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Springboarding into the world of start-ups 

Ryan Wightman (2016) talks about this career journey and gives advice for those looking to work for a start-up.

LMBC Newsletter – May 2024

This issue of the LMBC Newsletter provides an update on the club’s progress so far this year and gives LMBC’s Lent Bumps results.

Mark Wells on mentoring

Mark Wells (1981) tells us about his experience of mentoring and gives some advice and tips.

Career spotlight: Kayla Kingdon-Bebb (2008)

Kayla Kingdon-Bebb (2008) is Chief Executive Officer of WWF-New Zealand. Here she tells us all about her career in conservation and indigenous rights.

Career spotlight: Katharine Newby Grant (1996)

Katharine Newby Grant (née Joy) (1996) is Vice President of Brand Organisation & Beauty Care at Proctor & Gamble. She talks about her career journey and some of her sporting passions and successes.

Career spotlight: Emma Agyemang

Emma Agyemang (2003) is Global Tax Correspondent for the Financial Times. Here she tells us about her unique journey from St John’s to where she is today.

Fighting the good fight: Professor David Green (1970)

Professor David Green (1970) studied Economics at St John’s and worked for the homelessness charity Shelter before pursuing a career in Education. He is currently the Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Worcester and was awarded a CBE in 2019 for services to higher education. He spoke to us about the values which have underpinned his career.

Since St John’s: Megan Quinn (2008)

Megan Quinn (2008) studied for an MPhil in English at St John’s, completed a PhD in English at Princeton University, and now works as a senior narrative designer at a game studio.

Professor Richard Moxon FRS and Dr Hugh Bethell MBE on preventative medicine

Richard and Hugh both studied Natural Sciences at St John’s in the 1960s and have remained friends ever since. Here they talk about their career paths, share their ideas about preventative medicine and offer advice for Johnians starting out in the medical profession.

Career spotlight: Ed Hossack

Ed Hossack (1994) has had a varied career working as a CEO, leader and consultant in the arts and third sectors working with internationally acclaimed orchestras, opera and dance companies.