Jenny Young

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Jenny Young

Deputy Director, Strategy & Policy at Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

Jenny Young is Deputy Director, Strategy & Policy at the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, the statutory body that supports engineering construction skills development in processing and critical energy infrastructure industries. Her role includes assessing the skills demand for net zero through labour market research. She also leads on inclusion and diversity, considering how ECITB can best support the industry to widen participation.

Jenny spent 25 years in the defence industry, specialising in Systems Engineering. Prior to joining ECITB, she co-led the Government-funded Diversity & Inclusion programme at the Royal Academy of Engineering for 7 years, working with employers and professional engineering institutions to support people from all demographic backgrounds in engineering.

Jenny is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the IET and of the RSA. She also chairs the Industry Advisory Board for the EDGE Hub engineering and enterprise venture at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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