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      BEYOND LIMITS: A construction and property careers networking event in London Borough of Camden


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      November 14, 2013

      Thursday   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      Gower St
      London Borough of Camden, Greater London

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      EVENT DETAILS
      BEYOND LIMITS: A construction and property careers networking event

      Interested in a construction and property sector career after you graduate?

      Join us for an evening of presentations and networking featuring established and emerging industry leaders, as well as the opportunity to quiz a range of professionals on their working lives in a 'speed careering' session.

      This free event is ideal for anyone considering a career in this diverse and exciting sector, whether your interests lie in design, technical or business disciplines.

      Click here to download the event brochure.


      SPEAKERS

      Maria Smith, Studio Weave
      Maria co-founded Studio Weave with Je Ahn in 2006. Described as ‘Britain’s most promising young architects’, the practice has received several accolades for their socially aware and gloriously idiosyncratic structures, inckuding a 2012 Civic Trust Award for ‘The Longest Bench’, 2013 RIBA Award for ‘Ecology of Colour’ and the 2013 AR+D Emerging Architecture Award for Great Ormond Street Hospital’s ‘Lullalby Factory’. 

      Kate McCann, The Guardian
      Kate McCann is deputy editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section, which seeks to explore why there are so few women at the top and how we can turn things around. She previously covered housing and local government and is particularly interested in planning policy, housing and welfare. Kate has advised housing and local government professionals on social media, community building and online presence. 

      Diane Hart & Jehan Weerasinghe, London & Quadrant Housing Trust
      Diane is Group Director of Neighbourhoods and Jehan Weerasinghe is Assistant Director, North Neighbourhood at London & Quadrant Housing Trust, a multi award-winning housing association providing high quality, affordable homes. Collectively they have over a quarter of a century of leadership experience and are passionate advocates of diversity with an unfailing commitment to customer service for one of the largest housing associations in London.

      Roma Agrawal, WSP Group
      Roma is an award-winning Associate Structural Engineer at WSP and has designed bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures over an eight year career, most notably working on The Shard. Outside work, Roma promotes scientific and technical careers to young people as well as engaging institutions and Government to understand and develop a better way forward for the next generation of construction sector professionals. 

       

      SPEED CAREERING

      Think of this as a group speed date without the romance. This is your chance to quiz professionals (and perhaps future colleagues and collaborators) working in architecture, sustainability, project and cost management as well as structural, MEP, and building services engineering.

      Experts include:

      Amie Shuttleworth, Sir Robert McAlpine
      Carolina Passos-Anishetty, BAM Construct UK
      Cristina Lanz Azcarate, NAWIC
      Chris Soley, Ramboll
      David Maeso, Ramboll Fire
      Fanny Arendt, Ramboll
      Je Ahn, Studio Weave
      Jehan Weerasinghe, London & Quadrant Housing Trust
      Jo Ann Hamilton, Turner & Townsend
      Kara Connon, Jacobs
      Karen Mattock, Axis Group
      Maria Smith, Studio Weave
      Mugove Edwards, Cushman & Wakefield
      Recha Jeshi, Atkins Global
      Roma Agrawal, WSP Group

      We will email you biographies nearer to the date!


      NETWORKING

      After the speed careering session, stay for drinks and nibbles and a chance to develop essential professional networking skills by speaking to other students, speakers and experts from the evening, as well as representatives from organisations such as UK Green Building Council and the Chartered Institute of Building amongst others.

      This event is brought to you by WSCP, L&Q Housing Trust, Society for the Environment and UCL.

      Categories: Conferences & Tradeshows

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