16 October 2013 - The 10-year anniversary ceremony of the prestigious Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Awards took place at Gallagher Estate on 4 October 2013.
The annual IRMSA awards programme acknowledges and celebrates excellence within the risk management sector nationally and celebrates professionals who have made a significant contribution annually.
This year, Aurecon won awards in two highly-contested categories, being named the category winner in the ‘Environmental Initiative’ category; and runner-up in the ‘Mining, Resources, Construction and Engineering’ category.
Additionally, Aurecon’s Simon van Wyk, Associate: Risk Management, as well as Carin Joyce-Donald, Risk Consultant, were shortlisted in the ‘Risk Manager of the Year’ and ‘Up and Coming Risk Manager’ categories, respectively.
IRMSA’s CEO, Gillian le Cordeur, notes: “This was arguably our toughest selection process that we have ever undertaken, given the high calibre of nominations received in all categories.”
Gustav Rohde, Aurecon’s Chief Operating Officer, was in attendance and commented on Aurecon’s achievements: “Having been awarded these accolades amongst SA’s best is a privilege. Aurecon’s achievements at these awards highlight the group’s aptitude for providing in-depth solutions to the multi-faceted operational and project risks our clients face. These awards are the first of which there will certainly be many more for Aurecon’s exceptional Risk Management Team who constantly achieves success by pursuing leading risk innovations and service offerings.”