first opened the Kawsa doors in 1990 as a single salon operator with a goal to offer the local community the finest services in hairdressing. Today Kawsa is locat...

Sarah Denholm

Start-up/Micro/Home Based

Improve Your Public Speaking

Sarah Denholm is a public speaking and presentation skills coach and trainer.
She helps clients to create confiden...

Karina Pamamull

Start-up/Micro/Home Based

Gus Koedyk

Community Award


Gus Koedyk is the Executive Director of Nadrasca, a not for profit Disability Service Organisation in Nunawading, providing support services to over 350 people ...

Robyn Bell

Community Award

After more than 20 years in the corporate world, Robyn found her way into the world of community service 5 years ago. During her business consulting years, she worked with many charitable organisations, as well as built, operated and sold seve...

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