Jane Atkinson is Executive Director Engineering and Automation for Bilfinger UK Ltd. She is responsible for all of the engineering design, technical, fabrication, major projects, automation and digitalisation services to some of the UK’s major blue chip companies.
Jane was recognised in the 2020 Queens Birthday honours with a CBE for her services to Chemical Engineering. She was also identified as the UK’s No. 1 Most Influential Woman in Engineering in 2019 by the Financial Times and Inspirational Boards. She won the CBI’s First Woman Award and has also won the prestigious Stephenson’s Award for inspiring young people in science and engineering. Jane is an active Trustee and Chair of the UK Board of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and an Advisory Board Member for the National Science Museum in London.