Steering Group 2018

Katie Cresswell Maynard, Engineers Without Borders UK

Katie is Chief Executive of Engineers Without Borders UK, an NGO dedicated to focusing engineering on achieving sustainable development. To do this Engineers Without Borders UK drives a movement for change in how engineering is perceived, taught and practiced to emphasise social and environmental impacts and addresses unequal access to water, sanitation, energy and built environment provisions with partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America. As Chief Executive, Katie has overall responsibility for leading the organisation to achieve its strategic aims and all aspects of operational performance.

Prior to taking on this role in 2017, Katie was Head of Education at Engineers Without Borders and before that worked as a Consultant for Arup. Katie graduated from Durham in 2008 with a First in New and Renewable Energy.