|Birth||10 November 1954|
Isobel Anne Pollock-Hulf (born 10 November 1954) is Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Engineering and Design at the University of Leeds.
Pollock is the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Pollock, she was educated at Dalriada School, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland and then attended Imperial College in London graduating in 1976.
Subsequently she became a Chartered Engineer (CEng) in 1981.
Pollock worked for ICI in Huddersfield for 10 years before moving to Leeds company DuPont Howson and then Rotherham company Beatson Clark
Academic and professional career
A long time member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Pollock has held several roles within the institute and was elected as a Fellow of the Institute (FIMechE) in 1991 before becoming President of the Institute in 2012–2013. Pollock was chair of the Institute's Heritage Committee when it was founded in 2007 and was responsible for relaunching the Engineering Heritage Awards.
Since 2006 Pollock has been the Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting professor in in Engineering and Design at the University of Leeds.
Pollock is a patron of the Women's Engineering Society and is Master of the Worshipful Company of Engineers for 2016–17
For services to mechanical engineering Pollock was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours.
As well as being a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Pollock is also a Fellow of City and Guilds of London Institute (FCGI) and has been a Freeman of the City of London since 2002.
Pollock has been awarded Honorary doctorates from the University of Huddersfield in 2004 and the University of Leeds in 2016.