About us

The Careerpass Network formed after the coming together of brands in the employer marketing and student recruitment industries. We're redefining the careers marketplace by empowering talent and providing employers and universities with enriched candidate data and solutions.

Our journey

GradTouch.com launches its student and graduate jobs board and first headquarters in Manchester

2014

2015

GradTouch.com receives £500,000 in seed funding

GradTouch.com becomes the most followed student and graduate careers platform in the UK

2016

2017

GradTouch.com opens its first London office & Maven joins as investment partners, bringing total funding to £1.5m

GradTouch acquires student society sponsorship platform, Kaampus. SRS and GradTouch agree merger & total funding reaches £4m

2019

2020

Careerpass Network launches to unify the newly merged brands under one name and image

assess.digital is launched from within the group, providing universities and employers with digital assessment centre software

2021

2021

Careerpass Network receives £3 million in funding, taking total funding to £8 million

Gradcore joined the Careerpass Network

2021

2021

Careerpass Network acquires Graduate-jobs.com

We're made up of

30+

Full time team members

60+

Associate assessors

6

Brands

Management Board

Zac Williams

Zac Williams,

CEO

Zac co-founded GradTouch.com in 2013 and was the managing director for six years before acquiring Kaampus and merging with SRS in 2019. Zac launched the Careerpass Network and was named one of Insider Media’s 42 under 42.

Joe Twigg

Joe Twigg

Managing Director (Advertising Services)

Joe co-founded GradTouch.com in 2013 and was the brand's commercial director for six years, working with hundreds of graduate employers around the world.

Sophie Milliken

Sophie Milliken

Managing Director (SRS)

Prior to founding SRS in 2014, Sophie was responsible for graduate recruitment at John Lewis, overseeing the rise to number nine in the Times Top 100 graduate employers. Sophie is Chair of Smart Works Newcastle and Vice-Chair at Age UK Northumberland.

Sophie Milliken

Martin Edmondson

Managing Director (Gradcore)

Martin has been working in early careers recruitment and employability for over 20 years and founded Gradcore in 2007. Martin is a Director at the Institute for Student Employers (ISE), advises various governments on graduate employment and employability and has written for the Guardian, Wonkhe and the Higher Education Policy Institute.

Leadership Team

Clare Rutherford

Clare Rutherford

Director, People & Culture

Sean Talbot

Sean Talbot

Director, Branding & Marketing

Theo Chung

Theo Chung

Technical Director

Advisory Board

David Goadby

David Goadby, Chairman

Sean Talbot

Maven