Who’s who

Honorary President

The Right Hon. Lady Arden of Heswall DBE, Justice of the Supreme Court

Advisory Board

The competition is administered by Eric Baskind and is advised by an Advisory Board whose members are:

  • Eric Baskind, Liverpool John Moores University, Chair
  • Marc Howe, Oxford Brookes University, National Adjudicator
  • Petra Bailey, Essex Court Chambers
  • David Bender, English-Speaking Union
  • Professor Gary Watt, University of Warwick
  • Dr Scarlett McArdle, University of Lincoln
  • Dr Sarah Cooper, Birmingham City University
  • Jeffrey Hill, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Tracey Elliott, University of Leicester
  • Barrie Goldstone, London Metropolitan University
  • Richard Benson QC, Queen’s Counsel