Two of Beca’s finest recognised at 2017 IPENZ Fellows’ and Achievers’ Awards

Congratulations to Ian Fraser and Tiina Hall-Turner from Beca who last Friday received two of five awards at the 2017 annual Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) Fellows’ and Achievers’ Awards held in Wellington, New Zealand.

The awards recognised and celebrate the hard work, dedication, innovation and leadership of New Zealand engineers. Beca is proud to have Ian and Tiina on the team.

President’s Gold Medal - Ian Fraser

Ian Fraser, DistFIPENZ, received the 2017 Fulton-Downer Gold Medal for his outstanding service to the profession.

Known for his measured, thoughtful manner, Ian is the embodiment of professionalism and integrity. He has consistently demonstrated leadership and encouraged many younger engineers. He has provided wise counsel and feedback on many IPENZ initiatives, including the revised Code of Ethical Conduct and new Membership Pathway.

Ian spent his career at Beca, in senior management and board positions from 1985 until 2007, when he retired. He helped grow Beca from a small- to medium-sized consulting engineering practice into a large and more diversified business.

McLean Citation - Tiina Hall-Turner

Tiina Hall-Turner was awarded the 2017 IPENZ President’s McLean Citation for her commitment and service to IPENZ, over a wide range of its boards and groups, throughout the whole of her professional career.

Tiina has been influential in the IPENZ’s governance and was a member of the IPENZ Board from 2007 to 2013; been heavily involved in the accreditation of tertiary providers; and shown strong commitment to regional groups throughout her career. She is currently a Senior Technical Director – Project Management, at Beca.

Pacific transportation engineer vying for Young Engineer of the Year

Beca would also like to mention former Beca-ite, Oliver Wahalley, who was nominated as a finalist for the Young Engineer of the Year.

For more information on IPENZ Fellows' and Achievers' Awards, vist their website.

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