8 Nov 2018

Congratulations to Senior Valuer Jazmin Poyser and Urbis Consultant Adam Wood for their award wins at last week’s Planning Institute Australia’s (PIA) WA Awards and Australia Property Institute’s (API) Excellence in Property Awards. 

Both the API and PIA are highly respected property industry organisations, focussed on developing and supporting their members, ultimately to better shape Australia’s future. To be nominated, and then to win an award from either, is an extraordinary achievement.

Jazmin Poyser took home the Young Property Professional of the Year Award at the API Excellence in Property Awards, an award that recognised the outstanding contribution and professional excellence of a young property professional.

The API Excellence in Property Awards is designed to recognise innovation and outstanding achievement across the entire property industry, bringing together a judging panel of distinguished industry leaders to critically assess all entries in their individual categories.

Jazmin demonstrates her dedication to the industry, connecting and empowering those who work in property.

The judges said, “Her swift promotion to Senior Valuer in June 2018 reflects Jazmin’s aptitude, leadership qualities and reliability for both colleagues and clients.

Jazmin relishes being involved in the property industry in a broader capacity, including being a part of the Property Council of Australia’s inaugural 100 Women in Property program, and attending events run by the Urban Land Institute and RICS. 

This too was noted by the judges, who said, “Through various activities and responsibilities, Jazmin demonstrates her dedication to the industry, connecting and empowering those who work in property.”

Adam Wood was awarded PIA WA Young Planner of the Year. This award recognises a young planner who made an outstanding contribution or achievement to the planning industry. 

The PIA WA Awards for Planning Excellence recognises and acknowledges quality, innovation and excellence in Planning, promoting the important role of the Planning profession in the creation of Western Australia’s built environment and stimulate public awareness of good planning.

The Young Planner of the Year award acclaims a planner early in their career who represents balanced qualities in advocating for emerging planning professionals as well as high-quality planning outcomes in the workplace.

The judges recognised Adam’s passion in supporting and raising the profile of young planners in WA, noting his involvement on the PIA WA Young Planner Committee. 

Adam should be applauded for his tenacity, his adaptability and his passion for the planning industry.

The judges stated, “Adam has demonstrated high levels of dedication to his professional life, whilst also exhibiting an outstanding commitment to the planning industry through outreach and voluntary activity.

“Adam should be applauded for his tenacity, his adaptability and his passion for the  planning industry.”

Adam expressed his gratitude for winning this award, saying, “This is something that I have been working towards over recent years and have sought to consistently build and develop my skills as a young leader within the industry.

“I hope that the award and its recognition is able to provide a competitive edge in showing my commitment and leadership capabilities within the industry and aspirations for high-quality outcomes.”