Nicola Barclay With seemingly perfect timing for International Women’s Day, Homes for Scotland chief executive Nicola Barclay recently addressed the annual dinner of the Association of Women in Property’s Central Scotland branch, which draws members from across the many different disciplines in
International Women's Day 2018
SCN speaks to five female members of the architectural team at Mactaggart & Mickel Homes about their roles, balancing home and work priorities, and why designing houses is not ‘plain vanilla’. Contributors:
Amanda Byrne From enrolling at Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland to working on Edinburgh College of Art, site manager Amanda Byrne tells SCN how her journey has led to a rewarding career at Kier Construction Scotland.
Ashley Dunsmore Kier Construction Scotland’s assistant quantity surveyor, Ashley Dunsmore, says she got the construction bug by watching ‘Megastructures’ and haggling at foreign markets.
Pauline McCabe After spending some time in Greece, Kier Construction Scotland’s Pauline McCabe reveals the personal reasons for returning to Scotland and working in health and safety.
Having worked on projects for some of the world’s largest companies, negotiated a management buyout and played a part in delivering a multi award-winning building, Jeanette MacIntyre shares her story with SCN. Give us an overview of your career so far
Siobhan Logue at the inaugural Herald Diversity Conference in May last year With City Building making great strides in attracting women into the industry and helping them to progress, SCN catches up with four of its brightest employees who are each taking their opportunities to blaze their own trail
After studying architecture, Anna Chambers saw a different route into construction with Perceptive Communicators, a firm with extensive experience of raising the profile of clients in the industry. Tell me a bit about your career, and how you got to be where you are today?
BAM Construction and hub West Scotland have launched a new skills programme with pupils from Lourdes Secondary in Glasgow’s south-side. With support from the Developing Young Workforce Glasgow Opportunity Fund, staff from BAM will deliver a ten week programme encouraging S3 female pupils to consid