All submissions to the Operational Excellence Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.
Vview a sample list of our past judges below.
Lecturer, Quality & Lean Six Sigma, IT Sligo
Cormac Mac Donncha
Vice President, Thermo King Europe, Middle East & Africa
Emeritus Professor, Lean Operations Management, University of Buckingham & Lecturer, Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University
Head of Manufacturing, Dawn Farm Foods
Head of Operations Consumer Foods, Aurivo Co-op Ltd.
Prof. Graham Heaslip
Head of School of Engineering, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Site Leadership Team, Viatris API Little Island Cork
Head of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement, Dawn Farm Foods Ltd.
Dr. Olivia McDermott
Lecturer, Regulatory Affairs & Lean Six Sigma Quality Management, NUI Galway
Senior Economic Advisor, Invest Wexford
Operational Excellence Specialist, Laya Healthcare
Senior Lecturer, Cork University Business School, UCC
Head of Operations & Supply Chain Excellence, Glanbia Co-op
Head of Operations, Cheshire Ireland