Engineer and Industry Leader To Head Employer Led Skills Champions
Dame Judith Hackitt has been appointed as Chair of the Semta Group, it has been announced.
She will take up her role from 1st April 2017 replacing Allan Cook CBE who stands down after seven years at the end of March.
A chemical engineer by profession and Fellow of the Royal Academy for Engineering, Dame Judith was formerly Chair of the Health and Safety Executive. She became a Dame in the New Year Honours in 2016 and was appointed Chair of manufacturing body EEF in April of the same year, a role she will continue alongside her Semta duties.