G&T attended the RICS 2017 Young Surveyor of the Year Awards (YSOYA) that celebrated the industry’s most inspirational young surveying professionals. G&T Associate and RICS Matrics Chairman, David Keddie, co-hosted the black tie event, which saw G&T sponsor the Young Apprentice of the Year Award.
"The standard of entries this year was outstanding, and testament to the surveying profession’s renowned high standards."
G&T Associate and RICS Matrics Chairman, David Keddie
The evening recognised up and coming talent within the profession. Individuals were nominated as a testament to their hard work and unwavering commitment to improving the industry. The evening saw eight winners, showcasing success in their role and sector.
G&T's David Keddie co-hosted the evening and commented:
“The standard of entries this year was outstanding, and testament to the surveying profession’s renowned high standards. Now four years old, the YSOYA sees people come together to celebrate the growing talent in our industry. By showcasing these inspirational people, they are becoming the role models and leaders to watch in the future.”
“Undertaking an apprenticeship will soon be the most important entry route of choice for those wishing to be a surveyor.”
G&T Partner and Apprenticeship Champion, Chris Welch
G&T is the lead employer for the ‘Apprenticeship Trailblazer in Surveying’ and sponsored the RICS Young Apprentice of the Year award. The award was presented by G&T Partner, Chris Welch, to the winning candidate, Kimberly Hepburn. Kimberly is a apprentice at Transport for London and recently completed her AssocRICS qualification.
“As an apprentice it was particularly inspiring to see G&T sponsor this award, truly highlighting the growth and success of such programmes and the opportunities they offer us.”
G&T Apprentice, Billy Clayton
Ten G&T employees attended the evening, including young apprentices and several champions of the apprenticeship scheme from across the firm. The evening was a great success and a real celebration of the next generation of property and construction professionals.
“Awards such as this are important for the Next Generation, to show our gratitude for all their hard work. Hopefully it will inspire them to keep persevering and reassure them they’re in the right profession.”
G&T Partner, Katherine Clover
Find out more about our apprenticeship scheme.