Running annually for over 20 years, APM’s prestigious Project Management Awards ceremony, sponsored by RPC UK ltd, is returning this November and this time it’s gone virtual.

Projects from a broad range of sectors and countries will be recognised and celebrated for their incredible achievements over the past year in a very new and exciting way. For the first time ever the ceremony will be free to watch online to all across the globe, so dig out your black tie, grab a bottle of champagne and register to join us in celebrating the very best of the profession.



A virtual ceremony that will be free to watch online to all. Please register your place.

Date: Monday 16 November
Time: 18:00 - 19:15 BST

Price: FREE

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Congratulations to our 2020 finalists, all carefully selected by our independent panel of elite judges. Each finalist has competed against entries from a vast number of sectors and countries, with an incredibly high calibre of entries received this year.



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Technology Project of the Year Award

  • Heathrow Airport Ltd: Airport Resilience 
    Entered by Ben Hooper
  • KLCC Projeks Sdn Bhd: Parcel F Project @ Putrajaya Malaysia 
    Entered by Mohd Fasya Ramsah
  • NCSC: Active Cyber Defence 2018-21

 Transformation Project of the Year Award
Sponsored by QinetiQ

  • Allianz Insurance PLC: Allianz Motor Engineer Control System (MECS) Project 
    Entered by Susan Ferry
  • BAE Systems PLC: Transforming Secure Information Management Culture and Technology Globally 
    Entered by Rene Nibbelke
  • High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd: HS2 Improvement Programme (HIP) 
    Entered by Tiago Dias
  • Legal & General (LGI): New Ways of Working 
    Entered by Christine Garland

Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Project of the Year Award

  • Balfour Beatty Rail: The Greater West Electrication Project (TGW) 
    Entered by Jasmine Ede
  • Defence Equipment and Support, MOD: The delivery of HMS Prince of Wales and completion of the QEC Programme 
    Entered by Laura Guppy
  • Severn Trent Water: Birmingham Resilience Programme 
    Entered by Hayley Gladstone
  • Sellafield Ltd: Alpha Remediation 
    Entered by Mark Williams

Social Project of the Year Award
Sponsored by CITI

  • Cayman Islands Government: Cayman Islands Field Hospital - Covid19 
    Entered by Graeme Jackson
  • Environment Agency: Radcliffe and Redvales Flood Risk Management Scheme 
    Entered by Emily Gibbon
  • Rolls-Royce PLC: VentilatorChallengeUK 
    Entered by Tracy Graylish, Greg Turner-Smart and Adam Jones-Bradburn
  • WSP: Daily Mile Tracks for Schools 
    Entered by Paul Chappell

Overall project of the year Awards (chosen from the winners of the four Project of the Year Awards)

  • Winner will be announced on the night 

Innovation in Projects Award 

  • Arup: Collaborative, Lean and Integrated Project Delivery of a World-class Innovation Centre 
    Entered by Stefan van Dijk
  • Gleeds: The Grange University Hospital 
    Entered by Simone Haisell
  • NFU Mutual: Claims ASCENT Programme 
    Entered by Alexandra Andrews
  • Rolls-Royce PLC: Test bed 80 
    Entered by Jacob Bould

Programme of the Year Award

  • Arup: Keyn Glas - Highways England Environmental Designated Funds
    Entered by Joe Reid 
  • HMRC: COVID-19 Programme 
    Entered by Jo Rowland
  • McAdam Design: NI Water Base Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Works PC15 Capital Programme Delivery
    Entered by Martin Murray
  • Sellafield Ltd: Beta/ Gamma Remediation Programme 
    Entered by Christopher Walton
  • UK Ministry of Defence/Ascent: The UK military flying training system (UKMFTS) route from concept and design to full course capability 2015-2020 
    Entered by Michelle Ostergaard

Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration
Sponsored by Nichols Group

  • Babcock: Ventilator Challenge UK (Zephyr Plus)
  • Christine McLean
  • Extraordinary Project Management
  • PM4NGOs

Highly commended - Gleeds: Construction Careers LIVE!



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Project Professional of the Year Award

  • Ray Riley (Jacobs)
  • Sunday Okogie (Rolls-Royce PLC)
  • Theresa Sloan (Allianz Insurance PLC)
  • Wojciech Szewczak (Ramboll UK)

APM Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Winner announced on the night

Young Project Professional of the Year Award

  • Calum O’Keefe (Rolls-Royce PLC)
  • Emma Simpson (Highways England)
  • Joe Ramsbottom (Thales UK)
  • Stephan Perikleous (BAE Systems)



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PMO of the Year Award

  • Government of Montserrat PMO 
    Entered by Martin Parlett
  • NFU Mutual PMO 
    Entered by Hannah Latham
  • United Utilities PMO 
    Entered by Gareth Mills

Shell Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Award
Sponsored by Shell

  • ACT Group: Hamad International Airport Western Extension Doha Qatar 
    Entered by Geoffrey Conroy and Panos Theodoropoulos
  • Coalo: Social value programme 
    Entered by Sarah Gardner
  • Mott MacDonald and Jacobs Engineering: Defence Building Life Extension Project 
    Entered by Julia Barr
  • Sellafield Ltd: Project Delivery Directorate 
    Entered by John Taylor

Contribution to the Profession Award: Company

  • Rolls-Royce PLC: Pioneering PM 
    Entered by Leanne McCulloch
  • Royal Dutch Shell: Shell Project Academy Competence Development Framework 
    Entered by Guus Van Ekelenburg
  • WSP: Strengthening Project Leadership Programme
    Entered by Nick Hubbard

 Contribution to the Profession Award: Consultancy

    Entered by Mark Sorrell
  • PA Consulting 
    Entered by Kalpesh Patel
  • Turner & Townsend
    Entered by Garry Murphy


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