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Meet the team – Bath Spa University

The Careers and Employability team is here to ensure our students are best served at all times.

No matter the variety of their ambitions or at what stage of their career journey they’re in,  we're here to support our students. Read more about who we are and what we do below.

Meet the team


Headshot of Laura InghamLaura Ingham, Head of Careers and Employability

Head shot of Peter TribePeter Tribe, Deputy Head of Careers and Employability

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureSarah Outamast-Brown, Deputy Head of Careers & Employability – Academic Alignment

Central Services

When you think of what a Careers service should offer - that’s probably what our Central Services team handles, plus a lot more! They work on our events, mentoring scheme, Bath Spa Award scheme, internal marketing and resources, as well as delivering the majority of student support.

Headshot of Tim BealeTim Beale, Career Service Manager

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureChloe Whittaker, Employability Coach

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureHayley Johnson, Employability Coach

Headshot of Martin ChiffersMartin Chiffers, Digital Storyteller

Headshot of Dominic StroudDominic Stroud, Digital Content and Student Engagement Coordinator

Headshot of Rhianna Hutchings-ClarkeRhianna Hutchings-Clarke, Administrator

School Curriculum Team

Our School Curriculum Team works with academic schools to embed and align employability, enterprise, and entrepreneurialism into the curriculum to help students progress into positive graduate outcomes. Each of our Partner colleagues has specific school links.

Head shot of Aquari'elle SingerAquari’elle Singer, School Employability Partner: Bath Business School and Bath Spa University London

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureLouisa Clarke, School Employability Partner: Bath School of Art, Film and Media and Bath School of Design

Pandora Manton, School Employability Partner: School of Education and School of Sciences

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureSarah Allbeson, School Employability Partner: School of Education and School of Sciences

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureVivien Yorke, School Employability Partner: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities and Bath School of Music and Performing Arts

Placements and Work-Based Learning

The Placements team oversees the Professional Placement Year (PPY) and our Bath Spa Works: Internships programme. They work with local businesses to provide exciting work opportunities, and ensure that students’ placements are meaningful and support them in their development.

Headshot of Jamie BradburyJamie Bradbury, Placements Manager

Headshot of Charlotte MarshallCharlotte Marshall, Placements Coordinator

Headshot of Ellie FreemanEleanor Freeman, Placements Coordinator

Headshot of Hannah RingHannah Ring, Placements Coordinator

Headshot of Jessica ScottJessica Scott, Placements Coordinator

Headshot of Rebecca Taylor-FordRebecca Taylor-Ford, Placements Coordinator

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Bath Spa students are renowned for their creative and entrepreneurial spirit, and this specialist team supports our large community of students and graduates who are interested in setting up their own business or working freelance. They also oversee EMERGE - Bath Spa University’s unique multidisciplinary studio residency space and creative incubator.

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureTiffany Frye, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager

Headshot of Charlotte GodfreyCharlotte Godfrey, EMERGE Studio Manager

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureJai Tyler, Employability Coach: Enterprise Specialist

Headshot of Matthew EmenyMatthew Emeny, Employability Coach: Enterprise Specialist

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureNicola Turner, Employability Coach: Enterprise Specialist

Graduate Success

Our final-year students and graduates are well looked after by this dedicated team who provide exclusive jobs, placements, and support to ensure our alumni are prepared to take the next step in their careers.

Headshot of Paige ClarksonPaige Clarkson, Graduate Success Manager

Headshot of Iona JonesIona Jones, Employability Coach: Graduate Success

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureRajinder Boucher, Employability Coach: Graduate Success

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureBlessing Mururi, Graduate Success Coordinator

Employer Relations

Our experienced Employer Relations Team is the first port of call for businesses looking to employ our students and benefit from our talent pool, collaborate and engage with our student community, and grow by raising their profile amongst the next generation.

Headshot of John HectorJohn Hector, Employer Relationships Manager

Headshot of Beverly WoodlandBeverly Woodland, Employer Relationships Advisor

Headshot of Sarah CooperSarah Cooper, Employer Relationships Advisor

A placeholder headshot with anonymous figureSimon Taylor, Employer Relationships Advisor

The service isn’t part of a combined careers service and we currently work with the following third-party providers to supply services:

We’re a proud member of the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) and follow their work experience standard guide and position on impartiality.

We have advertising guidelines that all employers must adhere to before any position becomes available for students to view, and have several guiding principles as part of our ethics and sustainability position statement on how we work with businesses involved with sensitive environmental, social and governance matters.

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