Award Judges

We want to offer our deep thanks to the KE Awards Judges for volunteering their time, sharing their skills and using there experience of the Knowledge Exchange world to take on the difficult challenge of assessing the fantastic entries and selecting finalists and winners. 

The 2021 KE Awards Judges are:

Dr David Secher - Chair of Judging Panel

Patron and Co-Founder of PraxisAuril, Fellow of University of Cambridge


Dr Alex Chaix - Sponsor Judge

Head of Commercialisation at UK Research and Innovation


Gurmit Kler

PraxisAuril Board Member, Director of Business Engagement of Universiy of Birmingham 



Simon Bond

Innovation Director of SETsquared Partnership



Fariba Soetan

Policy Lead, Research and Innovation at The National Centre for Universities and Business 



Dr David Bembo

Director, Research and Innovation Services at Cardiff University