We have a dedicated careers team that comprises:
Careers Link Governor: Abi-Olapade
Please refer to the CEIAG policy for full details of the Governor’s role in Careers
Careers Leader: Mrs C Whetham
Mrs Whetham joined Davenant in 2018 after 15 years in HR and graduate recruitment. She has previously worked for leading management consultancies, law firms, accountancy practices and recruitment companies where she has lead teams to recruit the top talent from the country’s leading universities.
Please refer to the CEIAG policy for full details of the role on Careers Leader
Student Services Coordinator: Mrs A Wood
“Mrs Wood joined Davenant in February 2021. Mrs Wood has a degree in Human Resources Management from the National College of Ireland and has worked in HR at PwC and at US Law Firms in the City of London leading the Graduate Recruitment process. Mrs Wood works across all aspects of careers, conducting mock interviews, arranging career interviews and talks.”
Independent Careers Adviser: Mr I Woollams
Having graduated from Durham University and then undertaken a post graduate course in Careers Work in Nottingham most of Ian’s working life has been with Essex Careers Service. Working as a Practitioner, Manager and Director within the Service he has worked in most districts within the county. Currently, as well as working with students in Davenant he is one of the Quality in Careers Award Assessors and visits local companies advising on their health and safety requirements when taking students on work placements.