UK: Thursday night’s Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) National Awards at the Novotel London West was a night of individual success for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.
Lisa-Jayne Cook, service sales manager key accounts at GEA, was named winner of the Women in Building Services category, George Lowrey of London based T Clarke Climate Solutions won both the Midlands, London and South AC apprentice of the year and the overall BESA apprentice of the year, while Luke Haile of Lightfoot Defence picked up the RACHP World Skills UK award.
George Lowrey, was the first student to achieve a Level 3 RACHP Eng Tech “Trailblazer” Apprenticeship award, while Luke Haile achieved the highest score in this year’s RACHPSkills competition.
A fellow and trustee of the IoR, Lisa-Jayne Cook is no stranger to awards having been named in the Top 50 Women in Engineering list in 2019 and recognised as a Rising Star this year in the awards of the same name.
A further success was the IoR Women In RACHP group being named as the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year.