Alumni Profiles

Alumni Profiles

Read our alumni profiles to find out more about what it’s really like to be a graduate of Lancaster University.

Adekemi Funmilayo Adeseun

ITMOC MSc, 2012 (Graduate)

Now: Business Analyst

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Oluwabamise Afolabi

Energy and the Environment MSc, 2012 (Graduate)

Now: Researcher, De Ecology and Environment Services

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Jamie Agombar

Jamie Agombar

Science of the Environment, 2000 (Graduate)

Now: Ethical and Environment Officer, National Union of Students

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Fran Bagenal

Fran Bagenal

Physics & Environmental Science, 1976 (Fylde)

Now: Professor in Astrophysics, University of Colorado

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Dan Bates

Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 1998 (Cartmel)

Now: Senior manager, BP, specialising in gas and Liquified Natural Gas

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Liz Bell

Biochemistry, 1983, Furness

Now:  Founder and Director of Education Admissions company (EdAd)

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Martin Bland

Law, 1986 (Bowland)

Now: District Judge, Northern Circuit

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Ruth Boumphrey

Ruth Boumphrey

Environmental Sciences, 1990 (Furness)

Now: Head of Research Grants, Lloyd's Register Foundation

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Jane Craggs

English and Theatre Studies, 1985, Bowland

Now:  Yoga Educator

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David Cutts

Communications and Computer Systems, 2009 (Furness)

Now: Project Manager, Network Rail

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Ayo Dawodu

Networking and Internet Systems MSc, 2012 (Graduate)

Now: Web Developer

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Kath Durrant

History, 1988 (Lonsdale)

Now:  Group Human Resources Director, Wolseley

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Sam Fitton

Environmental Biology, 2009 (Cartmel)

Now: Magician

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Charley Gibbons

Religious Studies, 1998 (Furness)

Now: CEO of Coventry Citizens Advice Bureau

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Nicky Goulder

Management Science (Marketing) with Arts, 1991 (Cartmel)

Now: Co-founder and Chief Executive, Create

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Adrian Hall

Mathematics and Philosophy, 1991 (Bowland)

Now: Assistant Head, Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

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Myles Harrison

English Language in the Media, 2010 (Fylde)

Now: Marketing Manager, Santander UK

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Rainer Hersch

Economics, 1985 (Cartmel)

Now: Stand-up comedian, broadcaster, pianist and conductor

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Sam Hodges

English, 1999 (Pendle)

Now: UK Communications Manager, Twitter

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Michael Holland

Michael Holland

Ecology, 1993 (Cartmel)

Now: Head of Education at the Chelsea Physic Garden

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Ralph Ineson

Theatre Studies, 1991 (Furness)

Now: Actor

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Jane Irwin

Jane Irwin

Music, 1990 (Fylde)

Now: International Opera Soprano and Teacher

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Edd Kimber

Politics, 2006 (County)


Now: Baker and cook book author

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Mark Knapper

History, 1981 (County)

Now:  Managing Director, Astralis Recruitment Group Ltd.

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Suneet Kumar

Law, 1998 (Cartmel)

Now: Investment Manager, Seven Investment Management

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Andrew Leaitherland

Law, 1991 (Grizedale)

Now: Managing Partner, DWF LLP

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David Lewis

Politics and International Relations, 1975 (Lonsdale)

Now: Chairman, Howe Robinson & Co

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Jane Lingham

Advertising and Marketing, 1998 (Pendle)

Now: Director of Brand, BBC

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John Ludden

John Ludden

Environmental Science, 1973 (County)

Now: Executive Director, British Geological Survey

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Gillian Merron

Management Science and Marketing, 1981 (Furness)

Now: Business and organisational advisor; former Member of Parliament

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Vicky Metcalf

German, 2001 (Furness)

Now: Campaigns Development Manager, Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts

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Alan Milburn

History, 1979 (Pendle)

Now: European Advisory Board for Bridgepoint; Ex-Secretary of State for Health

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Andrew Miller

PhD English & Creative Writing, 1995 (Graduate)

Now: Author

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Jennifer Montague

MA Applied Research and Consultancy, 2003 (Graduate)

Now: Client Service Coordinator, FIFA

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Steve Morgan

Media and Cultural Studies, 2007 (Lonsdale)

Now: Freelance SEO Consultant, Morgan Online Marketing

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Jon Moulton

Chemistry, 1973 (Furness)

Now: Venture capitalist and Managing Partner, Better Capital

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Martin O'Keefe

Politics, 2003 (Grizedale)

Now: Page of the Presence, Buckingham Palace

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Jeremy Oppenheim

Sociology, 1977 (Cartmel)

Now: Director of Growth & External Engagement, Home Office

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Sheila Oxtoby

Geography, 1990 (Grizedale)

Now:  CEO, North Norfolk District Council

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Don Porter

History & Politics 1975; MA Modern Social History 1976 (Cartmel)

Now: Managing Director, Managing the Service Business (MSB) Ltd.

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Ian Pretty

History and Political Science, 1985 (Bowland)

Now: Vice President,  Capgemini

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Amy Raphael

English and Italian, 1989 (Fylde)

Now: Freelance journalist and biographer

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Caroline Rookes

English, 1975 (Furness)

Now:  Chief Executive, Money Advice Service

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Gaythorne Silvester

History, 1972 (Bowland)

Now: Freelance Writer

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Ranvir Singh

English & Philosophy, 1998 (Pendle)

Now: Television Presenter

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Martha Sprackland

English Literary Studies MA, 2012 (Furness; Graduate)

Now: Assistant Poetry Editor, Faber & Faber

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Mary Talbot

PhD Critical Discourse Analysis, 1990 (Graduate)

Now:  Author and former Reader in Language and Culture, University of  Sunderland

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David Watson

Politics, 1998 (Cartmel)

Now: Head of Campaigns for The Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street

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Stacy Westhead

Mathematics, 2005 (Grizedale)

Now: Director, atom42

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Jianhua Zhang

Plant physiology PhD, 1988 (Furness)

Now: Professor of Plant Biology, Chinese University of Hong Kong

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