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European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards



COMING SOON: The ESSNawards 2023

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards (ESSNawards) – Europe’s premier sports and active nutrition ceremony – is returning in 2023!

If you are interested in judging this year’s awards, please get in touch at info@essnawards.com.

You can read more about our robust judging process below.


Independent and fair

The ESSNawards judges process is extremely robust and ensures a fair competition. The judges for each category look to make an assessment based on the following elements:

  • Impact and innovation –  Demonstrates significant, positive, tangible impact to the industry.
  • Efficiency – Adheres to the requirement of delivering an efficient operation, demonstrating how this has been achieved.
  • Consumer engagement – Takes consumer needs into account and acts as a voice of the customer.
  • Commercially aware – Recognises and contributes to the success of the business by acting responsively to commercial needs.
  • Process improvement – Ability to demonstrate a structured approach to improving processes.
  • Compliance – Demonstrates has the right set of controls and measures in place.

Our ESSNawards 2022 judges can be found below.


Sarah-Jane Hodson

Nick Morgan

Jasmine Campbell

Andrew Steele

Sandra Einerhand

Martin MacDonald

Jesse Lambert-Harden

Dr Julien Louis

Matt Kollat

Dr Stephen Bailey

Francesca Cappozzo

Jens Bleiel

Terence O’Rorke

Shane Starling

Dr Adam Carey

Mark Gilbert

Claudia Mucciardi

Luca Bucchini

More judges to be announced soon