Judging Process

Judging Process

The judges marks will count for 100% of the final results. The judges will select a shortlist which will be announced online. There is NO public vote.

Each finalist will receive a mention at the Awards. There will be one winner for each award category announced at the awards ceremony.

The Judging panel for the 2017 Awards is:
Mike Basquill
Mike Basquill has recently joined RICS as Associate Director, RICS Residential Professional Group, having served as a volunteer member on RICS’ Housing Supply Working Group since 2010. Mike spent 11 years in local authorities, first as a planner, before becoming a Chartered Surveyor . He has spent the last 23 years working in a variety of senior in roles in housing associations developing sale and rent newbuild, refurbishment and regeneration projects , as well as leading on product development . He was latterly Strategic Project Director with responsibility for delivering the affordable housing at East Village, Stratford (formerly Athletes’ Village ). Mike is also a non-executive director of a Housing Trust providing care and accommodation for elderly people.
BObsmythermanBob Smytherman
Chairman, Federation of Private Residents’ Associations Bob Smytherman is the Chairman of The Federation of Private Residents’ Associations, and since 1992 has been a director of his own residents’ association. In addition, Bob is a Worthing Borough & West Sussex County Councilor. Bob is also Worthing’s official Town Crier.  
Stephanie PollittStephanie Pollitt
Stephanie Pollitt is Assistant Director (Real Estate) at the British Property Federation, the trade association for the property investment sector and is responsible for a range of issues covering planning and commercial property.  Stephanie has worked on a number of key campaigns which have all helped highlight the importance of the sector to Government and other stakeholders.

PeterRoddPeter Rodd
Chairman of the Law Society’s Property Section. Peter Rodd is the Senior Partner of Boys & Maughan solicitors.  He is the immediate past Chair of the Law Society’s  Property Section Executive Committee; a member of the CQS Technical Panel; Conveyancing and Land Law Committee; AML Taskforce and the  Law Society Council member for Commercial Property. He is the joint author of the CQS Toolkit and of the compulsory Mortgage Fraud Training Course for CQS firms and an author of the Conveyancing Handbook.


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Charlotte Benton-Hughes

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