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New judge joins the Techies judging panel

The Techies is excited to announce that Kathryn Wellum-Kent, Business Services Director at MHA Monahans has joined the Techies judging panel.

Kathryn is an accountant who specialises in working with start-up and scale-up businesses based in the technology sector. During her career, she has worked with businesses in different stages of growth, from getting initial funding to bring a product to market, through to listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Kathryn is passionate about supporting businesses achieve their goals by capturing and interpreting the financial information needed for their business planning and decision making.

Anita Jaynes, Organiser of the Techies, said, “I’m delighted to have Kathryn on board. Her expertise and experience will be of great value to our judging panel. We have such amazing tech talent in Swindon and Wiltshire and the Techies shines a much deserved light on it. Without our judges input the Techies wouldn’t be possible, so a big thank you to Kathryn and the rest of the Techies judging team for their support. I can’t wait for entries to open on Monday 7th June 2021 and for the competition to get underway.”

Kathryn Wellum-Kent, added, “After joining the Techies awards events last year and hearing about the many innovative tech businesses in Swindon and Wiltshire, I’m incredibly excited to be joining the judging panel this year to see first hand the incredible achievements in what is a thriving sector in our local economy. I’m going in with no illusions that judging the entries will be an easy task.”

To see the full list of Techies judges and their bios click here.