04 JUN


Royal Lancaster Hotel



The annual Consultancy and Engineering Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of our industry and champion the best people, initiatives and companies from the world of engineering and consultancy.

Taking place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday 4 June 2020, the ceremony is the highlight of the industry’s summer calendar and follow a black-tie three-course dinner.

The prestigious awards are a great way for your company to demonstrate leadership, celebrate outstanding performance, recognise and reward your excellent staff and pay tribute to your partners and clients.

Browse the photos from previous award ceremonies in our gallery.

Nominations are now open and close on 21 February 2020.

2020 Award categories:

  • 1. Best UK Business Performance – micro organisation  Read more
  • 2. Best UK Business Performance – small/medium organisation  Read more
  • 3. Best UK Business Performance – large organisation  Read more
  • 4. Future of Consultancy – Policy: Strategic Planning & Placemaking Champion – Read more
  • 5. Future of Consultancy – Delivery: Integrated Project Team of the Year – Read more
  • 6. Future of Consultancy – Delivery: Excellence in Digital Design – Read more
  • 7. Future of Consultancy – Operations: Data Led Asset Performance Champion – Read more
  • 8. Client of the Year Read more
  • 9. Net Zero Initiative of the Year  Read more
  • 10. ACE Emerging Professionals – Employer of the Year  Read more
  • 11. Emerging Professional of the Year Read more
  • 12. Apprentice of the Year Read more
  • Entry Criteria and Rules Read more

Judging Panel (2019)

Huda As'ad

Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)

Head of Performance

Roger Bailey


Chief Technical Officer

Professor Phill Cartwright


Executive Chairman

Catherine De Marco OBE

Department for Transport

Deputy Director

Steve Fish

Lancaster University

Faculty Director of Partnerships and Business Engagement, science and Technology

Victoria Hills

Royal Town Planning Institute

Chief Executive

Emma-Jane Houghton


Expansion Commercial Director

Georgia Hughes


Management Consultant

Sean Harris

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Director of Membership

Mike Napier

Mahn Consult


Nirmal Kotecha

UK Power Networks

Executive Director

Sam Stacey

Innovate UK

Challenge Director - Transforming Construction

Andy Walker

Infrastructure Intelligence


Keith Waller

Construction Innovation Hub

Programme Director

Charles Urquhart




Royal Lancaster Hotel


Lancaster Terrace, London, W2 2TY.

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Lise Kroeyer

Lise Kroeyer

Events Manager

Lise produces and manages the delivery of ACE events.

phone020 7227 1895
Chetna Gorasia

Chetna Gorasia

Marketing & Events Executive

Chetna supports the membership, events and marketing work at ACE.

phone020 7222 0255