The purpose of this Committee is to advise and have oversight of the all Diversity and Inclusion Programme strands of work including that with employers, professional engineering institutions and within the Academy itself.

The Chair of the Committee will present an annual report to the Academy’s Trustee Board summarising internal and external activities and recommendations for action.


Dervilla Mitchell CBE FREng


Allan Cook CBE FREng DSc

Steven Dearden FREng

Professor Anthony Finkelstein CBE FREng

Professor Pratibha Gai FREng FRS

Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng 

Jonathan Lyle FREng

Professor Nilay Shah FREng

David Waboso CBE FREng

Air Marshal Julian Young CB OBE FREng

Non-Fellow Members

Elspeth Finch MBE

Dr Nike Folayan

Dr Mark McBride-Wright

Committee Secretariat

Bola Fatimilehin