Dana Williams CEng (IMechE), is the Welsh Automotive Forum’s new Project and Operations Manager, responsible for Member liaison and also the delivery of our Net Zero Mobility Wales project.
With a 22-year career in the automotive and aerospace industry, she started as a graduate at Ford Motor Company (Bridgend), within Manufacturing Engineering, after which she spent 4 years at BAE Systems running the Typhoon Electrical Operations, before joining JLR Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton.
In 2017 she joined Aston Martin Lagonda as Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager, launching the new DBX manufacturing facility in St Athan.
Dana (above) is passionate about the automotive industry with a keen interest in people development, and has been responsible for Graduate and Apprentice development in both Aerospace and Automotive.
She will continue to visit members over the coming months outlining the WAF operational footprint, and vision for the future as the sector transitions as well as listen to membership feedback on how the WAF can continue to represent members as the Voice of the Sector in front of key stakeholders, decision makers and investors.
WAF CEO Rob O’Neil said, “We are delighted to welcome Dana into the WAF team, Dana brings a wealth of automotive experience and knowledge that will undoubtedly benefit our members and support future initiatives.
“After the myriad of challenges that we have all endured over the past two years, it is imperative that we continue to connect with our members and site visits by Dana will support membership positioning for future opportunities as we increase our awareness of your bespoke offerings, competence and capabilities.”