Department for Curriculum and Quality Enhancement

Keynote address 1


Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive

Association of Graduate recruiters

Stephen has extensive experience in the recruitment and development of students, working closely with Higher Education throughout his career. Stephen sits on a number of steering groups related to higher education and employment including the HEAR Advisory Committee, the Plotr Advisory Council and the GPA Advisory Group. He has presented to various committees in the Houses of Parliament and often appears in national and local media.

Stephen Isherwood's presentation


Keynote address 2


Tom Brown, Vice President Consumer: UK/ROI & Nordics


TomTom is the world's leading provider of location and navigation solutions. Tom is an alumnus of the University of Portsmouth, graduating in Business Studies in 1999 and going on to further study at Keble College Oxford and Manchester Business School.

Tom Brown's presentation 

Keynote address 3


Manuela Doutel-HaghighiComplex Projects Executive

IBM Global Technology Services UK & Ireland

Manuela is responsible for end-to-end sales to deliver client satisfaction programmes for FTSE 100 outsourced clients.

Manuela Doutel-Haghighi's presentation 

Keynote address 4


Grant Chapman-Clarke, Students' Union president

University of Portsmouth Students' Union

Lucy Mills, Student UoP

Ellen Torn, PG Student UoP

David Hurley, Alumnus UoP

Grant Chapman-Clarke's presentation