Accounting & Finance alumni profiles

Find out what our graduates thought of their time at LUMS, and how their study has helped them in their careers.





Ilhan Kirpik

MSc Finance, 2013

Ilhan now works for DZ Bank AG in London as an acquisition and leveraged finance analyst.

Xiaobin Cai

MSc Accounting & Financial Management, 2013

Xiaobin is now working as an associate accountant for Halliburton in China.

Zhifang Zhang

MRes Accounting and Financial Management, 2013

Zhifang studied for her undergraduate degree in Accounting & Finance and her MRes in Accounting & Finance at LUMS before starting her PhD.

Sophie Tessier

PhD Accounting & Finance, 2013

Sophie now teaches at HEC Montréal in Canada.

Rebekah Histon

BSc Accounting & Finance, 2013

After graduating, Rebekah did ACA training at Moore & Smalley, but later returned to LUMS for an MRes.

Alexander Thimm

MSc Finance, 2013

Alexander completed his Lancaster degree in MSc Finance and went on to do a double degree at Catolica Lisbon School of Business.

Jiayi Luo

BSc Accounting & Finance, 2013

Having gained a variety of volunteering experience at Lancaster, Jiayi went on to work as project manager for the China Emissions Exchange.

Justin Chircop

PhD Accounting and Finance, 2013

Upon graduation, Justin chose to stay at Lancaster University where he became a lecturer in Accounting and Finance.

Leonard Eggert

MSc Finance, 2013

Leonard learnt Chinese while at LUMS, and winning a scholarship from the Lancaster China Management Centre, he was able to spend a term in Beijing after completing his MSc.

Aleksander Hristov

MSc Finance, 2012

Aleksander joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch after graduating.

Jonathan Manson

BSc Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 2012

Jonanthan completed placements with EY while on his degree, before joining them on graduation.

Guojing Tang

BSc Finance, 2012

After graduation, Guojing did an MSc Finance at Imperial College London and then joined PwC in London.