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What it is like being a director of an arts centre

I started at The Spring in January 2013. I’ve always loved theatre and visual arts. I used to think I’d end up as an...

My job is the real-life Line of Duty

I lead a team that works to ensure the integrity of the National Crime Agency (NCA) - very much like the anti-corruption unit in...

Why I work in primate research and animal conservation

I've always loved animals but did not know there were jobs in this field other than being a veterinarian. So I did not know...

What it’s like being a funeral director

When I left school, I did some voluntary work with a large funeral director. They trained me until I was offered a job as...
Sarah Blight, National Crime Agency

I switched my career to protect children with the National Crime Agency

I am responsible for leading the National Crime Agency (NCA) response to child sexual abuse (CSA), working with a range of partners to find...
Maddie Moate is a children's TV presenter with a show on CBeebies

How I became a children’s TV presenter with a show on CBeebies

Growing up, Maddie Moate couldn't have imagined where her career would take her, especially as being a TV presenter wasn't on her radar. She said:...

What it’s like working as chief marketing officer at a global brand

This is my second stint with Clarks, I worked for the company for four years from 2016 to 2020, and have been back as chief...

How I became a naturopath

I've always been interested in health and nutrition together with exercise since a young age. I studied a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) degree at...
Dame Lynne Owens, 52, is director-general of the National Crime Agency (NCA).

Working for the National Crime Agency as director general

The National Crime Agency (NCA) is the UK’s national law enforcement agency that leads the fight to cut serious and organised crime. Serious and organised...