Jacqueline de Rojas

Jacqueline de Rojas

President, TechUK

Jacqueline de Rojas is the president of TechUK and chair of the Digital Leaders board . She sits as a non-executive director on the board of UK technology business Rightmove; on the board of Costain, which is committed to solving the nation’s infrastructure problems; and was recently appointed to the board of the online retailer AO World.

Jacqueline serves on the government’s Digital Economy Council and is a supporter of the University Technical College in Newcastle. An advisor to fast-moving tech businesses and a business mentor at Merryck offering board and executive level coaching. She is the co-chair at the Institute of Coding, advises the board of Accelerate-Her and supports the Girlguiding Association for technology transformation.

In 2016 she entered the @Computerweekly Hall of Fame after being voted Computer Weekly's Most Influential Woman in IT 2015; she was listed on Debretts 2016 500 People of Influence – Digital & Social and named in Europe’s Inspiring Fifty most inspiring female role models for 2017. She was presented with the 2017 Catherine Variety award for Science and Technology and the 2018 Women in Tech Award for Advocate of the Year acknowledging her contribution to diversity.

Jacqueline was awarded CBE for Services to International Trade in Technology in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2018.