Paloma Cid

3 - 4 July 2018 | Inmarsat, London

Industry expert

 Paloma Cid

Paloma Cid

IET , transport lead

Paloma is the Transport Lead at the Institution of Engineering and Technology. In this role, she channels the global expertise of IET members for the advancement of engineering, and the benefit of society. Gathering intelligence from engineers across the profession, the IET inspire technology innovation, develop best practice, provide robust, impartial information to key stakeholders, and influence government policy.

Prior to her current role, she worked as a Group Manager in the IET Events department and her team’s portfolio consisted of technical seminars, training courses and call-for-papers conferences on topics including cyber security, power, renewable energy, water, healthcare technology, intelligent transport, radar, antennas and satellites.

Before joining the IET in 2014, Paloma accumulated well over a decade of commercial, mainly large scale event production experience including a stint as a freelancer for the likes of the Financial Times and Greenpower Conferences. She spent over 7 years at CWC, project leading and producing government summits, conferences and exhibitions on oil and gas in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America including some of the company’s flagship events in Nigeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea and Brazil. Prior to CWC, I worked for Euromoney, IIR, and First Conferences, where I started my production career running large travel technology events in the USA.

After finishing university in Spain, where she grew up, and before migrating to London, Paloma lived in the Philippines for over two years. During her time in Manila she worked for IBM as a market analyst, and for the Spanish Embassy, where she managed a large programme of cultural events with Ambassador Delfin Colome. Paloma has a degree in Economics and Business, and enjoys learning languages, eating dark chocolate and practicing yoga.

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