Jacqueline de Rojas CBE
Jacqueline is the President of techUK and the President of Digital Leaders as well as the co-chair at the Institute of Coding.
An advisor to fast moving tech businesses and a business mentor at the Merryck Group offering board and executive level coaching. She sits as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Rightmove plc, Costain plc, FDM Group PLC, IFS AB and Metapraxis Ltd.
A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, this informs where she places her support; She advises the board of Accelerate-Her (EQL)and is an ambassador at the Girlguiding Association for technology transformation.
In 2018 she was awarded the Women in Tech Award for Advocate of the Year acknowledging her contribution to diversity | #IB100 – Most influential BAME leaders in tech | Awarded the Digital & Technology Award at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2019. Included in World’s 100 most influential people in digital government 2019: Woman of the Year awarded by Women in IT Excellence 2019 |2020 Asian Tech Pioneer | Named in 2021 Connected Britain’s Top 100 Influencers
Listen to her life and music choices on Desert Island Discs podcast March 2019.
Jacqueline was acknowledged in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2018 with a CBE for Services to International Trade in Technology.
"If we are to thrive in our digital future, all our voices must be heard when designing technology. If not, we risk creating a world for the few and not for the many."
Happily married to Roger Andrews, they have three children, a grandson and two dogs Louie and Archie. Yoga is how she finds her balance…