Take a Closer Look: Eleonora Rocci, Structural Engineer

Over the next few months we will be shining a spotlight on some of our engineers as we celebrate the Year of Engineering. Our aim is to take a closer look at those who have just started their Engineering careers – to find out what inspired them to choose this exciting career path, and to see how they have found life as an engineer so far! We’ve also thrown in a few questions just for fun…

This week we spoke with Eleonora Rocci, a Structural Engineer based in our London Office.

What area of engineering do you specialise in?
Structural engineering

What is your favourite aspect of the job?
Technical aspects of design

What has been the biggest achievement in your career so far?
Be responsible for the outcome of a project

What daily challenges do you face?
Meet client requirement

Where did you graduate from?
University of Bologna, Italy

Favourite school subject?

Why did you become an engineer? What inspired you?
I enjoy understanding and learning new things. My professor of mechanics inspires me to become a better engineer.

If you could give your school aged self-career advice, what would it be?
Find out what you enjoy most and pursue it!

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I am an enthusiastic swimmer.

Do you have any hobbies?
Travelling, cooking and astrology.

Favourite song?
Skinny Love – Bon Iver

Favourite film?
Good Will Hunting

Finally, what are your goals for 2018?
Becoming a chartered engineer.