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Platinum Champions judges

All nominations were reviewed by an expert judging panel including volunteering specialists and academics before going on to a second stage of judging to determine the 70 most outstanding volunteers.

Judging panel

President of judges

HRH, the Duchess of Cornwall

Chair of Judges

Catherine Johnstone CBE, CEO Royal Voluntary Service


Dr Eddy Hogg, University of Kent


Ade Adepitan MBE - TV presenter, Paralympic medalist & Journalist

Jenny Betteridge - Strategic Lead for Volunteering, Sport England

Blondel Cluff CBE - Chair, National Community Lottery Fund

Brian Dow - CEO, Mental Health UK

Clara Govier - Managing Director, People’s Postcode Lottery

Alex Jones - TV presenter & broadcast partner

Gethin Jones - TV presenter & broadcast partner

Felicity Kendal CBE - Actress & Royal Voluntary Service Ambassador

Myleene Klass - TV & radio presenter

Elaine Paige OBE - Actress, singer, producer, radio presenter & Royal Voluntary Service Ambassador

Amanda Pritchard - CEO, NHS England

Jane Rawnsley - Group Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, M&G

Julie Siddiqi MBE - Founder & Director, Together We Thrive

Peter Stewart - Board Director, Eden Project & The Big Lunch

Tom Read Wilson - TV presenter

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