Lisa Markwell, Editor of the Independent on Sunday
Lisa Markwell is the editor of The Independent on Sunday. She has edited the features pages of The Independent, and both the Saturday and Sunday supplements. During the three years that she has been editor, The Independent on Sunday has won the Newspaper award for Weekend Newspaper of the Year, and the Press Award for Front Page of the Year. She is an enthusiastic foodie who writes restaurant reviews for the New Review supplement, is the mother of two teenagers and drives an electric car. She tweets at @lisamarkwell
Pinky Lilani, CBE DL
Patron of FRANK Water, Pinky Lilani CBE DL is a chef, motivational speaker and food guru.
Pinky is a passionate supporter of the empowerment of women and has founded a variety of awards and initiatives recognising and championing women from across the UK.
The Founder and Chairman of the annual Asian Women of Achievement Awards, Pinky’s awards have celebrated the tremendous contribution of Asian women to British business and public life for the past decade. Pinky is also the creator of the Women of the Future portfolio- Britain’s most exciting programme for successful young women. The programme includes the Women of the Future Awards, Women of the Future Summit, and the Ambassadors Programme which connects award-winning women with A-level students in schools. It is Pinky’s vision that through these initiatives, women can help each other through building relationships and nurturing the talents of the next generation.