Job title: Principal Process Engineer
Company employed by: Atkins
When you were a child, what did you dream you’d be when you grew up?
What is the biggest impact your work will or could have in the future?
The design and build of nuclear plants - a positive step towards the Zero Net Carbon target by 2050.
What excites you most about STEM?
STEM involves fun from all angles: Science to innovate, Technology to build, Engineering to design and Mathematical to play with.
What do you love about your job? What would you change?
I love the meaning of my job, the drive we all have and our aim that can be achieved by designing things, to make a cleaner and safer world. I would change the incentives balance to be less focused on money and more on safety.
What gives you the most job satisfaction?
The development of the team. Watching people grow in confidence as their career progresses.
What does a typical day at work involve?
Emails, projects tracking, talking to people to agree steps forward, arranging meetings, calculations, drawings to agree.