Chris Rossiter

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Civil Engineering
Job title: Principal Transportation Engineer
Subject of study: Maths and Physics
Year of graduation: 1985
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name


What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

1985-99 Systems Engineer BAE Systems – Sonar System Design 1999-2006 Systems Engineer BAE Systems – Air Traffic Management Research Programmes 2006-Present Transportation Engineer, TDG / Stantec

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

Current career was a new challenge after emigrating from England. It provides a wide range of design and planning challenges from cycle trails to subdivision planning

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?


What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Course variety

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

Location and opportunities

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Location and course

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Maintain a broad skill base, be adaptable and prepared to take on any challenge

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Have a good understanding of the basic principles of STEM subjects and broad knowledge of other disciplines. Learn to write concisely and accurately

What are your plans for the future?



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