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Posted by: on September 13, 2018

Get to know Sourav Kalra

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Too British Manager: Dependable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. India is my home country and I have lived in Europe for  7 years, 5 […]

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Posted by: on August 21, 2018

Get to know Ollie Ormiston

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best-friend: SWEDE! Manager: Outcome-focused Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am British and have lived all over the country through postings in the military (8 houses […]

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Posted by: on August 10, 2018

Get to know Maximilian Groebe

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Entertaining Manager: Adaptable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was born in Rio de Janeiro but grew up in Miami, Florida. I attended Cornell […]

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Posted by: on April 20, 2018

6am to midnight: reflections on Hilary term

Johannesburg, April 7 2018 Hello to you all and greetings from Johannesburg, where I am sitting in my hotel room before the beginning of a week-long Saïd Business School international elective – Growth Prospects and Opportunities for Business in Africa. Fifty-three of us (16% of the class!) have given up a week of a short […]

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Posted by: on September 11, 2017

Introduction to Marte van Oort

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you?   Best friend: Adventurous Manager: Thorough Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford.   When I was 7 years old, I watched a documentary about orphans in The Netherlands. […]

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Posted by: on September 10, 2017

Introduction to Tara Protheroe

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would your manager describe you? Best friend: Adventurous Manager: Trustworthy Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. An English girl with a thirst for adventure, I’ve lived and worked for most of my […]

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Posted by: on September 5, 2017

Introduction to Adetayo Martins

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Spontaneous Manager: Resourceful Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am a dual nationality Nigerian and British person, who loves to say he’s an example […]

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Posted by: on August 25, 2017

Introduction to Alec McLaurin

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Loyal Manager: Capable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am half French, half Australian but grew up in the UK. I’ve lived in Buenos […]

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Posted by: on August 25, 2017

Introduction to Tiffany Handley

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Hermione Manager: Dynamic Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I have worked in non-profits since I graduated college. I led two eleven month, eleven country […]

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Posted by: on August 23, 2017

Post-MBA Thoughts on Purpose

In Trinity Term one of my favourite MBA electives was the Nature of the Corporation. In this course we asked, “what’s the purpose of a corporation?”, “do companies need to have a clear purpose?”, “how many corporations adhere to a healthy reason for their being?”, “is this reason good for shareholders alone or does it have a […]

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