We are delighted to announce the MSC UK Awards 2022 Winners! This year the awards were streamed from the Maritime Museum in Aberdeen with an evening of celebration at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.
A big thank you to this year's sponsor, Seafood Scotland and the Aberdeen City Council for hosting us.
The 2022 MSC UK Award winners
MSC UK Ocean Leadership Award
Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group
MSC UK Fishing Hero of the Year
Will Trenner, Cornish Sardine Fishery
MSC UK Newcomer of the Year
MSC UK Fresh Fish Foodservice Supplier of the Year
MSC UK Foodservice Wholesaler of the Year
Brakes and M&J
MSC UK Foodservice Champion of the Year
Rockfish and The Bay
MSC UK Social Media Hero of the Year
Fish & Chips @ Western Grove
MSC UK Marketing Champion of the Year
Waitrose & Partners
MSC UK Frozen Brand of the Year
MSC UK Online Brand of the Year
MSC UK Retail Supplier of the Year
MSC UK Product of the Year
Hook, Line & Sinker Cornish Sardines Mediterranean Marinade
ASC UK Retail Supplier of the Year
ASC UK Retailer of the Year
MSC UK Fish Counter of the Year
Waitrose & Partners
MSC UK Mid-size Store Retailer of the Year
MSC UK Supermarket of the Year
Catch up on the event at the Maritime Museum below:
MSC UK Awards 2022
A snapshot of the evening
George Clark, Ishbel Matheson and Councillor Christian Allard, Aberdeen City Council
MSC UK and Ireland team with Ishbel Matheson
George Clark, MSC UK and Ireland Programme Director
Ishbel Matheson, MSC Chief Communications Officer
Keynote speaker Mairi Gougeon, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands
Seth McCurry with Christarose Maphosa and Tom Hollick, Tesco
Loren Hiller with Paul Gunn, Viktorija Richardson and Calum Richardson, The Bay Fish & Chips
Josette Foster, Fish and Chips @ Weston Grove
Katie Keay with Ian Gatt, Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association
Meet the judging panel
Highly acclaimed and award-winning seafood restaurateur, chef, food writer and supporter of sustainable fishing and the industry, Mitch Tonks is a long-standing MSC UK ambassador.
CJ Jackson has been the CEO of Billingsgate Seafood School since 2005. As a charity, based above the largest inland fish market in the UK, CJ and her team deliver a large range of courses for children and schools, industry training and the general public.
Marcus Coleman was appointed CEO of Seafish in January 2016. Seafish is a non-departmental public body that works with everyone involved in the seafood journey in the UK, from catch to plate, supporting the seafood industry to thrive.
Dr Eleanor Adamson
Eleanor is Fisheries Programme Manager at The Fishmongers’ Company (Fisheries Charitable Trust). She advises on a range of science, policy and education-related programmes and grants that support marine and freshwater conservation, fisheries, aquaculture, and seafood trading in the UK.
Dr Bryce Stewart
Bryce is a marine ecologist and fisheries biologist whose work has ranged from temperate estuaries to tropical coral reefs and the deep-sea. He gained a BSc(Hons) (Zoology) from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD (Marine Biology) from James Cook University.