The Keltbray Group, a leading UK specialist engineering services company announces that Lucy Maddin-Uden, Group Strategic Project Manager, has won an award in the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Award 2020 in the Property, Construction & FM Category.

Now in its sixth year, The Rising Star awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent below management and to create female 100 role models across different industries and professions. Since 2015, WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star Awards have highlighted the achievements of over 550 future leaders and role models across a variety of different sectors.

This year’s shortlist showcased extraordinary women within the UK from across 20 categories. Lucy has won within the Property, Construction and Facilities Management category, recognising her for championing, supporting and shining a light on the challenges faced by women in the workplace and the industry.

Lucy is thrilled to be a winner alongside inspiring women from multiple sectors and businesses. On winning the award, Lucy says, “I’m really proud to be a 2020 Rising Star Award winner. I want to use this achievement to support the great work we are doing at the Keltbray Female Leadership Initiative. I will always lend my support and voice to those who haven’t yet found theirs, and seek to challenge the status quo in every aspect of my working life. Watch this space, it’s just the beginning!”

At Keltbray, Lucy’s role is to deliver and implement strategy for group-wide projects, ensuring joined-up thinking and a tactical approach to major opportunities. Lucy is also the founder of the Keltbray Female Leadership Initiative, and has been integral in shining a light on the challenging biases faced by women in the construction industry, with a view to rallying senior leadership within Keltbray and inspiring change.

See the full list of winners here