Record number reach 2021 WICE award finals

26 March 2021
A record number of Ramboll employees (11) have made the shortlist for this year’s European Women In Construction & Engineering (WICE) Awards. It celebrates the most exemplary women and male mentors within construction and engineering across Europe. 


Ramboll. Alex Lawrence.

Alex Lawrence

Buildings Director and Head of Talent Inclusion
T: +44 7770 966 814

Congratulations to all the finalists for this years’ awards, the outstanding achievements of all those shortlisted is something to feel very proud of. From managing, leading and being part of multi-million pound projects, innovating to achieve better results, faster, challenging standards and driving climate action across industry and pressing for better, more sustainable outcomes, to all their work in STEM, mentoring, training, wellbeing and being ambassadors for equality, diversity and inclusion, volunteering in Covid taskforces and charities supporting refugees, and racial equality, it is a really inspiring line up this year, well done to all our finalists.

The Ramboll Finalists

  • Abigail Moore - Best Woman Project Manager
  • Alexia Gonin - Best Woman Electrical & Mechanical Engineer
  • Alice Bond - Best Woman Structural Engineer
  • Emma Jones - Best Woman Digital Innovation
  • Kalisha Sejpar - Best Woman Geotechnical Engineer
  • Labieba February - Best Woman Civil Engineer
  • Laura Foster – Best Young Woman Engineer
  • Martin Burden - Best Male Mentor
  • Melinda Odum - Best Woman Civil Engineer
  • Philippa Spence - Best Woman In Environment & Sustainability
  • Simona Peet - Best Woman Structural Engineer

From early careers to directors, our finalists work across our buildings, transport, energy and environment & health markets, showcasing the incredible role models we have at Ramboll. 

Commenting on the announcement, Alex Lawrence, Talent Inclusion Director said: “It is truly inspiring to again see so many Ramboll women and one of our male mentors reaching the WICE finals. They all do so much to champion our industry and support causes that better society”

Supporting our people to be their best selves

Our mission is to create sustainable societies where people and nature flourish. We understand the value of individual difference and the importance of providing an inclusive, safe and supportive work environment for all our team. To achieve this, we are focused on three core areas:

  1. A collaborative culture nurturing inclusivity: An open and inclusive culture with behaviours that build trust and respect emanating from our leadership is critical in enabling our people to thrive and fulfil their potential.
  2. Diverse talent driving innovation: Attract, retain and develop diverse talent to create well-managed inclusive teams that improve engagement and drive more innovative solutions for our clients.
  3. Inclusive solutions serving society: A diverse and inclusive organisation with highly engaged talent will collaborate to produce inclusive solutions that maximise social value and help create sustainable societies.

Supporting our people in being recognised by awards like WICE, is an important aspect of creating a supportive environment where people can flourish. Helping them reach their potential, means we can deliver the best outcomes for our clients. Good luck to all the finalists!

The winners will be announced 20th May.


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