Meet the winners of the 2021 Emerging Leader Awards

The winners of Construction Canada’s 3rd annual Emerging Leader Awards were announced at the Buildings Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on December 3.

The awards, presented by Engineered Assemblies, honour members of the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) community who demonstrate excellence, impress and inspire their co-workers, and are well on their way to becoming the next leaders in the profession.

Here are the recipients of the 2021 Emerging Leader Awards.

Emerging Leader Awards – Leadership and Jury’s Choice

Dr. Henry Tsang, PhD, OAQ, MRAIC, LEED GA, WELL AP, principal at Henry Tsang Architect and assistant professor at RAIC Centre for Architecture, Athabasca, Alberta.

Awards were accepted by colleague Shane Laptiste.

Emerging Leader Award – Initiative 

Nicholas Kaminski, P.Eng., M.Eng., PMP, structural engineer at KGS Group, Regina, Saskatchewan.

Emerging Leader Award – Teamwork

Christopher Paul David, ARIDO, NCIDQ, president of David Visual Communications Ltd., North York, Ontario.

Emerging Leader Award – Technology Advancement

Kelsey Van Steele, P.Eng., associate at RJC Engineers, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Emerging Leader Award – Industry Contribution

Samuel Oboh, FAIA, FRAIC, principal/vice-president, region 3, at Ensight+ Architecture Inc., Edmonton, Alberta.

Emerging Leader Award – Community Contribution

Elisia Neves, OAA, MRAIC, B.A.Sc. (Honours), M.Arch, founder and CEO of Fabrik Architects Inc., Cambridge, Ontario.

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