LGBT Pride Month: Examining diversity in the engineering industry
The electrical engineering and construction sectors are historically among the least diverse in UK industry. The UK construction industry also has one of the highest suicide rates - more than three times the national average for men.
In this episode of the ECA Podcast, we try to take a closer look at why that is, what cultural changes need to happen in the workplace, be it in the office or onsite, for real, significant change to happen.
We spoke with Dr Mark McBride-Wright, managing director of EqualEngineers and co-founder and chair of InterEngineering, and Fraser Steedman, electrical engineering student and Business Intern at EqualEngineers.