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Lucy Ritchie of Energy & Utility Skills receives Special Recognition Award!

Lucy Ritchie has been recognised for her contribution to the ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards 2019.

The ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards reward outstanding individuals and organisations from the social housing and facilities management sectors, who go the extra mile to ensure safe and compliant working practices. The awards recognise the new or innovative ways being implemented to improve living environments and communities for the benefit of all.

Lucy received the coveted Special Recognition Award, sponsored by Aico, for her substantial contribution to the energy industry and support of females in the sector.

Lucy said: “I’m thrilled to have won this award. It highlights the value and importance of cross-sector collaboration, and I’m delighted to accept it on behalf of the various industry groups I work with in my role at Energy & Utility Skills. It is a pleasure to work with colleagues, stakeholders and clients across a variety of businesses on sharing best practice and continually driving up standards.”

Steve Barrett, Director of Strategic Accounts at Energy & Utility Skills, said: “As a team, we’re very proud of Lucy’s excellent achievement. She works tirelessly to ensure key stakeholders continue to understand, benefit from, and shape the ever-changing skills agenda.”

Claire Heyes, Chief Executive of the Association of Safety and Compliance Professionals (ASCP) said: “I would like to congratulate Lucy on this well-deserved recognition award. Lucy works tirelessly to promote collaborative working between the various industry groups and stakeholders in the energy and utilities industry and is actively involved in many steering groups that are working towards positive change in the industry. I also commend her on her support for women in the sector – a great achievement.”

Held on the evening of the 24th April at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, the ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards have become a highlight in the industry calendar. Now in their 7th year, the spectacular black-tie awards event welcomes over 500 guests and finalists to an evening of celebrating the achievements of the sector. 

About Energy & Utility Skills: At the forefront of bringing our industry leaders together to identify and address the skills challenges our sector faces. It provides membership, assurance and skills solutions to help employers attract, develop and retain a sustainable skilled workforce. It collaborates with employers to support their workforce needs and sector-wide workforce mobility.

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