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Judging from different corners of the industry – 2018 CIBSE ANZ Awards confirmed judges

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A panel with a diverse portfolio of industry experience will come together to judge submissions for the 2018 CIBSE ANZ Young Engineers Awards.

CIBSE is pleased to announce four of the panellists confirmed for 2018:

Manus Freeman, Director of Intellectual Property and Business Process at Norman Disney & Young.  Manus has 30 years of experience working in various roles across a range of engineering consultancies including Umow Lai, Lincoln Scott, SVM Partnership and Kennedy & Donkin.

Francesca Muskovic, Policy Manager - Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs at the Property Council of Australia. Frankie plays a strategic role in the buildings are designed and how policy is shaped, she is passionate about driving diversity within the built environment and has 12 years of experience working in consultancy, Green Building Council of Australia and the Office of Environment and Heritage.

Simon Green, Building Services Engineer at Arup.  Having won the Jack Pirie Inspiring Excellence Award - Young Engineer of the Year in 2017, Simon has first-hand experience of the entry process.  Simon specialises in mechanical engineering design for the commercial sector and has an Engineering/Law degree from Monash University.

Thai Nguyen, Mechanical Design Engineer at VOS Group. Thai’s building services refurbishment plan for an office building upgrade won him the 2017 Mark Griffin Memorial Award for Student of the Year. He brings to the panel his experience as a recent student and his experience of the entry process.

Remaining judges will be confirmed shortly.

What the judges are looking for in an entry

Assessment criteria is provided in the entry form for each of the three awards:

Mark Griffin Award - Student of the Year,
CIBSE ANZ Graduate of the Year and;
Jack Pirie Award - Young Engineer of the Year

This details what the judges will look for in a video submission for all awards, and also for the written submission for the Graduate and Young Engineers entries. The judges will score against each criterion to determine 2018s winning student and engineers.

Entries close 1 May 2018. For full competition information and prizes visit

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