Careers Event to Highlight Unique Possibilities

Hear from a panel of 4 alumni speakers who will share the secrets of their career success. Gain first-hand information and practical advice on various careers paths from our alumni are able to share invaluable information through open and honest dialogue.

The event to be held on Wednesday 17 March 2021 from 14:30 – 16:00 aims to highlight unique career possibilities that exist for School of Politics and International Relations degree holders, helping you envision possibilities for yourself you may never have considered.

Tommaso Israely, President of the Politics and International Relations Society said:

“We hope this event can show a wide range of career paths as well as give us advice and tools to succeed in our job search”

The panel includes:

Kami Asamani

As Head of Business Management for Arts Sub Saharan Africa our team works in 19 countries in West, Southern and East Africa and the UK to create opportunities and connections for young creatives. My role is to clarify our targets, monitor our progress towards them and shape the governance of our work.

Leo Wilkinson

Currently policy advisor to Sandro Gozi MEP in the European Parliament, I work on constitutional affairs, EU political parties, EU budget and regional policy. I have also been a trainee in the European Commission’s Spokesperson Service.

Emma Booth

I currently work at Serco and I am seconded into the Ministry of Defence to support them with their external engagement. I previously worked at the Cabinet Office leading on ministerial engagement. I have also worked in public affairs for Defence and Aerospace companies, as well as in the UK Parliament.”

Emma Lagerstedt

“I am currently in my second year of the Policy, Advocacy and Government Affairs graduate scheme at Bristol Myers Squibb, a global pharmaceutical company. In my day-to-day I work within a team to engage with national stakeholders to inform health policy, which can include working on policy reports, feeding into consultations and organising meetings with key stakeholders. We also lead on relationships with patient advocacy groups and work with them to amplify the patient voice within the company and externally.”

Join the event on Wednesday 17th March