Alumni news

Paul Taylor: From fencing to finance 22/05/15

Paul Taylor: From fencing to finance

It could be argued that Paul Taylor, President and Chief Executive of leading global ratings agency, the Fitch Group, owes his job to fencing. He is sure that what he learned in captaining Lancaster University’s Fencing Club as an undergraduate gave him his first stab at a job in finance - a world he still finds fascinating.

LUMS placement students and alumni reunite at London event 15/05/15

LUMS placement students and alumni reunite at London event

Current and former placement students came together recently for an informal networking event in London.

ClickMechanic, founded by entrepreneurial graduate, secures £320,000 in investment 11/05/15

ClickMechanic, founded by entrepreneurial graduate, secures £320,000 in investment

A LUMS graduate, who launched a car repair website, has announced that his company has raised £320,000 in investment from angel investors led by former Just Eat CEO Klaus Nyengaard.

Entrepreneurial alumni share their Start Up Stories 05/05/15

Entrepreneurial alumni share their Start Up Stories

LUMS alumni have been among those sharing their wealth of experience with current students as part of the University's Start Up Stories events. 

MSc OR student project impresses Boehringer-Ingelheim UK 20/04/15

MSc OR student project impresses Boehringer-Ingelheim UK

MSc Operational Research and Management Science student Mengjia Chen completed a successful summer project with top pharmaceutical company Boehringer-Ingelheim, leading directly to the offer of a job.

Lancaster MBA graduate working to free the world of chemical weapons 16/03/15

Lancaster MBA graduate working to free the world of chemical weapons

Christoph Israng, who graduated from LUMS in 1995, discusses his work as a diplomat at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.