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Celebrating WSP engineers for Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating WSP engineers for Women in Engineering Day

 June 09, 2022

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Cited as a most sustainable company in the engineering industry, WSP facilitates long-term business success by enabling economic, environmental and social benefits that impact on current and future generations.

And its people are key. WSP believes a stimulating, open working environment where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported is a catalyst for outstanding achievements.

Marking International Women in Engineering Day 2022 (#INWED22), we shine a spotlight on some very talented women engineers working at WSP

Feeling inspired? Why not discover the many engineering career opportunities at WSP

  • Rachel Skinner is a Civil Engineer and WSP Executive Director. Pushing the boundaries of civil engineering, inspired by the next generation, Rachel leads a team of 600 people before and became the youngest ever and second female president of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
  • Claire Gott MBE is UK Head of Industry for WSP. Claire is driven by making a tangible difference as she champions diversity and positive sustainable change - and she's rewriting the narrative for women in engineering. As UK Head Industry at WSP, Claire manages a team of 100 people across multiple sectors from pharmaceuticals to hydrogen.
  • Marie-Claude Dumas is Global Director of Major Projects & Programs and an Executive Market Leader for WSP Quebec. Marie-Claude took an unconventional route into engineering, and now states that all the opportunities exist for women in STEM fields. Women are welcomed across industries, from artificial intelligence, to manufacturing, to engineering.
  • Helen Buckingham is an Associate Director at WSP. Helen is using the power of collaboration to deliver life-changing infrastructure across the UK and enjoys bringing people together and delivering an outcome that is bigger than the sum of the parts.
  • Soledad Berbel Roman a Principal Engineer at WSP. Soledad uses her interdisciplinary background in Civil Engineering, Hydro-Informatics and Water Management to aid cities capture, restore and enhance ecosystem services into urban landscapes for economic, social and environmental benefits for the wider community.
  • Rosie Atkins is a Senior Hydrogen Engineer at WSP. Rosie is motivated by the real human need for keeping homes, hospitals and workplaces powered. With energy being in transition as we look for alternatives to fossil-based fuels, Rosie's work is to show that there are other ways to heat our homes. 
  • Louisa Sinclair is a Principal Engineer at WSP. Louisa leads a team delivering urban drainage projects for her main client, Northern Ireland Water. As a project manager she supports her colleagues on high-standard projects for her clients.
  • Nicola Graham is a Graduate Water Engineer at WSP Based in London, Nicola helps mitigate the UK’s rising flood risk. Water engineering really captured Nicola's passion due to its close relationship with the natural environment and its potential impact on society in mitigating the effects of climate change.  
  • Sian Walker is an Assistant Engineer at WSP. Sian was initially inspired by her D&T teacher and knew that she wanted to find out more about engineering. Now, the next step for Sian is to work towards Chartered Engineer status with the Institute of Water. 
  • Laura Bourne is an Engineer at WSP. Such is Laura's contribution to engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has awarded her the Tony Chapman Medal for showing an exceptional standard of civil engineering knowledge. 
  • Jasmine Ewers is an Undergraduate Engineer at WSP. Undertaking a degree apprenticeship, Jasmine combines her current role as part of the company's HS2 team with her university work. While that’s undoubtedly a balancing act itself, Jasmine still finds time to raise the profile of apprenticeships and champion women in engineering.

Embrace an engineering career with WSP 

WSP employees leverage each other’s strengths as they contribute to some of the world’s most unique and challenging projects.

Want to build diverse expertise that benefits your career, colleagues and clients?

Feel inspired? Why not discover the career opportunities at WSP and jon them. 


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