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Costain wins double at the Project Controls Expo Awards 2023

Project Controls Expo 2023

9 November 2023


Costain’s project controls team won two awards at the prestigious Project Controls Expo awards ceremony this week.

Jonathon Kennedy, a Costain P3M consultant won UK Project Management Apprentice of the Year by demonstrating outstanding technical and leadership qualities during his Project Management and Controls apprenticeship. As Project Manager in a Defence joint venture programme, Jonathon directly oversees two projects valued over £4m, and co-leads a £30m scheme with one other colleague.

Costain Planning Manager, Jon Bibby won Global Project Controls Professional of the Year. He was recognised for his exceptional leadership and his contagious enthusiasm for Project Control. Jon is an active champion for Costain’s Project Control and Graduate programmes, helping address the national skills gap and create a lasting legacy. A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease has reinforced Jon’s passion and energy in this area.

Leanne Coleman, Costain’s Advisory Discipline Lead for Project Controls said:

"I’m really proud of Jonathon and Jon. The Project Controls Expo Awards are the benchmark for project controls and project management excellence. With a panel of industry experts judges, the awards are recognition by peers and strengthens Costain’s position as a market leader in project controls capability.”

Costain’s Tracy Graylish, Managing P3M consultant and Richard Pickles, Principal P3M consultant also presented on day one of the Expo in the Case Studies Zone. The topic of Improving data insight for better outcomes in the physical world focused on updating, connecting and integrating client IT architecture and project control processes.


For more information, visit our dedicated Project Controls Expo site Project Controls Expo 2023 | Costain


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Notes to Editors

About Costain

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by creating connected, sustainable infrastructure that enables people and the planet to thrive. We shape, create, and deliver pioneering solutions that transform the performance of the infrastructure ecosystem across the UK’s energy, water, transportation, and defence & nuclear markets.

We are organised around our customers, anticipating and solving their challenges and helping to improve performance. By bringing together our unique mix of construction, consulting, and digital experts we engineer and deliver sustainable, efficient, and practical solutions.