Leading businesswomen secure top accolades at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2019

Scottish Chambers of Commerce has lauded the winners of an awards scheme featuring female leaders in Scotland. The Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 highlighted the achievement of winners and finalists in Scotland. 


Sarah Medcraf

Sarah Medcraf, CEO of Moray Chamber of Commerce and Hazel Moffat, Partner of law firm DLA Piper and Directors on the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Board each received awards at the glittering ceremony held at Glasgow Crowne Plaza Hotel on Wednesday 28thAugust.

Sarah Medcraf won the Women of Influence award, whilst Alison Henderson CEO of Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce, was a finalist in the same category. Hazel Moffat received the Services to Law award for the 2nd year in a row.

Hazel Moffat


Dr Liz Cameron OBE, CEO of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Congratulations to all the award winners and finalists at the Scottish Women’s Awards. In particular I extend this to Hazel, Sarah and Alison whom I have the great pleasure of working with through the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network.

“It is worth highlighting that there is plenty of evidence to show that emphasis on diversity is key to business and economic success. SCC would like to see more female role models such as those we are highlighting today to inspire an inclusive style of leadership in business and civic Scotland. SCC is dedicated to playing its part in supporting the current and next generation of female business leaders and these awards will act as further inspiration for us all.”