Hayaatun has extensive leadership experience in UK and international engineering, innovation, and diversity and inclusion activities. In addition to her role at the QEPrize she is is CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering. She chairs the UK government’s Innovation Expert Group and the St. Andrews Prize for the Environment, and co-chairs with Sir Lewis Hamilton his Commission on Black representation in UK motorsport. Hayaatun is a trustee of EngineeringUK and the Foundation for Science & Technology, a member of the Made Smarter Commission on Industry 4.0, a director of Festival*UK 2022 Ltd and an advisor to accelerateHER and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.
As Associate Director of Operations, Jonathan is responsible for the design, development and implementation of policies that enhance the QEPrize’s global profile and embed its status as the world’s leading prize for engineers and engineering.
A humanities graduate, Jonathan has developed a fascination with engineering, particularly in its application to cycling and skiing.
Jane helps to drive national and global publicity for the QEPrize and works with the team to develop unique, high-profile events to showcase the winners and their achievements.
Jane read chemistry at the University of York and is passionate about promoting science, engineering and technology.
Sarah manages the QEPrize awards programmes, judging processes, events and activities to celebrate and nurture global engineering excellence.
Sarah has an applied research background in design for social innovation and is passionate about using diverse, inclusive co-design methods to address complex global challenges.