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Applications for the 2019 YEP Awards now open

Entries have opened for the 2019 Young Energy Professional (YEP) Awards.

The annual YEP Awards, now in its fifth year, recognise the outstanding contribution and achievements of young professionals right across the energy sector.

Awards categories include recognition for focus on communication, customers, sustainability, STEM in industry and innovation, as well as awards for team and YEP of the year. This year there are also two new categories, including client focus and diversity and inclusion.

The awards are an opportunity to recognise talented young professionals with under ten years’ experience in the energy industry, or its supply chain, and personally had a positive impact on their company or the wider industry.

The deadline for applications is Friday 26 April 2019 and the shortlist will be announced on Friday 17 May 2019.

Winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel on Thursday 13 June 2019, which last year was attended by around 300 people.

Paul Lowbridge, Chair of the Young Energy Professionals Forum said:

“The YEP Awards is our flagship annual event for showcasing the achievements of talented young professionals working in and close to energy organisations. It gives an opportunity for these organisations to showcase the great work their employees do at a high-profile industry event.”

Abbie Sampson, Director of External Affairs at Energy UK said:

“This is a fantastic event to recognise the young energy professionals and students that are making an outstanding contribution and shaping the future of the energy industry.

“Each year it is encouraging to see the broad, diverse range of talent within the industry and we are delighted to be launching two new award categories this year, including for diversity and inclusion. I wish all applicants the best of luck and look forward to celebrating their outstanding contribution to the energy sector in June.”


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