Pam Liversidge OBE DL
Honorary Doctorate - 2006
Elected in 1997 as the first female president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Pam Liversidge has forged a successful career in a traditionally male occupation, becoming a respected female engineer and industrial entrepreneur.
Currently the managing director of Sheffield-based Quest Investments Ltd, Pam has been active in many areas of public service, chairing the Finance and Employment Committee and serving as a governor of Sheffield Hallam University for twelve years.
An extensive list of prestigious awards and appointments includes Senator of the Engineering Council, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Deputy Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, and former High Sheriff of South Yorkshire, while she received an OBE in 1999 for services to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.