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Working in the UK

To find out more about what it’s like to come and work in the UK and build a career with us hear directly from our employees below.

Nefeli Daskalogianni, Cost Manager

New opportunities to expand her career, acquiring new skills and varied experiences, not to mention exploring another culture, are some of the reasons Nefeli Daskalogianni touched down in our country. A civil engineer specializing in structural engineering, she arrived in the UK to do her MSC and start an exciting career in construction.

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Filippo Lazarin, Civil Engineer

Filippo moved from Italy to the Midlands, he was looking to gain work experience as a civil engineer—the way he saw it, there were plenty of opportunities here.

Filippo joined AtkinsRéalis, in 2020. His colleagues value the skill and enthusiasm he brings to their work on residential and commercial schemes, from master planning to detailed design and construction.

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Andrea Davi, Building Surveyor

Meet Andrea Davi. His love of construction has seen him travel from beautiful Lake Garda near Milan to Faithful+Gould in Greater Nottingham. He tells us why the move to the UK was so right for him—and why overseas employees at AtkinsRéalis, can expect a welcome far warmer than the weather.

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Cova Maldonado Suarez, Architect

Cova Maldonado Suarez is a qualified architect with the Royal Institute of British Architects. Originally from Spain, Cova graduated from the University of Alicante and went on to do an Erasmus scholarship at UWE in Bristol. After finishing her academic studies in Spain, she moved to the UK.

Cova has been at AtkinsRéalis for over three years. Her day-to-day work involves communicating architectural concept designs and ideas through three-dimensional graphics and visual representations. A background in Fine Art, Book Illustration and Graphic Design gives her a unique vision of architecture as visual stories told through drawings.

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