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Career Speaker Series

From start-ups to STEM, law to medicine, TASIS England Upper School students have the opportunity to learn from experts in different fields.

The Career Speaker Series is brought to you by the TASIS Parent Association (TPA), together with the TASIS College Counseling and Marketing departments.

Our speakers share what inspires them, how they found their passion, and the realities of their profession. Students are encouraged to dialogue with our speakers and find out the "why" behind a variety of careers. The line-up for speakers is developed in collaboration with students and our community. 

Here is a selection of the stellar line-up we have had the pleasure to host during this and the past academic year. 

  • Maja and Peter Wiebler, UN Migration Agency
  • Portman Wills, Wagestream, Co-founder of fin tech startup
  • Melissa Jones-Briggs, Lecturer at Stanford University
  • Lee Briggs, Lucasfilm, Producer specializing in visual effects. 
  • Richard Banks, Microsoft, Industry design 
  • Keith Barr - Intercontinental Hotels, CEO with 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry 
  • Tracey Jackson - Aramco, Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Resilience and Disaster Recovery Experience 
  • Sharlene Jones, Chevron, Security Advisor, Hostage Negotiator 
  • Andrew Tate, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office 
  • Isabel Adomakoh Young, Writer/Actor/Activist