Success Stories: Corporate Returner Programmes

We have over 40 stories of experienced professionals successfully returning to work after a multi-year break through returnships and supported hiring programmes. Read their inspiring stories below


Returning to Landscape Architecture at AECOM

»Claire, Landscape Architect (8 year break)


 Returning to Tech & Operations at Capgemini

»Geraldine, PMO Lead (6 year break)

»Sara, Software Developer (13 year break)


Returning to Transport Engineering at Mott MacDonald

»Maha, Transport Advisor (6 year break)


Returning into a Technology role at Reed Exhibitions via Supported Hire

»Mrinalini, Technology (2 year break)


Returning to Accounting at Grant Thornton

»Gillian, Employment Tax Manager (15 year break)


Returning to Financial Services & Operations at Fidelity International

»Sarah-Jane, Multi Asset Portfolio Manager (15 year break)

»Natalie, Business Risk Manager (6 year break)

»Adheli, Project Manager (4 year break)


Returning to Programme Management & Finance at Enfield Council

»Yemi, Strategic Project Management (5 year break)

»Arzhang, Policy & Strategy Manager (3 year break)

Claire, Finance Officer (4 year break)


Returning to Consulting at EY

»Ann, Advisory Manager (3 year break)

»Sara, Senior Manager, Financial Services Advisory (2 year break)


Returning to Telecommunications at O2

»Liz, Solution Architect

»Clare, Head of Customer Acquisition and Retention – O2 Drive


Returning to Construction at Balfour Beatty

»Antje, Design Co-ordinator (9 year break)


Returning to Consulting at FDM

»Synne, Business Consultant  (3.5 year break)


Returning to Business Development & Account Management at Mastercard

»Panchali, Business Development Leader (7 year break)

»Rachel, Account Management Director (10 year break)

Keira, Global Marketing Director (2 year break)


Returning to Project Management at Highways England

»Sarah, Project Sponsor (11 year break)


Returning to Corporate Governance at M&G

»Tara: Company Secretary (4 year break)


Returning to Law at Clark Holt

» Belinda: Commercial Lawyer (12 year break)


Return to Client Relationships & Business Management at Barclays

»Jo, Corporate Banking Relationship Director (3 year break)

»Gill, Senior Business Manager


Returning to Financial Services at Macquarie Group

»Carolyne, Project Manager – Asset Finance (2.5 year break)


Returning to Engineering at Skanska

»Kate, Senior Engineer (7 year break)


Returning to Investments at Man GLG

»Maria, Product Specialist (3.5 year break)


Returning to Investment Management at Aberdeen Asset Management

»Anna, Head of Strategic Partnerships (5 year break)


Returning to tax at Deloitte

» Charlotte, Senior Tax Manager (3.5 year break)


Returning to Asset Management at UBS

» Fiona, Programme Manager (6 year break)


Returning to marketing at Golin via Back2Businesship

» Laura, Digital Media Manager to Marketing Director (4 year break)

»Clare, Marketing Consultant (3 year break)


Returning to engineering at Tideway

» Rachel, Change Manager (9 year break)

» Carolien, Assistant Integration Manager (3 year break)


Returning to commercial banking at Lloyds Banking Group

» Richard, Relationship Manager (2 year break)


Returning to research (5 year break)

»Morag, Research Associate


Returning to research in computer sciences (4 year break)

»Abir, Computer Scientist


Returning to investment banking at Morgan Stanley

» Carmen, Macro-Economist (7 year break)

» Julia, VP Operations (9 year break)


 Returning to investment banking at Credit Suisse

» Adriana, Director Public Policy (11 year break)

» Anne: https://youtu.be/krz_85jo988


Returning to finance at MV Credit

» Tina: Portfolio Monitoring (13 year break)


Returning to investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (multi-year break)

» Carla, Global Banking & Markets