Mike Grey manages the EC Futures team in The Faculty of Engineering and Computing at Coventry University. EC Futures were recently awarded The Best University Placement Service in the UK 2015 at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards. Coventry University were also recently awarded the prestigious Guardian University Award for Employability 2015. Mike is a higher education manager with extensive experience of employability delivery, business development and event management with a large and diverse network of industry contacts. Prior to joining Coventry University, Mike worked at Nottingham Trent University and Brunel University supporting and managing a wide variety of employability initiatives. He has extensive specialist knowledge of recruitment processes, talent attraction and the university sector. Mike has a proven track record of successfully developing strategic partnerships, both within the UK and internationally and was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees for PlaceNet (UK Placement Professionals Network). Mike is passionate about delivering innovative employability initiatives that effectively engage students and empowers them to take ownership of the career development. EC Futures team recently won a Teaching Excellence Award for their embedded employability activity including industry led modules with key employers such as Intel and IBM.