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Sean Ramsden MBE

Judges

Adam Burgin

Adam Ludwin

Adeem Younis

Aimee Bateman

Ajaz Ahmed

Alan Barratt

Alexandra Frean

Alison Edgar MBE

Alison Loveday

Alison Lowe MBE

Amanda Brooke

Andrew Marsh

Angus Thirlwell

Anne Boden MBE

Anthony Woods

Artjom Jekimtsev

Atul Kochhar

Ben & Michael Dyer

Ben Reynolds

Ben Towers

Bill Morrow

Brigid Charmant

Bruce Walker

Carl Reader

Caroline Thompson

Cary Curtis

Cat Agostinho

Cath Kidston MBE

Celia Hodson

Ceylan Boyce

Chieu Cao

Christine Chau

Claire Harper

Claudine Owens

Connie Nam

Dame Mary Perkins

Daniel Priestley

Dave Linton

David Smith

David Walley

Dennis Owusu-Sem

Dessislava Bell

Dominic McGregor

Donna O’Toole

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE

Emma MacRae

Emma Sheldon MBE

Evadney Campbell MBE

Felizitas Lichtenberg

Frans Diels

Gareth Jones

Gordon McAlpine

Guy Wilmot

Hannah & Sophie Pycroft

Hayley Parsons OBE

Helen Bierton

Helen Livingston

Helene Panzarino

Hermione Way

Hugh Chappell

Iain McAlister

Ian Merricks

Jacqueline Gold CBE

Jamaal Brathwaite

James Caan CBE

James Davidson

James Henry

James Shapland

James Taylor

Jamie Martin

Jason Maude

Jason Mochine

Jess Butcher MBE

Jessica Williams

Jo Dalton

Jo Ham

Jo-Anne Chidley

Jodie Cook

Joel Blake OBE

John Courtney

John Stapleton

Johnny Paterson

Jon Dawson

Jon Wright

Jonathan Thornton

Jordan Daykin

Josh Wintersgill

Julia Elliott Brown

Julian Metcalfe OBE

Julie Deane CBE

Juliet Barratt

June Angelides MBE

Justice Williams MBE

Justin Basini

Justin MacRae

Kanya King CBE

Kate Hills

Kate Methuen-Ley

Katie McIntyre

Kieran Aitken

Kike Oniwinde

Levi Cooperman

Lucy Cohen

Maninder Chauhan

Mark Tughan

Martin Newman

Martin SFP Bryant

Matt Smith

Mel Young MBE

Mich Turner MBE

Michael Jacobsen

Natasha Frangos

Neeta Patel CBE

Nick Coleman

Nicola Cook

Nohman Ahmed

Norma O’Kelly

Paul Kraftman

Paul Lees

Penny Power OBE

Peter Docherty

Peter Jones

Peter Roberts

Priya Guha

Professor Jonathan H Deacon

Qasim Majid

Rachael Flanagan

Rajeeb Dey MBE

Rebecca Reynolds

Robert Shaw

Roger Woodall

Rowena Bird

Ruari Fairbairns

Russell Dalgleish

Safaraz Ali

Sahar Hashemi OBE

Samantha Evans & Shauna Guinn

Sara Murray OBE

Sarah Willingham

Scott English

Sean Ramsden MBE

Sebastien Vanderlinden

Shalini Khemka

Shan Hanif

Sheryl Miller

Simon Biltcliffe

Simon Burton

Simon Calver

Simon Crowther

Simon Cureton

Stephen Fear

Steven Smith

Susie Ma

Tink Taylor

Tom Barton

Tony Robinson OBE

Tru Powell

Victoria Nash

Wendy Tarplee-Morris

Will King

Yvonne Bajela

Zoi Kantounatou

Sean is the Founder and Chief Executive of Ramsden International, trade advisor and a champion of UK Food Export. Ramsden International is the UK’s leading international wholesaler of British grocery brands, exporting over 24,000 products to more than 650 customers across 133 countries on every continent. As an value-added service provider, they offer customers the complete supply chain solution, from sales and category management to logistics and relabelling. Their customer base ranges from small, independent retailers to large supermarkets and wholesalers. Company turnover is £50m and they employ around 100 people. Their UK office is based in Grimsby, and their international offices are in; Greece, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai.

Sean has led Ramsden International to win three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International Trade, along with 80+ other awards across a 20 year period, and is himself is the winner of numerous Entrepreneurship awards, as well as a regular commentator in the media and speaker at conferences and events. Sean was also recognised in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List, and awarded an MBE for services to International Trade.

In addition to his executive role at Ramsden International, Sean holds pro-bono roles as a Non-Executive Director at the British Chambers of Commerce and Trustee-Director of the Institute of Export, and in addition sits on the Management Committee of the Food and Drink Exporters Association and the Department for International Trade Strategic Trade Advisory Group. Sean is a graduate of Cambridge University and an alum of Harvard Business School.