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Where are they now?

This page features a range of Heathland Alumni and gives insight to where they are now.

Vickram is a Councillor for Hounslow Heath, within the London Borough of Hounslow. He is currently a member of the Cabinet of Hounslow Council as the Cabinet Assistant for Education, Youth & Children Services. Vickram works at Legal & General Investment Management as a Client Manager, having spent eight years in the financial sector. He is part of the Institution International Sales team covering the Middle East and Benelux regions. Vickram has an Economics degree (BSc) from Royal Holloway, University of London and a Masters in Finance from the London School of Business and Finance. He also became Secretary of Labour in the City in 2020 and has served as Chair of the Young Fabians Finance Committee.

Payam Edalat: City University London. BA (Hons) Journalism.Role: News Producer. Working across Sky News' digital and television output. 

 I work in teams responsible for television output, during which time I produce news packages, cut interviews, liaise with guests and write news scripts. Digital platforms include: Sky News for iPad, iPhone, Online, On Demand and a range of plugin television devices including Apple TV and Roku.

Class of 2011

Gurpreet Manku: British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Education: Bsc London School of Economics, Business Mathematics and Statistics. Graduated 2002. Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Gurpreet is the BVCA’s Assistant Director General and Director of Policy. She is responsible for leading the BVCA’s response to a wide range of issues and challenges facing the industry from a legal and regulatory perspective, both in the UK and Europe. Before joining the BVCA she worked at Deloitte LLP and specialised in advising private equity funds and their managers.

Class of 1999

 Kulwinder Kainth: Digital Marketing Coach/Assessor/Teacher. Founder of K.K Digital Marketing.

Education: BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University, Media culture and production. Graduated 2012.

KK digital marketing specialises working with SME Companies. At KK digital marketing we create bespoke solutions to your online marketing needs. We pride ourselves in helping and understanding our clients to establish their brand digitally. We have worked globally with clients in the UK, Canada and the USA, providing various types of online services which cater to one off or long term requirements.

Class of 2009

 Mohammad Afzal: Corporate auditor PepsiCo

Education: South Bank University BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance. Graduated 2009.

I've been working for PepsiCo for almost 4 years now - currently working as a Corporate Auditor and prior to that as a Financial Reporting Analyst. I left the Heathland School in 2006.