Staff & Operations.

Jon Ashford-Smith

Operations Board Member

Jon holds BA and MA degrees in English from the University of Leicester. He joined the University of Sheffield as Senior Development Manager aligned to the Faculty of Engineering in 2014. He works closely with the SELA Board to identify and manage relationships with Engineering alumni who can add value to the SELA programme through careers talks, masterclasses, site visits and more. Previous to this, he spent ten years working in the voluntary and arts sectors.

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