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The Next Normal Episode 5 – Building a Sustainable Future

Join Chris Webb (@WorldWebb) and Helen Armitage (@HelenArmitage16) from the Careers and Employability Service at Sheffield Hallam University (@SheffHallamUni) for another foray into the world of work, as told by Covid-19. 

This week, we welcome Philip Wilbourn, SHU Alumni and Chartered Environmental Surveyor, to the (virtual) booth, where we discuss the wide array of career pathways available within the Surveying sector, as well as the misconceptions around the work of Surveyors and how this ties in to the oft-quoted but sometimes misunderstood concept of Sustainable Development and the impact this may have in relation to the future of the Property industry.

The New Normal is back for Season 2 – new title, same topical content and even more fantastic guests!

Further Reading/Listening:

RICSWhat is Surveying?

BBC Radio 4 – Soul Music Podcast

BBC Radio 4 – Desert Island Discs Podcast

BBC World Service – Thirteen Minutes to the Moon Podcast

Our Presenters:

Helen Armitage – A Senior Employability Adviser for the College of Social Sciences and Arts at Sheffield Hallam University. Helen leads on the Hallam Career Mentoring Scheme and primarily supports the department of Art and Design with in-curriculum careers delivery.

Chris Webb – An Employability Adviser at Sheffield Hallam University, Chris supports the Gradvantage programme for final year students and graduates, as well as collaborating with the College of Business, Technology and Engineering on in-curriculum careers delivery.

Our Guests:

Philip Wilbourn – A RICS Chartered Environmental Surveyor and CEO at Wilbourn and Co Ltd, Philip is a Sheffield Hallam University alumni and one of the leading experts on the relationship between the values of all forms of property, the environment and the development/investment markets. A notable figure within his industry, Philip has shared his expertise throughout his career via a number of high-profile platforms, including the House of Commons, Financial Times, The Guardian, Sky News and the BBC One Show. Outside of work, Philip is a former private pilot and rugby union referee, as well as being a member of the Doncaster St Leger Rotary Club.

If you are interested in any of the discussion points raised in this podcast or have suggestions for future podcast episodes or guest speakers, please contact Chris or Helen on LinkedIn!

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