Jen is a UK Chartered Structural Engineer who is passionate about promoting careers for women in science and technology, and improving knowledge sharing, quality and innovation across the construction industry. Jen started her career in New Zealand where she developed a passion for earthquake engineering and was responsible for delivering structural designs for new-build commercial and residential projects, as well as developing strengthening schemes for historic buildings. Since then, Jen has spent a year in Vancouver practicing engineering while also learning to ski, before relocating to London 3 years ago. Jen works full-time at Michael Barclay Partnership LLP and her current projects range from high-end residential developments, to the refurbishment and protection of existing buildings. Jen is also an enthusiastic music fan, active sportswoman, keen traveller and wine connoisseur.