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Exceptional finalists revealed for the 2023 SocEnv Awards

Society for the Environment reveal the list of finalists for both the Environmental Professional and Registrant Newcomer awards.

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We had a record number of entries in the 2023 SocEnv Awards which is an incredible step forward and showcases the number of outstanding environmental professionals working hard to protect, preserve or enhance the environment. The Society for the Environment is delighted to announce the highly deserving and exceptional finalists of the prestigious 2023 SocEnv Awards.

There are two awards up for grabs:  

2023 Environmental Professional of the Year 

Highlighting the best work of Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) registrants. 

2023 Registrant Newcomer of the Year 

Shining a light on professionals who have really hit the ground running having achieved REnvP, REnvTech or CEnv registration since the start of 2022. 

The finalists were selected from an array of excellent nominations, received for environmental professionals working in agriculture, environmental management, energy, event management, water supply, transport, waste, engineering, and more.

The Judging Panel confirmed the exceptional finalists for the 2023 SocEnv Awards as follows: 

Environmental Professional of the Year 2023: 

Lukas Howell CEnv
Founder & Director, Hope Solutions
Registered via Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)

Robert Epsom CEnv
EMEA Head of Sustainability, CBRE Investment Management
Registered via Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)

Cain Blythe CEnv
CEO and Founder, Ecosulis and CreditNature
Registered via Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)

Peter Egan CEnv
Requirements Manager, UK Strategic Command
Registered via Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Joanne Holden CEnv
Sustainability & ESG Director, Peel L&P
Registered via Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)

Julie Duffus CEnv
Sustainability Senior Manager, International Olympic Committee
Registered via Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)

Daniel Oerther CEnv
Executive Director, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists
Registered via Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)

Claire Wansbury CEnv
Fellow and Technical Director, Atkins Ltd
Registered via Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)

Registrant Newcomer of the Year 2023: 

Jenny Broomby CEnv
Senior Environment and Sustainability Analyst, JBA Consulting [Jeremy Benn Associates Ltd]
Registered via Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM)

Alessandro Bisagni CEnv
Founder and President, BEE Incorporations
Registered via Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)

William Oliver CEnv
Farmer, A H Oliver and Son
Registered via Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM)

Join us to discover the winners and listen to World Environment Day lectures:

The winners will be revealed as part of a free online celebration event on Tuesday 6th June 2023.   

The event will also see Professor Will Pope CEnv Honorary Fellow of the Society for the Environment provide a short lecture on his time as Chair of the Board here at SocEnv. 

There will be special World Environment Day inspired lectures delivered during this online award event from:

  • Catherine Burrows CEnv – Head of Waste Management for Sodexo UK & Ireland
  • Victoria Murray CEnv – Associate Director for Tetra Tech

It’s a celebration of the environmental professional community, recognising outstanding dedication to the profession and we want you to celebrate with us on Tuesday 6th June 2023. 

Register here