David Laister, Fred Marketing
David Laister
PR & Media Director
Fred Marketing

Having assisted the panel in his time as previous event organiser Reach Plc’s regional business editor, Dave returns in 2024 as a judge. He has recently joined Hull-based specialist marketing consultancy Fred.

The award-winning journalist has worked in the media for more than a quarter of a century, with 18 years dedicated to covering business on the Energy Estuary. He is particularly proud of his efforts to highlight the area’s great green achievements, bringing them to the attention of those living and working in the Humber and beyond.