Roseanna Bloxham, senior consultant at environmental consultancy RSK, which has offices in Belfast, has been named Best Woman Consultant at the 2017 European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) Awards.
The awards aim to find the most-exemplary women within construction and engineering across Europe.
To claim top spot, Roseanna first had to face a rigorous and competitive judging process, including the WICE judging day, which involved a face-to-face interview with industry experts and a one-minute presentation to all 57 judges.
The finalists were assessed according to their involvement in and commitment to the industry, career and education, teamwork and leadership skills, knowledge of workplace health and safety issues, customer service skills and other pursuits, hobbies and extracurricular activities.
Roseanna joined RSK, which now employs 1600 people worldwide and has a turnover of almost £100 million, in 2011. She works as a senior geoenvironmental engineer in RSK’s geosciences team at Hemel Hempstead. RSK’s geosciences team assists clients in realising the opportunities and managing the potential liabilities associated with the acquisition, ownership, development and divestiture of land.
Roseanna is currently working on the Shell Global Environmental Services Strategy contract and managing a large multidisciplinary geotechnical-led project.
“I feel incredibly shocked and honoured to have won the award for Best Woman Consultant. I still cannot quite believe it,” Roseanna commented. “I see it as a representation of my hard work and dedication to my role within RSK and the support from my colleagues over the past five years.
“Over the past few years, I have noticed the number of women in the industry growing and I am pleased to see more female graduates.”