Group members have the opportunity to give their perspective and industry insight to influence teaching and professional skills development activities.

Created to accelerate access to industry knowledge and to further integrate alumni expertise into our programmes, the Alumni Industry Insights group collaborate with our academic 'Teaching Champions' to ensure our students are prepared for the ever-changing world of work.

Name Role Company Location
Management Science and Business Economics
Otar Antia Private Sector Development Manager Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG) Tbilisi, Georgia
Samyuktha Ashok Growth Marketing and Business Development Ninja Flaist Inc San Francisco, USA
Cihan Balkan Sales Manager Google Dublin, Ireland
Carmine Cutone Managing Director Deloitte Consulting LLP Boston, USA
David Eccles Founder Wallscope Edinburgh, Scotland
Fediakov Filipp Software Development Engineer Amazon (ADCS Amazon) Edinburgh, Scotland
Pankaj Kankaria Director and Partner Risa Sustainable Solutions Pvt Ltd and Kanakria Tea Company Assam, India
Nandini Tyagi Analytical Consultant Merkle Edinburgh, Scotland
Strategy
Helene Claire Managing Director Bleufuture Johannesburg, South Africa
Ray MacSweeney Director and Strategy Advisory EY Parthenon London, England
Nikko Karlo Robles Corporate Strategy Thomson Reuters New York, USA
Jordan Sinclair Vice President, Group Strategy, and Corporate Development Barclays London, England
Kelda Tan Marketing Manager Roche Singapore
Stephen White Executive Director and Chief Operations Officer Yorkshire Building Society Leeds, England
Andrew Zdunich Chief Security Officer Teranga Gold Corporation Edinburgh, Scotland
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Jamal Bjaly Co-Founder Alex App Ltd Edinburgh, Scotland
Ritesh Kotak Principal Ritesh Kotak Consulting Toronto, Canada
George Mackintosh Founder Papple Steading Edinburgh, Scotland
Kelly Martin Manager, New Ventures M&T Bank Buffalo, USA
Paul Tambeau Chief Transformation Officer Doctor Care Anywhere London, England
Kate Willison Global Innovation Lead Jacobs Glasgow, Scotland
Thanachai Wudhapitak Vice President and Business Consulting HSBC New York, USA
Organisational Studies
Andy Agouridis Founder and Director Career Higher New York, USA
Richard Jones Founder, Director, Executive Coach, and Board Advisor Olia Ltd Oxford, England
Alison Macdonald Business Resilience Director and Non-Executive Director Lloyds Banking Group Edinburgh, Scotland
Annabelle Panesar Consultant Linklaters London, England
Tim Puddy Assistant Vice President, Reward Mizuho London, England
Qianyue Sun HR Management Trainee Technoform Group China
Rachel Wortmann Human Capital Consultant Deloitte Consulting LLP Washington DC, USA
Accounts and Finance
Wiktoria Bartusik Compliance Assurance Manager Monzo Bank London, England
Alessia Bonacina Brokerage Trade Support Analyst JP Morgan Edinburgh, Scotland
Bruce Cartwright CEO Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland
Chaoquan Chen Director Rabobank London, England
John Da Gama-Rose Partner Grant Thornton London, England
Richard Henderson Chief Risk Officer and Executive Director Tesco Bank Dunblane, Scotland
Chearyp Mkandawire Sokoni Chief Finance Officer Industrial Development Corporation Limited Lusaka, Zambia
Marketing
Mike Carter Director Cuirass Ltd Edinburgh, Scotland
Guillaume Golsong Head of Marketing and Strategy Humane Inc San Francisco, USA
Gillian Gorman Round CEO Kjaer Weis New York, USA
Narmin Mustafayeva Assistant Country Manager Unilever Azerbaijan
Alexandra Panfilova Digital Marketing Manager COTY and Wella Professional London, England
Zoe Pearson Head of Marketing St. James's place Hong Kong
Agustina Velazquezr Brand Manager and Marketing Projects Leader Philip Morris International Buenos Aires, Argentina

The groups will be updated every two years, the next opportunity to join the Industry Insights Groups will be September 2022. If you are interested in volunteering, please get in touch with our alumni team.

Email the Alumni Team