Wonderful presentations from Mr Bob Athwal – Director of Student Experience, University of Leicester and Mr Terence Perrin – Head of Recruitment at BNP Paribas Investment Bank - Chair of the Association of Graduate Recruiters to our students
We were delighted to welcome Mr Bob Athwal – Director of Student Experience, University of Leicester. and Mr Terence Perrin – Head of Recruitment, Mobility and European Campus recruitment at BNP Paribas Investment Bank. As Chair of the Association of Graduate Recruiters, Terence will also provide an overview of the graduate jobs market.
Mr Bob Athwal – Director of Student Experience, University of Leicester
Bob Athwal has a first degree in Mathematical Modelling as a well as an Executive MBA. He began his career as Students’ Union President, and then worked for companies such as Tesco, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and graduate –jobs.com.
In 2006, he joined RWE npower as Head of Graduate Schemes responsible for both recruitment and development of graduates. During the five-and-a-half years at RWE npower, Bob and his team transformed npower brand intone of the most dynamic brands in recruitment and development. In 2011, ‘Getting it Right’ of which he is co-author, was published, which is the first book in the UK aimed at graduate recruiters and developers.
In 2012, Bob joined the University of Leicester to become Director of the Career Development Service to lead a step-change in University and employer collaboration. IN 2014, Bob was promoted to Director of Student Experience.