Executive MBA alumni profiles

Executive MBA graduates explain how they juggled the demands of work and study, and the career opportunities the Lancaster MBA has opened up.



Zaid Asfour

Executive MBA, 2012

Working in marketing for the Fortune 500 firm Schneider Electric, Zaid took the Executive MBA to extend his managerial skills.

Nart Abdullah

Executive MBA, 2012

Trained in computer engineering, Nart recently switched career to work in marketing for his telecoms employer.

Rachel Roberts

Executive MBA, 2012

Rachel founded her own company after completing her MBA.

Ian Huggins

Executive MBA, 2011

Completing his Executive MBA in Singapore, Ian changed jobs during the programme. He is now General Manager for Unique System in Dubai.

Emmanuel Eni Amadi

Executive MBA, 2011

Emmanuel visited China on one of his EMBA electives, which prompted the opening of a new family business.

Alero Abbey

Executive MBA, 2011

Alero used the EMBA to generate new ideas for her work as manager of one of the London Underground's business units.

Ashwin Manikyaraju

Executive MBA, 2010

After completing the Lancaster EMBA, Ashwin was promoted to the role of Project Lead - Software for Maxim Integrated.

Sam McGrath

Executive MBA, 2009

The EMBA was an important step in Sam's transition from a career as an army Major to one in industry. He now works for Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore.

Richenda Broad

Executive MBA, 2009

Richenda completed her MBA while working in a senior management role for Plymouth City Council.

Mark Dickson

Executive MBA, 2009

Mark wanted to complement his technical background in engineering consulting with broader business skills. He now works for Morgan Professional Services.

Tony Carrigan

Executive MBA, 2009

Tony is an experienced project manager working in nuclear decommissioning.

Michelle Heath

Executive MBA, 2009

Michelle was promoted after completing her EMBA, and is now a Senior Commercial Manager for Springfield Fuels.