Arleta Andreasik-Paton, Senior Project Manager in the Bristol office
AECOM launched a new policy in 2017 called “Freedom to Grow” and all AECOM employees, regardless of gender or family status, have the power to choose the hours that suit them. This is particularly helpful for working mums and dads nipping out of work to do the school run, or see a school play. We also have an account with Where Women Work (WWW) https://www.wherewomenwork.com/Employer/AECOM promoting women in the industry which helps to ensure there are plenty of visible female role models for others in the industry – or thinking of joining.
Our returners programme is also very popular and working to address the gender imbalance, as set out online here: