Meet AWIC’s July Member of the Month!

Let’s get to know our awesome July Member of the Month, Katrina Platt, Managing Director at O’Shea and Sons Builders.

Tell us about yourself and your role!

Here at O’Shea and Sons Builders we are thrilled to announce Katrina Platt has joined the team as Managing Director. Katrina will lead the executive in sustainable business growth and investment, HR development and management. She will be working from home and in the office.

How long have you been in the industry and what drew you to a career in construction?

I had an extensive career in the public sector as a graduate, progressing to senior executive. I am thrilled about my transferable skills and the exciting times ahead at O’Shea and Sons Builders. I was born into a building family so the perfect fit.

What has been your biggest career achievement so far?

Being senior executive including Chief Financial Officer of a large organisation before I was 30 years old was a significant achievement. During my time in the public sector I managed massive innovation, transformation and leading edge project.

What are your professional goals for 2023?

Personally, the career shift is giving myself time and being present for my teenagers. My husband has been great support and now I am playing it forward. Professionally, I cannot wait to learn more and be part of such an engaging
and inclusive construction sector.

Our monthly member spotlight is just one of the ways AWIC supports the professional growth and careers of our awesome women in construction! We’ll share your spotlight across our socials and monthly newsletters and feature your profile on our AWIC Blog! So show off, plug your business, and tell us how awesome you are!

To be featured, click here to fill out our AWIC Member of the Month Q&A!

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