Judging usually takes place in September.

The judging panel is drawn from a wide spectrum and includes independent scientists, prominent activists, experts from within industry and Animal Welfare NGOs, a Lush customer, and a Lush employee.

The judges are also invited to nominate one individual or organisation each.


2014 Judges

The panel of judges for 2014 has not yet been finalised.


2013 Judges


Dr Kelly BéruBé

Director of the Lung and Particle Research Group at the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK.

Nick Jukes

Co-ordinator of InterNICHE, the International Network for Humane Education, UK.

Professor Lisbeth E. Knudsen

Professor in Toxicology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dr. Hajime Kojima

Director of JaCVAM.: the Japanese Center for the Validation of Alternative Methods, Japan.

Dr Gill Langley

Scientist and writer who specialises in alternatives to animal testing and animal rights, UK.

Sean O’Callaghan

Lush customer, vegan blogger, community organiser, event planner and PR company director , UK. 

Troy Seidle

Director of Research & Toxicology for Humane Society International, USA.

Dr Gilly Stoddart

Science Advisor for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Foundation (PETA), UK.

Andrew Tyler

Director of Animal Aid, Europe’s largest animal rights organisation and one of the first in the world, UK.

Roxy White

Lush employee, IT/Technical Support Helpdesk Supervisor, North America.

See more about the 2013 judges, including biographies and video interviews.