Beca’s Ryan Ainsworth picked up the Harrison Grierson Young Achiever Award. The senior project manager in Beca’s project strategy and delivery team based in Tauranga.
Ainsworth has project managed several of Beca’s largest projects in recent years, including the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Tertiary Campus & Transport Interchange and the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC).
The judges commended Ainsworth’s future thinking and contribution to the industry.
“Ryan has heavily been involved in two very big challenging projects and delivered excellence,” they said, noting he was someone to watch.
The two major projects had seen Ainsworth overcome many challenges, with the client noting his exceptional relationship management skills, superb communication and organisational abilities as well as his drive to achieve the very best outcome, the judges said.
“Passionate about the industry, Ryan is a quiet achiever who makes a big impact with little fuss and a worthy recipient of this award.”