Episodes

Aug. 19, 2021

Special Episode - A Conversation with Mae and Sam, Co Founders of ERIC

To kickstart Season 3 of Astronaut to Zookeeper podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with Mae Yip and Samantha Hornsby who are…

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July 18, 2021

Teaching Assistant - Jerome Marshall

In this episode I catch up with former student Jerome who is now a Teaching Assistant. We chat about the varied responsibilities …

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July 1, 2021

Gender Balance Coach - Stephanie Bevan

In this episode I chat to former student Stephanie, who is now a Gender Balance Coach for the Institute of Physics! We talk about…

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May 27, 2021

Entrepreneur and CoFounder of Original Flava - Craig McAnuff

Welcome to Astronaut to Zookeeper Podcast where we aim to open up the imagination for young people when it comes to life after sc…

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Feb. 12, 2021

Accountant - Lydia Nartey

In this episode I chat to the always smiling Lydia who is now an Accountant and she hasn't got a boring bone in her body! We talk…

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Jan. 5, 2021

Pet Care Company Owner - Jack D'Gama

In this episode I catch up with former student Jack who is a Pet Care Company Owner ! I chat to Jack about the responsibilities i…

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Nov. 24, 2020

Cake Maker and Decorator - Heidi Fowkes-Smith

Known as 'The Cake Lady' by her loyal customers, Heidi Fowkes-Smith chats to me about the business she started from scratch - Hei…

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Oct. 27, 2020

Personal Trainer - Louis Quaye

In this episode I catch up with former student Louis who is a Personal Trainer ! I chat to Louis about the connection between men…

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Oct. 13, 2020

HR Director - Hannah Millsted-Bowdery

In this episode, I spoke with 'fight for your rights' former student Hannah, who now an HR director and consultant ! We talk abou…

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Sept. 28, 2020

World Powerlifting Champion - Julian McKerrow

It's not everyday you chat to a world champion! In this episode I catch up with former student Julian who is a world record break…

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Sept. 10, 2020

Graphic Designer - Sarah Langley

In this episode, I spoke with wonderful former student Sarah, who now the Global Design Manager at Wagamama! We talk about the pe…

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Aug. 26, 2020

What my students taught me - Part 2

Since the start of 2020, I've had the pleasure of catching up with and interviewing my former students about their careers and ex…

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Aug. 25, 2020

What my students taught me - Part 1

Since the start of 2020, I've had the pleasure of catching up with and interviewing my former students about their careers and ex…

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July 17, 2020

Musician - Tim Pearson

We go out with a bang in this last episode of the series, as I chat with former student Tim - who is now a Musician ! Tim is one …

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July 4, 2020

Stage Actor - Emma Breton

In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with former student Emma, who is currently in South Korea performing in the World…

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June 21, 2020

Brand Designer - David Bushay

In this episode, it was a treat to catch up with David, a former student who is now a Brand Designer ! Now, this one goes quite d…

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May 27, 2020

Camera operator - Adrian Greenfield

In this episode, I met with Adrian - a former student who is now a Camera operator and Grip - as he says, putting the motion in m…

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May 17, 2020

Veterinary Surgeon - Victoria Jones

In this episode, I met with former student Victoria at her house where I was greeted by her gorgeous Labrador Maui and inquisitiv…

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May 5, 2020

Business Founder - Laurence Grant

In this episode, I travelled back to the centre of Croydon, to a fancy office where I met with the lovely human being that is Lau…

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April 26, 2020

Illustrator and Children's Book Author - Gillian Hibbs

In this episode I had lots of laughs chatting to Gillian, a former student who is now an Illustrator and indeed a Children's book…

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April 16, 2020

City Farmer - Emma Pooley

In this episode I had such a lovely time chatting to Emma, a former student who is now a City Farmer ! I know right - who knew th…

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April 16, 2020

Theatre Director - Philip Morris

In this episode I had the pleasure of catching up with Philip, a former student who is now a Theatre Director ! We chat about all…

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April 16, 2020

Pilot episode - Architect Greg Willis

Welcome to my pilot episode of Astronaut to Zookeeper Podcast - whoop we made it! In this episode I chat to my big brother who is…

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