Head of Research and Technology
Born in Barrow in Furness, Maureen started an engineering career at 16 as an apprentice in a shipyard. She obtained a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Salford University and received the Horlock scholarship which encouraged young women to pursue engineering careers. She has worked in the aerospace industry since the 1980’s and is currently Head of Research and Technology within BAE SYSTEMS air sector where she manages a diverse portfolio of research projects with the overall aim of improving the current generation of products and underpinning the next generation of products. She is married to Paul and has a son, Charlie, who is aged 10.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.