Samuel Duffield MEng(Hons) CEng MIET is a finalist for the Paul Fletcher Award for his passion and interest in showcasing the IET to students. As a Young Professionals (YP) volunteer at university, he set up and chaired the Plymouth On Campus group. He also travelled the region, visiting other universities and helping to set up new On Campus groups. He is part of the YP Committee at the IET and is already a project leader, looking at the development of On Campus across the world, putting his knowledge and experience to the best use.
Sanjeewika Rathnayake BSc(Hons) MIET is a finalist for the Paul Fletcher Award for her contribution to the IET in Sri Lanka. She started as a volunteer for her Local Network (LN) in 2017 whilst at university and went on to become assistant secretary, then secretary, for the On Campus group there. She also volunteered at the Present Around the World South Asia conference, the Young Professionals conference, and the Nurturing Intelligence for Curious Engineers event. She went on to join the Sri Lanka LN Young Professionals and currently serves as the Vice Chair.
Chris Winder EngTech TMIET is a finalist for the Paul Fletcher Award for his dedication to the IET. He is currently the Chair of the IET's Volunteer Support Working Party and is leading a group of diverse volunteers towards strategic goals for the wider business. Chris is passionate about apprentices and technicians and was instrumental in the development of new marketing material aimed at Apprentice members. He has also participated in numerous focus groups and interviews about this specific audience and has helped to make the IET a more relevant place for them.