Margaret Ajibode

Margaret Ajibode is the Director of Obatec, an IT Consultancy Business; she has worked as an Engineering Consultant in the Industry, working on infrastructure and systems integration and strategy for many years.

One of her passion is to get more women into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) industry, she was a Winston Churchill Fellow in 2009 and travelled to the USA, Australia and India to look at how businesses recruited, retained and promoted women in the Industry.

She is a STEM ambassador and has been a National Science and Engineering Judge and moderator since 2009; she is the Chief Judge for the London Region and also the South East Region Big Bang since 2015

She was a Council member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) where she was the Chair for Current & Future Strategy Committee.
She was the chair of the Karen Burt Award committee for BCS - The Chartered Institute of IT.
She was a director and Secretary General of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES).