Our esteemed communications and HR specialists have been carefully selected as Jury members for the African Excellence Awards to ensure a fair and balanced evaluation of all applications. The Jury members’ range of expertise covers a wide scope, from the perspective of both in-house and agency communication and HR departments. During an online voting session the Jury decides which entries are shortlisted, and who the recipients of the Excellence Awards are. The Jury evaluates the innovation, implementation, strategy and impact of the projects submitted, to reward the best in PR and HR communications.
Sandrine Martin is currently Regional Public Health Communication Specialist at Malaria Consortium. As Social and Behaviour Change Communication expert, she lead the design and implementation of community mobilization strategies for the CIDA-funded iCCM project across three African countries and her contributions included the testing of a unique Community Dialogue model for generating local demand for community-based child health services. She is a multi-lingual Communications specialist with over fourteen years international experience in the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategic advocacy, behaviour change communication and social mobilisation in the development sector, with a focus on Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Mother & Child Health, Nutrition. She has a proven track record in applying behaviour change theories and conducting operational research for effective programme design, message development, audiences segmentation, and materials design. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.