LEEA Awards 2022 finalists announced

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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.”