Dr Alice Bunn
Chief Executive (Incoming)
Dr Alice Bunn is the CEO appoint at the Institution for Mechanical Engineers. Until July 2021, she is International Director at the UK Space Agency, responsible for increasing the UK’s global influence in science, security and trade through space. She leads teams responsible for ensuring international competitiveness through developing world class skills in the UK space sector; developing multilateral and bilateral international partnerships in space; and delivering the security and resilience of the UK’s infrastructure and space applications.
Alice is head of the UK delegation to the European Space Agency; sits on the Board of Directors at the US Space Foundation; sits on the World Economic Forum Future Council on space technology; is a fellow and Council member of the Royal Aeronautical Society; and sits on the board of trustees at the charity SwimTayka. She is married with 4 children, 1 dog and 1 cat.
Alice also has a PhD in Metallurgy from Darwin College, University of Cambridge.