London Alumni Network

The University of Plymouth London Alumni Committee launched the London Alumni Network in 2017. The committee has established a thriving friendly network of Plymouth graduates in London, which creates opportunities for alumni to engage with each other, the University and our students.

Find out about our next event and book your place now!

You can view pictures of our previous events on our Facebook page or below. 

100 per cent of attendees at a recent event said they were either extremely likely or very likely to attend a future London alumni event. If you haven't come along to an event yet, maybe it is time?

To make sure that you hear about our forthcoming events please ensure that we have your current details, update your details on our contact form or email alumni@plymouth.ac.uk

Committee membership

The committee is chaired by Mark Taylor, Class of 2012, MBA. The membership of the committee is comprised of alumni from each faculty of the University who live and work in London and the Alumni Engagement Manager.

Committee members

Committee members

  • Oli is a Plymouth alumnus; graduating in 2016 with an BSc (Hons) in Computer Systems and Networking. For his placement year, Oli worked within Softcat - a large IT Reseller. Oli is now an IT Project Manager within their Systems Development Team.

    Oli Neville-Payne

    Oli is a Plymouth alumnus; graduating in 2016 with an BSc (Hons) in Computer Systems and Networking. For his placement year, Oli worked within Softcat - a large IT Reseller. Oli is now an IT Project Manager within their Systems Development Team.
  • Paul graduated in 1996 with a BSc in Applied Statistics with Management Science. After many years working in Central Government departments, including the Department for Business, Paul recently founded his own start-up company, the Energy Buyers' Club.

    Paul Bland

    Paul graduated in 1996 with a BSc in Applied Statistics with Management Science. After many years working in Central Government departments, including the Department for Business, Paul recently founded his own start-up company, the Energy Buyers' Club.
  • Rebecca Matthews graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Communication with Typography graduate in 2014. Rebecca now works as a Graphic Designer, at Creative Interpartners in London.

    Rebecca Matthews

    Rebecca Matthews graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Communication with Typography graduate in 2014. Rebecca now works as a Graphic Designer, at Creative Interpartners in London.
  • Saj is a University of Plymouth alumnus who graduated in 1988 with a BSc in Podiatry. Saj has forged a long career in London and is now a Consultant MSK Podiatrist at The London Clinic, on Harley Street and the owner of Podiatry First Ltd.

    Saj Afzal

    Saj is a University of Plymouth alumnus who graduated in 1988 with a BSc in Podiatry. Saj has forged a long career in London and is now a Consultant MSK Podiatrist at The London Clinic, on Harley Street and the owner of Podiatry First Ltd.

Committee members

  • Tim is a University of Plymouth alumnus who graduated in 2013 with a BSc in Business and Management. Tim is now the Head of Field Operations at POD Point Ltd.

    Tim Simpson

    Tim is a University of Plymouth alumnus who graduated in 2013 with a BSc in Business and Management. Tim is now the Head of Field Operations at POD Point Ltd.
  • Zaidia Hussain graduated from BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practitioner in 2013. Zaidia now works as a Paramedic in the London Ambulance Service.

    Zaidia Hussain

    Zaidia Hussain graduated from BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practitioner in 2013. Zaidia now works as a Paramedic in the London Ambulance Service.
  • Jean is a University of Plymouth alumna who graduated in 1998 with a BA Heritage & Landscape and 2006 with Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma in Marketing. Jean joined the University in 2011 and is now the Alumni Engagement Manager.

    Jean Almond

    Jean is a University of Plymouth alumna who graduated in 1998 with a BA Heritage & Landscape and 2006 with Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma in Marketing. Jean joined the University in 2011 and is now the Alumni Engagement Manager.