The Awards > Judges

Profiles of the judging panel will be added as the team is confirmed for each year.

Paul Ballard, Team Leader and Judge for the UKTC Awards 2019

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Paul is a Fellow of the ISTC, leading the UKTC Awards this year. He and his company 3di Information Solutions Ltd are past winners, and Paul is a past President of the ISTC, and a holder of the ISTC’s Mike Austin Award. Paul has been working in technical communication for 25 years.

Carol Leahy, Judge for the UKTC Awards 2019

Carol is the current ISTC President and has been an ISTC Council member for about 4 years. She has been working as a Technical Communicator with Siemens for 8 years.

Kudzai Sagwete, Judge for the UKTC Awards 2019

Kudzai is only 3 years into his technical authoring career, having graduated in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering in 2017. Last year he completed the ISTC-accredited TCTrainNet tekom Certificate training in Technical Communication.

Linda Robins, Judge for the UKTC Awards 2019

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Linda is a Fellow of the ISTC and has been working in technical communication for over 40 years as editor, author, manager, course developer and trainer. She is now in her 16th year of judging the awards. She also heads up Membership for the ISTC Council, and is a holder of the ISTC’s Mike Austin Award.