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CIBSE Apprentice of the Year

Technician Level 3-4

Amanullah Amirmohammadi, Cooper Homewood

Amanullah is 27 years old. He is a junior electrical engineer at Cooper Homewood. He started his carrier in electrical field as an electrician in Sweden in 2015 and thereafter he decided to improve his electrical knowledge and therefore, he chose to continue my studies in electrical engineering.


Daniel Bailey, Derry Building Services

Daniel has been working in the Mechanical industry since leaving school, it's something he has always taken a vast interest in. He looks forward to continuing his apprenticeship course at Leeds college of building and my development from this, along with his career with Derry Building Services and their continuous support.

Stevie Braxton, Briggs & Forresters Special Projects

Stevie is currently undertaking an apprenticeship at Briggs & Forrester Special Projects. Throughout her 2 ½ years working at Briggs & Forrester she has experienced work within project management, quantity surveying and estimating, completed a HNC in the built environment and coming to completion of her NVQ.


Megan Ganderson, Couch Perry Willkes

Megan started her building services apprenticeship in the summer of 2019 at the age of 20. She was fascinated by the drawings that were dotted around the office during her interview and was therefore eager to learn more. Fast forward 2 years, she has headed up a sustainability project mechanically, played a key role in the delivery of a vast and diverse collection of projects as well as completing the first year of her Level 4 qualification with distinctions across the board.

Harry Playfair, NG Bailey

Harry is a Building Services Engineer apprentice at NG Bailey. He started his apprenticeship in 2019 studying a HNC in Building Services Engineering and is on track to complete with a distinction. Harry is working on the Manchester Town Hall the UK’s largest heritage construction project.  

Degree Level 5-7

Katie Baker, Tetra Tech

After a year living and working in Australia, Katie joined Tetra Tech as a degree apprentice engineer in 2019.  She has worked on a variety of public and private sector projects gaining valuable experience in improving the sustainability of buildings, an area she am passionate about.

Josie Cheeseman, WSP

Josie is currently an Apprentice Building Services Design Engineer at WSP in London. She started her apprenticeship in 2019 after completing her A Levels and is starting her third year at London South Bank University. She is currently working within the mechanical team.

Connor Hanlon, HDR

Connor is a Mechanical Engineer at HDR studying towards his degree apprenticeship at London South Bank University. He is enthusiastic about ensuring the industry continues to grow and encouraging young engineers to enrol on apprenticeship schemes – both endorsing the route and supporting others as part of the HDR L&D committee.

Musab Mahmood, Atkins

Musab is an Apprentice Building Services Engineer at Atkins in Westminster. He started his apprenticeship at 17yr completing a BTEC lvl3 and obtaining his EngTech, he's currently in year 3 of my degree apprenticeship at LSBU aiming for 1st. In his spare time he enjoy sports, particularly football and helping local charities organise community events.

Yogi Nagam, Buro Happold

Yogi is a first year Apprentice in Building Services Engineering at Buro Happold who began her career at 25 after 5 years of working in music venues, festivals and bars. The opportunity to work and learn at a world class engineering company so early in my career is fantastic – she is excited for the projects to come.


Jason Rawlins, Couch Perry Wilkes

Jason left the British Army (Infantry) and he wanted to pursue in Engineering (electrically specifically). He joined CPW as an Apprentice at 22, and began part time study at Leicester College. Jason had zero knowledge of Building Services when he joined, it was all completely alien to him. Today, at 25 years old he has finished his Level 3 with top grades and just finished his first year at Sheffield Hallam University with good grades in his Electrical Engineering degree.


Lewis Ward, Couch Perry Wilkes

Lewis is a 24-year-old apprentice mechanical engineer and has been at Couch Perry Wilkes since 2015. He has completed both ONC and HNC at Solihull College, and is currently in his final year at Coventry University. Lewis enjoy's learning more and more about mechanical engineering each day.