Awards Committee



Jonathan Riddell

KDE and Blue Systems

Jonathan has been bringing Linux to the desktop for 20 years, working for Canonical and...

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Committee members

Andy Bennett

Founder, Register Dynamics and BCS Open Source Software Group

Andy trained as an Electronic and Electrical Engineer and has a background in consumer electronics,...

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Amanda Brock


Amanda is CEO of the UK body for “open”, OpenUK, the Chair of the Open...

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David Jobling

Director of Xyron

David is the Director of Xyron, supporting public sector organisations to develop, implement and maintain...

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Ritwik Sarkar

Student and Open Source Rep, Edinburgh University

3rd year Computer Science with Management student working as the University’s Open Source Champion

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Dominique Top

Developer Relations & Community Manager at Babylon Health Ever since moving to London in 2016,...

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OpenUK Awards

We are working with the organisers of Tech Week London from 8-12 June to include OpenUK Awards and potentially OpenUK Week as part of this event. The Awards ceremony will take place on the evening of 11 June. We will be awarding prizes for individuals, projects and corporate usage in open source software, open hardware and open data.

Judging panel

Cheryl Hung

Director of Ecosystem, Cloud Native Foundation (Linux Foundation)

I’m Director of Ecosystem at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, part of the Linux Foundation....

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Chris Lamb

Debian Project Leader, Director Open Source Initiative

Reproducible Build core developer,Chris Lamb is freelance computer programmer with a focus on open source...

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Jeni Tennison

Board Adviser

Jeni Tennison is the CEO of the Open Data Institute, which has a mission to...

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Sponsored by

Sponsorship includes the Awards venue, being the Unilever Building auditorium and a drinks and canapes reception for 110 people.

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