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Sofia Athanassiou Recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

Sofia Athanassiou, Commercial Director at Connect Plus (CP), has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector. The list, which is produced by board appointments firm Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times, recognises exceptional women role models across the industry.

Sofia has earned a position on this list, having excelled throughout her career. Sofia provides leadership across the wider CP stakeholder community and is an Executive Director for Connect Plus. Sofia is also responsible for the commercial robustness of the asset renewal program; and the contract/commercial performance of Connect Plus and its supply chain.

Andy Dean, Chief Executive, Connect Plus, said: “We are delighted that Sofia’s contribution to the industry has been recognised by Inclusive Boards and the Financial Times. It is vital that as an industry we continue to break down barriers and encourage more women to enter and remain in the sector.

“Sofia’s journey is a prime example of the career opportunities available. Sofia has progressed from Bid Manager to Commercial Director and Executive Director on the Board, all whilst balancing her responsibilities as a working mother and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.”

Sofia is passionate about bringing young women into Engineering and advises women to “never stop learning, stay curious.”

The full ‘100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector’ list can be found here.