Lorien engineering graduate wins top industry award

October 2018

Left to right: Chris Bullock Engineering Manager, Lou Charpentier-Dusoir Graduate Engineer, David Mallinson Director, Steve Bayley Consultant Engineer

Lorien Engineering Solutions has been recognised among the top firms in the engineering construction industry at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Young engineer Lou Charpentier-Dusoir won the award for Graduate Learner of the Year at the seventh annual Engineering Construction Industry Training and Development Awards.  Lorien also received a commendation in the SME of the Year category in recognition of its overall approach and commitment to training and development.  The awards ceremony was held at The Bloomsbury Hotel in London.

Lorien, a division of GP Strategies Corporation, is a multi-disciplined engineering and project management business specialising in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, logistics and safety compliance.

David Mallinson, Director of Engineering at Lorien, said: “We’re proud to be recognised at these prestigious awards, which celebrate the achievements and success of individuals and companies across the engineering construction industry.  With our long-standing commitment to nurturing new talent, we are delighted that Lou has been recognised for her excellent work since joining last year.”

Lou Charpentier-Dusoir is one of nine graduate engineers who joined Lorien across its UK and Poland offices in 2017. Lou hails from Orléans in France and joined Lorien’s Packaging department following her degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science in the Design of Rotating Machines.  Lou said: “I was attracted to join Lorien by the diverse range of clients and projects, along with the opportunity to experience the full life cycle of projects. I’m learning so much from the expertise and experience in the team.”

Chris Claydon, ECITB chief executive said: “These awards are an opportunity to celebrate the people, employers and training providers who have really excelled this year and showcase the finest examples of training and development in the industry.”