Careers in Conversation

A series of weekly online talks held in July and August, powered by Permira Foundation, giving young people the opportunity to learn from the career journeys of inspiring business figures.

Our Speakers

Each Careers in Conversation episode featured a guest speaker from the world of work, each one with an interesting story to share. Every conversation was chaired by a member of our alumni network. 

Mary McLeod 

Senior Client Partner

Korn Ferry

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David Cooke

Head of IT Europe and US

ANZ

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Nick Newman 

Homeland Security Consulting

PA Consulting

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Suzi Donoghue

Principal Consultant

PA Consulting

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Steve Granite

CEO

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We were delighted to welcome over 60 young people across the series, with sessions being rated 7.4/10 by attendees on how useful they were. 

“I learnt the importance of being resilient and that we learn more from our failures than our successes.”

Student

“I’ve come to understand that it’s okay not knowing what you want to do later on in your life. As well as the importance of keeping working hard on things and practising self-refection.”

Student
“I enjoyed how upfront and authentic the conversation weas. And how I wasn’t given a bunch of generic advise that I’ve heard before.”
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