The PRCA Asia Pacific Awards 2023 will be judged by some of the biggest names in the region.

If you would like to nominate a colleague to be a judge, or to put yourself forward to join our independent judging panel, please email

Aaron Kong

Principal Trainer
Strategic Communications Academy

Akemi Ichise

President and CEO, Japan
Allison + Partners

Andrea Seifert

Co-founder & Director
Upcycle Communications

Andrew Nicholls

Managing Director

Arun Sudhaman

CEO and Editor-In-Chief
PRovoke Media

Brian W. Witte

Deputy General Manager
Ruder Finn SEA

Carol Yeung

Managing Director

Charissa Guan

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Charu Srivastava

Strategic Communications Consultant
Chair of E, D & I Committee

Claire Yong

Head of Brand and Communications

Craig Badings

Partner Sydney
SenateSHJ, Australia

Danny Tan

Managing Director

Emma Smith

Sandpiper Communications

Emma Thompson

Founder and CEO

Spurwing Communications

Eva Sogbanmu

Head of Communications


Ferdinand L. Bondoy

Regional Integration and Chief Executive Director
COMCO Southeast Asia Inc

Fran Chalmers

Managing Director


Grace Chiang

Head of PR & Communications


Isabella Liu

Head of Corporate Communications,


Ivy Nhi Chau

Founder & CEO


Jacinth Chen

Asia Pacific Communications Manager


James Tyrrell

Senior Director, APAC, Health Chair, Global Health Practice
APCO Worldwide

Jeremy Seow  

Regional Chief Operating Officer + Head of Client Experience, Asia Pacific

Jessica J. Lee

Deputy Managing Director, Southeast Asia and Korea
APCO Worldwide

Jo Scard

Founder and CEO

Fifty Acres, Australia

Karen Chang

Communications Director
Pan Pacific Hotels Group

Karen Coleman

Managing Director

Archetype, Australia

Karin Lohitnavy

Founder and Managing Director

Midas PR

Lee Nugent

EVP & Regional Director


Lina Marican

Regional Managing Director


Natalie Chua

Managing Director


Nguyen Mai Lam (Mae)

Marketing Communications Manager

Calderys Greater APAC

Mai Anh Le Thi

Regional Country Manager

Global PR Hub

Marcus Loh

Director and Head of Strategic Communication, Public Affairs and Corporate Marketing

Melissa Shawyer

Co-founder and Managing Director

The PR Group, Australia

Millie Tipping

Managing Director

H+K Strategies, Australia

Mra Thitsa Than

Strategy Director

Vero Public Relations Company

My Khoa Nguyen

Founder & MD


Nicolas Chan

Chief Strategist & Head of Digital APAC
The Hoffman Agency

Nitin Mantri

Group CEO
Avian WE

Oli Budgen



Rafidah Rashid

Managing Director

DeVries Global Singapore/SEA

Raphael Lachkar

Chief Operating Office, ASEAN Vero Public Relations Company

Rebecca Wilson

Executive Vice President International

WE Communications, Australia

Sai Roshini Daswani

Director – Client Strategy, APAC


Sasha Alwani

Regional Planning Director

Vero Public Relations Company

Surekha Ragavan

Former PR Editor, Campaign Asia-Pacific; Former Asia Editor, PRWeek
Haymarket Media

Thanzyl Thajudeen

Founder and Director

Mark & Comm Ltd

Tom Evrard

Senior Managing Director

FTI Consulting

Tommy Tse

Penfolds PR and Corporate Communications Director – Greater China

Treasury Wine Estates

Vanessa Ho Nikolovski

MD, Singapore & Chair, Client Services APAC

Weber Shandwick

Vanessa Tan

Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee

Samaritans of Singapore

Warren Johnson


W Communications

Widyananto Sutanto

Head of Corporate Communications
Indonesia, the Philippines and Guam


Will Lee

Founder & Managing Director

That Marketing Guy

Wu Ying Ying

Regional Head of Content and Local Communications

Ninja Van