Alumni event recordings

Did you miss out on a Zoom event that seemed interesting? Don’t worry, we have all of them saved for you to watch and revisit!

Enjoy! And please let us know what virtual events you would be interested in attending!

STEM Alumni Awards 2023Defence, Leading or Lagging Technological Change – Are we seeing a paradigm shift?

At the STEM Alumni Awards 2023, Vice Admiral Duncan Potts CB (BSc Business Systems and Management, 1983, DSc h.c. 2023), delivered a thrilling talk titled Defence, Leading or Lagging Technological Change – Are we seeing a paradigm shift?


ESG in Finance course promo image ESG in Finance
Free online course for Bayes alumni

Following the ESG Matters alumni event on environmental, social, and governance (ESG), we’re delighted to share with you a free new micro-course which provides an introduction to ESG in Finance, considering recent developments and trends. Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Senior Lecturer in Finance at Bayes Business School, delivers four sessions on ESG, which are suitable for finance alumni and anyone with an interest in the ESG field.


A conversation with Rory SutherlandA picture of a brain and a play button
5 June 2023

An online conversation with Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman of Ogilvy and co-founder of the agency’s behavioural science practice. The event was hosted by Dr Anke Plagnol, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Economics at City, and the conversation focused on the latest trends in Behavioural Economics.


ESG matters with a play button and an image of the keynote speakerESG Matters: Navigating Sustainability in Today’s World
18 May 2023

Host, Dr Malvina Marchese, Senior Lecturer in Finance and the Academic Director of the Finance Cluster Degrees, was joined by Professor Cristiano Zazzara, Adjunct Professor of Finance at the NYU Stern School of Business, who delivered a keynote presentation titled European Banks and ESG: The Evolving Landscape of Sustainable Banking. Professor Barbara Casu, Head of the Faculty of Finance and Professor of Banking and Finance, moderated a panel discussion with finance alumni and faculty experts.

CostasExploring Ecosystems of Digital Assets and Opportunities Within the Sector
17 November 2022

Hosted by Costas Andriopoulos, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean for the MBA Programmes at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), this event focused on exploring the world of digital assets. It featured a keynote presentation by Shavonne Wong, artist and co-founder NFT Asia and an academic perspective from Dr. Nettra Pan, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Bayes Business School. Followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

 Malvina pictured on a red background with a play buttonNew Opportunities in the World of Fintech
4 May 2022

Hosted by Dr Malvina Marchese, Academic Director of the Finance Cluster degrees at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), this event focused on exploring new opportunities within fintech.



Examining energy prices written on a red background with a picture of wind turbinesThe Surge in Energy Prices and its Impact on Net Zero by 2050
30 March 2022

Hosted by Professor Abdulnaser Sayma, Head of the Department of Engineering, this event featured an expert panel discussion on the topic of energy price rises and the effects on 2050 net zero targets.



Fauzia and Simon pictured with alumni speak on cyber security panel written infront of them on a red background.The Future of Cyber Security
23 February 2022

Hosted by Dr Nikos Komninos, Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security in the Department of Computer Science at City, University of London, the event featured a panel discussion about the future of cyber security. Our expert panel of practitioners from industry and academia discuss cyber security threats, latest developments and trends.


Considering the UK's new relationship with the EU written in front of the EU and British flags on a red boxAfter Brexit: Impact on Markets and Emerging Relationships in the Financial Industry
20 October 2021

Hosted by Professor Barbara Casu Lukac this event featured a panel discussion on how the UK’s new relationship with the European Union has impacted markets and the financial industry across the globe.


Introducing Bayes explosion image on red backgroundIntroducing Bayes Business School
19 October 2021

Professor Paolo Volpin reflected on the processes of choosing a new name and explained how the final decision was reached.




Alain Li pictured on a red background with the wording speaks on the challenges and opportunities in a pandemic written next to him.Supply Chain Management In Luxury Goods
13 October 2021

Hosted by Dr Byung-Gak Son, Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at Bayes, this event featured a talk with Alain Li (Economics and Accountancy, 1981), CEO for luxury goods powerhouse Richemont, on lessons learned during the pandemic on supply chain management.


Dr Galanis pictured on Zoom.Investing in Crypto Assets and Decentralised Finance
31 March 2021

Hosted by Dr Spyros Galanis, Head of the Department of Economics at City, University of London, this event featured an expert panel discussion on investing in crypto assets and Decentralised Finance (DeFi).



AI image of a head and lots of symbols coming out of it. Artificial Intelligence for Solving Real-life Industrial Problems
17 March 2021

Hosted by Professor Raj Roy, Dean of the School of Science and Technology at City, University of London, this event featured a panel discussion on the topic of ‘Artificial Intelligence for solving real-life industrial problems’.



A picture of Ghassan alongside 'In Conversation'Self-empowerment – Achieving Resilience and Success
10 March 2021

Hosted by Rehan Pathan (MBA, 2010), Founding President of the MENA Alumni Chapter Board, this virtual event featured an interview with esteemed speaker and certified professional coach, Ghassan Abughazaleh (Executive MBA, 2013) on how to cope and achieve resilience and success in the ‘new normal’.


A picture of the Whitehouse, with Considering the global impact of these elections written alongside it. US Presidential Elections 2020. A Turning Point?
29 October 2020

Our academic and alumni panel explored the global impact of the election outcome; its influence on international relations and foreign policy; the role of the media and the impact of the pandemic and civil unrest on voting and the election result.


Following future events taking place, this page will be updated with more recordings.

You can find event recordings from the Global Women’s Leadership Programme here.