Drew Nesbitt named Rising Star at property awards

Drew Nesbitt

Drew Nesbitt

Drew Nesbitt, a Senior Associate at independent UK law firm Burges Salmon LLP has been named Rising Star of the South West at the British Council for Offices (BCO) NextGen Awards.

The BCO’s inaugural NextGen Awards come as part of its NextGen programme, which mentors and encourages the next generation of professionals to become future leaders in the industry.

The awards dinner on November 22nd was attended by  designers, developers, architects and occupiers under the age of 35.

It celebrated the achievements and successes of young professionals in the commercial property sector, and their mentors.

Drew is a key member of the multi-award winning Real Estate development team at Burges Salmon, and has advised on some of the region’s most significant office projects.

These include Skanska’s 60,000 sq ft flagship office development, 66 Queen Square, and furniture manufacturer Herman Miller’s new UK HQ and manufacturing facility in Wiltshire. Drew is also the current chair of BCO’s South West and Wales NextGen committee, and during his time on the committee has increased NextGen membership six fold.

Cristiano Testi, Chairman of the London and South East Next Gen Committee, comments: “Drew has had a huge impact on the BCO South West and Wales NextGen committee. He has worked tirelessly over the last three years not only to significantly increase membership, but also to organise an extensive events programme allowing his peers across the region to better connect and exchange ideas.”