RTSA awards

2014 Rochelle Bosworth and Michael Donald

Graduate Engineer Award 2014

The 2014 RTSA Graduate Engineer Award has been made to two recipients; Ms. Rochelle Bosworth and Mr. Michael Donald.


Ms. Rochelle Bosworth is a Civil Engineer with GHD Pty. Ltd. in Brisbane. She is a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and, since joining GHD in January 2010, she has worked on a number of civil infrastructure asset management projects, the most significant of which has been the Goonyella System Network Strategic Asset Management Plan for Aurizon. Ms. Bosworth is a Chartered Member of Engineers Australia and, for GHD, she has assisted with the mentoring of students working on project placements and vocational experience.  


Rochelle Bosworth pictured with RTSA Executive Chair Katharina Gerstmann accepting the Graduate Engineer Award in 2014

Mr. Michael Donald is a Consultant with Interfleet Pty. Ltd. in Brisbane who he joined in 2011 following his graduation from the University of Southern Queensland with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree. Since joining Interfleet, Mr. Donald has specialised in rolling stock engineering and, early in his career, he enjoyed a placement with the Safety Management and Assurance Team at the Interfleet offices in Derby, UK. More recently, he has acted as an on-site project engineer for the construction of iron ore wagons by a Chinese manufacturer for a major mining company in Australia. He presented a paper at the CORE2012 Conference. Mr. Donald is a Graduate Member of Engineers Australia and he is working towards chartered status. 


Michael Donald pictured with RTSA Executive Chair Katharina Gerstmann accepting the Graduate Engineer Award in 2014