We asked BBC Political correspondent and Ones to Watch alumni, Mark Lobel, to discuss his journey so far and any career advice he would give to others. Watch the full video below!
"You've got to have a plan and passion for what you do, but persistence is key..."
Freshminds' Ones to Watch programme is the UK's only peer-nominated talent spotting scheme for future leaders, established in 2000. Each year, we welcome outstanding students from the UK's top universities into this leading network of professionals.
Find out more at www.ones-to-watch.com