BPF Tomorrow's Leaders Awards

BPF Tomorrow's Leaders Awards

The BPF Tomorrow’s Leaders Awards 2018  recognise and celebrate the UK real estate industry’s rising stars. The winners of the awards were announced at the BPF President’s Lunch on 17 May 2018. We would like to thank everyone that attended.

2018 AWARD Winners:

  • BPF Community Engagement Award: Where a team, project or initiative has created a positive and sustainable impact on a place or community

           WINNER: Sophie Lau, Head of Sales & Marketing, Fizzy Enterprises LLP

  • BPF Innovation Award: Where a team, individual or project has delivered innovation or change that is helping to transform our industry’s future.

           WINNER: Ian McGuinness, Associate, Head of Geospatial, Knight Frank LLP

  • BPF Collaboration Award: Where a team, individual or project working within our sector has achieved something in partnership that would not have been possible if the partners had been working alone.

           WINNER: Aimee Bessant, Marketing Account Manager for Wirral Waters, Peel Land &
           Property Group

  • BPF Inclusive Design Award: Where a team, individual or project has adapted or created an outstanding public or private space that has transformed the wellbeing, conditions and needs of a diverse community which it serves.

           WINNER: Rosie Hervey, Project Architect, Studio Weave

  • BPF Rising Star Award: Where an individual has made an exceptional contribution to their organisation or the industry, and can demonstrate strong potential to rise to the highest levels of leadership within the industry.     

           WINNER: Lorna Walker, Director, Strategic Projects, Central London Development,
​           CBRE

2018 Shortlist

BPF Community Engagement Award:

  • Amelia Hunter, Strategic Designer, Studio Weave
  • Kate Nottidge, Head of Community and Legacy, Major Projects, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland
  • Sophie Lau, Head of Sales & Marketing, Fizzy Enterprises LLP

BPF Innovation Award:

  • Tom O’Neill, CEO, FaultFixers
  • Ian McGuinness, Associate, Head of Geospatial, Knight Frank LLP
  • Savannah de Savary, Founder and CEO, Built-ID

BPF Collaboration Award:

  • Karen McCormick, Development Manager, U+I
  • Aimee Bessant, Marketing Account Manager for Wirral Waters, Peel Land & Property Group
  • Yordanka Yordanova, Planning Graduate, GL Hearn
  • Planning Out

BPF Inclusive Design Award:

  • Rosie Hervey, Project Architect, Studio Weave
  • Ben Neary, Senior Associate, Trowers & Hamlins
  • Merelina Monk, Partner, Knight Frank

BPF Rising Star Award:

  • Iain Thomson, Associate Director, Partnerships and Communications, Harworth Group Plc
  • Lorna Walker, Director, Strategic Projects, Central London Development, CBRE
  • Tom Simcock, Senior Researcher, Residential Landlords Association
  • Alex Lake, Associate Director, Capital Markets, CBRE
  • Isabelle Hease, Head of Research and Analytics, Ellandi LLP
  • Sara Deakin, Vice President - Investment Management, BlackRock
  • Leia De Guzman, Associate, Investments – Europe, Oxford Properties

Meet the Judges

This year’s judging panel was:

Madeleine McDougall, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Lloyds Banking Group
Ian Marcus, Senior Advisor, Eastdil Secured and BPF Honorary Life Member
​Angela Harrowing, Deputy Director, Asset Efficiency and One Public Estate, Government Property Unit             
Helen Crane, Deputy News Editor, Property Week