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Young Energy Professionals Awards 2016 winners announced

The winners of the Young Energy Professionals Awards 2016 were announced at a ceremony in central London on Thursday night. The Awards are an opportunity to recognise the great work young energy professionals undertake throughout the entire industry.

SNP Energy and Climate Change spokesperson, Callum McCaig MP, held a captive audience as he delivered the keynote speech at the event, which was attended by around 200 young energy professionals.

Those shortlisted for the awards were joined by other young energy professionals who were able to celebrate the successes of their peers and network with new colleagues.

The winners of the 2016 awards are:




EY YEP of the Year

Christine Waata

EDF Energy

Engineer of the Year

Claire Coombes


Customer Focus

Jonathan Griffiths



Tom Keyworth

EDF Energy

Rising Star

Kirsty Duncan


Team of the Year

ESB eCars










Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said:

 “Congratulations to all the winners and those shortlisted for awards. It is a remarkable achievement to have been recognised from an outstanding number of (65) entries from more than 20 companies.

“Our Young Energy Professionals are the future of the energy industry so it is great to see such talent and dedication across the sector.”


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