Louis Prangey Award

The Louis Prangey Award, the highest recognition for dedicated service to FIDIC, was named after the founding FIDIC President, Louis Prangey. The Louis Prangey Award was established to be presented to a person who has rendered significant service to the Federation and/or to the profession of independent consulting engineering, and who exemplifies the objectives of the Federation. The recipient is considered to be a role model for the consulting engineering industry.

The Louis Prangey Award has been established to be presented from time to time to a person who has rendered significant service to the Federation and/or to the profession of independent consulting engineering, and who exemplifies the objectives of the Federation.

The following procedures shall apply to this Award:

  • The Award shall be available both to members of Member Associations and to distinguished non-members, but serving members of the Executive Committee shall be ineligible.
  • The Executive Committee shall consider and make written nomination of a candidate for the Award, together with supporting information concerning the nominee, to the Past Presidents Council.
  • The Past Presidents Council shall consider and advise the Executive Com­mittee concerning each such nomination.
  • The Award citation, together with a suitably inscribed plaque, shall be presented to the Awardee, preferably by the President, at a General Assembly Meeting or an alternative appropriate occasion, as soon as practicable after the Award has been decided.

Louis Prangey Award recipients:

  • K.B. Norris (UK), 1992
  • Mario Asin (Bolivia), 1994
  • C. Molineaux (USA), 1996
  • John B. Bowcock (United Kingdom), 1999
  • Christopher Seppala (France), 1999
  • Michael Mortimer Hawkins (Sweden), 2000
  • Peter L. Booen (United Kingdom), 2001
  • Mark Griffiths (United Kingdom), 2004
  • Tonny Jensen (Denmark), 2007
  • Axel Jaeger (Germany), 2007
  • Iksan van der Putte(The Netherlands), 2008
  • Felipe Ochoa Rosso (Mexico), 2009
  • Fatma Çölasan (Turkey) 2013
  • Chris Wade (United Kingdom) 2014