Viren Sharma – Technical Director

Viren Sharma – Technical Director

WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE JOINING FREEDOM?

I was a Senior Engineer for WAPCOS Ltd, an International Consultancy firm based in India.

WHEN DID YOU JOIN AND HOW HAVE YOU PROGRESSED?

I joined Freedom in March 2008 as a Senior Engineer working on power systems studies and protection design.  I was then promoted to Principal Engineer in August 2011 looking after the power systems team. In March 2016 I was promoted to Design Manager (South) and I have recently been promoted to Technical Director.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO WORK AT FREEDOM?

I chose Freedom because you get to work on wide diversity of projects. The design department has all the disciplines under one roof, giving a good opportunity to learn and diversify my knowledge.

WHAT TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT OR QUALIFICATIONS HAVE YOU RECEIVED OR ACHIEVED DURING YOUR TIME WITH FREEDOM?

I have gained formal qualifications in Leadership Training, Prince2 Foundation, MIET and CEng.

WHAT ARE YOU MAJOR SUCCESSES AND HIGHLIGHTS FROM WORKING WITH FREEDOM?

Successfully delivering projects that satisfy the aims of all concerned, such as RAF Marham substation design, Digital Realty data centre harmonic filter design and contestable connections designs.

WHAT DO YOU HOPE FOR IN YOUR FUTURE AT FREEDOM?

Having recently been promoted to the role of Technical Director, I am looking forward to gaining experience in other aspect of managing company affairs.