British Council for Offices Announce Winners of NextGen Awards
The UK’s rising stars in the commercial property sector have been recognised at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) third annual NextGen Awards ceremony.
The Awards are part of the BCO’s NextGen programme, which sets out to mentor and encourage the next generation of professionals to become future leaders in the industry, whilst providing a platform for new talent to share ideas.
The awards dinner in London was attended by the country’s top designers, developers, architects and occupiers under the age of 35. It celebrated the achievements and successes of young professionals in the commercial property sector across the UK, and the individuals who mentored them.
NextGen members also voted to choose the winner of the BCO NextGen Employer of the Year award, which recognised organisations that have created a stimulating and supportive work environment and a real commitment to the welfare of its employees, resulting in high staff satisfaction levels and a well-motivated, ambitious and integrated workforce.
The winners of the 2018 BCO NextGen Awards are:
Rising star Scotland - Emma Macleod, Associate Director at Hurley Palmer Flatt
Rising star North - Heather Evans, head of Sustainability Consultancy at Rider Levett Bucknall
Rising star Midlands - Guy Revell, Asset Manager at Bruntwood
Rising star South West - Matthew Hartley, Chartered Senior Structural Engineer, Arup
Rising star London and South East - Ryan Dempster, Architectural Assistant at Buckley Grey Yeoman and Laura Hannigan, Associate at AKT II
Graduate of the Year - Harri John, Graduate Surveyor, Cushman & Wakefield
Inspirational Leader of the Year - Amanda Whittington, Partner, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
NextGen's Employer of the Year - Elliott Wood Partnership Ltd