Hear the judging panel reflect on the brand-new shortlisting process designed to ensure that the Awards reflect the incredible work structural engineers around the world are delivering in response to emerging issues in construction and particularly the climate crisis.
The 2022 entries have been judged against four key attributes that exemplify structural engineering achievement: Planet, Process, Profession and People.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony, on the 11 November 2022 at The Brewery, London. To secure your place and celebrate with the industry’s finest, book your package here.
Will Arnold leads the Institution’s response to the climate emergency, bringing this action into all aspects of our work including the publication of best-practice emergency guidance. Prior to his current role, he was a practising structural engineer at Arup for over ten years. He sits on the Structural Awards judging panel and is a member of the Engineering Advisory Group for The Structural Engineer.
Jane Entwistle is Technical Director for Thomasons in Manchester, where she has worked since 2003. As a Conservation Accredited Engineer Jane particularly specialises, and enjoys, working on historic structures. Jane has been actively involved with the Institution since 2000, serving as Regional Group Chair for Lancashire and Cheshire in 2006/7 and on numerous committees and panels since then.
Susan Giahi-Broadbent is a Senior Divisional Director working with Jacobs since 2016. She is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation. She is an active member of both Institutions contributing to Councils, Committees and Panels. Susan has accumulated three decades of technical expertise and leadership roles on a variety of challenging high-profile infrastructure and building projects in the UK, Asia and Africa. The majority of her work over recent years has involved multi-disciplinary transportation schemes with more focus on bridges.
Tim Ibell was President of The Institution of Structural Engineers in 2015, and he is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has a passion for celebrating creativity within our profession, and for using this creativity to inspire students. Tim has been Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Bath since 2003, including a year's interlude as the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2017/18.
Martin Powell developed his career in the quarrying extractive industry, initially with Australian corporation Pioneer Concrete over a 10-year period. On joining Redland, his subsequent roles were involved with business acquisitions, mergers and restructuring until Redland was acquired by Lafarge. There he joined a world-wide business performance team supporting knowledge transfer and best practice. After seven years as Chief Executive of the UK’s Concrete Society, he joined The Institution of Structural Engineers as Chief Executive in 2009.
Structural Awards shortlist announcement