ILA committee

The Inspired Leadership Award winners are chosen by a committee.

Our committee members are:

Chairman Jeremy Hillman
DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, WORLD BANK

Jeremy is director of corporate communications for the World Bank. Prior to this he was director of external communications at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and he has also worked at the BBC in a number of senior roles.

Jeremy is director of corporate communications for the World Bank. Prior to this he was director of external communications at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and he has also worked at the BBC in a number of senior roles.

Matthew Gwyther
EDITOR, MANAGEMENT TODAY

Matthew has edited Management Today for the last 13 years and during this time has won the coveted BSME Business Magazine Editor of the Year on a record five occasions. He has also written for an array of UK national newspapers.

Matthew has edited Management Today for the last 13 years and during this time has won the coveted BSME Business Magazine Editor of the Year on a record five occasions. He has also written for an array of UK national newspapers.

Sergio Jellinek
FOUNDER AND CEO, SJ & ASSOCIATES

Sergio Jellinek is founder and CEO of SJ & Associates. He previously held positions with the World Bank as external affairs manager and spokesperson for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as communications advisor for sustainable development.

Sergio Jellinek is founder and CEO of SJ & Associates. He previously held positions with the World Bank as external affairs manager and spokesperson for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as communications advisor for sustainable development.

Jack Leslie
CHAIRMAN, WEBER SHANDWICK

Jack Leslie is chairman of Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading public relations and public affairs firms. He was previously appointed by President Obama in 2009 as chairman of the board of directors of the US African Development Foundation.

Jack Leslie is chairman of Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading public relations and public affairs firms. He was previously appointed by President Obama in 2009 as chairman of the board of directors of the US African Development Foundation.

Heather McGregor
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL SHAREHOLDER, TAYLOR BENNETT

Heather McGregor is managing director and principal shareholder of communications headhunters Taylor Bennett. She also founded the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which works to promote diversity in the communications industry.

Heather McGregor is managing director and principal shareholder of communications headhunters Taylor Bennett. She also founded the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which works to promote diversity in the communications industry.

Sven Mollekleiv
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY, DNV GL, AND PRESIDENT OF THE NORWEGIAN RED CROSS

Sven is senior vice president of corporate sustainability and responsibility for DNV GL. He is also the current president of the Norwegian Red Cross since 2008, previously serving for ten years as its secretary general.

Sven is senior vice president of corporate sustainability and responsibility for DNV GL. He is also the current president of the Norwegian Red Cross since 2008, previously serving for ten years as its secretary general.

Michael Nobel
CHAIRMAN OF THE NOBEL CHARITABLE TRUST

Michael is chairman of the Nobel Charitable Trust. He also serves as chairman or board member for eight global companies, as well as several not-for-profit organisations, that focus on scientific, medical and charitable initiatives.

Michael is chairman of the Nobel Charitable Trust. He also serves as chairman or board member for eight global companies, as well as several not-for-profit organisations, that focus on scientific, medical and charitable initiatives.

Ory Okolloh
CO-FOUNDER, USHAHIDI

Ory, a Kenyan blogger and open-government activist, is co-founder of Ushahidi, a crowdsourced crisis information platform used to monitor elections in Kenya, Mexico and India, track violence in the Eastern Congo and map post-earthquake crisis in Haiti.

Ory, a Kenyan blogger and open-government activist, is co-founder of Ushahidi, a crowdsourced crisis information platform used to monitor elections in Kenya, Mexico and India, track violence in the Eastern Congo and map post-earthquake crisis in Haiti.

Archna Vyas
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, INDIA, BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

Archna is deputy director of communications, India, for the Gates Foundation. She was previously Southeast Asia regional manager of communication and media for multinational consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser.

Archna is deputy director of communications, India, for the Gates Foundation. She was previously Southeast Asia regional manager of communication and media for multinational consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser.

Chloe Danwei Zhang
VICE DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, FOUNDER GROUP

Chloe is vice director of international business for the Founder Group. She’s now also an advisor for some Chinese startups. Prior to this she worked in consulting and media for three years, and founded a media startup in London.

Chloe is vice director of international business for the Founder Group. She’s now also an advisor for some Chinese startups. Prior to this she worked in consulting and media for three years, and founded a media startup in London.