Ella Podmore MBE
Senior Materials Engineer
Ella Podmore MBE is a senior materials engineer working for luxury supercar brand McLaren Automotive. She is responsible all material-related investigations across all projects of the business, specialising in surface treatments and microscopic metallic analysis she is passionate about science and its impact on light-weighting. She has been at the company for 4 years and in that time has won IET’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2020, been named Surrey’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2022 and more recently received an MBE in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours List for contributions to engineering, innovation and diversity.
On top of her usual duties Ella is an avid STEM ambassador and frequently talks to students about the career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.