Aya Merhebi
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Location: London, UK
University: University College London
Major: Civil Engineering

Aya Merhebi

EDUCATION

University College London (UCL) | London, UK Sept. 2016 – Present
Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering with a minor in Finance
o First Class Honours (1:1) in Year 1 and 2.
o Courses: Structural Analysis and Design, Fluids Mechanics, Engineering Geology,
Soils Mechanics, Material Analysis and Finance, Management and Accounting.
o Engaged in projects with leading construction companies in the UK: Laing
O’Rourke and Waterman.

International College (IC) | Beirut, Lebanon Sept. 2006 – Jun. 2016
French Baccalaureate with Mathematics Specialty Certificate with Distinction
o Overall Average: 17/20 – Mention Très Bien (Distinction).
o Exams in: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, History, Geography,
Philosophy, French, English, Arabic.

EXPERIENCE

Ernst & Young | Beirut, Lebanon May. 2018– Jun. 2018
A two-week long internship in the Financial Accounting Advisory Services department
o Involved in IFRS research related to intangible assets capitalization and drafted its
corresponding client report.
o Drafted a first time adoption IFRS report and an IFRS implementation diagnostic
client report.
o Assisted in the completion of an excel skeleton of an IFRS conversion and in
casting and cross casting reports and policies.

Petrofac | London, United Kingdom Jun. 2018- Jul. 2018
A three-week long internship in the Strategy Department
o Researched over 20 international oil and gas companies; collected data on their
financial performances and their operational updates in Mexico.
o Communicated Mexico findings with the client via skype and presentation of
overview portfolios and briefing notes
o Completed a research report about Iraq’s Majnoon Oilfield.
o Met and discussed with the head of all the departments: Treasury, Strategy,
Emergency & Response, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Customer Finance
and Corporate Publications.

NOTABLE ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Surveying, Field Studies and Road Design in Lampeter – Scenario Jun. 2017
o Gained first-hand experience in detail mapping and the setting out process for
construction.
o Participated in testing a lake’s water quality and measuring discharge using
standard stream-gaging techniques.
o Researched on the potential environmental constraints and completed the EIA of
the whole road design project.

School in Mexico focusing on Sustainability and integrated Water Management – Scenario Nov. 2017
o Organised and established an efficient school layout.
o Researched and compared different ecological sanitation systems.
o Carried out a cost – benefit analysis and detailed and researched rainwater
harvesting components.

Construction of a 1:10 scaled version of Millau Viaduct in Norwich – Constructionarium May. 2018
o Worked on the steel reinforcement for the two piers, the two bearing pads and
their respective foundations.
o Worked on the bolting of the steel and plywood elements of the deck.
o As Assistant Cost Manager, conducted the bill of quantities, the costing of the
whole project, negotiated with the clients regarding profit and contingencies and
prepared the daily project update presentations.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERING

Ajialouna Organization and G Association
o Tutored underprivileged students in Maths, Biology and Physics.
o Participated in fundraising events.
o Contributed in fundraising (event ticket sales) for a heart surgery.
o Worked with the recycling team at the 2013 – 2014 Beirut Marathon.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Software and Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), AutoCAD, ArcMap GIS, Revit, Surveying.
Language: Fluent in Arabic, French and English.
Interests: Boxing, Swimming, Skiing, Traveling and Reading.
Engagement: Member of the Engineering Without Borders Outreach team, Member of the ICE and CivSoc.

Civil Engineering, Research, Finance, University College London