After working in IT for 11 years, had a career change into Risk and Compliance. I now collaborate with all areas of the business to understand how we use people's data and help us to comply with the GDPR and Data Protection 2018.
Has to be working on a data breach in my first month of my new role. Hard work, but was absolutely a great learning experience and loved to get thrown straight into it.
A-Levels. The rest is based on experience and working for a company who help to develop talent rather than just look at what's on paper.
When I left college I didn't know what I wanted to do. I started an admin job at Auto Trader, where I saw people working in technical roles and was inspired by the work they did. Solving problems every day didn't seem like a 'job' to me.
Dive in! Ask questions! Don't be afraid to speak up and approach people who can help you with your career even when things may seem daunting. Nothing is out of reach.