Jessica Leigh Jones is a multi-award-winning Engineer and Astrophysicist. She is Co-Founder and CEO of iungo, a CareerTech start-up democratising access to excellent careers for everyone. Jessica is also a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor and a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Wales Trinity St David’s. Here, she is leading the flagship Enterprising Engineers Programme for engineering undergraduate students and apprentices.
Jessica graduated from Cardiff University with an honours degree in Astrophysics in 2015. She is a Non-Executive Director of Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) and Vice Chair of Wales’ largest exam board, WJEC. Jessica has received the Freedom of the City of London and represents the fastest progression to the rank of Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers. She was 2017’s Woman of the Future for Technology & Digital, featured in the 2020 Who’s Who list of influential British people and appeared as one of the youngest in the Forbes 30 under 30 Europe List 2018.