25 May 2016
It was a very successful night for WYG at the ACE Consultancy and Engineering Awards in London on 24th May, as the programme, project management and technical consultancy scooped the award for Best UK Business Performance for a Large Firm.
The ceremony also recognised individual talent within the company with Leeds based Special Projects Manager, Glyn Utting, being crowned Young Professional of the Year.
In addition, the ACE panel, Chaired by Mike Brown, Commissioner of Transport for London, awarded Glyn the Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence, saying: “The evening’s final award recognised a remarkable young man as the ‘winner of winners’. The Diamond Award is presented to Glyn Utting from WYG who has earlier been recognised as the Young Professional of the Year and quite literally blew the judges away with his professionalism, energy and passion for the industry.”
Glyn Utting joined WYG over eight years ago after graduating in Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Leeds. He worked on project managing the delivery of infrastructure development in Afghanistan and Libya. Most recently, he was deployed to Nepal to support the Community Action Nepal (CAN) charity with its relief and reconstruction programme following the devastating earthquakes that struck the country in April and May last year.
Commenting on his awards Glyn said: “I am immensely proud of these awards and also humbled. I thank WYG for the great opportunities that the company has given me to work on very challenging and rewarding projects, and also to my incredible team whose support has made this journey possible.”
Tim Holden, WYG’s Head of UK, commented: “We are thrilled to win the Best UK Business Performance Award for a large firm. This award recognises our growth journey to the top but it also recognises our people who have done an incredible job of driving this performance. Glyn Utting is a perfect example of the talent that WYG hosts and nurtures. He sets a great standard for the future of our industry and I congratulate him on his much deserved wins.”
For the full list of award winners at the ACE Consultancy and Engineering Awards, visit the ACE website.