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Awards

ICE North East works to promote and celebrate the outstanding work of members. It organises awards to recognise exceptional projects, teamwork and individual excellence.

Sponsors

Recognising individual achievement

ICE North East also gives and supports a number of awards that showcase the individual expertise and excellence of members.

Find out more about the awards and how you can enter.

New for 2024, awarded to someone who has made a transformational impact, championing sustainable practices across the industry.

A cash prize of £250 is awarded to the winner.

2024 winner

The 2024 Sustainability Champion is Kirils Holstovs.

An engineer at AECOM, he was described by the judges as a disruptor, game changer and an inspiration for others, not only regionally, but nationally and internationally.

The winner was announced during the ICE North East annual dinner and Robert Stephenson Awards evening on Thursday 07 March 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle.

Connor Flannery
Kirils Holstovs, 2024 Sustainability Champion

Sponsor

This award is sponsored by Project Groundwater Northumbria.

Project Groundwater Northumbria

Project Groundwater Northumbria

The project emphasises both innovation and learning, and we are committed to trying fresh approaches and learning from them.

New for 2024, awarded to a member who has made significant contributions to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the field of civil engineering and the built environment.

A cash prize of £250 is awarded to the winner.

2024 winner

The 2024 Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Champion 2024 is Lucy Davison, design coordinator at Systra Ltd.

The judges wanted to recognise the winner’s unwavering commitment to making change and giving a platform for others, as well as themselves.

The winner was announced during the ICE North East annual dinner and awards evening on Thursday 07 March 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle.

Lucy Davidson
Lucy Davidson, Fairness Inclusion and Respect Champion 2024

Sponsor

This award is sponsored by Waterman Aspen.

Waterman Aspen

Waterman Aspen

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets.

This award honors the individual who has inspired the next generation of civil engineers in the most innovative and engaging way. Using their enthusiasm and communication skills they spread the message about what a great career civil engineering is, to young people who otherwise wouldn’t have thought of this career. This may be through social media, blogs, vlogs, photography, storytelling, the arts or through activities with schools, charities or other organisations.

2024 winner

David Olive, highways civil engineering apprentice at AECOM, winner for 2024

He has supported many STEM events during 2023 and the judges were particularly impressed with his commitment to dispel the myths surrounding the apprenticeship route into civil engineering.

The winner was announced during the ICE North East annual dinner and Robert Stephenson Awards evening on Thursday 07 March 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle.

David Olive
David Olive, STEM Ambassador of the Year 2024 winner

Emerging Engineers Award

The Emerging Engineers Award promotes and rewards excellence in the originality and communication of civil engineering ideas and research.