Richard Harris wins Best Chartered Engineer at IHE Awards

21 May 2015
Richard Harris holding an award.

An outstanding engineer from leading infrastructure services provider Amey has been awarded an individual award for the best Chartered Engineer (CEng) submission by the Institute of Highways Engineers (IHE).

Richard Harris, Principal Engineering Manager who works for the Staffordshire Highways Contract, has been a member of the IHE since 2007 when he gained Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. This award recognised Richard’s excellent work and dedication to his CEng submission and has since been asked to become a professional reviewer by the IHE and sit on the IHE Academic Standards Panel.

Speaking of his award, Richard said: “It is a great honour to collect this award for something I am very proud to have achieved.  CEng is recognition of expertise and hard work and I would like to thank the IHE for considering me for this award”.     

IHE‘s Mercia branch held its sell out annual awards evening in April to showcase outstanding regional projects. In presenting the award IHE President John Nightingale said: “This gives me great satisfaction as I conducted the professional review, which I must say was one of the best I have ever been involved with.”

Andrew Yeoman, Account Manager at Amey said “This is a great achievement for Richard and we are delighted that his work towards his CEng status has been formally recognised by the IHE.

“This reinforces our commitment to the professional development of our employees, ensuring that they have the right skills and training to deliver excellent services for our customers.”