Dr Barbara Ghinelli

Dr Barbara GhinelliI studied Electronic Engineering at York University and then I did a PhD in Space Engineering and Artificial Intelligence at Sheffield University. I am now a director at the UKRI Science and Technology Facilities Council and I lead the development of the Harwell National Science and Innovation Campus which includes technology in Space, Healthcare, Energy, Digital and Quantum. I previously worked for a multinational Space company, Airbus D&S. I have two children, the eldest of which studies at Bishop Luffa, and I am keen to promote the uptake of STEM subjects, which are so vital to help preserve the future of our planet.

Type of Governor Co-opted
Date appointed 27 January 2022
Term of office 4 years
Roles Science Faculty Link
Attendance (Local Governing Body Meetings) 3 of 6 
Committee Membership Curriculum & Progress 
Attendance (Committees) 4 of 4

Please note that the attendance information relates to the academic year 2022-2023 (1/9/2022 to 31/8/2023)