Frances is a passionate leader, driving innovation through design thinking across the engineering and defence sectors. Combining her technical background with cutting edge innovation strategy and a practical approach to stakeholder engagement, Frances is able to bridge the gap between Technical Subject Matter Experts (SME) and business management. With a track record of building productive relationships with both audiences, she is able to advance project and research objectives, quickly understanding the current and future landscapes to provide high level insight and analysis. Frances leads and delivers projects that address customer challenges through Human-centred design.
In addition to her role in the Engineering sector, Frances is a founder of Speak Out Revolution, a not-for-profit working to cancel the culture of silence on harassment and bullying in our workplaces.
Head of Technical Innovation
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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Innovation and Design Thinking in Engineering
UX / UI, Design, Product, Leadership, Business Development, Innovation
Innovation and design thinking is a powerful tool when developing and iterating products and capabilities in the Engineering domain. Designing with the end user in mind is a vital differentiator in the digital economy. Tech push is no longer a sustainable business model. This talk will discuss the value of innovative thinking in traditional engineering practices, outlining the challenges and forward approach in the new digital age.