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AWE celebrates recognition in UK and Europe’s top 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

Alison Atkinson
Alison Atkinson

AWE’s Director, Infrastructure Projects Delivery, Alison Atkinson has today (Oct 17) been recognised as the sixth most influential woman in engineering, by Inclusive Boards, in partnership with the Financial Times.

Alison sits on the AWE Board and has responsibility for the delivery of AWE’s multi-billion pound capital investment programme, involving the design, construction and commissioning of a number of unique and complex facilities required to support the UK’s nuclear deterrence enterprise.  She is also the executive sponsor of AWE’s ambitious commitment to transform diversity and inclusivity in the company.

Alison said: “I am delighted to be honoured in this way. This will provide a further platform for AWE to raise awareness about the fantastic opportunities that women can have in engineering, science and technology.”

Iain Coucher, Chief Executive, AWE said:

“Alison is already an incredible champion for diversity and inclusion. Gender diversity must be addressed and we will continue to take the lead in creating opportunities for women to have long, successful and rewarding careers in engineering. Everyone at AWE is delighted for Alison and proud of her achievements.”


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