Alumni stories

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Our graduates go on to do amazing things after leaving the University of Hertfordshire in a variety of sectors, roles and companies. Some of our graduates even go on to become entrepreneurs by starting their own companies.

Find out more about our Alumnus by searching by the different industries.


There are some fantastic and inspiring stories and every month we will put the spotlight on someone and show them off.

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Automotive and aeronautical

  • Ross Barrow (Lead Engineer) - Automotive Technology with Management, 2010
  • Steven Frith (System Engineer) - Computer Science, 2008
  • Jim Hammett (Chief Flying Instructor Helicopters) - BEng Aerospace Engineering, 2000
  • Diana Hodgins MBE (Managing Director) - Mechanical Engineering, 1982 - PhD Solid State Physics, 1990
  • Dan Jones (Chief Designer) - Motorsport Technology, 2006
  • Adrian Moore (CEO of Xtrac Ltd) - Mechanical Engineering, 1988
  • Samuel Nathan Richards (Mission Operations Specialist, NASA) - BSc(Hons) Astrophysics with Sandwich Year, 2012

Banking and finance

Biotech and pharmaceuticals


  • Tomi Ojo (Communications Officer) - Photography, 2017

Consultancy and professional services

  • Checca Aird (Forensic Data Analyst) - Computer Science, 2015
  • Dr Suzy Walton (Multi sector Board Director) - Psychology, 1994 & MSc Occupational Psychology, 1995

Creative industries

  • Lulu Davis (Owner (Artist Manager and Publicist)) - Music and Entertainment Industry Management, 2013
  • Richard Elson (Film Director) - BTEC Foundation in Art and Design, 1999
  • Theresa Lola (Poet) - Accounting and Finance, 2015
  • Shirin Shafaie (Visual Academics Founder) - MA Film and TV, 2015

Education and teaching


Environment, transport and utilities

  • Nadine Bowles-Newark (Assistant Programme Officer) - Environmental Management, 2012
  • Fred Post (Manager, Environment Control) - MSc Environmental Management for Business, 2011
  • Abhishek Verma (Associate Consultant) - MSc Environmental Management for Business, 2013

IT and computing

Journalism, PR and media

  • Punteha van Terheyden (vT Features - Owner) - English Language and Communication with Journalism and Digital Publishing, 2007

Law and legal services

Marketing, sales and market research




  • Simon Bennett (Head of Learning Legacy, Crossrail) - Civil Engineering , 1995
  • Josh Ward (Project Leader (Change)) - Environmental Management, 2016