WSP receives Engineering Firm of the Year at 4th SAPSA 2019 Awards
WSP in Africa, one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms on the continent, are proud to have received the Engineering Firm of the Year award at the SA Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) for 2019, as announced during the gala dinner hosted at the Monte Casino Ballroom.
Designed to celebrate the professional achievements of key individuals and the distinction of professional service firms across various industries, these awards involve strict criteria as well as a rigorous judgement process for determining the winners.
Mathieu du Plooy, Managing Director, WSP in Africa said: “We are honoured to have received this accolade. In addition to winning the overall category award, we are also proud that three engineers from our ranks received individual recognition and commendation – Jabulile Nhlapo and Vishaan Ramnarian in the Young Professional of the Year category and Vishaal Lutchman in the Professional of the Year category.”
“As a firm, we pride ourselves on offering premier consultancy services to public and private sector clients across the built and natural environments – and ensuring we attract and retain top talent. This accolade recognises our unwavering commitment in both regards,” added Du Plooy.
Janette Minnaar, the chair of the adjudication panel explained: “Winners were judged based on a host of attributes including demonstration of leadership skills, changing of paradigms and innovation within the bounds of available resources. We also conferred a number of Lifetime Achievement Awards to deserving recipients who had served their professions faithfully for many years.”
Sponsored by Sanlam, SAPSA aims to recognise the professional excellence of individuals across industries such as accounting, management consulting, architecture, legal, quantity surveying, and engineering. The award groupings are defined into two broad categories, namely; Legal & Finance and Engineering & The Built Environment – and within these there are overall category winners, as well as different awards capturing the levels mentioned below:
- Professional Services Firm of the Year award
- Professional of the Year Award
- Young Professional of the Year Award (aged 35 and younger)
- Woman Professional of the Year Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award
For more details on the 2019 winners: http://saproawards.co.za/
WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, bringing together approximately 48,000 talented people globally. We are technical experts who design comprehensive and sustainable solutions and engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. www.wsp.com