John C Hooper

John C Hooper

School of Chemical Engineering
Project Officer
Centre for Doctoral Training in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Fuels

Contact details

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School of Chemical Engineering
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

John brings a range of business, administration and project experience to the CDT.


Post Graduate Certificate in Psychology, Open University (2009)

Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), University of Derby (2003)


Before joining the University of Birmingham John accumulated 10 years’ experience in the UK recruitment industry supporting major national public & private sector organisations.  He spent two years living in Lodz, Poland where he established his own business offering copywriting, proofreading, English teaching and writing services for a range of businesses and his clients included Coca-Cola and Michelin as well as a number of translation agencies and English schools.  Since joining the University of Birmingham John has worked on projects in a number of departments which have included setting-up a new database system within Study Abroad & Exchanges, providing support to directors within the International Office, managing the student mentoring scheme within the Medical School, and assessing project skills of MSc students within the Business School.  John joined The School of Chemical Engineering in 2009 where he works as Project Officer to the Centre for Doctoral Training in Fuel Cells and their Fuels.

Other activities

John enjoys a diverse range of activities outside of work, including photography, current affairs, post-modern fiction and travelling.