the-make-awards-2016-winners - Make Awards 2016 - Make Awards 2016

The Make Awards are our annual celebration of brilliance, where we
showcase the creativity and originality of our Partners and salute those
who are the absolute best at what they do.

Not On The High Street - Simon BELSHAM, CEO

This year’s judging panel is made up of industry experts
and key figures at

Not On The High Street - Simon BELSHAM, CEO



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Simon is our CEO, and joined the business in 2015. He began his career as a consultant, before joining Tesco to work across various departments. Since then, he’s worked for Ocado, completed an MBA at Harvard and returned to Tesco to head up their online grocery business, all before joining us here at

Not On The High Street - HOLLY TUCKER, Founder and Chief Inspirator


Founder and Chief Inspirator

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Holly is Founder and Chief Inspirator of She began her career in advertising, before creating events company Your Local Fair. She and Sophie then joined forces to develop and launch

Not On The High Street - SOPHIE CORNISH, Founder and NED


Founder and NED

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Sophie is Founder and Non-Executive Director of Previously a journalist and marketer, she started her career as a beauty editor, before moving into brand development and advertising.

Not On The High Street - Ben Spriggs, ELLE Decoration

Ben Spriggs

Deputy Editor

ELLE Decoration

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Currently deputy editor of ELLE Decoration, Ben is a well-respected design and lifestyle journalist with over 15 years experience covering magazines, newspapers, supplements and digital publications. In addition to speaking at industry events and panel discussions Ben has also consulted on various projects for major retail brands including John Lewis and Heal's.

Not On The High Street - Matthew Caines, Telegraph Connect

Matthew Caines


Telegraph Connect

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Matt is editor of Telegraph Connect, a new network of online communities dedicated to helping SME, business and media and tech professionals grow their companies and develop their skills. He started his journalism career at the Guardian, covering arts, culture and the creative industries, before joining the Telegraph in 2016.

Not On the High Street - Last year winners

Take a look back at the winners of last year’s
Make Awards and watch the highlights.