Jacqueline de Rojas CBE joins FDM Group as non-executive director

techUK chief Jacqueline de Rojas CBE appointed to a non-excutive role at FDM Group, a FTSE 250 global professional services provider with a focus on IT

by Patrick Sullivan, Political Editor on 25 September 2019 10:42

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FDM Group, a FTSE 250 global professional services provider with a focus on IT, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline de Rojas CBE as a non-executive director of the company with effect from 1 October 2019.

Jacqueline has been the president of technology trade association techUK since July 2015 where she has developed and supported a manifesto for skills and diversity in the technology industry.

She is also the co-chair of the Governance Board of the Institute of Coding. Jacqueline is currently a non-executive director of smart infrastructure business Costain Group plc and property search platform Rightmove plc.

David Lister, non-executive chairman of FDM, said, 'We are delighted to welcome Jacqueline onto the FDM board. She is a highly regarded leader in technology in the UK, with a strong reputation as a champion of women in the sector, and as an advocate for diversity and inclusion. We look forward to benefiting from her experience and insights.'

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE said, “Politically and economically it is a critical time for UK PLC to be facing a skills shortage in tech. I believe it is important to commit more time to diversity and inclusion as a way of solving this problem. It is within this context that I have decided to focus on skills and UK technology. I’m delighted to be joining FDM to play my part in supporting the UK to take advantage of its leading position as a leading digital nation.”

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