Charlie currently works in the Finance function of a large insurance firm. She has previous experience in audit, forensic accounting and financial control within various financial and professional services organisations. She graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in economics. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Professor Alison Hodge MBE
Alison was employed as a Professor of Engineering Leadership at Aston University until August 2018. Previously, she has worked in the Defence Industry and as a Government research physicist and manager. Alison has a BSc and PhD in Physics from Reading University and is a Chartered Engineer. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Women in Engineering Society, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a member of Women in Science and Engineering. She was awarded an MBE for services to the Institute of Physics in 2002.
Laura is currently the Deputy Chief Executive (Communications & Marketing) at Black Country Living Museum and prior to that has held senior positions within Marketing Departments at English Heritage and the University of Birmingham respectively. She graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Drama and Theatre Arts.