Virtual Careers Talks (29th June-3rd July 2020)

26 Jun 2020

Mon 29th June 2pm


Mark Maciver, Slider of Slidercuts

Barber Mark Maciver, better known as the ‘Slider’ of SliderCuts, shapes up a list of high-profile clients, including Stormzy, Tinie Tempah, Anthony Joshua and Marvin Humes. Having started out as an apprentice over 20 years ago, in June 2018 he launched his own barbershop on Hackney Road and has since worked with Facebook and Nike, while his razor-sharp styling sees booked by brands including Louis Vuitton and Burberry at London and Paris fashion weeks.

Mark is joining SFS to discuss his journey as a barber and entrepreneur and to encourage the next generation to consider hairdressing as a potential career. Be sure to tune in to put your questions to Mark!


Tues 30th June 10am


Cathy King, Literary Agent, 42 Management & Production

Find out about the world of writing for film, television and theatre and what it’s like to be a talent agent with SFS & Cathy King, Literary Agent at 42 Management and Production.


Tues 30th June 2pm


Simon Hodgkinson Group Chief Information Security Officer, BP Plc

Join us Simon Hodgkinson, Group Chief Information Security Officer with BP discusses all things cybersecurity. Learn about Simon's life lessons from a career in tech and gain insights into the opportunities and careers that exist in cybersecurity!


Thurs 2nd July 2pm


In collaboration with Penguin Talks: Marlon James, Author & Ekow Eshun, Journalist


Fri 3rd July 10am


Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England

We’re excited to welcome Andy Haldane, Chief Economist with the Bank of England to discuss the importance of economics in everyday life, current affairs and their link to economics and answer questions about his own career path and background!