The SOE Volunteer of the Year Award celebrates the hard work of a volunteer who has shown the greatest commitment and dedication to raising the profile of engineering.
- Open to all volunteers (excluding members of the Trustee Board)
- Nominations to be made by another member of SOE
- Entries should include a brief summary of why the nominated volunteer deserves to win the award with specific examples of achievement.
The winner and a guest will be invited to a presentation ceremony at the SOE Lunch to be held in October 2019.
How to nominate a volunteer
The nomination process will open in the new year. Please check here for more information after that time.
2018 Joint Winners
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2018
Samuel Patterson - Ireland North Centre
Scott Howard - IRTE Northern Centre
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2017 - Mark Radcliffe BES North Western Region
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2016 - Ian McDonald - Sheffield & District Regional Group
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2015 - David Skellington - BES Midlands Region
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2014 - Neil Mitchell - IRTE Northern Centre
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2013 - John Gallen - BES Northern Ireland
SOE Volunteer of the Year 2012 - Peter Chidley - IRTE Wiltshire Centre
Previous highly commended
Highly commended 2014
Brian Collingwood - IRTE Border Centre
Highly commended 2012
Vince Sharpe - BES South Eastern
Chan Ping Kin - SOE Hong Kong region