Dr Francisco Lozano Llanos, Visiting Student 1999
Since graduating I took a PhD on Remote Sensing and Ecology, got married and recently fathered twin girls. I worked for five years for a small satellite company and then, three years ago, I joined Airbus Group in Seville supporting A400M aircraft operations.
Christopher Baker, BA DipEd English & Education 1997
Since leaving Stirling, I have taught in Thailand (13 years), Germany, and in New Zealand at Auckland University of Technology. I also had my own business here in New Zealand. Now I am semi-retired and in my spare time, I do long-distance hiking. I have hiked the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Himalayas and recently in the South Island of New Zealand. If anyone remembers me, I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike Meadows, BSc (Hons) Ecology 1996
I read my MSc at UEA in 2006/07. I am currently a Natural England Senior Marine Ornithologist, working with partners across Europe on seabird conservation, and I advise on Marine Conservation Zones. From April, I will be the Senior Ornithologist advising on implementation of the English Coast Path.
Scott Fyfe, BA (Hons) Marketing 1996
Having been a Board Director at Marks and Spencer for 12 years, I was appointed CEO of Country Road Group in January 2017. I moved to Melbourne with my wife Lauren (also class of 1996) and our family to run five retail businesses across Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Jon 'JB' Beckett, BA Business Law & Sociology 1996
I am a Senior Manager at Scottish Widows and have been a fund selector and strategist for more than 16 years. I am UK lead for the Association of Professional Fund Investors, an ambassador for the Transparency Task Force, a Chartered Member and senior reviewer with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, member of the Z/Yen Long Finance think-tank and a regular columnist and presenter. I am also the author of the book #NEWFUNDORDER.
Gregor Hank, Visiting Student 1995
As a postgraduate of English Studies, History and Scottish Studies (Year of Graduation 2001 at the University of Bonn, Germany) I have profitted very much from my experiences at Stirling both academically and socially. I returned to Germany after that to complete my first degree of a state examination to become a secondary grammar school teacher at the University of Bonn, Germany in 1998. I am now an established graduate secondary-school teacher (Studienrat) in English and History at a German grammar school. Besides, I have completed my postgraduate studies in English and American literature as well as History of 19th and 20th century Britain and the U.S. by gaining a Master of Arts (M.A.) at the University of Bonn, Germany in 2001.
Dr Susan Eley Morris, MSc Applied Social Research 1993
I nurture individuals to thrive at making written and online applications with Five Point Soar Academy locally in Scotland. I publish open learning: Dyslexia Friendly Style Easier to Read for Everyone and support individuals to flourish in Science for The Open University globally as a Learning and Teaching Professional (FHEA).
Melissia Terlato Schmidt, Visiting Student 1992
On behalf of the Eastman School of Music Office of Student Life, I have been awarded the Association of College Unions ‘International Shirley Bird Perry Staff-Driven Program of the Year Award’ for ‘Identities@Eastman’. This award, given to a programme created and implemented by professional staff, represents standards of excellence and innovation in campus programming, and recognises the impact of programming on student learning in higher education institutions.