Past Judges

All submissions to the Green Awards undergo evaluation by an independent panel comprising esteemed judges selected from academia, business, and related sectors.

Discover the calibre of our past judges below and assess our standards by those who assess you.

Brian Abbott

Environmental Manager, Bristol Myers Squibb Cruiserath Biologics

Laura Kearney

Landscape Architect and Designer, Portugal

Renée Andersson

Honorary Doctor Ethics, Environment, Economy, Lund University, Sweden

Karen Kennedy

Global Sustainability Senior Manager, PepsiCo

Dr. Cara Augustenborg

Managing Director, Impact Research Management

Enda Kiernan

Past President, Chartered Institution of Waste Management

Andrea Belloni


Paula Kirk

Director of Carbon and Climate Change, Arup

Mark Bennett

Director, Portal, Trinity College Dublin's Innovation Hub

Maria Kirrane

Sustainability Officer, University College Cork​

Jan Peter Bergkvist

Senior Sustainability Advisor, Sleepwell AB, Sweden​

Paddy Lambe

Sustainability and EHS Specialist, ERM and TU Dublin​

Dr Paul Bolger

Manager, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork​

Haleh Lindquist

Mark Municipality, Sweden

Nick Bond

Coordinator, Waste Enforcement Regional Lead Authority Southern Region

Eoin Lonergan

Director, Performance Improvement Advisory, EY

Dr Ken Boyle

Chair MSc Sustainable Development, TU Dublin

Frances Lucy

Head of Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Technology Sligo

Declan Breen

Waste Prevention Officer, Eastern Midlands Regional Waste Management Office

Dr Pádraig Lyons

Head of Group, International Energy Research Centre

Walter Bruton

Senior Consultant, ERM Environmental Resources Management Ireland

Grace Maher

Development Officer, Irish Organic Association

Dick Budden

Former Ireland Director, CDP

Patrick McCartan

Founder / CEO, Regennabis, USA

Craig Bullock

Manager, Optimize

Declan McCormack

Project Manager, Codema

Dr Vivienne Byers

Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow, Environmental Sustainability & Health Institute (ESHI), TU Dublin

Dr Barry McDermott

Group Head of Sustainability, PM Group

Aidan Byrne

Sustainability & Utilities Manager, Aviva Stadium

Ken Melamed

President, Green Party of Canada & Whistler's Olympic and Paralympic Mayor

Roisin Byrne

Landscape Architect

Neil Menzies

Sustainability Manager, Hibernia REIT

Peter Byrne

Quality & Environmental Manager, Roadbridge

Margaret Murphy

Regional Resource Efficiency Officer, Southern Region Waste Management Office

Margaret Colese

Green Business Officer, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Dr Sarah Miller

CEO, The Rediscovery Centre

Karen Coyle

Head of Energy & Environmental Management, AIB

Caroline Nolan

ThinkSustain Consulting, Canada

John Cunniffe

Estate Services Manager, The Bar of Ireland

Olga Nosenko

Founder & CEO, Green Harmony Home, Passive House – IGUA, Leading Structural Engineer, Ukraine

​Ruaidhrí De Barra

Sustainability Officer, CUH

Joe Oliver

We Impact, China

Michael Dodd

Financial Accountant & Energy Manager, An Garda Síochána

Andrew O'Brien

Environmental & Sustainability Manager, Liffey Meats

Dr. Louise Dunne

Research Manager, School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy, University College Dublin

Mark O'Neill

Managing Director, KSN Project Management

Patrick Field

Director Sustainability & Energy, OCSC M&E

Senator Grace O'Sullivan

Green Party, Civil Engagement Group, Seanad Éireann

Jeffrey P. Fisher

Director, Marine Environment & Food Safety Services, Marine Institute

Anna Ozolina

Project Manager Sustainable Futures, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork

Dave Fitzgerald

Head of Responsible Sourcing Europe, Kellogg Company​

Dr. Niamh Power

Lecturer & Researcher, Cork Institute Technology

Tanya Fitzgerald

Enterprise Liaison Officer, Sustainable Futures, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork

Nick Reynolds

CSR Advisor, Business in the Community Ireland

Marie-Louise Gaile

Sustainability Manager, Ulster University

Barbara-Anne Richardson

Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager, HEINEKEN Ireland

Dexter Galvin

Global Director of Corporations & Supply Chains, CDP, UK

Angelyn Rowan

Partner, Construction & Projects, Eversheds Sutherland

Steve Gillman

Food, Agriculture and Sustainability Correspondent, Belgium

Lorraine Rushe

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, Buildings & Estates, NUI Galway

Shane Hamill

Origin Green Ambassador, Bord Bia

Padraig Ryan

Director, Grant Thornton Ireland

Siobhan Hamilton

Principal, Green Workplaces

Ali Sheridan

Sustainability Consultant

Joe Harford

Managing Director, Joe Harford & Associates

Roger Simons

MCI Group, Singapore

Martina Henry

Regenerative Agriculture Manager, Diageo

Tonia Spollen-Behrens

Senior Market Adviser, Public Procurement Department, Enterprise Ireland

Nick Holden

Professor of Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin

Eoin Sweeney

Marine and Energy Consultant

Joyce Johnston

Environmental and Animal Welfare Manager, Manor Farm

Dr. Paula Vandergert

Sustainability Research Institute, UK

Johanna Varghese

Architect & Urban Planner

Mark White

Supply Chain Operations Director