Kimberley ‘s Story
Kimberley Abbott works as Engineering Innovation Lead in the Innovation Hub in Thales UK.
She has worked at Thales for over 4 years in engineering and customer innovation, starting her career in Thales Australia before jumping the pond to come join Thales in the UK, being named in the Telegraph’s 2017 Top 50 Women in Engineering.
Additional to working at Thales, Kim was the co-founder and CEO of Roka, an award-winning social enterprise developed to break the cycle of poverty in rural India through economic empowerment of women and education.
In 2015 she was named as one of the Financial Review’s Top 100 Women of Influence, and has also been a member of the official Australian Government Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.