NTU Alumni Malaysia Ambassador:
Lawrence Lim (BEng Hons Civil Engineering 2010)
I hope to bring alumni together to reconnect with each other and the University, and to share our memories before looking to the future. I hope more alumni will become active with this group and with Nottingham Trent University.
Email email@example.com to join Safi and other members of the NTU Alumni Malaysia group.
Position: Senior Associate Planner, HNE Consultant Ptd Ltd (Singapore)
Company's main business: Project management company in the construction field.
What does your current role involve? My job involves project management for construction work; mainly on planning and organising and to control the resources of the project.
How has your career developed since leaving Nottingham Trent? Smooth and challenging! The company has given me the opportunity for decision making. With that, the job and the company has been providing a stage for me to develop my learning while working on my career.
How has your experience at Nottingham Trent shaped or helped you in your career? The study material of the course and the University has been useful in the working environment. The basic knowledge and the skills obtained has been a great foundation for my working life. My skills have impressed my superior and the company and I was promoted a short time after leaving the University. The social life at university has been upfront my career advancement also. Life at NTU has brought me to be a sociable person and have a better mindset.
How friendly and supportive an environment did you find Nottingham Trent? Lecturers are helpful. The Employability Team is also great and provides guidance in career development.
What has been the highlight of your career or personal achievements to date? I have completed few huge construction projects in my career and have got a promotion to Associate Level due to my outstanding performance. The projects were in different countries - Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau – which was exciting. Personally, I have been involved in charity activities and will continue to help people less fortunate than myself.
What are your plans for the future? I would like to have more exposure in working and travelling as to experience the different technology used in different countries.