Who We Are
Lizzie is a highly experienced and qualified (CDI Registered Professional) university and career guidance counsellor. She works as an independent consultant, trading as Lawes Taylor. Alongside private careers consulting, she is independent Careers Advisor for St Bede's School, Cambridge, UK and The Judd School, Kent, UK.
She provides university and career guidance counselling to young people aged 14-25, and specialises in helping students apply to competitive universities, particularly Cambridge and Oxford. Through experience she also understands the personal stresses and challenges faced by candidates and their families with this. Lizzie also supports students in obtaining work and other CV-building experiences, job and apprenticeship applications (including testing, assessment centre and interview preparation).
She is BPS qualified in Psychometric Testing, and has Morrisby accreditation for the Morrisby Profile for individuals.
Lizzie has a History degree from Trinity College Cambridge, an MBA from City University (now Cass) Business School, London, and a post graduate Diploma in Career Guidance from Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent. She is has fully CIPD qualified. She previously worked in top level executive search and recruitment, for Michael Page and Spencer Stuart, and then in Human Resources (mainly talent acquisition) policy at British Airways plc and BAA plc. After a career break doing part time voluntary HR work for charities, she moved into career guidance and university entrance work in 2004 and has worked for four of the leading secondary schools in Kent and two of the leading secondary schools in Cambridge.
Referrals can be made to Charlotte Kupper, who is a fully qualified and experienced university and school careers advisor, with a special interest in neurodiversity. She has extensive experience in helping students and young people on the autistic spectrum. Charlotte has a degree in Psychology and Education from Oxford Brookes University, and has been a careers advisor with Prospects, Southgate College, Southwark College and the University for the Creative Arts. She has a number of current school clients in Kent.