Willmott Dixon Interiors are thrilled to have been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Construction News Talent Awards. These awards are a celebration and recognition of the people and initiatives that represent the best in the construction industry.
These categories recognise our efforts to take the lead in improving the construction industry’s reputation and standing in its local community as well as acknowledge the individuals who champion and lead these initiatives forward.
CSR Initiative of the year – Management Trainee Challenge
Through Last year’s Management Trainee Challenge, headed up by Connor Lambourne (also nominated for Graduate of the Year), Willmott Dixon Interiors worked in partnership with Thames Reach and Age UK where improving equality, diversity and inclusion in the construction industry and in the local community was a major focus. Read more
Graduate of the Year – Connor Lambourne
Since graduating from the Willmott Dixon Interiors Management Trainee scheme, Connor has made a tangible difference within our business and has established himself as a rising leader within the construction industry. In addition to increasing the standard of training undertaken by our Trainees, Connor has demonstrated innovation and long term impact championing diversity and social value.
Mentor of the Year – Anna Koukoullis
As our Community Investment and Apprenticeship Manager, Anna is a passionate role model for our business, our industry and the communities we serve. Anna is the Vice Chair of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Team and works closely with our LGBT+, Age & Ability, Gender, Social Mobility and Behaviour sponsors, educating, coaching and nurturing them whilst, encouraging their participation in wider Social Value initiatives.
Investing in our People
Willmott Dixon Interiors are achievers of the Investors in People Gold Award, demonstrating excellence in growing and developing our people, being shortlisted for CN Talent Awards continues to show our commitment. Working at Willmott Dixon Interiors provides many exciting challenges to grow personally and professionally. Visit our careers page to find out more.
Construction News editor Tom Fitzpatrick said:
“We’ve based these awards around the values CN campaigns for, such as diversity, health & wellbeing and skills. This year’s shortlisted companies and individuals are going the extra mile to make construction an industry to be proud of.
“Our judges now have the unenviable task of picking our winners. Congratulations and good luck to all those who are shortlisted.”
The winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony at the Park Plaza London Riverbank on 21 November.