Ms N W Climer FREng BSc HonDUniv HonDEng CEng FIET

Member of the Communications Policy Panel

Naomi Climer is a Fellow and Trustee of the IET, Chair of the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) Council, a non-executive consultant with Sony UK Technology Centre, Chair of the UK Government (DCMS) Future Communications Challenge Group (FCCG) looking at 5G and Commissioner on the Labour Party’s Future of Work Commission. Naomi was President of the IET during the 2015/16 Session. Until March 2015, Naomi was President of Sony’s new global division – Media Cloud Services, based in Los Angeles, USA.

After studying at Imperial College, London, Naomi spent her career in Broadcasting and Communications working at the BBC, ITV, local radio and Sony. In 2014, Naomi was awarded the International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM) Industry Woman of the Year.

Naomi has a strong interest in diversity issues and has been an active campaigner for gender diversity within Sony and within the engineering profession in the UK. Naomi is listed in the Daily Telegraph and Women’s Engineering Society 50 Most Influential Women in UK Engineering in 2016 and in Computer Weekly’s 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2015 and 2016.

Naomi has been an active contributor to the IET through the Communications Policy Panel and as a member of the Board of Trustees since 2010. Naomi has also actively engaged with the Southern California Local Network since 2012 and brings this international IET perspective as well as global industry experience to IET HQ in the UK.