Awards 2019

We are thrilled to announce the shortlisted entries for the CIEEM 2019 Awards!

The calibre of nominations was exceptionally high this year, making judging extremely difficult. Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to all those who made it through to this stage. We look forward to celebrating your work at the prize-giving ceremony on 27 June.

We would also like to thank our generous Awards sponsors, without whom the ceremony would not be possible.

Category  Shortlisted Project/Individual  Sponsor 
Promising Professional 

Chris Gilbert Grad CIEEM (Aspect Ecology Ltd.)

Henry Gunning Grad CIEEM (Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd.)

Max Hemmings (Mott MacDonald)

Georgina Young Grad CIEEM (WSP Ltd.)

Member of the Year

Julia Baker CEnv MCIEEM (Balfour Beatty)

Mihai Coroi CEnv MCIEEM (Mott MacDonald)

Mike Oxford CEcol FCIEEM (Mott MacDonald)

Postgraduate Student Project

Ewelina Gruchala (Swansea University) – Rewilding, Ecological Restoration and Land Management Priorities. Applications and Challenges in Scotland.

Rachel Kennedy (University of Aberdeen) – Quantifying the Impact of Anthropogenic Disturbance on Localised Water Vole Arvicola amphibius Populations.

NGO Impact The Norfolk Ponds Project (Norfolk FWAG, UCL, UEA, local farmers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership, Norfolk Rivers Trust, Norfolk Non-native Species Initiative, Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service, National Trust, Norfolk County Council and Natural England).
Planning Authority of the Year

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Shropshire Council

Warwickshire County Council

In Practice

Isabella Tree – Creating a Mess: The Knepp Rewilding Project

Kat Bruce – DNA Metabarcoding of Invertebrates to Evaluate Outcomes of Ecological Restoration

Tom Tew MCIEEM, Jeremy Biggs and Tony Gent – District Licensing for Great Crested Newts: Delivering a Big Idea

Consultancy – Large Category 




Consultancy – Medium Category 

BSG Ecology

Clarkson Woods


Consultancy – Small Category 


Tor Ecology


Best Practice – Small-scale Nature Conservation  Central Scotland Green Network Trust – Breich Park
Best Practice – Large-scale Nature Conservation

Kielder Water Vole Partnership (Forestry Commission, Northumberland Wildlife Trust and Tyne Rivers Trust) – Restoring Ratty

PBA, now part of Stantec for Knight Frank and Mapletree – Green Park Biodiversity Benchmarking

AECOM – Vangarde Shopping Centre

Best Practice – Small-scale Mitigation

BSG Ecology and O&H Hampton Ltd – Hampton East Brownfield Habitat Creation

Baker Consultants Ltd and Welbeck Estates – Summit Colliery

Best Practice – Large-scale Mitigation

Applied Ecology Ltd. Essex County Council, Place Services – Hadleigh Park

Ove Arup, Pinewood Studios Ltd, Sky Garden, Sir Robert McAlpine – Pinewood Studios Development Framework

The Environment Partnership (TEP), Redrow Homes, Natural Resources Wales, Wild Ground and Flintshire Council – Heathlands

AECOM- Vangarde Shopping Centre

Best Practice – Innovation

AECOM in partnership with FrogLife and DP World – London Gateway GCN Tunnel Monitoring

The Environment Partnership (TEP), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) as part of Natural Course EU Life Integrated Project – River Irwell Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services Assessment

Kier Utilities – Velcro: Getting to Grips With Plastic Waste Reduction

Best Practice – Stakeholder Engagement

Dialogue Matters with UCLAN – Living Coast Youth Voice

Kier Utilities with Bristol Water – The Southern Strategic Support Main

Scottish Biodiversity Information Forum – The SBIF Review: Re-imagining the Biological Recording Infrastructure in Scotland

Our 2019 Awards Ceremony and Luncheon will be held at the prestigious Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London on 27 June. The Awards Lunch is a swanky affair and will include a delicious three-course meal and all the fanfare of the awards presentation itself. It’s a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success of your colleagues and friends, network and, most importantly, thoroughly enjoy yourselves!

Proceedings will commence at 11.30 with a drinks reception, followed by our guest speaker and lunch at 12.30 and the awards presentation at 14:15. The event will finish at 16:30.

This year the Awards will be hosted by CIEEM Wales Section Convenor and TECDC member Ms Harriet Webb CEcol CEnv MCIEEM. Our speaker and awards presenter is celebrated naturalist, broadcaster, writer and photographer David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder.

All shortlisted nominees are offered a complimentary place and are welcome to purchase additional tickets for project partners, colleagues, friends and family. Please email to book your place.

Individual Ticket  Table of ten with one free space* Table of ten with two free spaces*
£75 £650 £575

*Free spaces for shortlisted attendees.

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