Careers Service

Staff Profile

Chris Traynor

Guidance Team Manager



Chris joined the Careers Service in August 2012 with a background in HR and graduate recruitment, having been the Talent Supply Leader for Procter & Gamble (P&G) in its UK/Ireland and Nordic markets. As part of this role he was also an active member of the Institute of Student Employers, with particular involvement in the FMCG sector group. Prior to this Chris worked as a Manufacturing Engineer for P&G. He has also worked as a Careers Manager in the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow.

Roles and Responsibilities

Chris leads the university's team of careers consultants who provide career management support for all students and academic departments across the institution. As a member of the Careers Service management team he contributes to the strategic planning of the Service and the delivery of the institution's employability strategy. Chris also retains a practitioner caseload as the careers consultant linked to Civil and Geospatial Engineering. 


PGDip Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education, University of Warwick

BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, Strathclyde University

Level A BPS Test User (Occupational: Ability)


Member of Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS)

Member of the Institute of Student Employers (ISE)