Amelia’s career began in the Royal Navy as a Weapons Engineering Officer. Her 11 years of service included leading an engineering team onboard HMS Ark Royal during the war in Iraq in 2003, and defence procurement & support.
She then spent 5 years as an Information Technology consultant and Business Analyst, working with public sector organisations to shape their enterprise systems to meet changing needs and leverage new technology.
She joined BAE Systems in July 2013, and has since completed a number of Technical Authority, Engineering Management and transformation leadership roles. Her time as Head of Engineering in Naval Ships included the successful delivery of 2 new warships to the Royal Navy. She recently spent a year on secondment as Chief of Staff to the BAE Systems' CEO, before returning to the Maritime Sector as Project Director in April 2019.
Amelia is a keen STEM Ambassador, and volunteers for a number of educational charities.
Amelia received the WISE Woman In Industry Award in 2017, and in 2018 was named as one of the 100 women to watch by Cranfield University.