5 minutes with … Rebecca Hartshorn at Sisk

Rebecca Hartshorn

The firm’s national framework director on the need for greater industry collaboration, juggling her career and motherhood, her favourite roast dinner and her dislike of blocky concrete buildings

Why did you choose construction as a career?

I didn’t! Having initially been told at a young age that construction “wasn’t really a career for a woman”, I decided to study law at university, with a view to becoming a lawyer in the Royal Air Force. However, my love of architecture quickly prevailed and after a year I changed course, which started my journey into the construction industry.

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