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CIBSE Role Models - Leonora Lang

The CIBSE Role Model series is intended to shine a spotlight on members of our building services community from under-represented groups and backgrounds to inspire and promote diversity amongst future engineers.  As part of our Role Model series this month, we speak to Leonora Lang an Associate at Arup and member of the CIBSE Inclusivity Panel.  I’m a Chartered Engineer, specialising in lift and escalator strategy. Basically, I tell people how many lifts and escalators they need in their building. I joined Arup as a Grad and have progressed up the grades to Associate. I have an unusual background as I hold degrees in physics, space science, and mechanical engineering. I was a student member of IMechE, however, when looking into the CEng process, CIBSE were much more open and flexible given my education. Towards the end of my last degree, I took a scattergun approach to apply for graduate job opportunities. Unfortunately, I was turned down by all the schemes I applied for due to my firs