Developing Professionals Network National Paper Competition
The National Young Professional, now known as Professional Development, Presentation Paper Competition is where developing professionals below the age of 35 are asked to present on a topic associated with the pipeline industry. Up to five entrants are nominated by regional branches and panels and the challenge is to give a presentation on any subject pertaining to the pipeline industry (Water, Sewerage, Gas, Oil, Tunneling, Onshore, Offshore, Health and Safety, Land and Environment).
Lucy Whittaker - Midlands Branch - Fisher German - 'Pipeline Encroachments - Prevention is better than cure'
Paul Millard - Northern Branch - Mott Macdonald - 'Reservoir Safety'
Haseef Ahmed - South East Branch - WSP - Highways Drainage Improvement Projects'
Francieli Thums - Wales & West Branch - Wessex Water - 'Avonmouth Saline Intrusion Study'
2019 Winner: Paul Millard - Northern Branch - Mott Macdonald - 'Reservoir Safety'
(l-r) Lucy Whittaker, Ruth Allen, Paul Millard, Laura Mann, Haseef Ahmed, Francieli Thums.