As head of maritime and oil and gas at engineering recruiter Matchtech, Desty manages a team of 30 and a budget of £7m, and was responsible for placing engineers on the Queen Elizabeth-class shipbuilding project. She is determined to promote maritime engineering to women, and is a member of a number of influential marine and naval engineering institutions.
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