ICEC Distinguished International Fellow (DIF) Award

At the 17thInternational Cost Engineering Congress in 2002 the International Cost Engineering Council instituted the award of Distinguished International Fellow. The award is conferred at each biennial ICEC World Congress and Council Meeting.

The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to ICEC and to the association or institute of which they are a member for a period of years. The recipients must be nominated to receive the award by an ICEC member association or institute. They must:

  • Have held a significant volunteer position in both ICEC and a member association or institute;
  • Have had significant involvement over a period of several years in both ICEC and a member association or institute; and
  • Must have made a significant contribution to the development of the cost management profession.

The award is not a grant of Fellow membership in ICEC but rather is recognition given to individuals who have made major contributions to ICEC and to the profession. Recipients are granted the post nominals of “DIF”.

The deadline for the nominations for the 2018 DIF Award is 1 September 2018.

Click below for more information and previous award winners.

Distinguished International Fellow Award

At the 17thInternational Cost Engineering Congress in 2002 the International Cost Engineering Council instituted the award of Distinguished International Fellow.

The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to ICEC and to the association or institute of which they are a member for a period of years. The recipients must be nominated to receive the award by an ICEC member association or institute. They must:

  • Have held a significant volunteer position in both ICEC and a member association or institute;
  • Have had significant involvement over a period of several years in both ICEC and a member association or institute; and
  • Must have made a significant contribution to the development of the cost management profession.

The award is not a grant of Fellow membership in ICEC but rather is recognition given to individuals who have made major contributions to ICEC and to the profession. Recipients are granted the post nominals of “DIF”.

The first recipient of this award was:

Dr Kenneth K Humphreys, PE DIF CCE, ICECA, FAACE, FACostE, FwAICE, LMSAPCI.

The award was bestowed on Dr.Humphreys on 16 April 2002 at the 3rd ICEC World Congress and 17th International Cost Engineering Congress, in Melbourne, Australia.

In April 2004 at the 4th ICEC World Congress and 18th International Cost Engineering Congress in Cape Town, South Africa the award of Founding Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

Christopher G. Walker, FAACE, MACostE, DIF

in recognition of his efforts, along with Dr. Humphreys, to found ICEC in 1976. Christopher Walker served ICEC with distinction as its first Chairman for two successive terms, 1976-1978 and 1978-1980.

In addition to Christopher Walker, the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented on 20 April 2004 to:

  • Roger M. Batten (RICS & ACostE);
  • Gilles Caupin (AFITEP);
  • T. T. Cheung (HKIS);
  • Eilif Holen (DPM);
  • Dennis Lenard AIQS;
  • Hubertus J. M. Paquay (CEASA & AACE); and
  • Franklin D. Postula (AACE).

At the 1st ICEC and IPMA Global Congress on Project Management and the 5th ICEC World Congress in April 2006 in Ljubljana, Slovenia the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • James A Bent (AACE);
  • Steven Boeschoten, (DACE);
  • Brian D Dunfield (AACE);
  • Allen C Hamilton (AACE);
  • Murtala A Oladapo (NIQS);
  • Don F Parkinson (RICS & HonFACosteE);
  • Edward Tang (SISV);
  • Henry C Thorne (AACE);
  • R Bruce Watson (RICS & ACostE); and
  • JJP (Basie) Verster (ASAQS).

At the 6th ICEC World Congress in June 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • Prof. Luigi Pojaga (AICE);
  • Andre Kerin (ZPM);
  • Dr. Brane Semolic (ZPM);
  • Alec Ray (ACostE);
  • Egon Wortmann (ASAQS); and
  • Corne De Leuuw (ASAQS).

At the 7th ICEC World Congress  in July 2010 at Singapore the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • Ginette Basak (AACE);
  • Goh Ngan Hong (SISV); and
  • Rob van Hoeve (DACE);

At the 8th ICEC World Congress in June 2012 in Durban, South Africa the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • Peter Cox (AIQS);
  • Ong See Lian (RISM);
  • Kwadwo H. Osei Asante (GhiS);
  • Alexia Nalewaik (AACE);
  • Teoh Wooi Sin (SISV);
  • Gianluca di Castri (AICE);
  • Prof Robert Pearl (ASAQS).

At the 9th ICEC World Congress in October 2014 in Milan, Italy the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • Carsten Wredstrøm (DPM)
  • Alan Baltrop (ACostE)
  • Sam Griggs (AACE)
  • Paulo Roberto Vilela Dias (IBEC)
  • José Chacon de Assis (IBEC)

At the 10th ICEC World Congress in October 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the award of Distinguished International Fellow was presented to:

  • Peter Smith (AIQS)
  • Madhu Pillai (AACE)
  • Emanuele Banchi (AICE)
  • Angelo Valle (IBEC)

All of these recipients have served their national associations and institutes and ICEC with distinction in various capacities over a long period of years.

 

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