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Sarah Springman CBE FREng - Competitive spirit

Michael Kenward OBE

A civil engineer renowned for her research and teaching in soil mechanics. She has enjoyed a parallel career as an international elite athlete.

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Lord Drayson FREng - Driving force

Michael Kenward OBE

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.

Issue 50

Jeni Mundy FREng - Mobile systems specialist

Michael Kenward OBE

The CTO of Vodafone UK talks about the evolution of mobile networks and their extension into money transfer, telematics and cloud computing.

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Sir John Parker FREng - Engineering Success

Michael Kenward OBE

The new President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, talks about how his engineering background has helped shape his business experience.

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Edward Dubois FREng - Architect at sea

Michael Kenward OBE

Ed Dubois’s career has moved on from designing yachts built for speed to building top-of-the-range superyachts

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Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS - Encouraging innovative research

Michael Kenward OBE

The Chief Executive of the EPSRC talks to Ingenia about his career and the organisation’s current research focus.

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Carol Burke FREng - A vision for manufacturing

Michael Kenward OBE

An engineer in the automotive business, she describes some of the ways Unipart intend to tackle the economic crisis.

Issue 45

Chris Mairs FREng - A Sound Communicator

Michael Kenward OBE

A software engineer who is taking on the obstacles that technology imposes on blind and partially sighted users.

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Professor Charles Kao CBE FREng - Man who lit up the world

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Kao proposed a practical optical fibre communication system and won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009 for his work.

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Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS - Computing and Sustainability

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the pioneers of the UK’s computer industry and a prolific creator of spin-out businesses.

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Stephen Payne OBE FREng - Queen Mary 2

Michael Kenward OBE

How the designer of the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner was inspired by Blue Peter and now campaigns for young people to become engineers

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Professor Mandy Chessell FREng - Prolific Inventor

Michael Kenward OBE

How a prolific inventor got started with IBM and how she has helped the culture of innovation at the multinational information technology company.

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