Quick review of my first three weeks of ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) training.
Once Erik learnt more about climate change a few years ago, he was hooked. Since then the highly experienced oil and gas engineer has been looking to apply his skills in the sustainability sector. This ties in well with his passion for sailing. He has literally set anchor in the Canary Islands to pursue his new venture.
Giulia is a chemical engineer with a passion for science communication across language barriers. Recently, she joined Blue Steens as our very first affiliate translator for Italian and Spanish. Giulia strikes me as very proactive; a woman looking for opportunities and making them happen as they present themselves.
Mathematics makes the world go round. In a way, it is a language that helps us describe and explain natural phenomena, man-made constructions and much more. If you are into maths, there are plenty of career paths to choose from. Engineering is one of them. I met up with Maryam, an experienced engineer in the oil and gas industry. Originally […]
I first met Lesley at ABZWISE, an unusual entrepreneurship programme for women in STEM, at the University of Aberdeen in 2012. Two key aspects of this workshop were characteristic of Lesley. Firstly, she doesn’t do bog-standard. Secondly, she loves to collaborate to spread knowledge and good practice.
Is it possible to work with autistic people in a regular workplace? – Project ‘Opportunity’ has proven that a controlled and thoughtful approach to integration can provide a company with valuable staff and autistic people with a job, purpose and satisfaction.
Novo Nordisk is a publicly listed pharmaceutical company whose origins date back into the 1920s. With the headquarter in its native Denmark, the company also has international production facilities and R&D centres in several countries, affiliates in 77 countries and a workforce of well over 42,000 staff. Diabetes care has always been an intense focus in Novo Nordisk’s history. Very recently […]