This award is open to volunteers who have shown the greatest commitment and dedication to raising the profile of engineering with emphasis on supporting activities that improve standards of safe, efficient and sustainable engineering. A nomination could be made for an individual who conducts professional registration reviews or is involved in SOE events or projects.
Criteria: open to all volunteers (excluding members of the Trustee Board), nominations to be made by another member of SOE.
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2018 joint winners
Samuel Patterson - Ireland North Centre and Scott Howard - IRTE Northern Centre
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2017 - Mark Radcliffe BES North Western Region
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2016 - Ian McDonald - Sheffield & District Regional Group
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2015 - David Skellington - BES Midlands Region
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2014 - Neil Mitchell - IRTE Northern Centre
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2013 - John Gallen - BES Northern Ireland
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2012 - Peter Chidley - IRTE Wiltshire Centre
Previous highly commended
Highly commended 2014 - Brian Collingwood - IRTE Border Centre
Highly commended 2012 - Vince Sharpe - BES South Eastern
Highly commended 2012 - Chan Ping Kin - SOE Hong Kong region