Meet the Cass Alumni Relations Team


The Cass Alumni Relations Team is based on the 6th Floor of Cass Business School, Bunhill Row, where you will find us every day apart from Wednesday when we are at the Alumni Relations Head Office in the Franklin Building. Feel free to drop in for a chat or to collect your Alumni card (what is this?).


Viola Polakowska

What I do: Head of Alumni Relations

Studied: BA German Language Teacher Education and MA European Studies and Civilisation at Jagiellonian University, and currently studying for my Executive MBA at Cass Business School

Contact me for: Anything alumni related! If you've got success to promote, if you have any ideas about how we can improve your alumni experience, or just to connect - I am always happy to meet for coffee and a chat.

In my spare time: As I am currently studying for my Executive MBA at Cass, I have much less spare time than I used to! I love spending time with my nephew, eating out and travelling. I recently started colouring books and I am loving it!


Phone:  +44 (0)20 7040 5277



Anna Kozek

What I do: Alumni Relations Assistant

Studied: MA in Pedagogy Specialising in Early Years Learning at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin.

Contact me for: I do all the admin for the team, so contact me if you can't work out how to do anything! I issue alumni cards  (more information), you might see me at events, and I can help you connect with former classmates.

In my spare time: On Saturdays I volunteer at a local school teaching Polish children to further and gain new skills. I also like to read books, cook and watch TV.


Phone:  +44 (0)20 7040 8373

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Tracey Duodu

What I do: Alumni Relations Manager

Studied: Philosophy at the University of Sussex

Contact me for: UK and international Alumni Events, contacting lost classmates from your time at the University and volunteering for the International Ambassadors Programme. 

In my spare time: I am in a band and I make wedding cakes.


Phone:  +44 (0)20 7040 0929



Rui Barros Silva

What I do: Alumni Relations Officer

Studied: Bachelor in International Relations, University of Minho

Contact me for: I'm based at Cass Business School and I bridge, manage and harness interactions between the University, the School and the alumni community. I promote and organise relationships, collaborations and events, and manage and provide guidance for our alumni ambassadors – please contact me if you would like to support or engage with the Cass Alumni Community.

In my spare time: I volunteer at the local film club, partake in short courses, meander around arts and culture and build Lego.


Phone:  +44 (0)20 7040 5118



Emma Horrigan

What I do: Alumni Communications Officer

Studied: MEng Mechanical Engineering and PhD Materials Engineering at University of Exeter

Contact me for: If you want to promote your success to other alumni - whether by email, website or on social media - I run the alumni facebook page and LinkedIn groups.

In my spare time: I enjoy cooking new meals, reading, and exploring London.


Phone:  +44 (0)20 7040 8674

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