Category: Bayes Business School Alumni Stories

A Haus to Call Home

Kaniyet Rayev (BSc Management 2016) graduated from Cass with dreams of starting his own business. Little did he know that his troubles finding somewhere to work were about to become Haus, an innovative network of workspaces available by the day (or longer!). We chatted at first Haus location in Holborn about how it happened. Tell…Continue Reading A Haus to Call Home

Capital Philanthropy

Björn Stjernquist (MSc Finance with a Specialism in Investments) is the founder of and runs, together with two colleagues, Capital Smiles – a powerful crowdfunding platform for charities. Offering a fresh and discerning take on crowdfunding, alongside an interactive and exciting way to get involved directly with charities, they want to shake up philanthropy, put…Continue Reading Capital Philanthropy

Style and Substance

Massimiliano Gritti (MG) (BSc Business Studies, 2016) and business partner Elliot Aeschlimann (EA) are men with an eye for style and craftsmanship. Their site,, offers a curated collection of Europe’s finest niche brands, all in one place. We caught up with these dapper go-getters. Tell me about your time at Cass! MG) I was…Continue Reading Style and Substance

Prepared for Success

Deniz Sasal (Executive MBA, 2013) has taken control of his own destiny, and wants to help you take control of yours too! He’s sharing insider hiring information at The Career Mastery and on YouTube, and helping you get further in your career at Landing Interviews Guaranteed. We asked him how it happened. Tell me about…Continue Reading Prepared for Success

Producing Magic

MBA alumnus Patrick Fischer (right, with business partner Richard, left) (Executive MBA, 2012) has added to his undergraduate film degree with MBA business know-how to form Creativity Media and its investment company Creativity Capital, combining film investment and post-production – with exciting outcomes. BAFTA-winning “Under the Shadow” was both part-funded and post-produced by Patrick and…Continue Reading Producing Magic

Cass Alumni Social Media Round-Up 2016

It’s been a busy year for everyone, so we’ve created a whistlestop tour of our 2016 social media posts, so you can get the year’s best bits all in one place. #theMICL alumna Claire Bridges founder of @NowGoCreate on how you can be creative, and her new book @creativity_city — Bayes Alumni (@AlumniBayes)…Continue Reading Cass Alumni Social Media Round-Up 2016

#Cassat50: Dr Brian Shegar, 1979

Dr Brian Shegar studied BSc Banking and International Finance, 1978 followed by MSc Finance, 1979. He has since gone on to work in international banking, and currently lives and works in Singapore. Why did you come to Cass? It wasn’t Cass then! It was the Centre for Banking and International Finance, which was an independent…Continue Reading #Cassat50: Dr Brian Shegar, 1979