Marina Ralph started her career in the roofing industry 9.5 years ago, Prior to that she was in the tourism industry for 5 years, in Western Australia and then Milford Sound the tourism industry gave her keys skills that she would use for her career in the roofing industry, those being:
- a strong work ethic.
- being able to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds.
- high attention to detail.
- planning, organisation, and time management skills
- sales and customer service experience.
Once home in Christchurch after starting a family, she began her journey at Metalcraft Roofing as a Customer Services Representative. With incredible support and hard work, she worked her way up to Account Manager/Technical Representative.
She lives and thrives on the challenge of the new diverse role and has realised her passion for the roofing industry.
Being a female in the roofing industry gives Marina great pride. She knows that she can make a difference by continuing to grow her skillsets and being a mentor to those new to the industry.
Marina is excited to see how NZWIR can help to empower and uplift women in the roofing industry by leaving a positive and powerful impact for years to come.