IChemE Global Awards 2018
IChemE Awards 2018


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Conference partner 

Johnson Matthey

Sponsored by: Johnson Matthey

Sponsor message: Inspiring science, enhancing life

As a global leader in sustainable technologies, we apply our cutting-edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us.

We’ve been leaders in our field for more than 200 years, applying unrivalled scientific expertise to enable cleaner air, improved health and the more efficient use of our planet's natural resources.

And our story doesn’t end there. Through continued investment in sound research and development, we’re tackling the world’s big challenges into our third century and beyond.

Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering


Sponsored by: ExxonMobil

Sponsor message: ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs.

We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world's largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products of chemical manufacturers.

We have been operating in the UK since 1888 and have the regional HQ for several international business here. Further to this we have the largest UK refinery at Fawley, plus significant chemical manufacturing across three sites and the UK's largest privately owned pipeline network.

Biotechnology Award


Sponsored by: WSP

Sponsor message: WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower.

We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals.

With 42,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

Business Start-Up Award

Bouygues Energies and Services

Sponsored by: Bouygues Energies & Services

Sponsor message: Bouygues Energies & Services offer turnkey design, build, operate and maintain solutions for highly demanding and technically challenging projects. By maintaining a focus on sustainability and energy efficiency, we enhance our clients’ long-term business outcomes, with integrated capabilities which span the entire project lifecycle. This, alongside a highly experienced consultancy team, means that we can take on a great variety of challenging and complex projects in vastly different industries.

This seamless approach which encompasses technical and professional services, creates added value from day one, ensuring the accelerated delivery of our client’s strategic vision.

Diversity and Inclusion Award


Sponsored by: BP

Sponsor message: BP are a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world.

We operate in 72 countries and employ around 75,000 people worldwide. From the deep sea to the desert, from rigs to retail sites and research centres. We deliver energy products and services to people around the world. We also provide customers with fuel for transport, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.

We track, trade and deliver the world’s energy in real time.

Energy Award


Sponsored by: Rolls Royce

Sponsor message: Rolls-Royce designs, develops, manufactures and services integrated power systems for use in the air, on land and at sea. Our products include gas turbines, reciprocating engines and nuclear steam raising plants.

For 55 years, we have been designing and manufacturing the reactors that power the Royal Navy's fleet of nuclear submarines. We are also providing engineering services and solutions to around half of the world's operational nuclear reactors, supporting clean and efficient power generation.

Our highly skilled engineers are driven by our aspiration to provide better power for a changing world.

Food and Drink Award

ADI Group

Sponsored by: adi Group

Sponsor message: Founded in 1990 with a vision to create a ‘one stop shop’ for totally engineered solutions, adi Group is a large multi-disciplined engineering firm delivering solutions across more than 30 specialist divisions and engineering disciplines.

Operating from 11 regional bases in the UK and Ireland and with over 600 employees, we are the engineering partner of choice to many of the World’s largest manufacturers in the Aerospace, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Petro-Chemical, and Pharmaceutical industries.

We specialise in project delivery in live manufacturing, food safety critical and sensitive working environments typically completing in excess of 5,000 projects per annum.

Industry Project Award

Sellafield Ltd

Sponsored by: Sellafield Ltd

Sponsor message: Sellafield Ltd is the company responsible for the safe and secure management of the operational and legacy nuclear facilities at Sellafield in West Cumbria. This is undertaken on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority dealing with UK’s nuclear legacy, fuel recycling and the management of low, intermediate and high level nuclear waste activities.

Engineering, design and functional support capability are provided by employees based at the Risley office, near Warrington.

Sellafield is nearly 80 years in the making, covers 6 square kilometres and is home to more than 200 nuclear facilities.

The Company is transforming as the mission changes with the cessation of reprocessing operations.

Oil and Gas Award


Sponsored by: Jacobs

Sponsor message: Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15 billion in fiscal 2017 revenue when combined with full-year CH2M revenues and a talent force of more than 74, 000, we provide a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

We offer global expertise within the Energy, Chemicals and Resources line of business to help clients develop, build and maintain technically complex facilities across the chemicals, upstream/midstream oil and gas, refining, mining and minerals and renewable energy sectors.

Pharma Award

PM Group

Sponsored by: PM Group

Sponsor message: PM Group is an international project delivery company operating across Europe, the USA and Asia. We have a 45 year track record in project management, process design, facility design and construction management for leading multinational companies.

We are world leaders in the pharmaceutical, food, mission critical, medtech, advanced manufacturing and energy sectors. Our reputation is built on great people with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude who consistently deliver successful projects safely for our clients.

We pride ourselves on our technical expertise and work closely with our clients to develop innovative solutions for complex projects.

Process Safety Award


Sponsored by: ioMosaic

Sponsor message: ioMosaic an ISO 9001:2015 QMS certified process safety and risk management firm - focuses on managing and reducing episodic risk. Our expertise encompasses many areas, including pressure relief systems design, process safety management, expert litigation support, training, world class software development and ISO accredited laboratory services.

Our over 300 years of industry expertise allow us the flexibility, resources and capabilities to determine exactly what our clients need to reduce and manage episodic risk, maintain compliance and prevent injuries and catastrophic incidents.

Our mission is to help you protect your people, plant, stakeholders, and our planet.

Research Project Award

Otto Simon

Sponsored by: Otto Simon

Sponsor message: Otto Simon is a process-led engineering consultant and project delivery organisation providing services to the process and industrial sectors in the UK and around the world. Established in 2004 but with origins dating back to 1872, Otto Simon builds upon our experience with innovation.

We work successfully with a wide range of clients to deliver cost-effective, innovative and practical solutions across the full project life-cycle; including due diligence, technology integration, front end design, project management, turnkey project delivery and O&M asset management.

We pride ourselves on the flexible nature of our project delivery, and tailor our services to suit individual client’s needs.

Sustainability Award


Sponsored by: Unilever

Sponsor message: Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers to help them look good, feel good and get more out of life.

Our aim is to make sustainable living commonplace. When consumers reach for affordable soaps that combat disease, luxurious shampoos or everyday household products, there’s a good chance the brand they pick is one of ours.

Our range of world-leading brands includes Dove, Axe and Omo. Many of our leading products were developed at Unilever Port Sunlight R&D in the UK.

Team Award


Sponsored by: BakerHicks

Sponsor message: BakerHicks is a design and engineering company specialising in complex process, infrastructure and built environments across the full project life cycle. We have delivered numerous projects for our chemical, biopharmaceutical, manufacturing and nuclear customers; using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) to deliver a complete design service.

Supporting internationally recognised brands from our offices in the UK and Europe, our process and engineering teams use specialist knowledge to guide clients on their improvement and investment goals. From high containment and continuous processing to modularisation and process safety; our team can support the successful delivery of your projects.

Young Industrialist Award


Sponsored by: GSK

Sponsor message: GSK engineers and technical experts transform the work of our scientists into medicines and healthcare products and design devices to deliver them into the human body. Advances in science and technology allow us to explore novel ways to continuously improve our manufacturing processes to make our products more accessible to patients and consumers worldwide, in more efficient and sustainable ways.

The 2018 Young Chemical Engineer in Industry award aligns with our commitment to developing people with the kind of expertise that brings to life our GSK mission to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

Young Researcher Award


Sponsored by: BPE

Sponsor message: BPE is a UK leader in chemical and biochemical engineering design. Our deep knowledge of process engineering and the principles behind it is unrivalled. It’s why some of the most significant manufacturers in the world, both large and during start-up, rely on the award-winning firm to deliver safe, sustainable and fully optimised designs. 

Our team of chemical engineering specialists can assist on any level; from simple one-off consultations to the design, installation and commissioning of complete projects.

Water Award


Sponsored by: GHD

Table Plan

NES Global Talent

Sponsored by: NES Global Talent

Sponsor message: NES Global Talent is an award-winning workforce solutions specialist that provides candidates across the technical engineering market worldwide. With over 45 offices across six continents, we have access to the best talent wherever it may be in the world.

NES Global Talent can offer a full range of staffing solutions: Contract, Permanent (Direct) Hire, Managed Solutions, or a fully outsourced service. These services are complemented by an industry-leading support service and mobility package to ensure clients keep hold of the top talent in a compliant manner for as long as they need it.

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