Advisory and Board Director Appointments

  • 5G-ACIA (5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation) Board Member, June 2020 – ongoing
  • UK5G Advisory Board, Mar 2018 – ongoing
  • CW (Cambridge Wireless) Board Director, May 2017 – ongoing
  • IET Digital Panel, Mar 2019 – ongoing
  • CWJ (Cambridge Wireless Journal) Editorial Board, Feb 2017 – Dec 2019
  • CW-TEC Conference Committee Member, 2015 – 2018


  • Ambassador – Women of the Future Programme, Feb 2018 – ongoing
  • Industry Ambassador – “Insight into the World of Work”, St Ive School, Jan 2018 – 2019

Awards and Recognition

  • Most Influential Women in the UK Technology – Finalist, 2020
  • Women in Industry Finalist, Sep 1, 2019, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Jul 2019, RSA
  • Winner – Top 50 Women in Engineering, Jun 1, 2019, Women Engineering Society
  • Winner – WoM2M 2019, Women of M2M and IoT, The Women of M2M and IoT list is comprised of some of the most powerful, smart, tech savvy, and successful women in the technology sector. These women are selected because they each bring a unique lens to their respective companies that helps push connected technologies forward. The award recognizes women as trailblazers and innovators in the IoT space, Jun 2019, Connected World
  • MIET, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Jan 2019, Awarded MIET from the The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Asian Women of Achievement Awards Finalist, Science and Technology Category, Feb 2018; The Asian Women of Achievement Awards, founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 1999, celebrate multicultural Britain and the contribution of diverse cultures and talents to UK society. It is a platform recognises the phenomenal Asian women across the UK and across industries, who are making a valuable and important contribution to British life.
  • Winner – DevelopHER TechStar Award, Dec 2017. Sylvia is DevelopHer Tech Star 2017 Winner and recognised for her work in the technology sector to help with promoting gender diversity in tech.
  • Avery Weigh-Tronix Best Performance Prize, 2006; Awarded for the Best Overall Performance

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