Contact us

Whatever your recruitment needs the Resourcing Solutions Team are here to help, you can contact us through any of the channels below.

Meet the Team

Martin Perfect (Associate Director - Resourcing Solutions)

I lead a team focussed on the account management of key employer relationships. I have previous experience of the Higher Education sector having spent three years at Coventry University developing employer engagement strategies. These efforts were recognised the ‘EC Futures’ twice winning the NUE award for ‘Best University Placement Service’.

0116 252 2068


Paul Phillips (Employer Engagement Manager)

I lead the Employer Engagement Team at the University of Leicester. My role predominantly focuses on the strategic approach behind the employer engagement agenda. Previous to this, I worked in the Graduate Recruitment market, from this exposure I am able to aid the University to further build on their commercial knowledge and employer understanding.

0116 252 7553


Tamara O'Donovan (Project Manager)

I joined the Career Development Service in September 2017 and work predominantly with employers from the STEM sectors. My responsibilities also include project management of the Leicester Award Gold, which is an advanced skills development programme designed to prepare students for life after graduation. Before joining the University of Leicester, I worked in in the private sector with a focus on  HR and Business Management

0116 252 5040


Phill Williams (Project Manager)

I am a qualified Career Guidance practitioner having achieved a PGDip from Coventry University in 2014. I have worked for the University of Leicester for over four years, and now lead on our support programme for finalists, helping them secure fantastic job and further study opportunities upon their graduation. I predominately account manage employers with the Legal field, alongside the transport, logistics and public sectors, whilst also engaging with SMEs and local employers within the Leicestershire region, helping them to access talent from the University.

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William Freestone (Project Officer)

I studied Economics and Politics at the University of Leicester graduating in 2013. My work is predominately focused on account managing employers from the following areas/sectors; Accountancy, Banking, Finance & Professional Services. I also lead on our flagship event, the Festival of Careers and manage the employer side of our Careers portal MyCareers.

0116 252 2721


Jess Waelchli (Project Co-Ordinator)

I graduated in 2014 with BA English at the University of Leicester and am currently working as a Project Coordinator within the Career Development Service. My main role is coordinating the Professional Mentoring Programme for which I liaise with students, professionals and alumni. Also provide application coaching to students.

0116 229 7008


Lily Patrick (Project Assistant)

I have been part of the University of Leicester community for five years, having completed my Undergraduate (BSc Biological Sciences) and Postgraduate (MA International Education) degrees here, as well as holding the role of elected Education Officer at Leicester Students’ Union in 2015/2016. Through my role here I support the Resourcing Solutions team in the Career Development Service with their project and events delivery, and provide application coaching and support to students and graduates.

0116 223 1775

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