The Judges

Dipna Anand 

Dipna Anand

Celebrity curry chef

 

Andrew Auld 

Andrew Auld

Master Baker, The Loaf Bakery

 

Sara Autton  

Sara Autton

Technical Manager, Fermex and British Society of Baking

 

Mike Baess 

Mike Baess

Food Writer, Tesco

 

Karen Barnes 

Karen Barnes

Editor, Delicious

 

Chris Beaney 

Chris Beaney

Beaney's Bakery and former President of the National Association of Master Bakers

 

Helen Best-Shaw 

Helen Best-Shaw

Freelance Food & Recipe Writer, Fuss Free Flavours

 

Claudette Brown 

Claudette Brown

The Passage

 

Daisy Brydon 

Daisy Brydon

Baker, Daisy Brydon Creations

 

Alix Caiger 

Alix Caiger

Chef and Owner at Caiger & Co.

 

Charles Campion 

Charles Campion

Writer and Broadcaster, Masterchef

 

Susan Cane 

Susan Cane

Gluten-Free Food and Beer Writer, Judge FFFA

 

Janet Carr 

Janet Carr

Warings Bakery and CBA President Elect

 

Aidan Chapman 

Aidan Chapman

Head Bread Tutor, Bread Ahead Bakery School (Borough Market) and River Cottage

 

Annette Cole 

Annette Cole

Taste of Game, Development Manager

 

Martha Collison 

Martha Collison

Youngest-ever contestant and quarter-finalist on the Great British Bake Off, columnist for Waitrose Weekend, and cookbook author. Photo @Tara Fisher

 

Linda Collister 

Linda Collister

Author, The Great British Book of Baking and the Great British Bake Off

 

Natalie Crofts 

Natalie Crofts

Assistant Editor, LandLove Magazine

 

JP Devlin 

JP Devlin

Saturday Live, BBC Radio 4

 

Danielle Ellis 

Danielle Ellis

Bread Baker and Tutor, Severn Bites

 

Ed Dowding 

Ed Dowding

Director, Food Trade

 

Clare Downes 

Clare Downes

Founder, Monkhouse Food and Drink

 

George Egg 

George Egg

Writer and Comedian

 

Puff Fairclough 

Puff Fairclough

Leiths School of Food and Wine trained Cookery teacher

 

John Foster MBE 

John Foster MBE

Fosters Bakery

 

Edward Fryer 

Edward Fryer

Food & Travel Writer, Fuss Free Flavours

 

Sylvain Gachot 

Sylvain Gachot

Cookery School Manager, Season - The Exclusive Cookery School

 

Becky George 

Becky George

Account Director, Monkhouse Food & Drink

 

Duncan Glendinning 

Duncan Glendinning

Founder of The Thoughtful Bread Company

 

Beverley Glock 

Beverley Glock

Food writer, author and cookery school owner

 

Alex Gooch 

Alex Gooch

Artisan Bread Maker

 

Scott Goodfellow 

Scott Goodfellow

Marketing Director, Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree

 

Dominic Green 

Dominic Green

Dennys Brands, Sales Director

 

Rachel Green 

Rachel Green

Chef, Broadcaster and Food Campaigner

 

Jean Grieves 

Jean Grieves

The Bakery School - online training for bakery employees

 

Emmanuel Hadjiandreou 

Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

Author, How to Bake Bread, Tutor School of Artisan Food

 

David Hall 

David Hall

Managing Director, The London Bread and Cake Co

 

Philippa Hallam 

Philippa Hallam

Freelance Event Manager

 

Stephen Hallam (Chair) 

Stephen Hallam (Chair)

Master Baker, MD Dickinson & Morris, British Pie Awards

 

Fiona Hamilton-Fairley 

Fiona Hamilton-Fairley

Principal, The Kids Cookery School

 

Linda Hewett 

Linda Hewett

Home Baker, proprietor Fulbeck Bread, tutor and broadcaster

 

David Higgins 

David Higgins

HR Higgins (Coffee Man) Ltd, Mayfair, specialist suppliers of coffees and teas. Holders of the Royal Warrant

 

Mike Holling 

Mike Holling

Craft Baking Industry Expert

 

Lucas Hollweg 

Lucas Hollweg

Food Writer and Cook. Photo @Tara Fisher

 

Jack Humphreys 

Jack Humphreys

Sales and Product Development Manager, The London Bread & Cake Co

 

Paul Jagger 

Paul Jagger

Paul Jagger, Great British Bake Off Quarter Finalist 2015

 

Charlotte Jones 

Charlotte Jones

UK Glam Food and Lifestyle Editor

 

Vanessa Kimbell 

Vanessa Kimbell

Specialist in Sourdough, The Sourdough School

 

Tess Lister 

Tess Lister

Shipton Mill

 

Colin Lomax 

Colin Lomax

Former Technical Manager and Baker

 

Lisa Marley 

Lisa Marley

Pastry Chef

 

Hannah Marriage 

Hannah Marriage

Marketing Executive, Marriage’s Flour Millers

 

Daren McGrath 

Daren McGrath

Operations Director, Tiptree Patisserie

 

Sue McMahon 

Sue McMahon

Freelance Food Editor

 

Liz O'Keefe 

Liz O'Keefe

Cookery editor and food journalist

 

Suzy Pelta 

Suzy Pelta

Baker and Founder of Bake with Suzy baking tins

 

Frances Quinn 

Frances Quinn

Winner, BBC Great British Bake Off 2013

 

Vhari Russell 

Vhari Russell

Food Marketing Expert, Grub Club, Cambridge

 

Roger Saul 

Roger Saul

Mulberry founder, Sharpham Park and author of SPELT

 

Melissa Scamporlino 

Melissa Scamporlino

Owner, Hercule's Cakehouse

 

Eyal Schwartz  

Eyal Schwartz

Head Baker at E5 Bakehouse

 

Fiona Sciolti 

Fiona Sciolti

Chocolatier, Sciolti Botanical Chocolates

 

Michele Shirlow 

Michele Shirlow

CEO Food NI

 

Sarah Sibley 

Sarah Sibley

Baking Writer & Blogger

 

Peter Sidwell 

Peter Sidwell

TV Chef, restaurateur and cookery school owner

 

Felicity Spector 

Felicity Spector

Food writer and Chief writer, Channel 4 News

 

Sara Stewart 

Sara Stewart

Joint Managing Director, Mad As A March Hare

 

Elaine Thompson 

Elaine Thompson

Course Director, National Bakery School

 

Patrick Thornberry 

Patrick Thornberry

Founder and Managing Director, Bakery Bits

 

Chris Tomkins 

Chris Tomkins

Kistrucks Bakery

 

Luis Troyano 

Luis Troyano

Owner of The Hive Bakery and finalist on the Great British Bake Off

 

Karen Wain 

Karen Wain

New Product Development, Bird's Bakery

 

Alexander Waugh 

Alexander Waugh

Director General, National Association of British & Irish Millers

 

Hugh Weeks 

Hugh Weeks

Technical Consultant to the Baking Industry

 

Ann Wells 

Ann Wells

Marketing Director, Brook Food Processing Equipment

 

Steve Wells 

Steve Wells

Managing director and Owner, Brook Food Processing Equipment

 

Charlotte White 

Charlotte White

Baker, Restoration Cakes

 

Andrew Whitley 

Andrew Whitley

Founder of The Village Bakery and the Real Bread Campaign

 

Britt Whyatt 

Britt Whyatt

She Who Bakes and multi-award winning baking blogger and author

 

Patrick Wilkins 

Patrick Wilkins

Master, Worshipful Company of Bakers

 

Emily Williams 

Emily Williams

Tesco Bakery, Product Development Manager

 

Kimberley Wilson 

Kimberley Wilson

Great British Bake Off Finalist

 

Sally-Jayne Wright 

Sally-Jayne Wright

Writer, Contributor, BBC Good Food

 

Chris Young 

Chris Young

Real Bread Campaign Coordinator