Career Insights

We are excited to partner with Form the Future on a new series of career videos. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing a series of videos featuring young professionals working across the Cambridge region, exploring their career journeys and the opportunities available in our area. A new video will be published each week so please re-visit this page to access the new content as it becomes available.

To find out more about our Cambridge Ahead Skills Project Group please click here.

Compilation Video

This video showcases a range of the professionals who feature in our video series. The series itself will provide insight into the varied career journeys of young professionals, working across a broad range of job roles and sectors. The following medley will give you a taste of what’s to come!

Natalie Boyle

Group Financial Controller, Allia Ltd
Natalie was drawn to a career in finance due to the variety of roles in organisations of all sizes, discover her full journey in this video. You can read Natalie's career Q&A here.

Hannah Spellmore

GxP Network Specialist and Revalidation Manager, AstraZeneca
Hannah always wanted a career where she could help people and decided that her skill set was best suited to a project manager role. Discover her career journey video here. You can also read Hannah's career Q&A here.

Liz Moss

Apprentice Site Manager, Morgan Sindal Group
Liz's creativity and interest in construction led her to her apprenticeship as a Site Manager, discover her full journey in this video.

Alex Round

Solicitor, Mills & Reeve
Alex is a solicitor in the firm’s Real Estate practice, specialising in planning law acting for developers, landowners, and some local planning authorities, in relation to major new development projects. You can read Alex's career Q&A here.

Rhiannon Leighton

Democratic Services Assistant, Cambridgeshire County Council
Rhiannon started her job role in January after completing her degree last year, discover her full journey in this video. You can also read Rhiannon's career Q&A here.

Lawrence Morris

Policy and Programme Manager, Cambridge Ahead
Lawrence wanted a career which allowed him to make a positive difference in relation to real issues that affect everyone’s lives, find out how he made it possible here. You can also read Lawrence's career Q&A here.

Emma Butler

Graduate Surveyor, Pigeon Investment Management
Discover Emma's career journey into her current role as a Graduate Surveyor. 

Non-University Routes

Discover the stories of those who took a different route into their career here.

Ed Groome

Executive Officer to the Chief Executive and Leader at Cambridgeshire County Council
Ed wanted to work in Local Government as it provides him with the opportunity to tangibly benefit the lives of people within local communities. You can also read Ed' career Q&A here.

Lucie Gresham-Hill

Apprentice Site Manager, Morgan Sindall Group
Find out about Lucie's journey and what inspired her to pursue her career path.

Geoff Kirby

Teacher of English, Head of Year, DofE Expedition Leader, Cottenham Village College
Discover Geoff's journey to becoming a teacher. You can also read Geoff's career Q&A here.

Elisa Barber

Electronics Engineering Consultant, The Technology Partnership (TTP)
Elisa loved to create and redesign things around her to make them better, find out how this early interest led her to a career in engineering. You can also read Elisa's career Q&A here.

Andreas Culora

Analyst, RAND Europe
Find out about Andreas' journey to becoming an Analyst at RAND Europe, a not-for-profit research organisation that aims to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. You can also read Andreas' career Q&A here.

Emma Hall

Lead Developer, Jagex
Find out how Emma took her teenage passion for games and turned it into a career. You can also read Emma's career Q&A here.

James Wilcox

General Manager of Huntingdon and Nottingham Racecourse, The Jockey Club
Working in the sporting and events industry means James' role is very dynamic and varies day to day. Find out more about his career journey in this video. You can also read James' career Q&A here.

Josie Beal

Associate Solicitor, Birketts LLP
Find out about Josie's role, and the path she took to discover that law was the right career for her. You can also read Josie's career Q&A here.

Ben Ellis

Engines and Airframes Fitter at Marshall Aerospace
Find out about Ben’s journey into engineering, and what inspired him to pursue this career path from a young age. You can also read Ben’s career Q&A here.

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