“I am a senior geoenvironmental engineer in the geosciences team at international environmental and engineering consultancy RSK,” Roseanna explains. “Based in our Hemel Hempstead [UK] office, I am a project manager, health and safety lead for RSK’s UK contract with Shell, on the ASG Safety Working Group, and have recently been invited to join the CL:AIRE Technology and Research Group. I am also a STEM ambassador and outside of work I am a Guide leader, volunteer at a local theatre, play hockey twice a week (and find time for the gym!)”
Roseanna goes on to provide an insight into what a typical day at RSK entails but admits that no two days are ever the same, which “makes the job exciting.” Of all the exciting work she has been involved in, she cites “working as health and safety lead on RSK’s Shell contract” as one of her most notable roles, and her “work with Redrow on a large housing project, where [she has] been involved in the construction of several retaining walls.”
As for the challenges in her role and the changes in she would like to see implemented in the geotechnical industry, Roseanna says, “I would like to see an increased use in technology. The world is ever changing and every day we are seeing further developments to improve our future. Rather than fearing its capabilities we need to embrace what technology can do to improve or replace existing techniques.”
You can find out more and read Roseanna’s full interview in the May edition of AGS magazine, pp.20–21.