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What we do

We help the innovators find rewarding careers and commercialise their technology

I help you develop your PhD career and professional skills for jobs within and beyond academia

Developing bespoke careers training to upskill students, PGRs and academics

Delivering fundraising advice and services for pre-seed and seed-stage start-ups

Career Development

A Jobseeker's Diary - Cover design eVers

I work with PhDs to give personalised career guidance and job application services in 1-2-1 and small group sessions.


Having worked in academia after my PhD and successfully jumped to industry, I can help you decide on your next career step and avoid the common mistakes PhDs face when job hunting.


I will help you deliver confident presentations, handle job interviews, and get a pay rise.

An example of my work is my bestselling 

PhD Career Advice Book: 

"A Jobseeker's Diary"

Click the link to buy a copy or contact me below to set up a call learn how I can help you. 

University Skills Training

I work with universities to deliver career talks, and training on commercial thinking and business skills to help upskill PhDs.

Whether you want your PGRs to become more confident, to raise more funding, or to help them land powerful careers, I give invited talks and tailored made sessions to help you achieve your target.


Below are some recent examples of talks and events I have supported.

Careers in Consulting

Panelist - University of Sheffield

27 Nov 2023

Entrepreneurship Training

Leading a 1-day workshop on communication  skills & technology transfer 

Oxford University

1 August 2023

Careers Advice & Mental Health Talk

Speaker - University of Kent

1 June 2023

To  invite me to speak, please contact me below 

Business Services

I work with start-ups and SMEs to raise private equity and public grant investment.

Below are recent clients for whom I have secured >£1m in grant and private capital


What People Say

"I have two staff in my team who are great scientists but jump to the technical bit far too quickly. Their writing has benefited greatly from Fawzi's training."

Data Team Manager, Naviguide



Fawzi Abou-Chahine is director of Chahine Communications.


Following my PhD in Chemistry and further research in energy technology, I pivoted towards raising funding for innovation. I spent the next decade working closely with individuals and businesses, to help them solve the  personal and professional growth challenges they face, having experienced them myself. This is why I do what I do.

At the heart of my service is helping individuals and businesses communicate their ideas clearly and commercially, and helping individual innovators develop their confidence to land successful careers. I also regularly write articles on career development, you can find examples here.    

Contact me below to find out how I can help you. 


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