Enterprise Advisors

Ali Beard

Why did you become an Enterprise Adviser?

“Good careers education can make the world of difference to a young person. Done well, it is seamlessly integrated into their school day. All young people deserve this chance. By becoming an Enterprise Adviser I can support a school to achieve this by being a critical friend.”

Tell us about your chosen career or career pathway to your current role

“My career has been very varied! It has included outdoor education, teaching and community engagement to name just a few.”

What careers advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?

“It’s ok to explore a few different options, just try to find something you enjoy. You’ll find the right fit in good time.”

What do you like/love best about living and working in Cumbria?

“I live right by the beach. I love seeing the sea everyday.”

Contact Details

Name:Ali Beard
Job Title:Community Partnership Operations Manager
Contact Email:Alison.beard@nuclearwasteservices.uk
Key Skills:Strategic thinker & planner, employability skills knowledge, social mobility champion, strong presenter

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