From left to right: CRUK HR Director, Smita Patel, WES CEO, Elizabeth Donnelly and CRUK Head of Careers and Development, Gemma Simmonds

We’re delighted to share that Colas Rail UK has teamed with The Women in Engineering Society (WES) to actively provide and support our female workers with personalised support as part of our core values of caring, sharing, and daring.

Signing up as part of our diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) network, We By Colas Rail, we will work with WES and harness their experience to promote engineering with endless opportunities for women in the rail industry.

To kickstart this partnership, Smita Patel, HR Director said “It’s imperative to have equity within Engineering, this allows us to drive innovation, collaboration and ultimately, diverse teams perform better”.

Echoing Smita’s comments, WES CEO, Elizabeth Donnely said “We are delighted that Colas Rail UK are joining us as a Company Plus partner and showing their commitment to creating a truly diverse workforce”.

First Published: 23rd October 2023