Jessica Figueras, Chair of Trustees

Jessica became Chair in June 2017 after being elected to the board by members at the 2016 AGM.

Jessica is an NCT breastfeeding counsellor, former branch co-ordinator and research networker, with a variety of other voluntary roles since joining NCT in 2009. She lives in London with her husband, two daughters and a rabbit. 

Jessica's day job is in business intelligence, where she is responsible for a multi-million pound political and policy research programme, a large team of consultants, and the transformation of its underlying digital platforms. 

She brings a good deal of business, technology and management experience to the Board, with previous roles including public sector technology adviser, strategy consultant, director at a digital start-up company which built a network for charity CEOs and Trustees, and in public relations. She is a well known public speaker and commentator on technology issues, a Fellow of the RSA and active member of the Association of Chairs.