Congratulations to Mears Gas Engineer Chloe Muncey for reaching the final of the Women in Housing Awards.Chloe was shortlisted for the Young Achiever Award for being a remarkable role model with a ‘can do’ attitude and a strong passion for the trade.Chloe has been with Mears since November 2015, building a reputation and relationships with customers. As a single mum with young children, she manages to balance her personal and professional life, and is an inspiration to her colleagues.At the finals, Chloe said: “It is such an honour to be nominated for this award. I keep the residents at the heart of my work and listen to what they have to say.“I have seen a lot in my life, and have learnt not to judge people no matter who they are. Life is short and I believe that the best thing I can do is to try and make a difference to people’s lives - that truly makes my day.”Julia Mallen, Mears Customer and Community Manager at Chloe’s home branch in Eastleigh, Hampshire, said: “We are so proud that Chloe made it to the finals. She started with us as a service engineer and has progressed to servicing gas breakdowns.“She has an excellent ability to diagnose and troubleshoot issues with great ease. With the experience she has gained with Mears, she has become an invaluable asset to us.”The Women in Housing Awards recognise the achievements of individuals or projects who consistently demonstrate a commitment to excellence within their roles, their organisation and the wider sector.The evening was hosted by BBC Radio presenter Liz Green, and guests were also treated to an inspirational talk by TV Chef Lorraine Pascale. The awards ceremony was held at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on 3 November.