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 AwardLEEA Member of the YearRobert 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 o

f 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.

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