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Air Marshal Susan Gray CB OBE FREng - A role model for the next generation

Michael Kenward OBE

Air Marshal Susan Gray CB OBE FREng has recently become the most senior female military officer in the Armed Forces. As an RAF engineer, she is keen to encourage more young people, especially women, into careers in STEM.

Issue 78

Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi OBE RDI FREng - Bodies of work

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi OBE RDI FREng has combined expertise in both mechanical and biomedical engineering to build a successful career in prosthetics.

Issue 77

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng - Building a sustainable career

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng’s career has moved from research in geothermal energy to natural ventilation in buildings. He was recently appointed as Director of the Royal Institution.

Issue 76

Dr Sarah Williamson FREng - Foundations for a construction revolution

Michael Kenward OBE

Structural engineer Dr Sarah Williamson FREng leads one of the UK’s largest construction sites. As Construction Technical Director of the civil engineering work at Hinkley Point C, she is introducing a new way of working in construction.

Issue 75
Paddy Lowe FREng- A formula for success

Paddy Lowe FREng- A formula for success

Michael Kenward OBE

During 30 years at the forefront of developments in Formula One technology, Paddy Lowe FREng has played a role in 158 race wins, and seven Drivers’ Championship titles.

Issue 74

Professor Timothy Leighton FREng FRS - A talent for bursting bubbles

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Timothy Leighton FREng FRS's research has taken in a variety of areas, from underwater acoustics and ultrasonics to antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance.

Issue 73

Suranga Chandratillake FREng - Natural born code writer

Michael Kenward OBE

Suranga Chandratillake FREng was instrumental in the setting up of Blinkx, a successful software startup. He is now sharing his expertise with the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Issue 72

Professor Neville Jackson FREng - Thinking about the revolutions

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Neville Jackson FREng joined Ricardo when he completed university. For more than three decades, he has helped the company to stay at the cutting-edge of engineering technologies.

Issue 71

Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng - Forging links between academia and industry

Michael Kenward OBE

For Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng, materials science has been a common theme in a career that has taken in the academic world at all levels, along with time in the higher echelons of corporate engineering.

Issue 70

Warren East CBE FREng - Taking engineering to industry

Michael Kenward OBE

As CEO of Rolls-Royce, Warren East CBE FREng is forging links with academia with a keenness to turn engineering research into profitable products

Issue 69

Steve Holliday FREng - Energy with connections

Michael Kenward OBE

When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid

Issue 68

David Cleevely CBE FREng - A web of networks

Michael Kenward OBE

David Cleevely CBE FREng’s extensive experience has allowed him to help shake up innovation in the UK

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