Teambuild 2016 – And the winners are….

Team Lighterman win Teambuild 2016

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The 2016 Teambuild Finalists were challenged to their limits. The result was a series of outstanding proposals from 9 inspiring teams, demonstrating true excellence in communication: and finally, triumph for ‘Lighterman’, a team comprising Miles Christoforides (IStructE, Eckersley O’Callaghan); Claire Hicks (WSP | Parson Brinckerhoff), (Ahmad Khattab (ICE, WSP | Parson Brinckerhoff); Richard Laplanche (CIOB, Kier Construction); Conor Maguire (ARB, Hawkins\Brown) and Matthew Vice (CIBSE, Hoare Lea)..


The Procurement Strategy Prize of £1,500, awarded by the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects, was awarded by Master Richard Brindley to We Built That a team from Bam Construction, Eckersley O’Callaghan and HTA Design, which included members of the BCU, CIBSE, IStrucE, RIBA and RTPI.


The Winners of the Judges Prize of £1,250, awarded for the team which showed the greatest improvement over the weekend were Optima, a team from Buro Happold, Jestico + Whiles and Wates including members from ARB, CIBSE, CIOB, IET and RICS.


The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) sponsored a prize for Excellence in Construction. This prize of £1000 was awarded to Omnia, a team from AECOM, Eckersley O’Callaghan, Hawkins\Brown, Mayer Brown and Sweco UK, comprising team member from RIBA, ICE, CIBSE, the Law Society of England/Wales and CNI (Italy). CCS Ambassador, John Sayers, presented the award.


Teambuild is a registered Charity, providing education and training in the construction industry. This endeavour has been supported for four years by the LCCI Commercial Education Trust, who this year awarded an individual prize for Leadership.  The prize of £500 was awarded to Yuebi Yang, a Civil Engineer from AECOM.


The objectives of Teambuild focus on developing skills in leadership, communication and coordination beyond the sum of the of the individual’s skill. The competition helps identify the way teams must work together in the construction industry by challenging them with scenarios common to construction projects across the UK.

The overall standard of the event was extremely high, and all nine finalist teams should be congratulated on an immense achievement.


A full Press Release is available for download here

Professional Photographs from the weekend are freely available here:

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