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Graduate of the Year



The annual CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award is one of the industry’s most sought-after accolades.

The 2019 Award first prize included a trip to the ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando to which the award winner was invited as a guest of honour and will be able to take part in the meeting as well as enjoy the host city. Generous cash bursaries were also presented to two runners up by the Rumford Club and all other finalists received £100 each courtesy of the Manly Trust.

If you have any questions about the Award, please contact us at yea@cibse.org.

2019 Winner and Finalists

The winner of the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year 2019 was Laura Luckhurst of Cundall and Sheffield University.  First runner-up was Felix Cox of AECOM and Queen Mary University and second runner-up was Thomas Lusty of Couch Perry Wilkes and Coventry University.
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The other finalists were:

  • Chloe Coradetti – WSP and Manchester University
  • Sophie Hanson – Arup and Liverpool University
  • Ryan Hughes – Andrew Reid & Partners and City of Westminster College
  • Ryan Tough – Desco and Northumbria University
  • Joe Wu – RED and London South Bank University

2019 Judging Panel

Graduate of the Year 2018 – Reanna Taylor
CIBSE President – Lynne Jack
ASHRAE President – Darryl Boyce
IMechE President – Joe McGeough
Chairman of Judges – Tim Dwyer

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