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Louise Hansen (Project Manager) on site at the Grade 1 Listed King's Cross Station.

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Louise Hansen

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Louise on site at the grade 1 listed King's Cross Station
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Louise on site at the grade 1 listed King's Cross Station Louise inspects the roof of the grade 1 listed King's Cross Station prior to a significant redesign whilst retaining the 1850's timber

"My colleagues are all very professional and I’ve really enjoyed some good times out over the summer with work."

Why did you choose to join Mott MacDonald?

I enjoy the idea of seeking out new opportunities and challenges as part of my career progression, so having previously worked for mainly smaller companies, I thought a large company like Mott MacDonald would provide a different and diverse experience. I also wanted to move from architecture into project management.

What is the best thing about your job/role?

I have very nice colleagues and I enjoy the quick pace of construction project work, no day is the same.

How would you describe the culture of Mott MacDonald?

Hardworking and friendly – my colleagues are all very professional and I’ve really enjoyed some good times out over the summer with work.

What project are you currently working on?

A mix of internal jobs and public sector jobs. We have just completed the package of work for the new Mott MacDonald Cambridge office fit-out which is being constructed in the next 2 years; secondly I work with London Borough of Southwark, managing two projects - providing housing for elderly with dementia and a day care centre for elderly with dementia. Finally I am helping Mott MacDonald procurement with office furniture, desk specification and tenders to provide the company with a strategy to meet new office standards.

Have you been involved in any charities or done any volunteer work, please explain your involvement?

Working for Mott MacDonald I have only barely got involved with Engineers Without Borders, however previously as an architect I worked on post-earthquake disaster relief planning - designing housing and schools in India (mud brick construction) and maintenance of housing in Bolivia and in London, designing and constructing a temporary home for homeless people to spend their Christmas and New Year in.

What would your perfect day consist of?

A full day of running or walking trails in beautiful surroundings with good company, eating amazing food with same good company - and to finish the day, a fat book, popcorn and copious amounts of sleep (in freshly laundered sheets) would make me a very happy person.

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