Simran Thiara, the Southern Facade Specification Manager at Sotech, has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Top 100 Influential Woman in Construction Awards.’ The distinguished panel of judges faced a daunting task, given the exceptional quality and sheer number of entries they had to consider.
With a degree in Architectural Technology and over a decade of experience in the building envelope domain, Simran brings an impressive range of expertise to the construction sector.
Her journey in the industry began with a focus on anodising, where she honed her skills in the art of metal finishes. As her passion for innovation and commitment to excellence grew, she delved into the realm of aluminium framing profiles for buildings. Committed to make a lasting impact on the built environment, Simran welcomed new challenges and broadened her horizons, transitioning into glazing and glass manufacturing for large residential and commercial buildings. Her expertise in these domains has been instrumental in shaping aesthetically appealing and sustainable structures across various sectors.
“I’m truly honoured and delighted to be shortlisted for this award,” Simran shared. “Construction and architecture have been my passions since I was young, and being recognized among the top influencers in the industry is a moment of celebration for myself and for my wider team at Sotech. As a company, we’re focused on helping our clients design stunning, original buildings that are striking, functional, and sustainable. This award is a celebration of women in the sector and the strides we’re making together.”
Claire Ryan, Simran’s Manager, expressed deep admiration, stating, “Simran’s dedication and expertise have been invaluable to our clients, our team, and the projects she’s been involved with. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and her strong focus on sustainability have not only elevated the sector but also inspired and uplifted those around her.”
The eagerly awaited announcement of the ‘Top 100 Influential Woman in Construction Awards’ winners for individual categories is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th, 2023. Simran’s exceptional achievement serves as an inspiration for aspiring professionals, showcasing the potential for excellence and empowerment within the construction and architectural spaces. It is a moment of pride for both Simran and the industry as a whole.