G&T Surveyor named RICS Apprentice of the Year

RICS Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2019

Congratulations to G&T’s Uwais Paderwala, who was named Apprentice of the Year 2019 at the RICS Young Surveyor of the Year (YSOTY) awards last Friday. 

Uwais joined G&T in 2011 as an apprentice, becoming a fully chartered surveyor after passing his APC last November. He is part of G&T’s NextGen and an advocate for the Apprenticeship Trailblazer in Quantity Surveying, often speaking at industry events on behalf of the scheme. 

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He was described by the RICS judges as ‘a role model for the profession who promotes the sector through his vibrant manner’.

"He is an asset to G&T and an example of what hard work and determination can bring."

​Victoria Davoren, G&T Senior People and Development Executive

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This fantastic achievement was celebrated in style at the YSOTY awards dinner held last Friday evening, where G&T hosted a table with other young professionals.

Victoria Davoren, Senior People and Development Executive, described the night:

“The YSOTY awards night was a brilliant evening celebrating inspirational young professionals like Uwais. He is an asset to G&T and an example of what hard work and determination can bring. We are excited to see Uwais go from strength to strength as we continue supporting his professional journey.”

"It was amazing to spend the night with family, friends and colleagues to celebrate this fantastic achievement. I’m thankful to everyone at G&T who has supported and guided me"

Uwais Paderwala, G&T

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Uwais also commented:

“It was amazing to spend the night with family, friends and colleagues to celebrate this fantastic achievement. I’m grateful my hard work over the past seven years has been recognised and I’m thankful to everyone at G&T who has supported and guided me.

The RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year awards is a great way of being recognised in the industry and I would urge all apprentices to make it their goal to one day receive this award. Dream big and work hard."

Want to see more from the event? Have a look at the images in the gallery below:

Find out more about Uwais’ career journey in our interview.

Find out more about apprenticeships at G&T in the Careers section of the website.

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