“We are just as human as everyone else” – The play Fake News challenges misconceptions

Osman Baig, dressed in a grey suit stands on stage with his arms stretched out.

Osman Baig (TV Current Affairs Journalism, 2008) recently performed his one-man play Fake News at the Bridge Theatre in London. As a journalist, he wants to challenge and discuss the perceptions many have about the media and journalists, and tell the truth the way he sees it.  It’s only a few days after Osman Baig performed his play Fake News at the Bridge Theatre,…Continue Reading “We are just as human as everyone else” – The play Fake News challenges misconceptions

“Never stand still” – An interview with Alain Li, CEO for Richemont Asia Pacific

As a 12-year-old Alain Li, Regional CEO of Richemont Asia Pacific wanted to become a chartered account like his father. Today, with an accountancy degree from City in his back pocket, Alain heads up the luxury goods powerhouse Richemont in one of its largest markets.     “As the eldest son, I guess you either rebel…Continue Reading “Never stand still” – An interview with Alain Li, CEO for Richemont Asia Pacific

In conversation with Aloysius Yongbi Fontama (MSc Mathematical Trading and Finance, 2010)

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After graduating from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) with an MSc in Mathematical Trading and Finance in 2010, Aloysius Yongbi Fontama has set up his own investment management company A&F Capital Advisors which has recently joined the UK Government Kickstarter scheme and will be working with 8 young people to help them acquire employability skills on a 6–month paid contract. He is an Equity Portfolio & Fund Manager…Continue Reading In conversation with Aloysius Yongbi Fontama (MSc Mathematical Trading and Finance, 2010)

She didn’t think university could be for her – Now she’s an award-winning alumna who wants to help others

“I couldn’t wait to get out of school. I couldn’t wait to leave.” As a teenager living in foster care, Rosie Wainwright (Law, 2016) couldn’t imagine going to university, but when a student from City visited her college, she realised she had options. This summer, Rosie won the Festival of Learning 2021 – Outstanding Individual Learner…Continue Reading She didn’t think university could be for her – Now she’s an award-winning alumna who wants to help others

Alumnus turned lecturer, George Politis, funds coursework prize in honour of his late father

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George Politis has maintained a close relationship with Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) ever since graduating from MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance in 1997. In 2017 he became an Alumni Ambassador for Greece, the following year he joined the Professional Mentorship scheme and in 2019 he joined Bayes as a lecturer for his own elective…Continue Reading Alumnus turned lecturer, George Politis, funds coursework prize in honour of his late father

In conversation with Suat Ozsoy (MBA, 2016), author of Product Marketing Management: How to become most influential person in your company

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Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) alumnus Suat Ozsoy (MBA, 2016) has had a varied career since graduating in 2016, and now works as Director of Business Unit – Emerging Countries at Epson Europe, a role for which he and his family have had to relocate to Dubai. Having worked in Product Marketing Management for several…Continue Reading In conversation with Suat Ozsoy (MBA, 2016), author of Product Marketing Management: How to become most influential person in your company

A message from Professor Anthony Finkelstein – September 2021

This is my first Alumni News ‘Message from the President’. It has been a busy summer. I am very grateful to all the staff across City who have been preparing for the new academic year, including developing new and exciting teaching materials and methods. I am pleased to report that we are in excellent shape…Continue Reading A message from Professor Anthony Finkelstein – September 2021

Self-Awareness – A key to being the best you can be

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In conversation with Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE OLY Olympic gold medallist and City alumna Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE (Organisational Psychology, 2021) is about to publish a book with her wife Kate Richardson-Walsh OLY OBE. In Winning Together: An Olympic-Winning Approach to Building Better Teams they use their own insights and experiences to help teams of all kinds…Continue Reading Self-Awareness – A key to being the best you can be

AstraZeneca Senior Director of Global Supply Chain and Bayes alumnus Mark Proctor recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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Mark Proctor (Executive MBA, 2014) is one of eight AstraZeneca employees who have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021 for their outstanding achievements in UK life sciences, manufacturing and supporting the UK and Global response to the current pandemic. We spoke to Mark about his time at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), his…Continue Reading AstraZeneca Senior Director of Global Supply Chain and Bayes alumnus Mark Proctor recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

A message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) – September 2021

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Alumni Newsletter. Today marks an historic new chapter for us as we officially become Bayes Business School. The decision to remove the Cass name last summer was not one we took lightly, nor was the comprehensive process we carried out to find a new name. We pride ourselves…Continue Reading A message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) – September 2021