Best diploma student award presented

12th October 2012

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On 4 October, IEMA's chief executive Jan Chmiel presented the first Best Diploma Student Award

The recipient of the award, which is presented jointly by the Institute and the manufacturers’ body EEF, was Jason Posner, a senior environmental adviser at the Export Credits Guarantee Department, who was recognised for the quality of his work during study for the IEMA Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice, which he completed in 2011.

Posner has taken a clear IEMA route through his professional development, having achieved both the IEMA foundation and Associate certificates before commencing study on the Diploma course with the EEF.

Posner, pictured centre with Jan Chmiel (left) and Steve Jackson (right) from the EEF’s Woodland Grange training centre, received his award during the South East region’s October social event.

The IEMA Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice was launched in March 2011 and is aimed at members who are working in a business environment. Assignments, for example, are often based on work-related practices. For information on upgrading your membership, visit


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