Michelle McDowell

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Civil
Sector
Construction
Route into engineering
Degree

She applied her love of maths and physics to designing schools, hospitals, workplaces and cultural venues. She encourages diversity in engineering through work with the RAEng.

Kerry Mashford

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Mechanical
Sector
Business Services
Route into engineering
Degree

A renowned leader in the field, her commitment to sustainability inspired a career combining roles in consultancy, management and academia.

Gemma James

Career stage
Mid career
Discipline
Civil
Sector
Business Services
Route into engineering
Degree

A design manager of multidisciplinary infrastructure projects, her early yet chance encouters with engineering led her to become a STEM advocate.

Jane Hillston

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Computer Science
Sector
Education
Route into engineering
Degree

Accomplished researcher in formal methods for stochastic modelling, with applications ranging from biochemical processes to bike sharing systems.

Jane Grimson

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Software
Sector
Education
Route into engineering
Degree

An outspoken advocate for advancement of women in engineering and in research, she chaired the Gender Equality Task Force at the NUI Galway.

Helen Gleeson

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Physics
Sector
Education
Route into engineering
Degree

Outside of teaching and research, she seeks to make a difference to the proportion of women who enter into the scientific profession and their career progression.

Helen Fielding

Career stage
Mid career
Discipline
Physics
Sector
Education
Route into engineering
Degree

Helen gained reputation for her research in physical chemistry, carrying out experiments that are highly original and difficult to perform.

Charlotte Simmonds

Career stage
Experienced
Discipline
Other
Sector
Business Services
Route into engineering
Degree

Through her environmental engineering expertise, she helps to preserve iconic UK heritage sites and to bring them into the 21st century.

Jaz Rabadia

Discipline
Other
Sector
Business Services
Route into engineering
Degree

She's built a highly successful career managing energy solutions at major retail brands. She's keen and skilled in promoting engineering.

Abbie Hutty

Career stage
Mid career
Discipline
Mechanical
Sector
Aerospace
Route into engineering
Degree

She is building a Mars Rover to be launched in 2020. She's a STEM ambassador to address the lack of understanding about engineering careers.