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Jane Campbell

Jane Campbell


Chartered Civil Engineer

Email: Jane.Campbell@manchester.ac.uk


Professional biography

I am a Chartered Civil Engineer. I worked for a year with Atkins (previously WS Atkins) doing research and development, mainly in the field of vermiculture (using worms for sludge disposal!!). I then moved to MWH as a graduate. I held a number of roles in my first four years to give me a broad understanding of the business and to prepare me for my chartered review.

Summarised these were:

  • Six months in Strategy
  • Six months in Hydraulics
  • Twelve months as Graduate Engineer in Networks
  • Twelve months as Project Engineer in Networks (also managing a major (£1M) research project in Storm Water Treatment)
  • Six months on construction site for Water Treatment Works
  • Chartership
  • Twelve months as Project Manager in Networks
  • Twelve months in current role as Project Manager for Work Processes and Systems for our EMEAI region (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India )

When I first joined the company I created an electronic report that significantly changed the way that MWH produced client reports. I continued to develop this around my 'normal' workload. This has been an important 'tool' for the company both in terms of internal efficiency and providing a marketable differentiator. As a result of this work, I moved to my current role in Business Process Management. I am no longer doing traditional civil engineering but am in a role where I can have an impact on the engineering efficiency of large programmes of work (>£500M), as well as individual projects.