Dawn Bonfield is Chief Executive of the Women’s Engineering Society. She is a materials engineer by background and has worked in the atomic energy, automotive and aerospace sectors on advanced composite materials. She joined the Women’s Engineering Society in 2011, becoming President in 2014, and became Chief Executive in 2015 – the first CEO that the Women’s Engineering Society has employed in its history.
Dawn is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of WES, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. She is also a member of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.