As an Executive Director, Avril brings a wealth of industrial experience to the Executive Team of the ESTnet. She is a persuasive, influential and energetic leader who comes from the semiconductor industry where she was the Director of Human Resources for European Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd (formerly NWL where she was a member of the MBO team, and prior to that, Inmos in Newport) Avril is a Barrister and Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She was also a founder Board Member of NMI. She joined the ESTnet in 2009 after successfully starting and selling her own company.
Avril was the creator of the ESTnet Skills Survey and has been instrumental in driving the new programme of initiatives for the organisation including the ESTnet /Sony Sourcing Supply initiative.