Consultancy and Engineering Awards 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Consultancy and Engineering Awards has been announced by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.

The awards, which encompass business categories chosen for overall business performance, to the champion categories, are the industry’s annual showcase for the best that the engineering and consultancy sector has to offer.

Once again, this year the standard of entries across all nine categories was high and compiling a shortlist was a difficult task for the judges. The winners will be announced at the Consultancy and Engineering Awards Gala Dinner in central London on 6 June 2018 with the event being hosted by breakfast TV news presenter Louise Minchin.

Commenting on the shortlist, Nelson Ogunshakin, chief executive of ACE, said: “After receiving nearly 100 entries in total, this year’s event is gearing up to be more competitive than ever before. The strength of the entries this year shows that the future is bright for our industry and these awards illustrate the undoubted talent, innovation and excellence present in our sector.”

The shortlist for the Consultancy and Engineering Awards 2018 is as follows:

Best UK Business Performance – SME
Clancy Consulting
Concept Consultants
Dougall Baillie Associates
Geo-Environmental Services
Green Structural Engineering

Best UK Business Performance – Midsize Firm
Peter Brett Associates

Best UK Business Performance – Large Firm
Mott MacDonald
Turner & Townsend

Emerging Professional of the Year Award
Rhys Coombs,  Stantec
Emma Ferguson-Gould, Turner & Townsend
Monica Inkpen, IMC Worldwide
Shuchi Jain, Poise Group
Najwa Jawahar, WSP
Andre Steele, IMC Worldwide
Richard Wood, Turner & Townsend

Apprentice of the Year Award
Harriet Clark, Turner & Townsend
Amelia Flood, Arup
Charlotte Jones, AECOM
Jake Kearney, BDP
Megan Whitbread, Troup Bywaters + Anders
Georgia Woloszczak, WSP

Learning and Development Imitative of the Year Award
Curtis Academy
Troup Bywaters + Anders
Hurley Palmer Flatt

Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year Award
Clancy Consulting
Mott MacDonald
Skelly & Couch

Social Impact Champion of the Year Award
IMC Worldwide

Technology Champion of the Year Award
Crofton Consulting
Curtins Consulting
IMC Worldwide

Ogunshakin added: “We look forward to another packed-out awards event on the evening of 6 June 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in London to recognise the best of the best of our industry. I am particularly looking forward to listening to Louise Minchin as she comperes what promises to be the year’s must-attend gala award ceremony for our industry.”

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