Business and Industry Panel

The role of the Business and Industry Panel is to share knowledge and expertise on issues relating to the future supply of STEM skills and take action to help the development of EngineeringUK’s programmes.

Members represent some of the most influential companies in the UK from sectors across the full engineering footprint, including

  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • construction
  • defence
  • energy & utilities
  • telecommunications

Business and Industry Panel Meetings take place on a quarterly basis at locations around the UK and are attended by member-designated representatives.

All Corporate Member organisations also have the opportunity to attend hosted lunches or dinners in the private dining rooms of the House of Commons as well as a range of other policy related events, webinars and online forums.  These events are all themed on issues relating to the supply and development of the STEM skills agenda and provide a unique interaction between policy-makers and industry.

Previous events have focused on careers advice and guidance, hosted by Sir Peter Luff MP and attended by Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills. Other events have included lunches with Shadow Ministers to discuss Labour’s latest thinking on skills, vocational education and regional growth, and with BIS Minister Greg Clark MP on the progress made following the publication of the Perkins Review of engineering skills.

These events provide both member organisations and EngineeringUK valuable insights into what more the government, business and the engineering community can do to ensure we have the engineering skills for both now and the future ahead.