On 15th November 2022, we celebrated the 4th edition of the Global/UK Project Controls Expo Awards and announced the well-deserving winners at Wembley Stadium.


Project Controls Expo Awards have given a great opportunity for individuals and organisations to get well-deserved industry recognition. The ceremony provides a unique networking opportunity with experts from around the globe. We are proud to announce the winners of all the categories for this year.


UK Project Management/Project Controls Apprentice of the Year:


Winner : Jade Nightingale - BAE Systems


Jade raised awareness of the colour use in Project Control Data, producing a pack showing how datasets can be made accessible by using technology to adapt non-accessible colour pallets for people with colour blindness.


Global Project Controls Consultancy of the Year:


Winner : Laminar Projects


Laminar Projects, shares its tools and processes with clients with the aim of upskilling, designing and delivering formal training programs.

Laminar Projects is an active recruiter, there are over 20 different nationalities and multiple female directors, and they are very close to achieving their 50% gender diversity target by the end of 2022


Global Project Controls Innovation of the Year:


Winner : Melbourne Metro Tunnel - RSA Command Centre, Mace Ltd.


Melbourne Metro Tunnel - RSA Command Centre, Mace Ltd.
This is a major enhancement to Melbourne's rail network. integrating with the existing system, they worked towards the common goal of a single cloud database in which all stakeholders had instant access to project documentation. A Digital Command Centre was created by bringing together a multitude of datasets across projects and creating a range of interactive dashboards.


Global Project Controls Lifetime Achievement Award:


Winner : Rod Whiting - Faithful and Gould


Over the span of his career, our winner has carried out every discipline within Project Controls.  This is hardly surprising as he has been key in promoting and maturing project controls as a profession for a long time, having recognised early in their career the power of integrated project controls. A highly experienced individual, he has applied the Project Controls Profession across several industries including nuclear, oil and gas, renewables, steel, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals


Global Project Controls Megaproject of the Year:


Winner : East Bank Project in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - Mace Ltd


A project that will bring in an additional 1.5 million visitors to the Park and surrounding area, create more than 2,500 jobs and generate an estimated £1.5 billion for the local community


Global Project Controls Professional of the Year:


Winner : Claire Davidson - Costain


Claire is currently part of a small Investment Delivery Team working at the Heysham 2 nuclear power station for EDF. Embracing the specific challenges presented by EDF in this context, Claire has managed to articulate any intricacies to a quality standard not previously seen on-site. Fundamentally, she has raised the game in project cost data gathering and timely data supply to accountable resources.


UK Project Controls Social Impact of the Year:


Winner : The Rosalind Franklin Laboratory - Mace & WSP


The Rosalind Franklin Laboratory is a permanent facility, it took 9 months instead of a typical 2.5 years to build and it can process 300,000 samples a day. Using lessons learnt from the temporary Nightingale Hospital build in 2020, we have an example of how a high-pressured programme was delivered on time to meet a growing national crisis.As part of British Science Week, it has already delivered community outreach activities and is developing a full engagement programme to inspire the next generation of scientists.


Global Project Controls Transformation Project of the Year:


Winner : ARCC Government to Government Construction with Changes -     Arup/Gleeds/Mace Ltd


The ARCC and the United Kingdom Delivery Team partnership is creating 74 schools, 16 hospitals, and climate resilience works on 16 rivers in Peru.
Through a knowledge transfer framework which creates transparency across the board, UKDT is empowering Peruvians and transforming the way major programmes are controlled and delivered.
When complete, an ecosystem will have been created with the skills and capabilities to efficiently deliver similar capital programmes to world-class standards.

Thank you to the project controls community for their continued support and for making Project Controls Expo the largest event in project controls.