BCO NextGen Awards 2021 Nominations

Our 2021 nominees have been revealed!

Winners will be announced at the NextGen Awards Ceremony on 10 November, book your ticket here.



2021 Nominee Shortlist

  • Alex Slatter, Associated Architects
  • Leanne Tritton, ING Media
  • Ben Cartwright, U+I
  • Mary-Ann Clarke, AECOM
  • Beth Starling, Will + Partners
  • Max Wilson, Spokesafe
  • Chloe Goulding, Arup
  • Rachel Toor, Wilmott Dixon Interiors
  • Conor Nolan, ScanTech Digital / Building Brum
  • Sarah Lawson, Michael Laird Architecture
  • George Parsons, Gleeds
  •  Sarah Syson, Claremont Group Interiors
  • Gina Colley, ThreeSixty Architecture
  • Thomas Gould, Skanska
  • Hannah Lowe, CBRE
  • Timothy Newcombe, Cundall
  • Katherine Adair, Hoare Lea
  • Yuting Zhu, Box Twenty Consulting Engineers
  • Laura Collins, Stanhope plc
 
   

 2021 Employer of the Year Shortlist

 
  • AECOM
  • Champmanbdsp
  • Elementa Consulting
  • Gleeds
   


NextGen's Employer of the Year

Recognising organisations that have created a stimulating and supportive work environment and a real commitment to the welfare of its employees, resulting in high staff satisfaction levels and a well-motivated, ambitious, and integrated workforce.

Nominations must demonstrate how the organisation has:

  • Positive leadership and management
  • An integrated ethical and diverse culture across the organisation
  • Engaged their employees with the organisation’s values and strategic goals
  • Provided schemes and training initiatives that have contributed towards the development of its workforce

Judged by:

NextGen Member vote

 



NextGen Rising Star London & South East

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in London or the South East
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

Lindsey Barrett, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Racheal Cadey,Edge Architecture and Design

David Illingworth, London Structures Lab

 



NextGen Rising Star Midlands and East Anglia

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in the Midlands or East Anglia
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

Andrew Bloxham, Corefive

Justin Ford, Bruntwood

Danny Parmar, Overbury

 



NextGen Rising Star Northern England and North Wales

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in Northern England or North Wales  
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

Francesca Harrison, Ryder Architecture

Alex Stork, Overbury

Mathew Teare, SAS International

 



NextGen Rising Star South West England and South Wales

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in South West England or South Wales
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

Rory Carson, Mapletree UK

Matthew Carter, RLB

Sarah Mitchell, Overbury

 



NextGen Rising Star Scotland

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in Scotland.
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required
 

Judged by:

Jamie Kelman, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

David Sim, Atelier Ten

Craig Tennant, Ryden

 



Graduate of the Year

Recognising a graduate who has recently entered the commercial property industry

Criteria:

  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made a significant contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made a significant contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

Jon Allgood, The Crown Estate

Andrew Howe, Heyne Tillett Steel

Matthew Sumpter, Gleeds

 



Inspirational Leader of the Year

Recognising a senior industry member who has led the next generation of office talent.

Criteria:

  • Nominations welcome from those aged 35 and under
  • Must have 1 referee who can support the nomination. The referee can either be the person who has experienced the inspirational leadership, or alternatively a person who has witnessed the nominee leading others.

Judged by:

Andy Levy, RLB

Emily Pallot, Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt

James Pellatt, GPE

 



Entrepreneur of the Year

Recognising a Founder or Co-Founder that has developed a product or service that is transforming the commercial real estate sector.

Criteria:

  • Pioneered a new approach or business model
  • Developed a product or service that creates value for stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a strong purpose and inspires positive change
  • Demonstrates the ability to overcome obstacles

Judged by:

Clare Ashmore, Pakeray

Christopher Blust, AKT II

Annabel Koeck, Grimshaw Architects