I taught in secondary schools for before moving to the University of Bristol as a careers advisor and then Director of Careers at Birmingham and Warwick universities. During that time I wrote the introduction to Stonewall’s Starting Out Careers Guide. In 2011 I set up the first employability mentoring scheme for LGBT students at the University of Birmingham In 2011. Recently I completed research on LGBT staff networks and allies schemes for the University of Birmingham where I am also a consultant on their LGBT Inclusive Curriculum Project. In 2016 I ran a workshop at the ASET national conference for university staff who support placement students. I was a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors panel on diversity. I chaired the Midland LGBT Employee Network for four years.
I am also a qualified Executive Coach working with senior managers. Details of my coaching work can be found at: seanrussellconsulting.co.uk.
A full CV can be found on my LinkedIn profile.