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CIBSE Apprentice of the Year 2021 Winner

A huge congratulations to the six Apprentices for winning the CIBSE' Apprentice of the Year

Degree level 5-7

First place

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.

First runner-up

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.

Second runner-up

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. 

Technican level 3-4

First place

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.

First  runner-up

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.

Second runner-up

Amanullah Amirmohammadi, Cooper Homewoo

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.

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