We would like to thank our panel of judges for their participation of this Year's
Miss Caribbean UK Beauty Pageant.
Dr Shaun Wallace is a criminal defence barrister, author of his autobiography ”Chasing The Dream” and TV personality of quiz shows most notably; “Fifteen-To-One”, “The Weakest Link”, “Greed”, “Are You An Egghead”, winner of BBC TV’s “Mastermind” and is known as The Dark Destroyer on ITV quiz show “The Chase”. Since 2016 Shaun has been the proud Patron of the Miss Caribbean UK beauty pageant. Shaun states that: “Miss Caribbean UK is a really positive way to promote the Caribbean in the UK. It is tremendous to see such a wonderful cause grow organically and I look forward to seeing British women of Caribbean descent continue being promoted in such a positive light."
Dr Shaun Wallace
Bertha Joseph has an extremely impressive CV. Since 1976, she has been one of the Pioneers and secretary of Notting Hill Carnival. For 24 years, she served as a Councillor for Brent Council and then became the first African Caribbean Mayor for Brent during 1998/99. In 2009 she became the 1st African/Caribbean Deputy Chairman of the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority. She was a Business Unit Manager in the London Borough of Southwark specifically dealing with Hate Crime and won two “National Local Authority Race Awards”. In 1996 Bertha received the Borough Commander's Commendation for her Team's work with the Police dealing and resolving Hate Crime. And in 2022 she was the winner of the Met Police’s “Excellence Award” for voluntary services as a Police Ambassador during Notting Hill Carnival. As a former beauty pageant title holder of St Croix US Virgin Islands, Bertha has expressed that she is excited to be a judge at this Year’s Miss Caribbean UK beauty pageant and is looking forward to observing the deportment and confidence that each of the Finalist’s displays.
Former boxing champion; Spencer Fearon AKA “The Spirit” is a boxing manager, promoter, media personality co-host of “The Fight is Right” podcast, Inspirational speaker, Boxing Pundit and Historian. In 2007, with a record consisting of 11 wins and 6 losses, Spencer became the youngest ever black promoter in Britain. As a boxing commentator, Spencer has interviewed many boxing greats such as; Mike Tyson, Roy Jones, Joe Calzaghe, David Haye and Amir Khan. Spencer Fearon is also the Head of Sports and Entertainment for MetaVisionaries who are redefining the way people learn though their ‘living’ virtual environment in the metaverse.
Andraya Catlyn is an entrepreneur who is fascinated with everything associated within the world of business. She has a personal ambition to empower women business as she strongly believes that every woman should nurture the entrepreneur inside them. To date, Andaya’s organisation; “Ace inventories” employs an all-female team of inventory agents in an industry that is predominately led by male agents. The USP of Ace Inventories is to build relationships whilst working with clients rather than for their clients. Andraya believes that this gives them the edge to take control of any repeat business compared to her competitors from clients that are made up of Letting Agencies and private landlords. Andraya is extremely proud to participate as a judge for a second year and looks forward to observing the development, passion and drive of the Finalists throughout the competition.
Florian Valmy-Devillers is the CEO of FVD International and Business Director for Caribbean Tourism Organisation UK & Europe. His current role requires him to market the Caribbean across UK and Europe. Florian is an expert in Tourism Development, speaks three languages fluently and holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs majoring in Tourism. He has travelled the globe extensively, working on international projects, in countries such as South Africa, Malta, Peru, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Croatia and Cuba. Florian is proud of his French Caribbean heritage and has lived in both France and Guadeloupe. In his spare time, Florian enjoys practicing sports, traveling, photography and networking with other like-minded world citizens.
Amy Harris-Willock is a Sports physiotherapist with an interest in injury rehabilitation and health and fitness. She started her career as a professional Long Jumper for Team GB at various European and World championships, then went on to represent Antigua and Barbuda at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. With a passion for sport, Amy went on to earn her Master’s degree in Sports Science and Physiotherapy from Brunel University. Amy has worked for the NHS specialising in acute medical/surgical, respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurological and orthopaedic conditions. Amy currently works at CHHP, Harley street and is part of the shoulder clinic team. Outside of her clinical work, Amy has previously competed at the Miss Caribbean UK contest where she was crowned as the 2015 queen. Amy is now an established professional bodybuilder in the IFBB professional league. She is currently training and competing for the 2023 professional league on her quest to qualify for the prestigious Mr Olympia.