ISABELLA MASCARENHAS

VICE PRESIDENT, GRASS ROOTS & SHINING STARS AT ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC

Isabella Mascarenhas has a colourful background, she is South Indian but was raised in Zambia and came to settle in the UK when her parents relocated here. As a result, she considers herself a citizen of the world and is fascinated by different cultures and their traditions. Isabella has always been an avid people person and has managed to forge a successful career in helping and developing young people from diverse backgrounds to realise their full potential and achieve their ambitions. Having always been the ‘black sheep’ by wanting to explore new disruptive ways of working and engaging with her target audience, she is delighted to have found a niche in the corporate world where she can be a professional rebel! She currently works for RS Components as their Vice President of Grass Roots & Shining Stars where she has the pleasure of working with students and young professionals all over the world to develop competitions, events and initiatives to enhance the employability skills and career prospects of young people.