All of our contributors have been hand-picked for their detailed knowledge and expertise in their field. Each contributor will bring their insight and industry understanding and experience to our one and two day training workshops. Don't miss this unrivalled opportunity to hear from industry leaders. For more information about any of the individuals who chair, speak or train at our occupational development courses, please click on their names or images to reveal more information. We ensure that each of our open-access training courses have excellent networking opportunities and are highly interactive. Please note that our trainers are available for in-house training as well as open-access workshops.

Ellen O’Brien

International Careers Consultant, University of Birmingham

Ellen has held the role of International Careers Consultant at University of Birmingham since 2011.  Prior to that she worked for Aston University in a similar role and prior to that held the role of Head of Service at University College Birmingham where she also taught English as a Second Language. Overall, she has 26 years of experience as a Careers professional working in a range of schools, special schools and FE colleges before transitioning into the world of HE. In 2014 and 2016 Ellen won the UKCISA/NUS Internationalisation Award for “Best Careers Support for International Students”.