Managing director of Bamboo Technology Group
Career history: Operations director of Bamboo; head of operations at Total; customer service manager at Total.
Measure of influence: Business enjoys £13m turnover per year and employs 60 staff.
Activities to advance women in tech: Works with local schools to promote ICT to youngsters; regular speaker championing women in tech.
What are the key business benefits of having a diverse workforce in general?
As long as you have people around you who share similar values and ethics, then the diversity contribution comes in the form of positive experience, healthy challenge, trusted partnerships, shared commitment and absolute accountability - the foundations of a great team.