Jacqueline de Rojas is the President of techUK, the industry trade body whose purpose is to work with government to create conditions for the tech sector to thrive. She sits as a Non-Executive Director on the board of UK technology business Rightmove plc; on the board of Costain plc, the nation’s smart infrastructure solutions business; and appointed to the board of tech consultancy and skills firm FDM Group plc in 2019.
Jacqueline is an advisor to fast moving tech businesses and a business mentor at Merryck offering board and executive level coaching. She is the co-chair at the Institute of Coding, advises the board of Accelerate-Her, The Youth Project and is especially delighted to lend her support to the Girlguiding Association for technology transformation. She is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion which informs where she places her support.
In 2016 she entered the @Computerweekly Hall of Fame after being voted Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Woman in IT 2015; she was listed on Debretts 2016 500 People of Influence – Digital & Social and named in Europe’s Inspiring Fifty most inspiring female role models for 2017. She was presented with the 2017 Catherine Variety award for Science and Technology and the 2018 Women in Tech Award for Advocate of the Year acknowledging her contribution to diversity. Included in the #50LeadingLights Kind Leaders list by @womenoffuture.
Jacqueline was awarded a CBE for Services to International Trade in Technology in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2018.