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FCSA CEO Phil Pluck named as a judge for the 2021 TIARA Tech Star Awards

Nominations for the 2021 TIARA Tech Star Awards is now officially open, as FCSA Chief Executive, Phil Pluck is invited to join this year’s judging panel.

The TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards shine a spotlight on the best HR and recruitment technology solutions for employers, recruiters, candidates, and contractors. This year, the event organisers TALiNT Partners have announced several new award categories for 2021. These include: The Diversity and Inclusion Solution of the Year, The Talent Tech Scale-Up Award, and The Talent Tech Leader of the Year.

Phil Pluck said: “I am delighted to have been invited to join this year’s judging panel. It’s great to see that these awards also recognise the tech solutions offered by umbrella companies and therefore I am looking forward to reviewing the entries for the workforce, contractor and compliance award categories.

“Having attended last year’s virtual award ceremony to present the winner of the FCSA sponsored Contractor Solution of the Year winner, Tribepad, it will be an honour to be part of this prestigious industry event once again.”

This year’s TIARA judges bring together an influential group of senior HR and recruitment industry leaders, investors, and advisors to make a TIARA Talent Tech Star Award a powerful and prestigious endorsement. The 2021 panel includes:

  • Adam Hawkins, Head of Search & Staffing UK&I, EMEA, LinkedIN
  • Chris Gray, Sales and Marketing Director, ManpowerGroup UK
  • Debra Sparshott, Employer Programme Director, TALiNT Partners
  • Devyani Vaishampayan, Managing Partner, HR TECH Partnership
  • Kirstie Kelly-Batt, HR Tech Investor & Advisor
  • Laurie Padua, MD, Talent Collective
  • Martin Ewings, Brand & Operations Director, Experis
  • Michael Rendell, Founder Partner, Nala Ventures
  • Mike Lander, CEO, Piscari
  • Parveen Dhanda, Head of Programmes/Future Fifty, Tech Nation
  • Phil Pluck, CEO, FCSA
  • Philip Ellis, CEO, Optima Corporate Finance
  • Sophie Devonshire, CEO, The Marketing Society
  • Tiffany St James, Founder, Transmute

Visit for updates on the TIARA 2021 Talent Tech Star Awards and information about this year’s award categories. Winners will be announced at a TIARA Awards Gala Lunch on Friday 2nd July at the IET, Savoy Place in London.