Charlotte Whitehead is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach (2016) and Business Builder Profile (BP10) coach (2016).  She is also an Accredited User of the Morrisby Guidance Service (2016) and the Intelligent Career Card Sort® career exploration system (2019). She is qualified to administer psychometric ability and aptitude tests and holds the Test User Certificate in Occupational and Ability Testing (British Psychological Association, 2016).  In 2017, she completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Education, Information and Guidance through the University of Warwick.

Charlotte is a member of the UK’s Career Development Institute.  She abides by the CDI’s Code of Ethics and maintains her professional knowledge in accordance with the CPD guidelines laid down by the Careers Profession Alliance.  She is listed on the UK Register of Career Development Professionals (membership number: 563609).

Charlotte holds a Masters Degree in Education (Open University, 2002) and a BA Degree in Paper Conservation (Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London, 1993).

She has sixteen and a half years’ experience working in the UK’s higher education sector in a range of roles, latterly specialising in training and development for PhD and postdoctoral researchers.

Prior to working in higher education, Charlotte trained as a paper conservator and worked in public sector institutions and private practices in the UK, Australia, the USA and Malaysia.