Engineers have the theoretical and practical skills to generate technology equality, which is essential to conquering poverty.
Principal and Engineering Director
As MASS’s Engineering Director, Rosie Goldrick leads a diverse team of international and multidisciplinary engineers in the design and implementation of innovative projects throughout East Africa. She has led structural design and construction supervision on a range of projects in Rwanda including the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA), Norrsken Kigali Hub, Ruhehe Primary School and One Acre Fund Headquarters in Kenya. She has expertise in seismic design and the use of non-conventional materials. Her role on RICA involved structural design and construction supervision of 56 buildings using earth and timber, interpreting local and international building codes to design structures that are seismically appropriate for the region. Subsequently she is contributing to the development of standards for adobe block construction.
Prior to joining MASS, Rosie worked for five years at Atkins designing infrastructure, including working in India as a design coordinator on the Doha Metro. Rosie has a first class Masters of Civil Engineering and Architecture from the University of Southampton. She is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers Rwanda, and sits on the Rwanda Standards Board Technical Committee for Civil Engineering and Building Materials.