Non-Executive Director of the Year - the judges' view

When the Non-Executive Director of the Year award was established five years ago, the judges wanted to celebrate the special qualities needed to be a non-executive

David Clipsham, the first winner of the non-exec award, receiving his prize from Marion Barnard
David Clipsham, the first winner of the non-exec award, receiving his prize from Marion Barnard

Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer