CJI is extremely happy to announce the nomination of our very own Katie Nichols for the 2020 Women in Infrastructure Awards in the “Emerging Leader” category!
With Katie’s nomination on the national stage, we are excited to recognize the tremendous leadership and mentorship Katie provides within our organization and working with our clients.
From the Women’s Infrastructure Website:
“The WIN Awards Program recognizes the contributions of exceptional women in the Canadian infrastructure industry. This phenomenally successful Program has been held annually since 2015 and over the years has resulted in over 100 nominations of exceptional women across the country from all disciplines. Two awards are presented: Outstanding Leader and Emerging Leader.
Each year, women have been making significant and meaningful contributions to infrastructure in Canada and abroad. We encourage nominations of these fantastic women from all infrastructure disciplines!
The process: All nominees are initially reviewed by the WIN Awards sub-committee; 5 nominees are shortlisted in each category. The winners are selected by an independent panel of judges.”
Click here to read Katie’s submission on the WIN website.
Collings Johnston Inc.
An Associate at Collings Johnston Inc. in Vancouver, Katie Nichols started her career with Turner and Townsend in 2011 after two internships in 2006 and 2007 while completing her master’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering at Newcastle University in the U.K. Katie’s first position was at London Tramlink as the Project Manager for their Depot Upgrade Projects. Katie held many positions while in London including project controls assistant and risk manager at Heathrow Terminal 2.
Katie relocated to New York in 2015 to take on the role of an Associate Director within the newly formed infrastructure division. Katie was responsible for the implementation of the Portfolio Management Systems at New York Power Authority where she was responsible for executing an integrated PPM solution as well as cost management and schedule management. Katie was one of the driving forces for assisting in attainment of a foothold into the US market while growing the team from two to fifteen.
As the Lead Project Manager within the Project Management and Technical Advisory team for the Gateway Projects, Katie continues to support and mentor the growth of our community.
The awards take place on April 23rd, 2020.