Colombian national Catalina Quiroga arrived in North East England to study at Newcastle University and later joined Sevcon as an Applications Engineer.
After three years in this post she moved into sales with Sevcon sponsoring her Masters in Business, focused on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management.
She says: “Working at Sevcon has allowed me to grow personally and professionally. Since first joining as an Engineer, I have travelled the world supporting many different applications in many different industries.
“My role at Sevcon has changed and is now focused on account management as well as opening new opportunities and exploring new markets around the globe. With the continuous growth of Sevcon in the recent years, there are plenty of opportunities to continuously develop your professional skills.”
On living in the North East she says: “Apart from finding genuinely nice people, I found the region and Newcastle charming with the beautiful countryside and coastlines. There is so easy access to the North - Edinburgh - and South - London - and the international airport also allows easy access to Europe.