JUDGES – London Student Entrepreneurship Competition

We are delighted to have secured some brilliant experts to be our judges this year:


Nick Howe, Natwest, Enterprise Manager (London and South East). Nick works with enterprise agencies, charities, councils and universities across London, providing support to businesses and start-ups and helping them adapt to changing environments.



Nick Kilby, co-founder of teaPigs, describes himself as a tea evangelist. Together with Louisa they founded teapigs in 2006 with a mission to get the nation drinking real tea. The company has a turnover of over £10 million.




Holly Knower, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs. Holly works with entrepreneurial students across 200 UK campuses to develop an enterprising and entrepreneurial generation.




Jocelyn Mate, co-founder of Afrocenchix, an award-winning natural care company. Afrocenchix won an award for Ethical and Sustainable Business Innovation from the University of Birmingham in 2011. They are the first British brand specifically for afro hair available in a major retailer and have recently partnered with Whole Foods Market.



Andrew Tollinton, a co-founder of an award winning software company, Sirv Systems. He is a Behavioural Economist and mentors on pitching and speech delivery at a number of universities including University of the Arts London, University College London, Cass Business School and, London Business School.