Rising Star Award 2016 shortlist announced

By PRP – 29 February 2016

This year's Rising Star Award saw over 60 nominations from a wide range of disciplines and sectors operating in the built environment industry, making it the most successful yet. Following a rigorous shortlisting process the judges have selected six well deserving finalists:

  • Ben Farnell, Baker & McKenzie
  • Christina Houlgrave, Skanska
  • Lisa Pasquale, Six Cylinder
  • Mark Siddall, LEAP (Low Energy Architectural Practice)
  • Morgan Taylor, Greengage
  • Carol Wakelin, Queensgate Shopping Centre


A big thank you to the 2016 judges: Su Butcher, Just Practising; Natalia Ford, UK-GBC; Mark Fretwell; Alastair Mant, Bilfinger GVA; Andrew Mellor, PRP; Sofie Pelsmakers, University of Sheffield and Olivia Preston, UK-GBC (2015 winner).

Thanks also to everyone who nominated a colleague or peer for the Award and to all of the nominees for shining a light on the sustainability agenda and being recognised for their work.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday 9 March at the UKGBC Birthday Party during Ecobuild by Andrew Mellor, PRP and Su Butcher, Just Practising.

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