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Kathy began her professional career by obtaining a PhD in Immunology at the University of London. She then moved to the USA where she developed a passion for developmental biology. On her return she obtained a University Research Fellowship from the Royal Society and set up her own laboratory at University College London. In addition to carrying out research programmes, she lectured and supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students. Kathy subsequently moved to the Careers Service where she has particular responsibility for careers provision in the Biosciences Division of the Life Science Faculty and research staff across the whole university. When not at UCL, Kathy is providing careers advice and guidance to PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Dave is a Careers Adviser based at UCL from Monday to Friday. He is currently the 'GradClub' careers coach and runs a programme of specific careers support for those who have graduated recently from UCL. For more information about GradClub workshops, events and 1 to 1 coaching see our GradClub pages. He is also one of the Careers Advisers specifically attached to the UCL MSc Management course. Previously, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant working with KPMG and spent a number of years working in account management within London-based marketing and advertising agencies.
Katie is a careers adviser, responsible for the International Students Programme and the Slade, History of Art, European Social and Political Studies and the History departments. She has a BSc in Biotechnology from Waikato University in New Zealand which is where she originates from. After working as a genetic technician in the public sector she went on to do scientific sales in the USA before heading to London to work in the city. Since then she has moved between NZ and the UK, working across many sectors before completing a qualification in careers development and settling down in London.
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Elaine is a Careers Adviser at UCL and is also a Chartered Psychologist. She worked for ten years as a Consultant for an international management training organisation where she was involved in occupational assessment and delivery of management coaching and training. She then worked as an independent Occupational Psychologist, specialising in assessment and selection, leadership development and executive coaching. Since becoming a Careers Adviser, Elaine has been involved in the provision of tailored careers programmes for the Institute of Archaeology and the Psychology and Anthropology Departments. She also runs bespoke workshops for PhD students and, more recently, has taken on the role of Medical Careers Adviser, delivering talks in the Medical School to all year groups as well as providing one:one support to medical students. Elaine also works at C2, the consultancy arm of The Careers Group, where she is involved in delivering outplacement and career management skills workshops as well as one:one coaching for external clients.
Robert is a Careers Adviser at UCL (Monday-Friday), responsible for providing careers programmes for the following Engineering departments: Civil/Environmental/Geomatic; Electrical/Electronic; Mechanical. He is also responsible for the Computer Science, Science & Technology, Greek and Latin and Philosophy departments. Prior to UCL, Robert worked for a number of years in both higher education and commercial environments, covering a series of IT project management and information management roles.
Profile coming soon...
Tina has responsibility for the departments of English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Scandinavian Studies, Human Communication Science, Phonetics and Linguistics, Year Abroad, and the Ear Institute. She lived in Gibraltar for a number of years then returned to the UK to obtain a degree in Business Studies with Japanese. Prior to joining The Careers Group, Tina worked as a finance consultant, specialising in NGOs. Tina is also a teacher and forensic lipreader.
Calum Leckie is a Careers Adviser at UCL with a background in academic research. After obtaining a PhD in plant pathology from the University of Birmingham, Calum went on to do two postdoctoral research projects, both in cell physiology, at Lancaster and Newcastle Universities. This was followed by a Wellcome Trust funded fellowship at the University of Newcastle Medical School and at the University of California at Berkeley. Since becoming a Careers Adviser, Calum is now involved in the provision of tailored careers programmes to PhD students and research staff at UCL. Calum has also been involved in a range of external activities including course organiser for the Graduate Entry into Medicine Day for the Careers Group, University of London. He also works at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine two days / week, with a focus on public health and international development.
current career Jeff graduated with an English Literature degree from the
University of Sussex and joined the public relations team at British Telecom
London. Since then he has worked as a careers adviser in several
universities – both in London and in Australia and has written a number of
careers books on teaching, counselling and international development and has
trained as a Life Coach. He currently works with the Economics, Statistics and
Mathematics departments at UCL and is part of the team working with our
GradClub members. He also runs a number of Facebook and web sites that
focus on careers in international development, international relations and
Currently he works at UCL on Mondays and Tuesday and at Queen Mary, University of London the rest of the week.
Saiyada currently works with the MSc Management students delivering a bespoke careers programme which includes 1:1 coaching, targeted careers events and plays an active role in encouraging graduate employers to engage with students on the programme. Saiyada has worked at UCL for over 5 years; during her time she launched the International Students Careers Programme during which she undertook graduate employability research visits to China and India.
Saiyada also works at C2 undertaking a wide range of consultancy projects where she delivers outplacement services to clients in the public and private sectors. Saiyada also trains and mentors careers advisers and has a keen interest in careers coaching.
Prior to joining the Careers Service, Saiyada worked in advertising, where she was involved in media planning and buying. She has since worked within marketing in a number of sectors including charity, finance and education. Saiyada originates from Tanzania and is currently patron for a charity supporting AIDS orphans in her hometown of Mwanza.
Victoria is one of the dedicated Careers Consultants offering support to UCL GradClub members. Prior to life at UCL, Victoria worked in fundraising and then facilities management. She later moved into market research project management, working with a wide range private and public sector clients. Victoria was responsible for recruiting and managing staff which developed her interest in career management and employability skills. Victoria works at UCL on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Andy is a Careers Adviser at UCL and works in partnership with the following departments: Geography; Chemistry; Chemical and Biochemical Engineering; Earth Science; Natural Science; Human Science. He is passionate about giving students the tools and insight to manage their own futures and loves to encourage those on the careers journey at whatever stage they may be. Andy also oversees and delivers the bespoke International Student program with Katie Dallison. You can follow the International Blog he writes on. Prior to life at UCL Andy worked in political campaign management and corporate sales.
Patrice Ware is a Careers Adviser at UCL - having an established background in personnel and training and in graduate recruitment consultancy before returning to the higher education sector to become a careers adviser. Her years of experience within the University of London span quite some time, and several colleges, including the LSE, and many kinds of client group. Her responsibilities at UCL focus on careers work mainly with the Faculty of Laws, the Faculty of the Built Environment, SSEES (School of Slavonic and East European Studies), and also with SPP (School of Public Policy), and the Department of Information Studies (formerly SLAIS). An A to Z of other interests? Begin with D for Dogs and end with T for Theology - and then add lots more in between, including I for Islands and P for People.
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