Release Date: 25 Jan 2023
Rebecca Rawle is set to join EngineeringUK next month from ActionAid UK, where she is currently Deputy Director of Fundraising and part of the UK Leadership team. With a background working in the not-for-profit sector, in her role at ActionAid UK Rebecca has developed partnerships nationally and internationally, with a focus on women’s rights, economic empowerment and climate. Previous roles include corporate partnership development and management at Breast Cancer Now, Marie Curie UK and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Commenting on her new role, Rebecca said: "I am really excited to join EngineeringUK at an important time for the organisation. Education, equity, diversity & inclusion and the sustainability agenda are issues which are very close to my heart, and as a passionate proponent for the positive impact of partnerships, I can't wait to start working with those in industry to bring about the shift-change needed for engineering and technology, and society at large, to thrive".
Dr Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, said: “I'm delighted to welcome Becky to the team. Her experience in developing lasting partnerships will be key to the success of our new 5 year strategy and she joins EngineeringUK at a very exciting time. I'm very much looking forward to working together to bring that strategy to life.”
Rebecca joins EngineeringUK on 28 February.
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Macy Richardson ([email protected] / 07597 858947)
EngineeringUK is a not-for-profit organisation that works in partnership with the engineering community to inspire tomorrow’s engineers. We lead the engagement programmes: The Big Bang, Robotics Challenge and Energy Quest and help schools bring STEM to life through real-world engineering via Neon. We bring engineering careers inspiration and resources together through Tomorrow’s Engineers and manage The Code, which drives change at scale to increase the number and diversity of young people choosing academic and vocational pathways into engineering. We base everything we do on evidence and share our insight widely. www.engineeringuk.com