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‌Our candidates for the 2018-2019 MBA programme are listed below, and include a broad range of sectors, nationalities and backgrounds. For more information, please contact Andy Bagshaw.

Ademola Adebiyi

Sector Experience

Healthcare and Finance

Function Experience

  • Sales
  • Healthcare Management

Education

Associates in Maths & Science, B.S.N Nursing

Most Recent Role

Nursing Supervisor, Hackensack Meridian Health, USA.

Years of experience

12 years

Nationality

United States of America, Nigeria

Languages

English and Yoruba

Contact Details

d.adebiyi@lancaster.ac.uk

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Mazen Al Hajj Hassan

     

Sector Experience

Oil & Gas, Construction and Civil Engineering

Function Experience

  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Site Management

Education

Master Degree in Civil Engineering

Most Recent Role

Lead Construction Engineer, CAT Group, Saudi Arabia

Years of experience

4 years

Nationality

Lebanese

Languages

Arabic, English and French

Contact Details

m.alhajjhassan@lancaster.ac.uk

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Nunthaporn Aumphirat

     

Sector Experience

Manufacturing

Function Experience

  • QA & QC Engineer
  • Quality Manager
  • Project Management

Education

Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering

Most Recent Role

Production Promotion Engineer, The Siam Cement (Ta Luang) Co Ltd, Thailand

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai and English

Contact Details

n.aumphirat@lancaster.ac.uk

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Ritika Belwariar

     

 

Sector Experience

IT

Function Experience

  • IT
  • Project Management

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Science

Most Recent Role

Project Manager, IT Infrastructure Services, Sony India Software Center Pvt. Ltd., India

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

r.belwariar@lancaster.ac.uk

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Nattanun Boonyavaha

     
 

Sector Experience

Banking

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • HR

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations

Most Recent Role

Talent Acquisition Officer and Project Manager, Siam Commercial Bank Plc., Thailand 

Years of experience

3 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

Contact Details

n.boonyavaha@lancaster.ac.uk

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Brendon Boudville

     
 

Sector Experience

Military and Logistics

Function Experience

  • Military
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Procurement
  • Training and Development

 

Education

Bachelor of Business

Most Recent Role

Officer Commanding, Logistics Support Squadron, Australian Army, Perth, WA

Years of experience

11 years

Nationality

Australian

Languages

English, Arabic

Contact Details

b.boudville@lancaster.ac.uk

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Guido Carrillo Valenzuela

     
 

Sector Experience

Investment Utilities and Real Estate

Function Experience

  • Research/Investment Analysis
  • Commercial Management.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Finance

Most Recent Role

Commercial Manager, ASINTA, Santiago (Chile)

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Chilean, Italian

Languages

Spanish, English

Contact Details

g.carrillovalenzuela@lancaster.ac.uk

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Fe Mae Dawn G. Chico

     

 

Sector Experience

Banking, Travel, Real Estate and Hospitality

Function Experience

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Events Management

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Most Recent Role

Head of Finance and Human Resource, Option Gift Pte Ltd (an Accor Hotels Group), Singapore

Years of experience

12 years

Nationality

Filipino

Languages

English, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, Arabic, French, Spanish

Contact Details

f.chico@lancaster.ac.uk

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Andrew Countryman

     
 

Sector Experience

Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics), Medical Writing, Health & Scientific Research, Education and Publishing

Function Experience

  • Physiotherapist
  • Research Consultant
  • Medical Writer
  • Instructor
  • Project Management

Education

  • BSc. Biology & Chemistry
  • MSc. in Clinical Anatomy
  • MSc. in Physical Therapy

Most Recent Role

Senior Book Developer, Write Business Results, Canada

Years of experience

5+ years

Nationality

Canadian

Languages

English, French

Contact Details

d.countryman@lancaster.ac.uk

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Cristina Landim Duarte

     
 

Sector Experience

Pharmaceuticals, Aviation, Retail, Public Sector and Education

Function Experience

  • Managing Director
  • Director
  • Assistant Professor
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Project Manager

Education

MSc Engineering and Industrial Management 

Most Recent Role

Managing Director, Inpharma, Cape Verde

Years of experience

7 years

Nationality

Portuguese / Cape Verde

Languages

Portuguese, Cabo Verdean Creole, English, Spanish, French, Italian

Contact Details

c.duarte@lancaster.ac.uk

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Vivian Ephraim

     
 

Sector Experience

Finance

Function Experience

  • Portfolio/Investment Management
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Business Development
  • Sales

Education

BSc in Administration (Banking and Finance)

Most Recent Role

Investment Analyst, Chapel Hill Denham, Accra-Ghana

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Ghanaian

Languages

English

Contact Details

v.ephraim@lancaster.ac.uk

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Nkechi Ezekwe

     
 ‌

Sector Experience

Oil and Gas

Function Experience

  • Business Development
  • Client Account Management
  • Sales
  • Project Management

Education

Bachelor’s Degree of Science: Marine Biology

Most Recent Role

Business Development Manager Falck Prime Atlantic Limited, Nigeria

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Nigerian

Languages

English

Contact Details

n.ezekwe@lancaster.ac.uk

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Kulthida Follett

     

 

Sector Experience

Market Research, FMCG and Finance

Function Experience

  • Analyst
  • Marketing

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Most Recent Role

Manager, The Nielsen Company, Thailand

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

Contact Details

k.follett@lancaster.ac.uk

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 Janine Fonseca

     
 

Sector Experience

Oil & Gas, Fashion Retail, FMCG and Consulting

Function Experience

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Project Management

Education

MSc Industrial Engineering and Management

Most Recent Role

Aviation and Marine Manager, ENACOL, SA, Oil and Gas, Cape Verde

Years of experience

7 years

Nationality

Cape Verdean / Portuguese

Languages

Portuguese, English, Spanish, French

Contact Details

j.fonseca1@lancaster.ac.uk

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 Manasvi Ghelani

     
 

Sector Experience

Banking, Financial Services and Real Estate

Function Experience

  • Corporate Finance & Strategy
  • Capital Market Research
  • Project Management

 

 

Education

  • Bachelors of Commerce, Accountancy & Finance (B.A.F.)
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Financial Journalism, Social Communication, Media (SCM)

Most Recent Role

Manager, Corporate Finance, Indostar Capital Finance Limited, India

Years of experience

9 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Marathi

Contact Details

m.ghelani@lancaster.ac.uk

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Sandrina Gomes Silva

     
 ‌

Sector Experience

Fertilizer Industry - West Africa, Medical Services - Nigeria, Business Aviation Services - Congo & Nigeria

Function Experience

  • Business Development
  • Business Unit Management

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Sciences 
  • Master’s Degree in Political Science

Most Recent Role

Vice-President Business Development, Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals, Nigeria

Years of experience

10 years

Nationality

Portuguese

Languages

English, French, Portuguese

Contact Details

s.gomessilva@lancaster.ac.uk

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Sergio Goncalves Andreoli

     
 

Sector Experience

Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications and Logistics

Function Experience

  • Financial & Planning Analysis
  • Treasury
  • Controlling
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Investments

Education

  • Bachelor’s Business Administration
  • MSc in Finance

Most Recent Role

Senior Finance & Administrative Manager, Ferroport, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Years of experience

15 years

Nationality

Brazilian, Portuguese

Languages

Portuguese, English

Contact Details

goncalvs@lancaster.ac.uk

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Dwight Grannum

     
 

Sector Experience

Technology and Telecommunications

Function Experience

  • Operations
  • Strategy
  • Network Planning & Design
  • Project Management

Education

  • BSc Computer Science with Electronics
  • MSc (Eng) Modern Digital and RF Wireless Communications

Most Recent Role

Core Network Manager (Head of Technology) – Digicel Barbados Ltd

Years of experience

13 years

Nationality

Barbadian

Languages

English

Contact Details

d.grannum@lancaster.ac.uk

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Komal Iyer

     
 

Sector Experience

Consulting, Pharmaceutical and Manufacturing

Function Experience

  • Finance/Accountancy
  • Consulting
  • SAP 

Education

Degree in International Business with Economics 

Most Recent Role

Finance Associate, ZS Associates, India

Years of experience

3 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi

Contact Details

k.iyer@lancaster.ac.uk

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Shipra Jalhotra

     
 ‌

Sector Experience

IT Asset Management, Consulting, Information Technology, Mobility and Telecom Services, IT Training and Development

Function Experience

  • IT
  • Operations
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management

Education

  • Bachelor of Technology – Computer Science
  • ITIL certification

Most Recent Role

Team Leader – Infrastructure Service Management & Quality Assurance, TechMahindra

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Contact Details

s.jalhotra@lancaster.ac.uk

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Madi Kassymbekov

     
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Sector Experience

Banking and Technology

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Software Development

 

Education

BSc in Computer Engineering

Most Recent Role

IT Development Chief Manager, JSC Altyn Bank, SB of China Citic Bank Corporation Ltd

Years of experience

4 years

Nationality

Kazakh

Languages

English, Russian, Kazakh

Contact Details

m.kassymbekov@lancaster.ac.uk

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Tanvir Kaur

     
 

Sector Experience

Information Technology, Business Management and Marketing

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • Business Analysing
  • Business Process Improvement 
  • IT Support

 

Education

Bachelors in Engineering: Electronics and Communications

Most Recent Role

Senior Software Engineer, Tech Mahindra, Noida, India

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

t.kaur2@lancaster.ac.uk

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Yosuke Kogure

     
 

Sector Experience

Energy (Power)

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Product Promotion
  • R&D

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Bioinformatics

Most Recent Role

Project Engineer, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Japan

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Japanese

Languages

Japanese, English

Contact Details

y.kogure@lancaster.ac.uk

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Mohamed Lazraq

     
 

Sector Experience

Investment Banking, Retail and FMCG.

Function Experience

  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • IT
  • Operations

Education

  • Engineer’s Degree in Computer Science
  • Advanced Master’s Degree in Project Management

Most Recent Role

Business Analyst at BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking – Paris, France

Years of experience

9 years

Nationality

Moroccan, French

Languages

Arabic, English, French 

Contact Details

m.lazraq@lancaster.ac.uk

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Christopher Mandella

     
 

Sector Experience

Recruitment Consultancy, Energy (Power, Oil & Gas and Renewables)

Function Experience

  • Sales
  • Recruitment
  • Customer Service

Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Politics & International Relations

Most Recent Role

Manager at Spencer Ogden, London.

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

British

Languages

English

Contact Details

c.mandella1@lancaster.ac.uk

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Rolsy Mavi

     
 

Sector Experience

eCommerce, Education, Information Technology, Media and NGO

Function Experience

  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Strategy

Education

Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication

Most Recent Role

Marketing Manager, Global Information SystemsTechnology (GIST), India

Years of experience

9 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Contact Details

r.mavi@lancaster.ac.uk

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Antonio Mazzarella

     
 

Sector Experience

Electro-Medical, Entertainment, Law and Consultancy

Function Experience

  • Marketing
  • Legal Consultant

Education

Master’s Degree in Law

Most Recent Role

Marketing Supervisor,Comet Studios, Landriano (PV), Italy

Years of experience

5 years

 

Nationality

Italian

Languages

Italian, English

Contact Details

a.mazzarella@lancaster.ac.uk

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Kyungsik Nam

     
 

Sector Experience

Financial Services, Consulting, Real Estate, SOC, New and Renewable Energy 

Function Experience

  • Accounting

Education

  • Bachelor of UrbanPlanning & Engineering
  • Member of the Korean Institute of Chartered Public Accountants

Most Recent Role

EY, Transaction Advisory Service -Real Estate Team, Senior Associate, Korea

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Korean

Languages

Korean, English

Contact Details

k.nam@lancaster.ac.uk

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Hironori Nishio

     
 

Sector Experience

Consulting and Technology    

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • System Engineering
  • Data Analysis

Education

  • Bachelor of Science-Physics
  • Master of Science -Physics

Most Recent Role

IT Consultant Manager, Bay Current Consulting, Inc. Tokyo, Japan

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Japan

Languages

Japanese, English

Contact Details

h.nishio@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Zachery Ogorek

     
 

Sector Experience

Military                            

Function Experience

Financial Management

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Most Recent Role

Deputy Comptroller, U.S. Army Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina,

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

American

Languages

English

Contact Details

z.ogorek@lancaster.ac.uk

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Felipe Otarola

     
 

Sector Experience

Digital Transformation, Banking and Electrical Mining Consulting                    

Function Experience

  • Finance/Accountancy
  • Control Management
  • Project Management CRM
  • Disrupt Innovation
  • Digital Transformation

Education

Industrial Civil Engineer with an Electrical Diploma

Most Recent Role

Digital Program Management in Bci Bank in Chile, Santiago

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Chilean

Languages

Spanish, English

Contact Details

f.otarolaiturriaga@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Neelima Padala

     
 

Sector Experience

Telecommunications and‌ Networking                       

Function Experience

  • Operations
  • Project Management

Education

Bachelor of Technology –Electronics & Communication Engineering

Most Recent Role

Assistant Manager, Tata Communications & Transformation Services, Chennai, India

Years of experience

7 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil

Contact Details

n.padala@lancaster.ac.uk

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Pornpat Purikup

     
 

Sector Experience

Education and Telecommunication        

Function Experience

  • Marketing
  • Project Manager
  • Learning Consultant
  • Child Psychologist
  • School Management

Education

  • BSc in Psychology
  • MSc in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology

Most Recent Role

Assistant Manager -Marketing Proposition and Value Added Service, Total Access Communication Public Company Ltd, Thailand

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

Contact Details

p.purikup@lancaster.ac.uk

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Aman Rai

     
 

Sector Experience

Healthcare

Function Experience

  • Nursing
  • Project Management
  • Healthcare
  • Consultancy

Education

Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing

Most Recent Role

Registered Psychiatric Nurse; Vancouver Coastal Health; Vancouver,Canada

Years of experience

6 years

Nationality

Canadian

Languages

English, Punjabi

Contact Details

a.rai@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Teerada Ratanawat

     
 

Sector Experience

Oil & Gas

Function Experience

  • Corporate Financial Service- Product Movement and Inventory

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance

Most Recent Role

Volumetric Accounting Analyst, ExxonMobil Limited, Thailand

Years of experience

4 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai, English, Korean

Contact Details

t.ratanawat@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Ankit Rathi

     
 

Sector Experience

Aerospace & Defence, Manufacturing and Technology

Function Experience

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Materials Management
  • Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
  • Project Management (New project transfers)

Education

B.E- Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Most Recent Role

Materials Planner/Analyst, UTC Aerospace Systems, India

Years of experience

4 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

a.rathi2@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Dominic Roberts

     
 

Sector Experience

E-Commerce and IT, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Legal

Function Experience

  • HR
  • Recruitment
  • Business Development

Education

Law LLB Hons, HBXCore programme (Harvard Business School)

Most Recent Role

Talent Acquisition Specialist, eDreams ODIGEO, Barcelona

Years of experience

7 years

Nationality

British

Languages

English, Spanish

Contact Details

d.roberts6@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

 

Edwin Sanchez-Medina

     
 ‌

Sector Experience

Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Home and Hygiene and Retail Consulting

Function Experience

  • Consultancy
  • Category Management/Strategy
  • Marketing.

Education

  • Bachelor Degree of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing

Most Recent Role

Senior Consultant, ZooMexico, Mexico and Central America 

Years of experience

9 years

Nationality

Mexican, United States of America

Languages

English, Mandarin, Spanish

Contact Details

e.sanchezmedina@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Suchana Sarkar

     
 

Sector Experience

Advertising and Public Relations, FMCG, Telecoms, Media and E-Commerce

Function Experience

  • Mass Media Campaign Development
  • Social Media Campaign Development
  • Content Development
  • Network Management
  • Revenue Growth

Education

  • Bachelor of Mass Media
  • PG Diploma in Advertising & PR
  • Master of English Literature

Most Recent Role

Vice President, Ogilvy, Bengaluru, India

Years of experience

10 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Bengali

Contact Details

s.sarkar2@lancaster.ac.uk 

LinkedIn

Ishani Sharma

     
 

Sector Experience

Telecommunications, Banking and Insurance

Function Experience

  • Project Management
  • Consulting
  • Technology

Education

B.Tech (Biotech)

Most Recent Role

Systems Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore (India)

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

i.ishani@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Niraag Sheth

     
 

Sector Experience

Real Estate and FMCG

Function Experience

  • Consulting
  • Project Management

Education

BA, Business Management

Most Recent Role

Consultant – JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle), Dubai, UAE

Years of experience

4 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Gujrati

Contact Details

n.d.sheth@lancaster.ac.uk

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Nupur Sikka

     

 

Sector Experience

Consulting and Legal

Function Experience

  • Corporate Law Advisory
  • Corporate Secretarial Practices

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, Company Secretary Level III

Most Recent Role

Director, Floratechno Solutions Private Limited, India

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Contact Details

n.sikka@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Puripat Sophonkeereerat

     

 

Sector Experience

Banking, Fintech, Telecommunications, Wholesale and Retail

Function Experience

  • Investment Consultancy
  • Business Analyst

Education

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • MSc in Financial Investment and Risk Management
  • Passed CFA Level III

Most Recent Role

Analyst, Economic Intelligence Center, Siam Commercial Bank PLC, Bangkok, Thailand

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

Contact Details

p.sophonkeereerat@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Guilherme Spadini

     

 

 Sector Experience

Consulting, Retail, Consumer Goods, Cosmetics and Toys/Games

Function Experience

  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Demand/Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Strategic Sourcing

Education

Bachelor of Mechanical Production Engineering

Most Recent Role

Head of Demand Planning, Hasbro Brazil

Years of experience

15 years

Nationality

Brazilian

Languages

Portuguese, English

Contact Details

g.spadini@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Han Jern Teo

     
 

Sector Experience

Pharmaceutical

Function Experience

  • Sales

 

 

 

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons),
  • Phase 1 of Medical Programme (MBBS)

Most Recent Role

Medical Representative Boehringer Ingelheim Singapore Pte. Ltd

Years of experience

3 years

Nationality

Malaysian

Languages

English, Chinese, Malay

Contact Details

c.h.teo@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Kumar Gaurav Thakur

     
 ‌‌

Sector Experience

Construction

Function Experience

  • Project Management

 

 

 

 

Education

B.E in Mechanical Engineering

Most Recent Role

Manager (Mechanical),Larsen & Toubro-Construction,India.

Years of experience

8 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

g.thakur@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Manikandan Thiyagarajan

     
 

Sector Experience

Manufacturing (Rotating Equipment, Air Pollution Control Equipment) for Process Industries including Cement, Steel, Power, Sugar, Pulp & Paper

Function Experience

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Business Development

 

 

Education

Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical)

Most Recent Role

Export Business Manager for TN Group, Thailand

Years of experience

16 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Tamil

Contact Details

m.thiyagarajan@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Shunsuke Tomite

     
 

Sector Experience

Information Technology

Function Experience

  • Marketing
  • Sales

 

Education

BA Literature

Most Recent Role

Hitachi Ltd, Account Sales Representative, Assistant Manager, Tokyo

Years of experience

10 years

Nationality

Japanese

Languages

English, Japanese

Contact Details

s.tomite@lancaster.ac.uk

LinkedIn

Anand Tiwary

     

 ‌

Sector Experience

Finance, Real Estate, FMCG

Function Experience

  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Private Wealth Management

Education

Bachelors in Business Management.

Most Recent Role

Senior Portfolio Manager- Bric Group- Dubai

Years of experience

5 years

Nationality

Indian

Languages

English, Hindi

Contact Details

a.tiwary@lancaster.ac.uk

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 Nicolas Vera

     

 

 

Sector Experience

Pharmaceuticals

Function Experience

  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Business Development
  • Market research

Education

BSc in Systems and Management Engineer

Most Recent Role

Financial Manager; Abbott Laboratories - Paraguay

Years of experience

9 years

Nationality

Chilean

Languages

Spanish, English

Contact Details

n.vera@lancaster.ac.uk

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