Meet the Team

You'll have access to our highly experienced Careers Advice and Guidance team!

Our Team are here to provide you with expert and impartial careers advice and guidance the team

Pippa Allner, Personal Development Manager (Careers Leader)
Pippa Allner- Personal Development Manager (Careers Leader)Pippa is the named Careers Leader across The College and manages the team of Careers Advisers and Employability Skills Coaches, making sure that all students receive high quality impartial Careers Advice and Guidance. Pippa is also responsible for ensuring that there is a whole college approach, to the delivery of Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance. Pippa is also a qualified Careers Adviser with over 14 years’ experience within the Career Development profession.

You can contact Pippa through the main Careers Advice and Guidance office. Details can be found here.
Laura Collins – Careers Advice and Guidance Adviser
Laura Collins Careers Advisor at Bournemouth & Poole CollegeLaura started as a Careers Adviser at Bournemouth & Poole College in 2017. She qualified as a Careers Adviser in 2011 and she continued to progress her career by achieving a Masters in Careers Guidance in 2013. Since qualifying, Laura has worked with young people in Kent and Dorset, and is able to support students with all aspects of careers advice and guidance, but her specialist curriculum areas which she looks after are, Applied Science and Care, Creative Industries, Service Industries, Sixth Form and Access.
Jo Bowman - Careers Advice and Guidance Adviser
Jo Bowman, Careers Advisor at Bournemouth & Poole CollegeJo has been a Careers Adviser at the College since 2015. She is qualified in Careers Advice and Guidance to Level 7 with almost 19 years' experience working for careers companies, schools and drop in centres. Jo supports all students to explore what careers they would like to pursue as well as progression routes and further career planning. Jo also provides specialist support to students in Applied Science and Care and Creative Industries curriculum areas.


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