Rute Pereira Crespo Fiadeiro

26 Oct Rute Pereira Crespo Fiadeiro

Job title: In-House Designer
 Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Course studied: Product Design Engineering
Year of graduation:

A brief outline of my role…

As an in-house designer, I worked on medically related design challenges in a clinical and medical-engineering/medical physics environment. I spent half my time working with the Intellectual Property team at Guy’s Hospital, and the other half with the Medical Physics Team at St Thomas’ Hospital.

Why I loved working here…

Unique placement with first hand research in a medical environment.

My proudest achievement/experience in this role…

Achieving second place with my team from the trust in Enable Makeathon 2.0, organised by the Red Cross and Global Disability Innovation Hub.

How I have developed professionally since beginning this role…

I have built my confidence to present my research to seniors and developed my networking and organising skills.

My advice to students wanting to work in this industry/sector…

To be proactive and a self starter.