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Posted on 14th Dec 2017 Back to News

Stephen Isherwood - CEO of the Association of Graduate Recruiters

CTK St Mary's was very pleased to have Stephen Isherwood recently come and speak to students about their future careers and how to put themselves in the best position possible regards the future jobs market.

Stephen started his working life in retail. After his A-Levels he joined B&Q on their store management programme before eventually deciding to return to student life at the University of Westminster from where he graduated with a degree in Business Studies. Stephen also holds a postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management.

He explained how he started his HR career at Coopers & Lybrand recruiting experienced management consultants before moving into graduate recruitment when the firm merged with Price Waterhouse to form PwC. 

Stephen went on to explain how he was appointed Chief Executive of the Association of Graduate Recruiters in June 2013 following seven years as Head of Graduate Recruitment UK & Ireland at Ernst & Young (one of the largest recruiters of graduates in the UK).

In addition to his current role, Stephen sits on a number of steering groups related to higher education and employment including the HEAR Advisory Committee. He has presented to various committees in the Houses of Parliament and often appears in national and local media.