Women in Transport has announced that Jo Field (pictured) will take over from Katie Hulland as the organisation’s new President after being elected to a four-year term at its Annual General Meeting on 13 May 2021.
Members of the highly praised not-for-profit professional membership network also elected five new board members from within the membership, including Marny Moruzzi as Vice-President.
The full list of new Women in Transport Board members is:
- President: Jo Field
- Vice President: Marny Moruzzi
- Past President: Katie Hulland
- Events Lead: Steve Griffiths
- Marketing Lead: Nicola McMillan
- Regional Co-ordinator: Asiya Jelani
- Regional Lead - West Midlands Alliance: Daljit Kalirai
Ms Field said: ‘I look forward to advocating for Women in Transport and boosting our connections with industry employers, parliamentarians and government to enable us to create positive change for our members and ensure we have an even greater voice on the issues that matter to us.
‘As the transport industry recovers from the pandemic, there has never been a more important time to ensure gender diversity is central to policymaking and that a gender-balanced workforce is involved in the planning, design, construction and delivery of services to enable the industry to build back better.’
Departing President Katie Hulland said: ‘It has been an absolute pleasure and a great privilege to play such a special role with an incredible team and supportive members over the past three pivotal years for the advancement of women in transport.
‘I look forward to supporting Jo and the new board members to settle into their roles and helping to deliver the exciting new initiatives they have planned for the months and years ahead.’