Before joining Surrey Business School, Heidi worked in banking, exhibition and event management and taught in Japan and the USA. During 5 years spent at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she taught a range of undergraduate communication courses, conducted communication research and undertook consulting and executive coaching for private and public sector organisations. In Tokyo, she worked with various organisations including Ricoh and Daimler Mercedes-Benz preparing their staff to conduct business internationally.
Previous roles undertaken at the university include:
Deputy Director for Undergraduate Studies
Academic Exchange Coordinator
Strategic Faculty Representative for Widening Participation & Outreach.
Professional Training Preparation Programme - Level 5
Employability Workshop Programme - Level 4
Senior Director of Employability - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Director of Employability - Surrey Business School