Dr. Mary Doyle-Kent received a degree in Production Engineering from the TUD, an MA in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin, an MEng from DCU and a doctorate from the Technical  University of Vienna (TUWien). She has worked as a Production/Manufacturing Engineer in the automotive, the toy and sunglasses industries in France and Waterford, Ireland. She has a keen interest in inclusion, diversity and equality in engineering, mentoring, engineering ethics, environmental design and effective communications skills. In 2019-2020 she was chair of Engineers Ireland South East Region, 2018-2019 Vice Chair, and from 2016-2018 Secretary. In 2019 she was nominated Chair of the International Federation Automatic Control Technical Committee 9.5 Working Group on Inclusion and Diversity.