Uni graduate is nominated for a work award

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A GRADUATE from the University of Portsmouth Business School has been nominated for a national professional award as ‘The One to Watch’.

Jonathan Miles, 24, has been shortlisted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators Company Secretaries Awards.

The award recognises recent achievement and future potential in those in the early stages of their careers.

A graduate of the university’s masters degree in corporate governance and law, Jonathan now works for Equiniti David Venus, a firm of chartered secretaries, where he secured the a trainee role soon after graduation in 2011.

He is now a company secretarial assistant.

Jonathan said: ‘The masters’ course gave me a solid foundation on which to build a career in this field.

‘You look at ways in which the business can be improved and how things could be done differently to achieve better results.

‘I was nominated by my company director and it was completely unexpected but it felt wonderful to have the recognition from that level.’