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Career Specialism

Engineering, Manufacturing, Recruitment, Sales, Science

Career Experience

Professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham, I have coached and mentored 1000s spanning the whole career lifecycle from school to university, executive and board level, and made it my mission in life to inspire and mentor future generations into STEM, Engineering and Energy careers.

I have 40+ years’ of relevant, global business experience incorporating executive management and board positions in blue chip companies including ExxonMobil, Suez, V. Ships, Nalco and P&G and today manage a portfolio career as a consultant in a boutique energy executive search firm, career coach to students at several prestigious UK business schools including LBS, Imperial, Oxford, Cambridge and Chicago Booth and Trustee/NED/Ambassador positions on several boards.

These include the Women in Engineering Society, Female Leaders in STEM Subjects, POWERful Women, MyBigCareer, a charity providing career guidance to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, FOCUS expatriates and the South Shropshire Multi-Academy Trust.

I am also a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of a number of organisations including the Institute of Chemical Engineers, Energy Institute, Women’s Engineering Society and the Chartered Management Institute.

Mentoring Offered

Assessment Centres, CV Writing, Interview Preparation, Job Applications, Personal Branding, Psychometric Tests


University of Nottingham