Eleanor Pinfield


All of our mentees are current University of Birmingham students from a range of degree backgrounds, who recognised the value and benefit of alumni guidance during their final year of university.

Below are short profiles on each of our mentees on the Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme (ALMP).

If you are inspired by any of our current mentees please don’t hesitate to apply for the Programme by clicking here!

Mentees for 2016-17


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Eleanor Pinfield

Mentor: Louise Barnes, CEO, Crew Clothing Company

Why ALMP? I hope to continue this personal development next year, as I look to understand where I would be a good fit within an organisation and how my skills could be further developed in order to achieve my goals. I currently do not have a defined ‘direction’ in mind for when I graduate and I hope participation in the Alumni Mentoring Scheme will help me to refine my thoughts and add some clarity to my vague fields of interest. Currently, I am most interested in marketing (I am taking a marketing heavy set of modules in my final year), but would like to learn more about merchandising, buying and communication/PR. I am most interested in the FMCG market, but I am open to