Aecom director Ant Wilson has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2017.
Wilson, who has worked at Aecom for over 37 years, received the Member of the Order of the British Empire for his services to building and engineering.
He is a director in Aecom’s building engineering team, leading the company’s sustainable development, advanced design and applied research work.
A prominent building services engineer, he promotes low energy and low carbon design, innovation and sustainable construction, improving the energy performance of buildings for clients across the UK.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), the Energy Institute and the Society of Façade Engineering. He is also a council member of the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), a member of the British Council for Offices (BCO) Technical Affairs Committee and a member of the Society of Light and Lighting.
Commenting on his award, Wilson said: “I am honoured to receive an MBE. The recognition it brings raises the profile of engineering and will help me encourage more people to join the industry. Throughout my career I have had the privilege to work with so many brilliant people, both at AECOM and in the wider industry, who have mentored and encouraged me. I would like to thank all them for their support over the past 40 years.”