This award is presented to the overall winner of the RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year award. It recognises the potential of engineers working in the UK who have demonstrated excellence in the early stage of their career (less than ten years since graduation from a first degree in engineering).

2018 winner announced

Bechtel engineer Khouloud El Hakim is currently Project Manager leading the development of a 40-year renewal plan for High Speed 1, a strategy that involves the complex balance of carrying out renewals on an operational rail system without disrupting local and international train services. Prior to this, Khouloud was the Project Engineer on Crossrail’s Farringdon Station, managing design and construction assurance for the station’s redevelopment in preparation for the Elizabeth Line’s launch later this year.

Khouloud El Hakin was announced as the winner of the 2018 Sir George Macfarlade Medal, along with the other winners of the RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year Award, in June 2018.

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Recipients

2018

Khouloud El Hakim

Project Manager, High Speed 1 Route Renewal Study

Bechtel engineer Khouloud El Hakim is currently Project Manager leading the development of a 40-year renewal plan for High Speed 1, a strategy that involves the complex balance of carrying out renewals on an operational rail system without disrupting local and international train services.Prior to this, Khouloud was the Project Engineer on Crossrail’s Farringdon Station, managing design and construction assurance for the station’s redevelopment in preparation for the Elizabeth Line’s launch later this year.