Category: Business School Alumni Stories

Care Leavers Initiative – ‘City Cares’

An undergraduate in the second year of her Business Studies degree, Sara is unequivocal about the difference that City Cares and the Cass Future Fund donors have made to her life. She told us: “Reassurance and confidence are the two things that I get from the bursary and all of the extra-curricular support that City…Continue Reading Care Leavers Initiative – ‘City Cares’

MBA Thesis given the ‘sign’ of approval by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Fabrizio Nicoli (Executive MBA in Dubai, 2014), shares how his fantastic opportunity to complete his MBA Thesis project at Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s not-for-profit organisation, R20 – Regions of Climate Action, has secured him a representative role in the Middle East. Find out more about Fabrizio here: Can you tell me about your time at Cass?…Continue Reading MBA Thesis given the ‘sign’ of approval by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Leading the way in innovation and coaching

With aspirations to help people solve their problems, Cara Macklin (MBA, 2017) has launched two impressive businesses to ensure her clients thrive in their environment and reach their full potential. Disrupting the healthcare market creating a totally new concept, Lifestyle Care Home – Northern Ireland’s first Lifestyle Care Home – enables residents to enjoy a…Continue Reading Leading the way in innovation and coaching

Entrepreneurial and experienced business leader: Neeta Patel (Marketing MBA, 1995)

Having been named in Computer Weekly’s Top 50 most influential women in UK Tech in 2018 and listed as part of ‘Top 100 BAME leaders in the UK’ by the FT/Inclusive Boards, we’re delighted to catch up with Neeta Patel (Marketing MBA, 1995), CEO of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation and the Centre for Entrepreneurs. Neeta…Continue Reading Entrepreneurial and experienced business leader: Neeta Patel (Marketing MBA, 1995)

Supporting people with working more effectively

Since graduating from Cass Business School, Todor Madzharov (MSc Management, 2011) has been helping many graduates and students find jobs at one of the UK’s top hiring apps, JOB TODAY. While performing this role, Todor has also taken on another project to help improve employee productivity by creating office phone booths from sustainable materials. Meet…Continue Reading Supporting people with working more effectively

The future of film finance

When it comes to crowdfunding, one size does not fit all. A certain structure may be put in place for a smart luggage brand or perhaps a pop-up pub but what about other important industries? Peter Storey (MBA Strategic Management, 2004) recognised that film is not a commodity and actually requires specialised support from the…Continue Reading The future of film finance

Sustainability in a fast-fashion world

After considering the importance of sustainable fashion and the increasing “throwaway culture of Instagram outfit photos”, Eshita Kabra (Management, 2014), soon realised that sharing economies were not as prevalent in the fashion industry as they should be. Noticing a gap in the market for an on-trend, ethical and fashion-conscious platform, Eshita launched By Rotation. Here…Continue Reading Sustainability in a fast-fashion world

Helping women take control of their finances

After starting a career in investment management, Davinia Tomlinson (Executive MBA, 2017), soon realised that the number of women actually investing in their future was considerably low. Noticing a gap in the market for a financial advice service for women, Davinia recently launched rainchq. Here you can read about Davinia’s time at the Business School and…Continue Reading Helping women take control of their finances

Scholar Spotlight: Christian Klotz (Management, 2016)

Christian Klotz is a recipient of the Sandhu Charitable Foundation Scholarship. Here he talks about the impact the scholarship has had: I decided that I wanted to stay in London for university as my family and closest friends were all based there, as well as London being a great city to experience life as student. Having…Continue Reading Scholar Spotlight: Christian Klotz (Management, 2016)

Migration Made Easy

Tripti Maheshwari (Finance, 2015) recently won the ‘International alumni of the year’ award at The Pie PIEoneer Awards. Now her platform Student Circus has been selected as one of the businesses to participate in the Mayor of London’s International Business Growth Programme. We caught up with Tripti to hear more about Student Circus and why…Continue Reading Migration Made Easy