Council member – Research England
Period of appointment – three years, from April 2021 to March 2024.
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is CEO and Creator of non-profit Stemettes, a trustee at the Institute for the Future of Work and host of the hugely popular Evening Standard’s Women Tech Charge podcast. A former child prodigy who passed two GCSEs in primary school and an A-level in Computing aged 11, she was just 20 years old when she received her Masters Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Oxford. She now serves as a Board Member for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Digital Skills Partnership and recently became a Commissioner on the Hamilton Commission.
Anne-Marie is an Honorary Fellow at Keble College, Oxford, a Visiting Professor at Sunderland University, a Council Member at the Royal College of Art and sits on the External Advisory Board for Durham University’s Computer Science Department.
Her work at Stemettes spans almost a decade of frontline work to inspire and support young women and young nonbinary people into the STEM fields – reaching almost 50,000. As a trusted thought leader in the technology world, she regularly keynotes and speaks on topics like the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Diversity and Equality and Entrepreneurship. In 2017, she was awarded an MBE for her work as a renowned champion and inspiration for women looking to find a role in the world of STEM.
She has forged an enviable CV, including positions at Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard and Deutsche Bank. She regularly appears in international media and featured on the 2019 Royal Institute Christmas Lectures.
Last updated: 10 January 2022