Why did you decide to join Mott MacDonald?
I decided to join Mott MacDonald because of what I had heard about the great projects undertaken by the company in my field, and their reputation. From what I had learnt about Mott MacDonald, I found that the leaders of the organisation truly believe that their greatest asset is their people and they are personally involved in developing talent, interviewing potential employees and communicating with their employees on the direction of the company.
What is the best thing about your role?
The level of responsibility I have in my role as a senior engineer in our team is one of the best things in my role.
Also, the fact that I am constantly taking on more challenging and new tasks is a truly positive part of my current role. This means that I am always motivated and have the will to do well at my job. My passion helps me to go above and beyond in my responsibilities.
How would you describe the culture of Mott MacDonald?
I experience a very good working environment which encourages me to have open communication, informing my colleagues of new developments and suggestions.
From time to time our managers provide clarity and focus as they communicate clearly and frequently on the company’s direction, business strategy goals and progress, providing a clear direction and defining the role of each employee. Openness and involvement is encouraged since they shape an open company culture, one that allows employees to provide suggestions and be involved, reinforcing behaviours that generate success.
How has your career progressed at Mott MacDonald?
I have been involved in a diversity of projects and some of them were new to me and challenged me. I really appreciate the new challenges after being in the market for more than 15 years.
What makes Mott MacDonald stand out from other companies?
After having worked in 11 organisations in three continents, I can confidently say that Mott MacDonald is a very good company. I am seeing how technical excellence in here isn’t sacrificed for the sake of earning more money! I can also see how pre-designed plans are getting implemented successfully to have a meaningful growth.
Are you involved with any charities or do any volunteer work?
I am involved in the plan organisation for child sponsorship, Red Cross and the Fred Hollows Foundation.
Where is your favourite place?
My favourite place is where ever my family is!
What inspires you at work?
Being in a friendly and supportive working environment is really inspiring.