Chief Executive Officer at the Engineering Council

Paul BaileyChief Executive Officer at the Engineering CouncilAboutPaul is Chief Executive Officer at the Engineering Council, the UK regulatory body for the engineering profession. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Paul held the position of Deputy CEO & Operations Director for over eight years and was also previously Deputy CEO at the Royal Aeronautical Society…

Art and D&T Technician and STEM Coordinator at UAI

Rose RussellArt and D&T Technician and STEM Coordinator at UAIAbout Rose Russell is an Art and D&T Technician and STEM Coordinator at UAI, with over 32 years of experience in education. She founded the successful Visualize Stem club in 2010 and has been the driving force in building an award winning Stem club. Achieving several…

Executive in Residence Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Antonella Di TrapaniExecutive in Residence Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security PolicyAboutDr Antonella di Trapani is currently Executive in Residence Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, where she is investigating the climate change – energy security and global security nexus and the threats and opportunities offered by emerging and disruptive technologies for…

Head Of Diversity and Inclusion, Royal Academy of Engineering

Joanna Whiteman Head Of Diversity and Inclusion, Royal Academy of EngineeringAboutJoanna is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Royal Academy of Engineering and leads on the Academy’s work to accelerate diversity and inclusion throughout engineering. She and her team work with engineering companies, academic institutions and professional bodies in particular, providing evidence-based programming…

Senior Engineer Building Systems, Engineering and Asset Management, Heathrow Airport

Daniella ReisSenior Engineer Building Systems Engineering and Asset Management Heathrow AirportAboutDaniella is originally from Brazil, where she graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and worked for over 10 years for a Brazilian engineering consultancy firm, in projects for oil and gas, fertilizer, sugar and ethanol industries. She moved to the UK in 2015 and…

Founder & Director of STEM Returners

Natalie DestyFounder & Director of STEM ReturnersAboutNatalie Desty is the Founder and Director of STEM Returners, an award-winning solution to an industry wide problem. After building a progressive career in recruitment, where she was Director of Maritime Engineering at a large recruitment company, Natalie was struck by the apparent lack of progress in diversity and…

IET Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion WISE Managing Director

Laura NortonIET Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion WISE Managing DirectorAboutLaura is the Managing Director for WISE and the Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Leading WISE, Laura focuses on enabling and promoting the participation, contribution and success of women in the UK STEM workforce, with…

Professor of Communications Systems Engineering, UCL

John MitchellProfessor of Communications Systems Engineering UCLAboutJohn E. Mitchell is Professor of Communications Systems Engineering in the UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Co-director of the UCL Centre for Engineering Education. Between 2012 and 2016 he was on secondment to the UCL Engineering Sciences Faculty office, where he led the introduction of the…

Greg Turner-Smart

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Rolls-Royce SMR

Greg Turner-SmartEquality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Rolls-Royce SMRAbout With degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management, Greg joined Rolls-Royce in 2006, working in multiple technical roles within Civil Aerospace. In 2015, he launched Prism, their LGBTQ+ employee network and success here included taking Rolls-Royce to the Stonewall Top 100. Greg became Group Inclusion and Diversity…

Fiona Jackson

Commercial HR professional, specialising in Diversity and Inclusion.

Fiona JacksonCommercial HR professional, specialising in Diversity and Inclusion.About Fiona’s varied career has spanned both commercial roles such as energy pricing and front office trading analysis along with HR roles in Leadership, Recruitment and Workforce planning. More recently, Fiona has led in a role that brings together Diversity and Inclusion and Employer Branding at EDF…