The Blue Economy Champion Awards will be back for a 2022/23 edition with nominations opening at the beginning of September and the final winner being announced within the first half of 2023. If you are intrested in sponsoring the next edition, click on the button below.
Congratulations to our finalists and overall winner. Watch the video for highlights from our Winner's Webinar.
Thank you to our judges:
We are looking for someone in the industry that is well-respected by their peers.
We are looking for someone in the industry that has significant expertise.
We are looking for someone in the industry that takes the time to provide mentorship.
We are looking for someone in the industry that is able to influence awareness.
Thank you for all of your votes.
We are aiming to recognise those individuals who are influencing the positive trajectory of South Africa’s Blue Economy by promoting awareness of the maritime sectors; developing or mentoring new talent; working as an activist to improve the maritime landscape for new entrants; working outside of their job description to build capacity or grow the opportunities in the sector, and/or recognised as a maritime expert in their field with significant influence and following.
Quality candidates highlight the maritime talent available.
In 2010 he received the SAMSA CEO's Ambassador award for the Western Indian Ocean Marine highway project.