Georgina, a chartered surveyor and project manager, cites her colleagues as the main reason she enjoys going to work every day: “The people I work with are a source of inspiration, guidance and fun. Within Arcadis, there’s an incredible breadth of expertise. Someone is always able to answer my queries or direct me to someone else who can.”
“It is brilliant to be able to make a difference.”
What do you love about working for Arcadis?
“I love working in the construction industry because the projects make a difference to people’s lives. They improve the environment people work in, live in and socialize in.”
How does Arcadis help your professional development?
“I have just completed a Quest, which allows Arcadis employees to experience a week in another office. The goal is to understand more about the business and develop a chosen area of knowledge. I went to Singapore and Hong Kong, which was an amazing experience. I learned a tremendous amount, and I am looking forward to putting it into practice and presenting back my findings.”
How do you see Arcadis values coming to life?
“I love the independence and trust that the organization places in me to deliver projects and work with clients. This approach has really helped to develop my confidence in my own abilities.”
What are the favorite projects you have worked on?
1. Prison building refurbishment, UK
“This was the first project I delivered from inception to completion, and it made a huge difference to the prison. The team there are fantastic, and it was brilliant to be able to make a difference and help with the work they are doing.”
2. Office refurbishment for an infrastructure organization, UK
“I led this project in the construction phase. The heritage building presented significant construction challenges. There was a great team approach to overcome the challenges, which included asbestos, water ingress and unknown services.”
3. Office fit-out for large professional services company
“The project was challenging because of the fantastic high specification look and feel of the company’s global brand. Coordination between the base build and fit out project teams was essential.”