Jacqui Murray spent the early part of her career as an engineer in the Steel industry and is a specialist in materials engineering, regulation and transformational change. She worked on industrial environmental regulation policy for the Environment Agency and Welsh Government, crediting these experiences as teaching her how to untangle problems, policies and legislation that inhibit successful outcomes in business, Government and regulators.
She is now Deputy Director of the Faraday Battery Challenge, the UK Government’s £246 million Industrial Strategy Programme. Her team and her are transforming the UK world-leading in automotive battery technology.
Outside of work, she is Formula 1 fan, a mum of two and an active STEM Ambassador. She’s on the Organising Committee for the STEM Careers event at Sandhurst with the British Army and other major Industrial Partners. She is a Chartered Engineer and Environmentalist, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. She is a member of the Welsh WiSTEM Board and Chair of the STEM Women in Industry Subgroup and just been made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.