Top 50 People in E-commerce 2024 report is out now!

We need your help to ensure no stone is left unturned in the search for exceptional e-commerce leaders. Nominate a colleague or yourself for the 2024 Top 50 People in E-Commerce.

All eligible nominees will be invited to submit an application, which will be reviewed by our panel of judges.

To be eligible, you must be an e-commerce professional working at an e-commerce business or online marketplace in Australia (vendors/service providers are not eligible), and you must be able to demonstrate excellence in the following areas in the last 12 months:

  • Contributed to the commercial success of the business
  • Championed innovation in the business
  • Had a positive impact on the broader community



Nominations open
21 Sep 2023

Nominations close
10 Oct 2023

Submissions close
30 Oct 2023

Report launch party
28 Feb 2024

The Judging Panel

A huge thanks to our wonderful judges.


Lou Simpson

E-commerce consultant

Louisa has worked in retail for over 20 years, heading up Ecommerce teams at Mecca, Pacific Brands and Coles Group. Over the last 7 years, she has worked with a multitude of large and small Australian businesses to help grow e-commerce capability and drive significant revenue growth. 

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Mal Chia

Managing director, Ecom Nation

Mark Baartse

E-commerce and marketing consultant

Nicola Clement

E-commerce consultant and advisor

Shanthi Murugan

Director of strategy, One Moon Australia

Richard Thame

CEO, CouriersPlease

Shannon Ingrey

Vice president and general manager, APAC, BigCommerce
Heather McIlvaine

Heather McIlvaine

Managing editor of features and premium, Inside Retail

Aron Lewin

Features and premium editor – Retail, Inside Retail
Dean Blake

Dean Blake

Features and premium editor – FMCG, Inside Retail
2024 Report launch party

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Nick Foster

Nick Foster

Head of Customer
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