Alumni and staff recognised in the New Year Honours list

Each year, the New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK, from all walks of life. We are delighted to announce and congratulate our nine City and Business School alumni and staff who have been recognised for their commitment to various services in the New Year Honour List 2022….Continue Reading Alumni and staff recognised in the New Year Honours list

A message from Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein, President of City, University of London – January 2022

President Anthony Finkelstein

Happy New Year!  I hope 2022 has got off to a good start for you. Thank you all for your contributions to our strategy consultation so far. Developing an effective strategy is only possible with the ideas, engagement and shared commitment of our City community, so I am delighted that so many staff, alumni and…Continue Reading A message from Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein, President of City, University of London – January 2022

Meet our new Interim Dean of Bayes

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Professor André Spicer is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Interim Dean of Bayes. He is an expert in the areas of organisational behaviour, leadership and corporate social responsibility, and is founding director of ETHOS: The Centre for Responsible Enterprise. Professor Spicer’s research focuses on wellbeing, organisational politics and culture, employee identity, new organisational forms,…Continue Reading Meet our new Interim Dean of Bayes

A message from Professor André Spicer, Interim Dean of Bayes Business School – January 2022

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Dear Alumni, A very Happy New Year to you all, and welcome to the first Newsletter of 2022. 2021 was a momentous year for our Business School, and as the new Interim Dean I am very eagerly anticipating what 2022 has in store as we continue to embed our new name and the values that…Continue Reading A message from Professor André Spicer, Interim Dean of Bayes Business School – January 2022

Remembering Malcolm Troup, founder of City’s Department of Music

Malcolm Troup obituary written by Steve Stanton, Professor Emeritus of Music and Performing Arts, School of Arts & Social Sciences. Malcolm Troup was born in Toronto, Canada. Musically precocious by the age of nine, he had already begun to compose, winning several Canadian Publishers awards, as well as gaining a scholarship to the Royal Conservatory…Continue Reading Remembering Malcolm Troup, founder of City’s Department of Music

Medal awarded for fast-paced work in a complex environment

Dimitrios Mavridis.

Dimitrios Mavridis (International Politics, 2010), Media Relations Manager for the UK Mission to the European Union, was recently awarded a British Empire Medal for services to British Foreign Policy. Dimitrios talked to us about his fast-paced job in Brussels, his time at City, and both the personal and professional challenges he has faced.  “I won’t…Continue Reading Medal awarded for fast-paced work in a complex environment

In conversation with Jamal Al Mahamid (Executive MBA, 2010), CEO of Palmira Software House

Following recent success for Palmira Software House, a digital transformation services provider, we caught up with its CEO, Jamal Al Mahamid (Executive MBA, 2010) to find out why the company has achieved so much and how its operations have continued through the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It was also great to find out more about Jamal’s…Continue Reading In conversation with Jamal Al Mahamid (Executive MBA, 2010), CEO of Palmira Software House

Peter Papathanasiou brings us “Outback Noir” in his first crime novel

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Peter Papathanasiou’s debut crime novel, The Stoning, was published this autumn and has already received impressive reviews. The novel started as coursework at City but depicts a small community in the scorchingly hot Australian outback. To Peter, a child of migrants and grandchild of refugees, it was important to write something that went beyond the identity of…Continue Reading Peter Papathanasiou brings us “Outback Noir” in his first crime novel

Push Partner – A new way to find a workout buddy

George, sitting outside, shows the camera the app on his phone.

When George Molyneux (Organisational Psychology, 2018) realised he would make better progress and have more fun if he had someone to work out with, he decided to find a solution. Push Partner, his new app that connects people who want to exercise together, had its soft launch in March with the goal to grow so…Continue Reading Push Partner – A new way to find a workout buddy

“The great thing about the environment is that it applies to every part of life”

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An interview with Environment Reporter Madeleine Cuff   Madeleine Cuff (Magazine Journalism, 2012) was interested in the environment from a young age but studied first English and then Journalism at university. Now, she’s a celebrated Environment Reporter for The i Paper and covering COP26 in Glasgow.  “I remember always reading stuff about the environment and…Continue Reading “The great thing about the environment is that it applies to every part of life”