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The Alumni and Careers Network is run by the External Engagement team based at The Open University Business School at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, with the active support of volunteers and the Alumni Council. The alumni team is here to act as an effective link between you, your fellow alumni and the OU Business School.

To keep up-to-date with our latest news, alumni offers and events, you can update your details online.

Contact us

We always value your questions, suggestions and comments, as they help us to constantly improve the range and quality of services and benefits that we offer to our alumni. So, if there's anything that you would like to ask or share with us, you can contact us.

For general enquiries, please email or contact the alumni team on +44 (0)1908 332007.

Meet the team

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Janet Barker, External Engagement Manager

Please contact Janet if you would like to know more about our external engagement events programme implemented to help raise the profile of The Open University Business and Law school and to successfully continue building on our relationships.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 659262

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Lucy Clarke, Digital Development Manager (External Engagement)

Lucy manages our social media channels, the OUBS website, virtual Business Perspectives webinars and video content.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 654036 | LinkedIn

Marcus Crawley, Internal Communications and Governance Manager (External Engagement )

Marcus deals with the External Engagement communication matters.

E:  | T: +44 (0)1908 632427

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Laura Edwards, External Engagement Coordinator

Laura supports the External Engagement Manager with various events including the Business Perspectives series and Business Network. Laura also supports the Digital Development Manager in website management and social media activity.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 652567 

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Dan Moakes, Alumni Database Assistant

Contact Dan for queries related to change of details, passwords and access to online networking. You can also update your details online.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 659629

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Patricia Taylor, External Engagement Administrator

Contact Patricia for general enquiries.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 858050

Martha Tengenesha, External Engagement Coordinator

Martha is your first point of contact for careers, mentoring, Alumni Council, regional groups, administration, financial and general enquiries.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 632436

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Jacqui Thomasen, Head of External Engagement

Contact Jacqui to explore ways of collaborating with The Open University Business School.

E: | T: +44 (0)1908 655806 LinkedIn

Upcoming Events

Nov 29

Business Network Breakfast Briefing: The challenge of smart contracts

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

Michael Young Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, MK7 6AA

Dec 7

Munich Community Annual Christmas Dinner

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 19:00

Eden Hotel Wolff Restaurant, Arnulfstr. 4, 80335 München

Dec 11

Festive Networking: A time for strategic change

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 17:45 to 20:00

Pullman St Pancras Hotel, 100-110 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2AJ

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