Monika Slowikowska, founder and managing director of Golden Houses Development, has won the ‘Inspirational Individual Award 2018’ in the National Federation of Builders (NFB) Awards 2018, which took place at the Belfry Hotel and Resort in Sutton Coldfield on the 27th of March.
“Monika is clearly a driven businesswoman who has shown what is possible and has worked out solutions for some of the industry’s more intractable problems. With her drive for quality, honesty and performance in business she is clearly an inspirational leader,” said the judges about the winner.
The NFB Awards celebrate the high standards of workmanship and application achieved by NFB members throughout England and Wales, being a reflection of the dynamic nature of the construction industry and the excellent levels that have been achieved.
Golden Houses Development was also recently nominated for two Constructing Excellence Awards 2018: the ‘Building Project of the Year’ award for project of £10 million and below and for the ‘SME of the Year’. The results of these awards will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony on the 29th of June 2018.
Monika Slowikowska is one of the most respected and creative female business leaders in the construction industry. She founded Golden Houses Development in 2012 and it specialises in general building works within the high-end residential market in London and has worked on a variety of high-profile projects. All projects are completed to the highest standards of design, construction and finish, which Monika recognises are important to her clients.
She recently spoke at the Women in Construction Summit held on the 6th of March, where she talked about the lack of women working in the construction industry and the pay gap between same jobs.
Golden Houses Development Ltd is a real success story and the business has grown at a phenomenal rate, in 2016 it achieved turnover that was six times higher than in its launch year.