senior associate director
Kathleen joined Balfour Beatty in 2001 in the building division working as a Site Engineer, building schools in the north of England. After 5 years she became a Design Manager, working closely with the design team to finalise the design and solve problems from site.
In 2013 she joined Jacobs in the Utilities department, focusing on drainage and wastewater treatment works, before moving into the Water and Environment department, leading the River Engineering team focusing on flood protection and prevention.
In 2020 she joined the Transportation Department and took on the Framework Manager role on the Professional Services Framework for Lancashire County Council.
Kathleen is passionate about promoting civil engineering, Inclusion and Diversity and positive mental health in the workplace. She studied a BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Bradford and a MSc in Construction Management at the University of Salford. She is a Chartered Civil Engineer and last year a Fellow of the ICE.