CEO Richard Sadler receives IET award for his contribution to the advancement of science, engineering and technology

London 25 November 2013

The Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Awards recognise individuals who have made a truly outstanding contribution to engineering...

Lloyd’s Register CEO Richard Sadler recognised for his contribution to the advancement of science, engineering and technology by Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Awards

Richard Sadler, CEO of Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd, has been awarded the Coales Medal for Transport, one of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Achievement Awards.

The Achievement Awards, which recognise some of the world’s top engineering talent, acknowledge individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of science, engineering and technology in any sector, either through research and development in their respective technical field or through their leadership of an enterprise.

Nigel Fine, Chief Executive of the IET said: “The Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Awards recognise individuals who have made a truly outstanding contribution to engineering, from talented young professionals through to individuals who are at the pinnacle of their careers. The IET is passionate about promoting engineering excellence and the Achievement Awards truly showcase some of the very best engineering talent from around the world. The winners should be extremely proud of their achievements.”

The winners, who were selected from a line-up of leading engineers by a panel of expert judges, collected their awards at a prestigious awards ceremony on 20 November.

On Richard’s award, the IET said: “Appointed CEO in 2007, Richard Sadler possesses strategic and operational expertise in transportation and energy risk and safety management. He has expanded the company's scope and positioned it firmly as the world leader in its field. He has also devoted significant personal time to promoting engineering as a profession to young people and led the formation of the new Lloyd’s Register Global Technology Centres in Southampton and Singapore. He is an influential advocate to Government on how to build UK engineering capability.”

For more information visit http://www.theiet.org/