Anachie McLoughlin / by Red Jacket

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  • I studied Civil Engineering at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

  • I’ve spent the last 2 years working in the UK as a design engineer and working on the client side of projects.

  • Previous work has included structural design for ports, flood defence projects and habitat restoration projects.


  • I have been working towards chartership and would like to continue working towards this.

  • I have always enjoyed water-related aspects of engineering but I am looking forward to developing my structural and civils base further.

  • One very important thing I’ve learnt is that communication and good relationships are key to successful outcomes.


I do a lot of Swimming, K1 paddling and Surf Lifesaving. Since coming to new Zealand though I have been enjoying some time off these to go on long hikes and runs around the many national parks, mountain biking and general exploring.