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Alumni Stories

Cass alumni are doing fantastic and innovative things all around the world. We have been tracking them down and having a chat about how they got to where they are today from their Cass degree. Subscribe to the blog to be the first to get the latest interviews.

 

Emilie Bellet, Business Studies, 2007 - on getting women to talk about money and take control of their finances

Tom Miller, Executive MBA, 2014 - on setting up a craft beer company with MBA coursemates James Cartwright and Chris Mortensen

Claire Bridges, Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership, 2015 - has published a book "The Elements of Creativity" inspired by her degree

Subal Charla, MBA, 2013 - had 5,000 people waiting for his rucksack brand, Charlie Feist, to launch - he told us how!

Ralf Arditti, BA Administrative Sciences, 1970 - was instrumental in promoting Cass in Turkey, we spoke for #Cassat50

Mira Rutter, MSc Banking and International Finance, 2003 - wanted to be in M&A and is now a personal development and wellbeing coach

Andrew Dakovsky, MBA, 2000 - came to Cass to improve his career prospects, we chatted for #Cassat50

Hussein Al-Yawer, BSc Banking and International Finance, 2005 and MSc Investment Banking, 2006 - now has an app to organise your social life

Francois de Vinols & Koorosh Madani, BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management, 2013 - on their revolutionary concept to get us recycling paper coffee cups

Sasha Saenko, BSc Management, 2011 and MSc Supply Chain, Trade & Finance, 2012 - on mentoring and the value of a Cass degree for #Cassat50

Michael Voice, MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance, 2011 - on getting in to agriculture, and "the perfect job"

Julien Mazurek, MSc Management, 2006 - left stockbroking to launch his own honeymoon-focussed luxury travel company

Jeanette Cowley, MBA, 1982 - on improving her career prospects with an MBA for #Cassat50

Zaheed Nizar, BSc Banking and International Finance, 1999 - for #Cassat50 on knuckling down after a work placement

Peter Johnson, MBA Administrative Sciences, 1968 - on career successes in Holland and Canada for #Cassat50

Tatiana Serganova, BSc Business and International Finance, 2011 - for #Cassat50 including her mentoring experience

Dr John Mitchell, PhD, 1988 - on how his PhD set him up for a life of consultancy for #Cassat50

Juliet Valdinger, MSc Grantmaking, Philanthropy and Social Investment, 2013 - on why she turned to philanthropy for #Cassat50

Danial Abbas, BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management, 2010 - on studying at Cass for #Cassat50

Richard Storey, MBA Administrative Sciences (then known as an MSc), 1969 - in our continuing #Cassat50 series

Anna Iozzino, MSc Business Studies, 1994 - is featured in our #Cassat50 series

Steve Richards, BSc Management and Systems, 1976 - talks about his experiences for #Cassat50

Martin Andersen, MSc Real Estate Investment, 2011 - founded online marketplace Easyoffer with his brother

Lubna Tiwana, MSc Investment Management, 1999 - named as one of 100 Pond's Miracle Women 2016 in Pakistan

Dia Thanki, BSc (Hons) Management and Systems - quit her project management job to start a record label and launch her solo artist career

Ygal Levy, BSc Business Studies, 2012 - expanded his horizons at Cass and now opens new markets with start-up Bird Office

Ashuveen Linsbichler (neé Bhadal), Executive MBA, 2013 - co-founder (with her husband, a fellow Cass alum) of VEVA, an app that meets all your going out needs

Mila Kayukala, MSc Innovation, Creativity and Leadership, 2014 - now running her own creativity workshops "Off We Go"

Sonya Barlow, Business Studies, 2015 - mentee of the year 2015 and nominated for We Are The City Rising Star Awards 2016

Minu Batish, Mathematical Trading and Finance, 2009 - left investment banking for her own charity recruitment start-up

Nicolai Schumann, MBA, 2009 - set up his own fashion line with his sister, and is also a guest lecturer at Cass and other institutions

Inigo Alegria and Richard Crosfield, MBA, 2014 - studied together and continued to collaborate, and now have launched an app to optimise your enjoyment of London's nightlife

Adrian Swinscoe, MBA, 2001 - has had an interesting career path and now authored a book on his business insights

Tassos Papantoniou, Shipping, Trade and Finance, 2007 - launched a digital address book app

Graham Evans, Banking and International Finance, 1989 - created an app for smarter networking

Nikos Iatrou, Property Valuation and Law, 2006 - now has his own portfolio of luxury holiday villas in Mykonos

Oscar de Sequeira NazarethInvestment and Financial Risk Management, 2004 - now purveyor of India's top rated spirit

Riya Pabari, Investment Management, 2009 - changed from Investment Banking to Social Enterprise

Patrick Beraud, Executive MBA, 2014 - now running a tech start-up in Melbourne 

Simon Barker, Executive MBA, 2008 - now running his own PR business

Basak Sen Sasal, Management with Specialism in Strategic Management, 2011 - now an entrepreneur in Dubai

Henrik Ottosson, Banking and International Finance, 1998 - now an entrepreneur for a crowdfunding investment site

Mark Shooter, Actuarial Science, 1992 - now Mayor of Barnet

Jeanette Purcell, MBA, 2002 - entrepreneur and former Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs