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ACE News

07 JUN 2018


Photos and all the reaction from the gala awards ceremony

On Wednesday 6 June the industry came together to celebrate remarkable companies, initiatives and inspiring individuals at the Consultancy and Engineering Awards 2018. The Marriott Grosvenor Square were the glamorous surroundings for a gala celebration of the best that the industry has to offer.

Hosted by Louise Minchin of BBC Breakfast TV, the event included speeches from ACE chief executive Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE, ACE chair Mathew Riley and Dr Hayaatun Sillem, chief executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering and representing the judging panel, also spoke on stage.

Two honorary Ambassador Awards were bestowed to Baroness Brown of Cambridge and Mike Brown MVO, Commissioner for Transport for London.

In addition to the previously advertised categories, the Diamond Award celebrated the "best of the best" on the night and was won by inspirational apprentice Charlotte Jones of AECOM.

View all the photos from the evening in our gallery.

The 2018 Consultancy and Engineering Award winners are:

Best UK Business Performance – SME
Winner: Dougall Baillie Associates.
Highly commended: Geo-Environmental Services.

Best UK Business Performance – Mid-size
Winner: Curtins.

Best UK Business Performance – Large
Winner: Turner & Townsend.

Emerging Professional of the Year
Winner: Rhys Coombs, Stantec.
Highly commended: Najwa Jawahar, WSP.

Apprentice of the Year
Winner: Charlotte Jones, AECOM.
Highly commended: Amelia Flood, Arup.

Learning and Development Initiative of the Year
Winner: Curtins.

Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year
Winner: Arup.
Highly commended: Arcadis.

Social Impact Champion of the Year
Winner: IMC Worldwide.

Technology Champion of the Year
Winner: Ramboll.
Highly commended: Crofton.

Diamond Award
Winner: Charlotte Jones, AECOM.

Ambassador Awards
Baroness Brown of Cambridge & Mike Brown MVO.

Some of the best real-time reaction to the awards is below. See more on Twitter at #CandE2018.