Category: Bayes Business School Alumni Stories

On the mic with Anand Dattani: Roots to Routes

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From Founders and CEOs, to musicians, authors and more, Anand Dattani (BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management, 2011) interviews changemakers on his podcast Roots to Routes to find out more about their backgrounds and to see how their family history has impacted their purpose and drive for change. We discuss how the podcast was born,…Continue Reading On the mic with Anand Dattani: Roots to Routes

Achieve success: Anne Welsh (MSc Investment Management, 2008)

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Attending Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) was a wonderful experience. I was challenged by the study programme but most importantly, I felt a great sense of community with the professors and students. The support I received as a sickle cell student was tremendous, and this helped me achieve strong academic results. I made lots of…Continue Reading Achieve success: Anne Welsh (MSc Investment Management, 2008)

In conversation with Andia Chakava (MBA, 2011)

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At Bayes Business School and City, University of London, we are celebrating Black Futures Month, a reimagining of Black History Month, focused on the future of Black excellence, liberation and collective Black joy! As the theme this year is #SalutingOurSisters, we’re highlighting some of our Black alumnae, who have made a huge difference to their…Continue Reading In conversation with Andia Chakava (MBA, 2011)

In conversation with Elizabeth Masiyiwa (BSc Hons Banking and International Finance, 2014)

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At Bayes Business School and City, University of London, we are celebrating Black Futures Month, a reimagining of Black History Month, focused on the future of Black excellence, liberation and collective Black joy! As the theme this year is #SalutingOurSisters, we’re highlighting some of our Black alumnae, who have made a huge difference to their…Continue Reading In conversation with Elizabeth Masiyiwa (BSc Hons Banking and International Finance, 2014)

Supporting Food Security and Livelihoods through strategic foresight

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As the Global Lead for Strategic Foresight at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Ben Holt (MSc Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (MICL), 2018) works on numerous humanitarian challenges and supports teams around the world who are facing different types of crises. We recently spoke to Ben about one particular project…Continue Reading Supporting Food Security and Livelihoods through strategic foresight

Wealth management thesis wins prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers Prize

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After researching and writing a compelling thesis which considered whether digital assets should form part of a modern-day investment portfolio, Gemma Samworth (MBA, 2021) has been awarded the prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) Prize 2022, for the best dissertation. Given the emergence of digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, Gemma’s award-winning…Continue Reading Wealth management thesis wins prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers Prize

Mujtaba Shaikhani wins CEO of the Year Award

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Within just three years of taking on the CEO role at his family’s manufacturing insulation business Gulf-O-Flex, Mujtaba Shaikhani (MSc Entrepreneurship, 2020 and BSc Management, 2019) has been awarded Construction Business Magazine Middle East’s MEP CEO of the Year Award! “It feels amazing, being only 25 years old and just three years into the business;…Continue Reading Mujtaba Shaikhani wins CEO of the Year Award

Cyclist Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) on raising funds for Turkey and Syria

Following the ongoing devastation caused by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this year, many have shared their support and taken on new challenges to raise funds for the communities affected. We spoke to Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) who has just completed a significant challenge in Australia to support those impacted by the disaster….Continue Reading Cyclist Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) on raising funds for Turkey and Syria

Bayes women recognised on the Top 100 Women list for 2022

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All About Shipping has recently named its Top 100 Women for 2022. The list, which honours women working across the shipping spectrum, features a number of Bayes alumnae and staff who have had significant influence and success within the industry. Marina Tzoutzouraki (PG Dip Shipping, Trade and Finance, 1987) Dr Sadan Kaptanoglu (MSc Shipping, Trade…Continue Reading Bayes women recognised on the Top 100 Women list for 2022

Finding the right home to rent

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With first-hand experience of the challenges of being international students and finding somewhere to live while studying in London, a trio of MSc Real Estate alumni, Peter French (2017), Dagfinn Hansen Seglem (2019) and Tuo Jin (2019), spotted a gap in the market to address the issues. We caught up with Peter to find out…Continue Reading Finding the right home to rent