Portrait photograph of: Apostolos Hadjiyiannis

Apostolos Hadjiyiannis

Country Of Origin: Cyprus

Degree: MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Practice, 2018

Chief of Operations , ELMASCO LTD



Why did you choose to study at LUMS?

The Management School at Lancaster is one of the most prestigious in the UK. Additionally, the place felt very familiar and professional.

What was the best thing about your course?

It taught us how to work and deal with a variety of curve balls that were thrown at us.

What/who inspired you most at LUMS and why?

It would have to be a few people coming from different areas within the University. i.e professors, business people and fellow students/friends.

Describe your time at LUMS in three words.

Eye-opening, insightful and memorable 

What are your best memories of your time at Lancaster?

The relationships created between professors & friends, and us. Some projects were also a great experience to learn from. You look, listen, test, apply, reevaluate and then on you go again. Failure is always a win if you can mend and craft it in your own means.

What are the best things about living in the Lancaster area?

A quiet and welcoming place with a variety of places to visit.

Which parts of your Lancaster experience were the best preparation for your job?

Hard work and confidence. Failure is tough but learning from it and standing back up with confidence is quintessential.

What impact has your Lancaster experience had on your career?

It gave me tips and insights on how to deal with real-life problems.