Winners of CIEH Environmental Health Awards announced

Publication Date: 14th July 2015

Subject: CIEH

CIEH awards 

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has announced the winners of their annual environmental health awards.

The ceremony took place on Tuesday 14 July 2015 at the House of Lords and were sponsored by Lord Rooker PC, former Chairman of the Food Standards Agency.

The awards recognised people who have excelled in the field of environmental health, in areas such as food safety, housing standards and public health, and were presented to both professional Environmental Health Officers and members of the public who work in the field.

Chief Executive of the CIEH, Graham Jukes OBE, said: “These yearly awards provide the opportunity for the CIEH to recognise and celebrate those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. All the winners today have delivered excellent environmental health services, using their skill, passion and dedication, making positive examples for all of us to follow.

“More importantly, it is the hard work of these people that directly contributes to the health and wellbeing of the average person on the street.”

On the day, awards were presented by Tim Everett, President of the CIEH, Andy Statham, Chair of CIEH’s Board of Trustees and Lieutenant Colonel Geoff Ward, Chair of CIEH Ltd Board.

The full winners announced are:

President’s Awards: Major Stuart Steele; Will Hatchett (editor of Environmental Health News); and Birmingham City Council

Fellowships: Des Hillier, Julie King, Andrea Smith, Helen Stott

Graduate of the Year: Anne-Marie Coulthard (South Kesteven District Council Business Manager for Environmental Health)

Top Military Graduate: Senior Aircraftsman Sam Fell

Best Training Centre: The Great Training Company

CIEH Vocational Awards for best Trainer: Tom Richardson

CIEH Vocational Awards for best Student: Mary Falasca

CIEH Vocational Awards for best Premium Centre: Food Alert

Best Corporate: Carnival Group UK

The Top Centre, Trainer and Student Awards for Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing: College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (Centre); Clare Millar (Trainer); Alison Foster (student)

The Top Centre, Trainer and Student Awards for Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering: Cognet Limited (Centre); Nicholas Gregory (Trainer); David Fortnam (student)


Notes to editors 

For further information about the awards, the winners and the CIEH, contact Steven Fifer: 020 7827 5922;

About the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH):  

The CIEH is the professional voice for environmental health representing over 10,000 members working in the public, private and non-profit sectors. It ensures the highest standards of professional competence in its members, in the belief that through environmental health action people's health can be improved.

Environmental health has an important and unique contribution to make to improving public health and reducing health inequalities. The CIEH campaigns to ensure that government policy addresses the needs of communities and business in achieving and maintaining improvements to health and health protection.

The CIEH is a leading provider of regulated qualifications and operates in over 50 countries

For more information visit and follow the CIEH on Twitter @The_CIEH 





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