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AEA Technology plc won two prestigious awards at the CIWM Professional Awards Ceremony, which celebrates skills and knowledge across a wide spectrum of waste management activities. The awards were presented by the new CIWM President for 2011/12 Derek Greedy on 19th October 2011 at One Great George Street in London.
The Roger Perry Award for Best Research Paper went to Jackie Fitzgerald - Analyst Technical Consultant, Waste and Resource Efficiency at AEA. Her paper, entitled 'Waste treatment infrastructure requirements for municipal solid waste and commercial/industrial waste in England 2010-2020', was written as part of her Environment Engineering MSc course at Imperial College.
The James Sumner Award, comprising a bursary of £1000, went to Gwyndaf Parry - Specialist Consultant at AEA. Gwyndaf used this money to attend the Wastes 2011: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities international conference at the University of Minho in Guirmarães, Portugal.
Adam Read, Global Practice Director, Waste Management & Resource Efficiency at AEA commented:
“Winning these awards from the leading professional body for waste management is confirmation of the talent we have in the team at AEA. Our philosophy at AEA is to continuously improve and it’s fantastic for our team to receive the recognition they deserve.”
For more detail of the event and for the full list of winners from this year’s awards, click here.