The Pipeline Industries Guild Awards Reception 2023

We’re excited to announce our 2023 Awards Reception will be taking place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on Wednesday 28th June.


The Pipeline Industries Guild began recognising contribution to the pipeline industry more than forty years ago; establishing awards for Subsea, Land-based and Utilities Projects and Technologies. We’re looking forward to celebrating Technology and Innovation within the Pipeline Industry.   

You’ll hear from industry leaders, have the opportunity to network and hear who the winners of our awards are!

Howard Forster, Chief Operating Officer of Cadent Gas


I am Chief Operating Officer at Cadent Gas Limited (Cadent) and have been since I joined Cadent in March 2019. In my role as COO, I have operational responsibility for all of Cadent’s networks, specifically London, East of England, West Midlands and the North West. I also lead all asset investment and construction programmes, our new connections business and lead our engineering and asset management functions. In practice, this means that I have operational oversight and responsibility for all of Cadent’s work in the field, from planning works, dispatching emergency engineers, maintaining the supply and balance of the network and leading end the end the programmed investment across the 135,000 Kilometres of network infrastructure we operate, serving 11 million homes and businesses.

Prior to joining Cadent, I was the Operations Director of Northern Gas Networks (NGN) for over 8 years and joined NGN in 2010, prior to the development of the RIIO-1 Ofgem regulatory framework, and therefore was involved in the regulatory engagement process for RIIO-GD1 in my role there. Prior to that, I was a partner at EC Harris (now part of Arcadis) for more than ten years, leading the power distribution sector and primarily involved in construction project management and controls for major investment programmes, also assisted in a number of utility company acquisitions in the sector across the world.


Richard Price, Chief Operating Officer of Bristol Water


Richard is a Senior Executive, Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institute of Water. He has over 30 years of experience of Engineering, Construction and Operations across both Water and Wastewater treatment and infrastructure. In addition, he was National Chairman of the Pipeline Industries Guild and a Chief Flying Instructor in the Royal Air Force Reserve, flying over 4500 sorties on conventional and powered gliders.


Registration starts at 17:00 

Formally concludes at 21:30

This is FREE for The Pipeline Industries Guild Members to attend; a fee is applicable to Non-Members. Registration is essential and proof of membership may be required.

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June 28th, 2023 5:00 PM   to   9:30 PM
Grosvenor House Hotel
Park Lane
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
Member Rate Per Person Free to attend - Proof of Membership may be requested. £ 0.00
Non Member Rate Per Person ( £30.00 Plus VAT) £ 36.00

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