The Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards are presented in recognition of the achievements of engineers that have demonstrated exceptional engineering skills. As well as identifying leaders within the engineering industry, the awards provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the invaluable contribution the engineering profession makes to society.

With your commitment to the engineering profession and the future of our economy, sponsoring these awards is the ideal way to give real expression to that support.

To register your interest in sponsorship or to become a supporter of the awards, please contact Anne Marie Clarke on 01 665 1307 or by email at aclarke@engineersireland.ie

2018 Title Sponsor

  • Enterprise Ireland

    ESB is Ireland’s leading energy company, operating across the full spectrum of the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to supply. In addition, ESB extracts further value at certain points along this chain: supplying gas, using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications, developing electric vehicle public charging infrastructure and an international consultancy arm which has worked in 120 countries globally.

    More information at www.esb.ie

2018 Sponsors

Arup Arup

Sponsoring: Chartered Engineer of the Year Award

Founded by Ove Arup in 1946, Arup is one of the largest consulting engineering practices in Ireland, providing multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy services from our offices in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway. We have built a reputation for unrivalled quality, local expertise and knowledge. We are part of a global organisation which has more than 13,000 people in 92 offices across 35 countries, giving us access, and indeed enabling us to contribute, to world class experience and specialisms.

We combine a wide range of specialist services with very strong civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines, enabling us to deliver total solutions across all sectors of the built environment. We understand the challenges facing our clients and we are driven to find a way to deliver holistic solutions, taking account of the entire life cycle of our clients’ assets. With a talented, innovative, flexible and mobile team of more than 550 designers, engineers, consultants, project managers and technical specialists in Ireland, we work with our clients to bring together the experience of a global practice across multiple sectors, geographies and businesses to shape a better world. 








Sponsoring: The President's Award

CRH (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing c.85,000 people at c.3,600 operating locations in 32 countries worldwide. CRH is the largest building materials company in North America and the second largest worldwide. The Group has leadership positions in Europe as well as established strategic positions in the emerging economic regions of Asia and South America. CRH is committed to improving the built environment through the delivery of superior materials and products for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, housing and commercial projects. A Fortune 500 company, CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 index, the EURO STOXX 50 index, the ISEQ 20 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe. CRH’s American Depositary Shares are listed on the NYSE. 

For more information visit www.crh.com 


Beale & Company Beale & Company

Sponsoring: Best Presentation of the Year
Beale & Company is a leading commercial law firm and a market leader in the construction and engineering sector. We have a first class reputation in dealing with contentious and non-contentious legal issues for our construction and professional clients in Ireland, the UK, the Middle East and internationally. We offer cost effective and creative solutions which meet the commercial needs of our construction clients and are proud to once again support the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards.




Enterprise IrelandEnterprise Ireland

Sponsoring: CPD Employer of The Year Award

Enterprise Ireland is the State agency for the development and growth of Irish businesses in world markets. We work with entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies to help them start, innovate, scale and export.

Our network of 31 international offices has expertise in, every major market in the world. We help clients develop competitive advantage through supports for research and innovation, skills development, thought leadership, networking and finance. Our advisers and sector specialists also help with developing robust business plans and work processes that are leaner, greener and more cost-efficient.

We can assist with recruitment, partnerships, product testing, understanding regulation – and the competition. Our sales and marketing supports allow for companies to draw on external expertise for evaluating international markets and targeting new customers beyond the UK.

Researchers and educational institutions are also eligible for assistance in generating better understandings and new knowledge. And we are the hub of a nationwide network of industry-led gateways delivering technology solutions through collaborative projects.



  • Geoscience Ireland Geoscience Ireland

    Sponsoring: Geoscience Ireland Award

    Geoscience Ireland (GI) is a network of 36 companies, delivering integrated expertise in water, minerals, environmental and infrastructure development to clients in over 50 countries.

    GI is supported by the Geological Survey of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. The GI network provides design, consultancy and contracting services to multilateral agencies, governments and the private sector.


  • Glennon Insurance Glennon Insurance

    Supporters of Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2018

    Glennon Insurance are privileged to have offered exclusive car and home insurance schemes to Engineers Ireland members and their spouses or partners in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom for over 25 years.

    The combination of competitive rates and broad cover, together with the ease and simplicity with which these policies can be arranged, make them very attractive to members of Engineers Ireland. As an added commitment to providing the best service possible, Glennon also have dedicated claims teams working to ensure that members obtain their maximum entitlement with the minimum of hassle. Glennon also provide an office insurance facility for qualified engineers.

    For further information please visit engineersireland.glennons.ie

    Frank Glennon Ltd, trading as “Glennon” and “Glennon Insurances”, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

  • Griffiths & Armour Griffiths & Armour

    Sponsoring: Best Presentation of the Year
    Griffiths & Armour is widely acknowledged as having specialist skills in the field of Professional Indemnity insurance: innovative solutions are designed and delivered to over 3,500 clients, with the underlying objective of providing certainty of protection and peace of mind. We are a long-term strategic partner of Engineers Ireland and proud to support the 2018 Excellence Awards.


  • IDA Ireland IDA Ireland

    Sponsoring: CPD Employer of the Year

    Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland, is a non-commercial, semi-state body promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. We partner with potential and existing investors to help them establish or expand their operations in Ireland.

    For more information contact IDA Ireland:

  • NSAI NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland)

    Sponsoring: Technical Innovation of the Year Award

    NSAI is Ireland’s national standards body. As a centre of excellence, the development of standards and certification services, NSAI provides leadership and access to the international standardization programmes and has a long-standing relationship with Engineers Ireland. 

    NSAI experts and our consultative committees provide an essential point of reference for engineers, be they mechanical, electrical, civil or structural, in relation to new or existing standards, across all industry sectors, including the emerging Industry 4.0 technologies. 

    A key objective for NSAI is to assist Ireland to become a world leader in innovation management through the development, implementation and maintenance of standardisation. 

    NSAI actively engage with innovative businesses and ensure their input to standards for new processes, products and services.

    Contact us through www.nsai.ie or follow us on Twitter: @NSAI_Standards


    Sponsoring: Heritage and Conservation Award

    The OPW is a central Government Office responsible for the ownership and stewardship of the State property portfolio, and for the acquisition, maintenance, and disposal of lands and property for use by the State. The OPW also manages and conserves 780 heritage and cultural properties and welcomed some 6.6 million visitors to our guided sites in 2016 with many millions more enjoying our unmanned sites. The OPW also co-ordinates policy and service delivery in flood risk management, and within that has distinct responsibility for flood risk planning, capital projects and the provision of flood risk and planning advice.

    The OPW has a key role in the organisation, management and operation of events and ceremonies of national significance and incorporates the role of the State Architect delivering on Government Policy on Architecture. The OPW’s mission is “to use our experience and expertise to fulfil our role and responsibilities with effective, sustainable and innovative services to the public and to our clients, with competence, dedication, professionalism and integrity”.

    See www.OPW.ie for further information.

  • Siemens Siemens

    Sponsoring: Innovative Student Award

    Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had around 351,000 employees worldwide.


  • TII Transport Infrastructure Ireland

    Sponsoring: Engineering Project of the Year
    • Providing an integrated approach for the development, maintenance and operation of national road and Luas light rail infrastructure;
    • Promoting excellence in the management and delivery of infrastructure investments in the context of national roads, Luas light rail and other infrastructure initiatives; and
    • Ensure value for money by virtue of organisational expertise in strategic planning, commercial operations, financial management and technical engineering competencies.