MEP Awards 2015: Atkins named top consultant
Atkins, who collected the MEP Consutlant of the Year award, were described as a clear market leader, with strength right across the region
Atkins was named MEP Consultant of the Year at the 2015 MEP Middle East Awards.
The accolade was the fourth the firm picked up at the prize-giving ceremony held on Wednesday 18 November at the Park Hyatt in Dubai.
Atkins was described as a clear market leader, with strength right across the region. The judges said it plays a key role in some of the most critical projects in the GCC.
One of those schemes includes Dubai Opera, which was crowned GCC Project of the Year.
Adnan Krishnan, principle building services engineer Middle East, said on behalf of Atkins: “The Middle East is a great place to work – I have bene here for 23 years. It offers such opportunities to learn and come across new products from across the globe. I am also very thankful to Atkins for the opportunity to work on its projects and am excited to be part of its MEP team.”
Highly commended in this category was Godwin Austen Johnson. The other shortlisted candidates were: KEO International Consultants, Black & White Engineering, Ted Jacob Engineering Group, SSH, Arcadis, Godwin Austen Johnson, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
An independent panel of judges six judges (with MEP Middle East having the deciding vote in the case of a tie) made up of industry professionals from across the GCC and throughout the construction sector came up with the final decision in each of the 15 categories.
This year’s the event was supported by Platinum Sponsor Trimble, Gold Sponsors Famco, ALEMCO, Arcadis, SSH, and Elemecs; Silver Sponsors Betec Cad, Leminar and Rheem Manufacturing; Category Sponsors Trox, Energi People, IMI Hydronic Engineering, Faisal Jassam Trading, Beeby Anderson Recruitment (B-A-R); Entertainment Sponsor Black & White Engineering; and Social Media Sponsor Godwin Austen Johnson.