President@techUK | President@digileaders | Co-Chair@Institute of Coding & Chair of the British Legal Technology Awards
Non-Exec: Rightmove plc | Costain Group plc | FDM Group plc | Business Advisor & Mentor at Merryck
A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in all its forms. Passionate about redressing the gender balance via advisory positions at @BigYGroup, @accelerate-Her and the @girlguiding association.
In 2016 she entered the @Computerweekly Hall of Fame after being voted Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Woman in IT 2015; she was listed on Debretts 2016 500 People of Influence and named in Europe’s Inspiring Fifty most inspiring female role models for 2017. Presented the 2017 Catherine Variety Award for Science & Technology.
2018 Women in Tech Award for Advocate of the Year acknowledging her contribution to diversity and #IB100 – Most influential BAME leaders in tech. Awarded the Digital & Technology Award at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2019. Included in World’s 100 most influential people in digital government 2019 – https://apolitical.co/lists/digital-government-world100/
Woman of the Year awarded by Women in IT Excellence 2019
Listen to her life and music choices on Desert Island Discs podcast March 2019.
Jacqueline was honoured as CBE for Services to International Trade in Technology in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2018.
“If we are to thrive in our digital future, all our voices must be heard when designing technology. If not, we risk creating a world for the few and not for the many.”