Sarah Locke (Sc. 2010-12) is a busy woman! She is currently working as Assistant and Challenge Officer for the Born Free Foundation, as well as studying for a Masters in Conservation Biology at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, specialising in human-wildlife conflict and rural development, with a focus of lion conservation in Kenya.
News from OBs
This month's OB of the month is a little different as they are our new Content and Events Intern, Shifra. Shifra has just graduated from the University of Manchester and will be working in the Development and Engagement Office until the end of this academic year. You'll be meeting Shifra over the next few months as she'll be attending plenty of Old Brightonian events throughout the year!
You might recognise Maurice from BBC 2 series Million Pound Menu, where he appeared as a potential investor. Maurice runs modern Japanese restaurant group K10, and talks to us this month about how much he loves his coffee and the journey from pizza to 'kaiten'.
Classical musician and former music scholar, Berniya, will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 10th November, as part of their Classical Coffee Morning series.
Chris Terrill (Al. 1965-70) has been working on a brand new BBC 2 series “Britain’s Biggest Warship: Goes to Sea”, which started on Sunday 27th October at 8pm, and continues for the next two weeks.
Katy Mason (nee Ardagh) is a Drama Publicity Manager for ITV, where she has worked since 2016. Katy has been involved in television since her days at the University of Exeter, and now manages press campaigns for series such as Unforgotten, The Durrells and Victoria. Katy also runs a beautiful travel blog called The Adventure Playlist, full of pictures and inspiration of where in the world to venture to next!
SOAS Development Studies student, Lara, was asked to speak at the Credit Suisse INSPIRE event due to her academic focus on development and development finance, as well as her personal background of being raised in a developing country.
Plant Based Cheese has won the “Consumer Impact Award” at the 14th Plant-Based Protein Summit in Lille.