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Liz Wilkinson

Director of Careers & Employability, Royal Holloway, University of London

As Director of Careers and Employability at Royal Holloway, Liz Wilkinson leads a multidisciplinary team of 15 staff to empower 9,000 students to navigate the world of work successfully and launch themselves into graduate careers.

Liz Wilkinson is the Director of Careers & Employability at Royal Holloway University. The quality of the Careers & Employability team’s professional work has been recognised by an AGR national award for Best Preparation for Work in Higher Education for their innovative micro-placement model in 2015 and two University Teaching Prizes for delivery of employability in the curriculum in 2012 and 2015.

Liz has 25 years’ experience in employability, graduate recruitment and HE. She has worked in 6 universities including UCL, Kings and Queen Mary, and is now a senior manager of The Careers Group, University of London, the UK’s leading Careers Service.

Liz has delivered consultancy to Cambridge University, EdHec Lille and BI Norway. Liz has just been elected as Treasurer and Board Member for the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services ( AGCAS) and is also a member of the AGCAS research group. Liz has a M.A Classics, from Trinity College, Oxford, as well as a Dip C.G.HE from the University of Reading and, before joining HE, worked as an Area Manager for C J Clark.