Liveryman Jessica Leigh Jones is awarded an MBE

Liveryman Jessica Leigh Jones has been awarded the MBE for services to Women in Engineering in Wales.

Since 2010 she has been working with Welsh Government and various social enterprises including Chwarae Teg and Full Circle CIC to promote engineering to young women.

In the last three years, she has taken her speaking services internationally, visiting Portugal, Bulgaria, Russia and Japan, and working with high profile clients including Forbes, HSBC, Barclays, CBI and UK Government.

More recently, she has been operating at Board level, as a Non-Executive Director of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical EducationWJEC CBAC and the Engineering Education Scheme Wales. she has been evolving her work to focus on organisational culture to fix the “leaky pipeline” of women entering and progressing in STEM employment.