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LEEA Awards 2022 finalists announced

LEEA Awards 2022 finalists announced

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association has announced the LEEA Awards 2022 finalists, chosen from the inspiring collection of high quality entries from the Association’s members.

The winners will be announced during the ‘party of the year’ at the LEEA Awards Ceremony, which will be held at the P&J Live events venue in Aberdeen on the evening of Wednesday 5th October 2022 – the first evening of LiftEx 2022. The ceremony hosted by LEEA CEO Ross Moloney will feature special guest speaker Sir Ian McGeechan, Scottish former rugby union player and coach. The announced finalists are as follows:

BEST ATS (Accredited Training Scheme) Training Member
Technical Royal Excellence Oil and Gas Services
GGR Group
JCD Training
EDF Generation

Best Digital Innovation
Core Inspection Software Ltd
Onix AS
RI Connect Inc
Certs Assured
Select Plant Hire (Laing O’Rourke)
YOKE Ind Corp
LMS Load Monitoring Systems

Craig Morelli Award for ATS Best Trainer
Mohamed Elserafy of Petrolift
Andy Dowd of Speedy Hire
Rob Ballantyne of GGR Group
David Middlemiss of Elevation Training & Development

Kevin Holmes Award for Excellence in People Development  – sponsored by Rigging Services
Hugh Simpson of Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd
Nicola Tocher of First Integrated Solutions
Anthony Hope of Sparrows
Tony Bergman of Shell

Outstanding Apprentice – sponsored by Bridger Howes
Nidhin Mathew of Technical Royal Excellence Oil and Gas
Ben Behai of Sunbelt Rentals
Lewis Barr of GAP Group
Kai Carrick of Sunbelt Rentals

Rising Star
Abbey McLean of Scotia Handling
Connor Prentice of EMCOR UK – Aviation
James McAreavey of Sparrows
Tyler Spendiff of GAP Group
Ian Kessels of BUNZL
Bradley Atkinson of Europa Engineering
T/A Lifting Gear Products
Harry Buttigieg of Delmark

The Best Contribution to GLAD Award, LEEA CEO’s Award, LEEA Member of the Year, Robert Gordon University Awards and the Stuart Everitt Award for Outstanding Contribution to LEEA will all be announced on the night.

Ross Moloney, LEEA CEO, said: “Congratulations to all of the finalists for reaching this stage and best of luck for the big night. The LEEA Awards is a great opportunity to give people and companies raising standards in the Lifting sector the recognition they deserve, and the awards ceremony is a much anticipated party for the industry, which will be congregating in Aberdeen for LiftEx 2022.”

To book a guest ticket, or a table of 10, at the LEEA Awards ceremony, go to https://liftex.org/leea-awards-2022 or the registration page or contact Leah Phelps tel +44 (0) 203 488 2865, email: enquiries@L2Events.com.