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mamta singhal MBE - Episode 018

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Mamta Singhal - Engineering Success

Mamta Singhal MBE is an Engineer, a Public Speaker and New Product Design Expert.

Mamta was awarded an MBE in 2023 for Services to Engineering.

Mamta is a chartered engineer, Council Member at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), on a UK Manufacturing Policy Panel and was Women of the Year ToyNews 2015 Finalist and Women of the Future Ambassador 2015 and 2016 as well as an Associate Member of the Women's Engineering Society (WES).  In 2007 she won the WES  IET Young Women Engineer of the Year award. She is also a Committee Member for Strathclyde University down South Alumni network.

Mamta holds over 16 years' experience working for global firms such as Mattel, Hasbro, Dyson, Mars Chocolate and Polaroid.

She is experienced in continuous improvement, engineering, project management and NPD in commercial, creative and technical environments. Holding a passion for sustainability, engineering, public speaking and inspiring others. 

Mamta is professionally media trained by MediaWoman Ltd in 2015.

Recently interviewed by The BBC, ITV, ITN Productions, Management Today, The Scotsman and The Telegraph. She has been the keynote speaker for Dyslexia Scotland and in March will be speaking at the Equate Scotland conference.


She was a speaker and mentor at the Management Today's 'Inspiring Women in Business' conference 2016 and 2019 in Scotland, Birmingham and London.

Mamta is also a keen blogger, presenter and columnist for national and international forums.

mamta's show notes.

4.05 How Mamta first became involved in engineering.

4.45 Who has been Mamta's biggest inspiration.

7.04 What challenges Mamta faces each week.

7.10 What Mamta's advice would be to someone thinking about a career in engineering.

8.08 How we should enthuse the next generation of talent into engineering.

9.35 Why Mamta feels there has been a skills shortage in engineering.

11.12 Does engineering need to promote itself better.

13.10 Mamta talks about promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering.

16.40 What attributes Mamta feels are needed for a career in engineering.

18.22 Mamta talks about the challenges ahead for engineering.

19.40 Mamta discusses the mentors she has had during her career.

20.49 How Mamta keeps herself motivated.

22.38 Mamta discusses how she develops herself.

24.37 The biggest changes Mamta has seen in engineering.

26.01 How Mamta sees engineering changing in the next 5-10 years.

27.45 What the future holds for Mamta.

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Michelle Richardson is a Senior Project Manager at Property Alliance Group.

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Fred Mills

Fred Mills is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at The B1M.

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Engineering Success Jo Foster

Jo Foster is the Diversity and Inclusion Manager at The Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Gemma Darroch is the Head of New Projects at Ideal Modular Homes.

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