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Royal Academy of Engineering and CIBSE Fellow Ant Wilson awarded MBE

Ant Wilson, Director – Sustainability & Advanced Design – Building Engineering at AECOM and a long standing Fellow and Silver Medallist of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List, for services to building and engineering.

Ant Wilson is a well-known and respected figure in the building services industry who has been involved in a wide range of CIBSE activities, including building modelling, façade engineering, lighting, carbon reduction and energy certification. He has been an advisor to government on building regulations for many years, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2015. 

His outstanding work in the wider industry has been reflected in his extensive work for CIBSE. As well as being a CIBSE Council member from 2003-2009, he also served on the CIBSE Carbon Task Force, was a founding member of the Society of Façade Engineering committee, is a Fellow of the Society of Light and Lighting and currently serves on the CIBSE Certification Advisory Group and on the CIBSE Knowledge Programme Sub Committee.

Other accolades include the ACE Engineering Ambassadors award and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers award for promotion of construction and building services. He has also served his local church in Dunstable for over thirty years. 

John Field, President of CIBSE, said: “CIBSE offers its warmest congratulations to Ant Wilson, who has made outstanding contributions to the engineering industry as a whole and has been an exemplary voluntary contributor to CIBSE and wider society for more than 30 years.

“This latest honour is a richly deserved recognition of the impact he has had on a vital industry for the UK economy and society as a whole, and the difference that he has made through tirelessly giving his time and energy to ensure that it continuously improves.”