Ethical, transparent and respected, the awards are judged by esteemed industry experts who follow a robust two-step judging process that includes pre-scoring to establish a shortlist and judge discussion to determine winners and in some cases silver awards.

None of our Award judges can take part in the competition and any conflicts of interest must be declared.

The European eCommerce Awards are accredited by the Awards Trust Mark – The Independent Awards Standards Council – Trust Mark Scheme.

Our Judges

Adam Guerguis
Adam Guerguis | Head of Operations | airbnb
Based in Montreal, Adam has more than 10 years in search marketing and growth hacking experience. His latest job is Head of Operations for airbnb organic growth. He also has been working with very exciting brands in several industries, languages, and sizes like Yahoo!, MSN, Groupon, UNHCR, Skrill, Paysafe card, and others. Adam is also a digital marketing trainer, guest speaker, mentor, digital marketing blogger since 2010, and a MSc. Marketing Candidate. In his free time, Adam likes coding and reading about marketing,
Alex Alexakis
Alex Alexakis | Founder | PixelChefs.com
Alex is the Founder of PixelChefs.com, an award-winning SEO-focused web design firm in business since 2009. He specializes in the latest digital design infused with SEO strategy, Alex and his team work with companies such as CabinetSelect.com, Westgate Resorts, DrinkAGame.com, and many others across the globe. In the past, Alex worked in user interface design (UI) and served as Digital Marketing Manager for one of the world’s largest hospitality companies. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ringling College and is a frequent speaker at search conferences and contributor to digital marketing publications. Until recently, Alex participated in and was the Founder of the largest SEO Meetup group in Florida. When Alex is not working, he is either chasing his kids around, thinking about work, or both.
Canan Hoetzel
Canan Hoetzel | Onsite Personalisation Manager | Global eCommerce | HUGO BOSS
Canan is a global Onsite Manager at Hugo Boss. Currently, she oversees the onsite personalization through implementing various strategies to provide the best user experience. Having started out as a translator, she spent more than 7 years in the eCommerce industry working as a merchandiser, SEO Analyst, onsite search lead and onsite manager. She contributed to innovative, strategic user experiences and steered the site search creation, and key positioning for 50+ websites across MENA, including Victoria's Secret, H&M, The Body Shop, Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker and Mothercare. Her career has spanned the optimization of onsite areas of navigation, search, recommendations, and product placement.
Dan Barker
Dan has worked in ecommerce for around 20 years. He has worked within companies in ecommerce functions, up to CMO level, has worked on projects for more than 100 ecommerce businesses as a consultant, and has co-owned a couple of ecommerce businesses with millions of visitors and hundreds of millions of turnover between them over the years. He enjoys the opportunity that ecommerce has brought and can bring to people all over the world.
Daniel Saunders
Daniel Saunders | Head of Performance Marketing | Evergreen Finance Uk LTD
Dave Trolle
Dave Trolle | Founder of Digital Consultancy and Affiliate Marketing Specialists | Customer First Digital
Founder of Digital Consultancy and Affiliate Marketing Specialists Customer First Digital, Dave has been in digital and eCommerce for the last 19 years, working with a range of high street multichannel retailers including Argos, GAME and Joules, in addition to challenger and high growth pure-play retailers including Face the Future and Threadbare, in recent years. Dave has a clear opinion on all things eCommerce, combining strategic guidance with practical support across all areas of eCommerce, from proposition and marketing to fulfillment and customer sevices. Such support ensures that everyone who Dave works with has a clear plan and is able to see demonstrable improvements across all key business performance metrics, from sales / revenue and Return on Investment to customer lifetime value and margin.
Davina Lines
Davina Lines is Managing Director of Mixing Digital and the Ecommerce Club. She brings a wealth of knowledge and a big black book of digital contacts to ensure Mixing Digital’s event management services are of the highest standard. Davina co-founded Netimperative in 1999 and became Managing Director in 2002, stewarding the brand into new product launches and creating one of the most successful events programmes in the digital marketing industry. In the mid 90s Davina cut her digital teeth on New Media Age (now Econsultancy), forming part of the founding team and was responsible for the commercial development of the magazine and its early events from launch in May 1995 to 1999. In recent years Davina launched an ecommerce peer-to-peer community, the Ecommerce Club, which runs regular events in London and Manchester on topics relevant to the retail community.
Flavio Henrique Matias
Flavio Henrique Matias | Regional Ecommerce Logistics Operations Manager | Zara
Gerardo Casas Fernández
Gerardo Casas Fernández | Head of eCommerce | Toys
Computer Engineer with 20 years of experience in technological consulting and business in various sectors (Banking, Large Distribution, Franchises or Tech). In 2006, he launched the first Gourmet Food and Wine Marketplace in Spain, integrating 140 suppliers and 60 dropshippers into sector compliance. Mentor and Tutor in specialized Masters at the University of Malaga, EAE, Camilo Jose Cela, Windup or Cibus. Strategy consultant in leading companies in their sector such as FxStreet, Bulevip, Hispatec or Beclimb. As Marketplace Manager at Iskay Pet, he coordinated the launch of one of the first 3 Marketplaces in the country with Mirakl. Gerardo is currently Head of Ecommerce for ToysRus Spain & Portugal.
Lukasz Zelezny
Lukasz Zelezny | SEO Consultant | SEO.London
Lukasz Zelezny, UK Search Awards judge, Top10 UK Social Media influencer and former director of organic performance at uSwitch / Zoopla. Currently is working as an independent SEO Consultant helping in organic traffic acquisition, technical SEO and content marketing. Lukasz started his career in 2005 and has since been responsible for the organic performance of a number of companies including HomeAway, Thomson Reuters, The Digital Property Group, Fleetway Travel, uSwitch, Zoopla. Each year Lukasz is speaking at many SEO and social media conferences. He was a speaker at ClickZ Shanghai China, ClickZ Jakarta Indonesia, SiMGA Malta, SES London as well as Marketing Festival in Brno, Brighton SEO in Brighton and UnGagged in London. Every year he is actively participating in 10 to 20 events as an SEO/Social Media keynote speaker. Additionally, he organizes workshops and meetups where he is sharing tips around SEO, Social Media and Analytics.
Ollie Lees
Ollie Lees | Head of Data | Space 48
As Head of Data and Insight, Ollie is responsible for the ecommerce data science arm at Space 48. He leads a team of acquisition strategists and data scientists to deliver growth to our clients. He is a passionate ecommerce focused digital marketing enthusiast with 18 years of experience and a lover of all things spreadsheets.
Pete Robertshaw
Pete Robertshaw | Head of Commerce Consulting | Space 48
Pete Robertshaw is Head of Commerce Consultancy at Space 48 and has been in the eCommerce industry for over 17 years, with 14 years client side as a head of eCommerce at a large multi-channel retailer. Pete provides consultancy to his clients on their entire commerce experience and commerce strategy, helping them identify the best technology solutions and platforms to grow their online businesses.
Phil Myerscough
Phil Myerscough | Director | pjm:digital
Phil is an experienced eCommerce professional with nearly 25 years of expertise in eCommerce management and digital marketing. He started his career at Richer Sounds, where he quickly rose from selling hifi on the shop floor to become their first eCommerce Manager at the turn of the millennium. Later, he worked for three well-known Bradford-based mail order businesses, managing and developing their eCommerce operations for a range of fashion brands before a brief foray into the luxury sector at N.Peal. In 2017, Phil established pjm:digital, and works as a consultant for a range of bigger clients, supporting them in their replatforming and digital transformation projects. Alongside this he supports clients manage their development roadmap as a consultant liaison between them and their agencies as well as working as a Shopify and digital marketing agency supplier. Phil is known for his creative thinking and his strong belief in delivering exceptional service across all channels to achieve success. He is particularly passionate about exploring new technologies and leveraging them to enhance e-retail and improve the engagement with consumers through digital platforms. Outside of work, Phil continues to write and produce music in his home studio and dedicates his time as a trustee for Alliance Française de Leeds and Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity. He also actively participates in running and fundraising events for Worldwide Cancer Research.
Andor Palau
Andor Palau | International SEO Consultant |
Andor is an independent international SEO consultant based in Berlin, Germany, and has started his online career back in 2009. Having worked both in-house, as well as on the agency side, he is currently advising online shops, classifiers, marketplaces, and other companies regarding international organic growth strategies as well as technical SEO issues as an independent SEO consultant. He is former Head of SEO at Peak Ace, where he was responsible for SEO and managed a 20+ people team of SEO consultants and editors. Before joining the agency side, Andor was In-house SEO for a top-3 comparison portal in highly competitive verticals such as insurance, power, and telco. Andor’s core expertise is strategic SEO as well as technical SEO, covering topics such as crawlability, indexing management, migrations, and site structure optimization. He is a lecturer at the afs Akademie in Germany, which has made it its mission to offer quality education and training in the field of SEO
Ric Rodriguez
Ric Rodriguez | Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer | Finsu
Olga Szoke
Olga Szoke | |
Trond Lyngbø
Trond Lyngbø | Senior SEO Consultant |
Trond Lyngbø is the founder of Search Planet and a senior SEO Consultant. He has over two decades of experience in SEO, e-commerce, content strategy and digital analysis. His clients include multinational Fortune 500 corporations and major Norwegian companies. Trond has helped grow businesses through more effective search marketing and SEO strategies. He is most passionate about working with e-commerce companies and web shops to develop and expand their omni-channel marketing initiatives. As a regular columnist at Search Engine Land since 2011, Trond was top listed internationally for 5 consecutive years, and voted as one of the top SEO's to follow by the Search Engine Journal in 2019. His work was primed by Forbes.com, being presented as one of the world's 25 leading SEO specialists. Trond is one of the co-authors of the book Google It: Total Information Awareness (2016)."
Victoria Murden
Victoria Murden | CMO | Herdify

Become A Judge

Our Event Sponsors & Partners


Latest News

Image: The Space Bar Podcast
The Space Bar Podcast Read More
Image: ICI Paris XL celebrate being shortlisted for the European eCommerce Awards
ICI Paris XL celebrate being shortl … Read More
Image: Superdrug share their excitement towards being finalists for the European eCommerce Awards
Superdrug share their excitement to … Read More
Image: Rewarding Identity: SheerID Proud Finalist for European Ecommerce Software or Extension of the Year
Rewarding Identity: SheerID Proud F … Read More


Everyone at Skai was excited to learn that we are a finalist at this year’s European Commerce Awards for Best eCommerce Software or Extension of the Year! This is a fantastic honour and opportunity for others to recognise the mountain of work our teams have put in over the years.
Something amazed us today... MyPostcard was shortlisted as a finalist in the European eCommerce Awards as one of the best E-Commerce B2C Websites of the year. We are incredibly proud to have received this major recognition for our efforts, particularly as a young company.
Working on the application for EU eCommerce Awards we gathered a lot of information and summarised all important issues and projects. It was another occasion for concluding and making plans for the future. We realised we want to continue this activity and share our enthusiasm in further contests.
Panda Group
It’s particularly rewarding to have the commitment and perseverance of our Mentioneers publicly recognised, as their hard work is at the heart of our platform and the service we offer to our clients. This award is further proof of the innovations we’re delivering in our bid to change the status quo of marketing
Mention Me
We couldn’t bring these events to the industry without our partner, Don’t Panic Events, who has unrivalled expertise and experience in organising world- class events.
Space 48
Early Bird Entry Deadline Countdown
Days 00
Hours 00
Mins 00
Secs 00