Our people

The Common Purpose Charitable Trust:

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Julia Middleton
Founder and Chief Executive, Common Purpose Charitable Trust

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Alison Coburn
Chief Executive, Common Purpose International

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Andy Coxall
Director, Common Purpose Student Experiences

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Georgette Harrison
Communications Director, Common Purpose Charitable Trust

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Ed Herman
Operations Director, Common Purpose Charitable Trust

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Emma Hodgson
Chief Executive, Common Purpose Global Customised

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Anila Hussain
Finance Director and Company Secretary

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Adirupa Sengupta
Chief Executive, Common Purpose Asia-Pacific

Common Purpose licensees:

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Jackie Butler
Chief Executive, Common Purpose Ireland

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Dr Elsbeth Dixon
Chief Executive, Common Purpose South Africa

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Aysegul Gurerk
Course Director, Common Purpose Turkey

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Julika Rollin
Chief Executive, Common Purpose Germany

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Louisa Li
Course Director, Common Purpose Hong Kong

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Farhad Merchant
Chief Executive, Common Purpose India

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Marie Mohan
Chief Executive, Common Purpose UK

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Ferenc Tüske
Ferenc Tüske, Programme Director, Hungary

Interesting and varied work, with constant opportunities to develop new skills and to progress your career quickly.

Our staff are:

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Our brand values are "serious, passionate and real". And that is what our staff are.

Serious - we are serious about what we do, highly professional, prepared to take the lead.

Passionate - we are committed to what we do and to developing and supporting leaders all over the world.

Real - we are practical, realistic, determined and we are learning ourselves all the time.

We can offer you:

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  • Interesting and varied work - a wide range of job opportunities including sales, course design and delivery, project management and IT.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills - we are committed to the training and development of our staff.
  • Career progression - our staff are given time every month to meet their line-managers to discuss their work and how they can develop in their roles.

Current vacancies:

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Register your interest by joining our Talent Pool - we will keep you informed of any upcoming opportunities across the world.

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is the ability to cross divides and thrive in multiple cultures.

Visit our CQ section to find out how to develop and assess your CQ.

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