Our two stage judging process
increases robustness, ensures
credibility and enhances prestige
for all those recognised for the
Growth Investor Awards.

Open to any organisation involved in putting investment to work in UK SMEs, the Awards are judged on information supplied in an online entry form – with questions specific to each category.
Guided by an Advisory Board, Intelligent Partnership’s Research Team conducts an initial shortlist of all entries* to identify finalists – who are announced in July. Finalist entries in each category then go to a second round of judging by at least three people drawn from an independent panel of at least 35 judges** to provide a diverse mix of qualified perspectives.

*All information supplied in your entry is completely confidential and will not be published or shared with third parties.



Drawn from within the alternative investment industry and wider business community, our panel of independent judges bring a range of perspectives to level the playing field, increase robustness and credibility, and enhance the prestige of each award presented. Our independent judging panel includes:

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Iain Baillie

Asset Match

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Annabel Brodie-Smith

Association of Investment Companies

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Mike Budd

Philip Hare & Associates

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Andy Davis

Financial Writer & Investment Columnist

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Alex Evans

TALiNT Partners

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Tim Farazmand

PCB Partners

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Martin Fox

Bulleting Marketing

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Rob Hamilton

Non-Exec Angel Investor

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Matt Lenzie

Financial Flow

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Brendan Llewellyn

Adviser Home

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Scott Moeller

Bayes Business School

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Dan Mountain

Non-Exec Angel Investor

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Lena Patel

ISJ Independent Financial Planning

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Felicia Meyerowitz Singh

Compare Investments Group Ltd

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Andrea Sommer

Hive Founders

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Martin Spiller

Cranfield School of Management

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Henry Whorwood


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