British Exporters Association names Young Exporters of the Year

British Exporters Association names Young Exporters of the Year

Pet specialist Jonathon Moyce has been named Young Exporter of the Year 2018 by the British Exporter’s Association (BExA).

Moyce, the owner and director of Loving Pets UK, had all the key elements that the judges were looking for. He started his own business, designed products and has grown his business exponentially since founding it in 2014 - with a clear focus on exports.

The company currently exports to 11 countries and stocks with multinational vendors.

Runner-up Alessia Borrini is a bid manager at NMS Infrastructure, a managing EPC developer specialising in fully-funded infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Borrini supports bid development in Francophone Africa. Having quickly developed a deep understanding of how to win business abroad, Borrini is credited with a significant contribution to the winning of major contracts.


There were two other finalists to receive honourable mentions. The first, George Hunter, is Director of Sales at Coltraco Ultrasonics, which designs and manufactures safety instrumentation and monitoring systems for the marine and power generation sector.

Meanwhile Tom Wrigley is vice president of Business Development at Winch Energy, an global off-grid energy developer and technology integrator. Wrigley was noted for his knowledge of Export Finance and enthusiasm for the political motivators that drive the business. His political nous puts him at the front and centre of business development for vital projects in Africa.

“Having met with these remarkable young people I’m pleased to report that the spirit of UK exports is well and truly alive,” said award judge Geoff de Mowbray, Co-Chairmen of BExA.


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