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Corporate Engagement Network

The Corporate Engagement Network (CEN) is a diverse group of University staff that works together to create mutually beneficial relationships with industry.

Representing our different departments within the University we work to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with organisations wishing to collaborate in a variety of ways.


  • Stephen Rangecroft

    Director of Corporate Engagement
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    Stephen is responsible for the design and delivery of the University’s corporate engagement strategy.

  • Ben Smith

    Head of Placements, Projects and International Studies (School of Management)
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    Ben is responsible for the Undergraduate student Placement, Project, Year Abroad and International Studies teams within the School of Management.

  • Catherine Knocks

    Employer Services Manager (Careers Service)
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    Catherine manages the Employer Services Team to co-ordinate University-wide employer engagement opportunities.

  • Emily Richards

    Business Engagement Manager (Humanities & Social Sciences)
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    Emily develops stakeholder relationships for the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences for placement opportunities, alumni relations and business engagement.

  • Jason Edwards

    Business Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange Manager

    Providing advice and guidance to academics on business-led research.

  • Joanna Aspin

    Alumni and External Relations Officer (School of Management)
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    Joanna co-ordinates and facilitates events for the School of Management.

  • Katie Calvert-Jones

    Head of International Engagement & Alumni (School of Management)
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    Katie works closely with industry at an international level, supporting students to engage globally through our professional placement and exchange programmes.

  • Louise Oliver

    Placements and Industrial Engagement Manager (Science)
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    Louise works in a Faculty-wide team to develop new partnerships, strengthen existing relationships and identify opportunities for strategic partnerships.

  • Martin Gore

    Placements Manager (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    Martin manages a team of placements officers and administrators, supporting over 700 Humanities students each year in their search for employment opportunities.

  • Matthew Rusling

    Head of Postgraduate Personal Development & External Engagement (School of Management)
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    Matt is responsible for postgraduate employability focused industrial engagement and personal development in the School of Management.

  • Vicky Hill

    Placements Manager (Engineering & Design)
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    Vicky works within a team that collaborates with industrial partners to ensure effective recruitment into placements.