Members named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Published: 14/06/2018

Congratulations to John McRobert and Roma Agrawal.

Congratulations to John McRobert MIStructE, who has been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to engineering in Northern Ireland and Roma Agrawal FIStructE, named Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to engineering.

John has worked for the Northern Ireland Roads Service (now the Department for Infrastructure) since its formation in 1973. His early career was in structural design, primarily bridges, then 25 years in highway maintenance and new works before returning to lead the Highway Structures Unit. He has a strong interest in development of new materials and methods to achieve improved results in construction and maintenance.

Roma Agrawal is a structural engineer and Associate Director at AECOM. As an engineer she has left an indelible mark on London’s landscape, from footbridges and sculptures to skyscrapers including The Shard. She is a tireless promoter of engineering and technical careers to young people, particularly under-represented groups such as women. 

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