What is your current Job Title or Role?
Head of Client Relations
What advice would you have for young women who are interested in a STEM career or job?
Follow your interests, interests become passions and that is what makes life fun. Don't let anyone or anything deviate you from your path.
How did you get to where you are today?
I started in Health & Safety approx 12 years ago, completing all the required qualifications and finding that my interests lie in the construction sector. I have worked in the manufacturing & constructions sectors ever since. I like knowing that people have gone to their families safely every day due the work i have done. I now work for a health & safety assessment company.
What do you do on a daily basis in your work?
I manage a team that looks after the clients of our company, primarily large house builders such as Persimmon, Redrow etc. I make sure that the contractors our clients are engaging to work on site have suitable health & safety management systems in place for the trades they carry out.
Who or what inspired you to get into STEM?
My mother has always been a strong influencer in my life. She always forged her own path and achieved so much in her chosen career hat it pushed me to be the best version of myself.
What do you enjoy most about your role?
I enjoy the environment I have built within the team here, I know that our Clients have safer work environments due to what we do. I know we have upskilled contractors and provided advice and guidance to make their working lives safer.
What do you like to do outside work?
I am a keen runner and parkrunner. I have set up two new parkruns in the Plymouth area and the only junior parkrun.