Heidi Hazeu

Heidi Hazeu

Senior Director of Employability, Senior Lecturer Professional Development and Employability
BA (Hons) Cantab, MA, TESOL
+44 (0)1483 689651
18 MS 03
Student feedback & consultation hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00-12:30



Before joining Surrey Business School in 2011, Heidi worked in banking, exhibition and event management and taught in Japan and the USA. During 5 years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the USA, she taught a wide 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

Faculty and School Senior Professional Training Tutor

Academic Exchange Coordinator 

Strategic Faculty Representative for Widening Participation & Outreach

Current and previous teaching

Professional Training Preparation Programme - Level 5

Entrepreneurship & Creativity Project - Level 7

Employability Skills - Level 5

Employability Workshop Programme - Level 4

Professional Development for Accounting & Finance - Level 4 & 5

Business Communication Skills - Level 4

Business Information Skills - Level 4

Departmental duties

Director of Employability - Surrey Business School

Senior Management Team member


University roles and responsibilities

  • Senior Director of Employability - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences