The McNeil Prize

The McNeil Prize is awarded to ‘an individual from Australian industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy.’
The McNeil Prize is named in honour of Rear Admiral Percival McNeil CB RAN (1883-1951). He was one of the founding fathers of Australian shipbuilding. In particular, his contribution to both the Navy and industry is noteworthy, as was his faith in Australia’s ability to build world-class ships. His short biography is at
http://www.navy.gov.au/biography/rear-admiral-percival-edwin-mcneil

The Prize was created in 2016 to honour an individual or individuals from Australian industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy. The Prize was first awarded in 2017.

2020

Due to the cancellation of the ANI Annual Dinner , the 2020 McNeil Prize will be announced in November 2020.

Nominations are now open. Details and the nomination form can be found here.

2019

Peter Jenkins, Founder and Managing Director of

Jenkins Engineering Defence Systems (JEDS)  

News article is here.

 

 

2018

Andrew Whittaker, Director of Shipbuilding at Raytheon Australia

News article is here.

Watch the video here.

2017

Peter Evans, Saab Australia

News article is here

2016

Croser

Ian Croser AM, co-founder of CEA Technologies

News article is here.