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Posted by: on January 25, 2021

Leadership lessons from volunteering in the NHS COVID-19 vaccination roll-out

On the 4th of January 2021, the unwelcome but necessary news of a third UK lockdown was announced. This brought with it the immediate closure of schools and universities – not exactly the news you want to hear part-way through a one-year MBA at Oxford. Feeling somewhat disheartened the next morning, I stumbled fortuitously across […]

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Posted by: on January 2, 2021

Get to Know Tom Perfrement, Oxford MBA Class of 2020-2021

Tell us about yourself: Chemical engineer turned management consultant turned social entrepreneur. Passionate about tennis, investing (listed equities), coffee, traveling, and empowering the not-for-profit ecosystem with data analytics capabilities. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Management Consulting (L.E.K. Consulting) Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Social Impact / Funds Management / Consulting Country of […]

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Posted by: on November 17, 2020

Get to know Elizabeth Wesche, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Passionately curious and always interested in a good story, I’ve come to Oxford from parallel careers in strategy consulting and music. You can usually find me chatting with friends over coffee or exploring Oxford’s many parks and old buildings Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Strategy Consulting / Music Sector/Industry you are […]

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Posted by: on October 26, 2020

Get to know Krishna Bhat, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Mechanical Engineer turned Social Impact activist turned HR Executive, I can define my life by the amazing people I have spoken to during it. Excited to spend this year having infinite conversations about the way we work, and how we can try to shape the corporate culture of tomorrow. Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on October 2, 2020

Get to know Niharika Naveen, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A compulsive reader, armchair TV critic, sometimes writer/editor who stumbled into a job as a Mergers and Acquisitions consultant! Currently exploring my interest in investing and start-up of all shapes and sizes anywhere in the world.  I love learning about what other people are doing! Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: M&A […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

Get to know Takura Chimbuya, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Mechanical Engineer by training, amatuer photographer, workout enthusiast, intrapreneur and entrepreneur -Founder and Non-Executive Director of Brothers Beard, a beard grooming startup that manufactures and distributes beard grooming products in South Africa. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Financial Services (Digital Innovation) Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Economic Development […]

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Posted by: on September 22, 2020

Get to know Dr Abhishek Roy, class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a Clinical Biochemist by profession who has worked extensively in the Healthcare Sector, especially in the public domain of an emerging economy like India. Besides work, I am deeply passionate about Blogging, Travelling, Photography and playing Table Tennis. These things I believe makes me human and help me remain […]

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Posted by: on September 15, 2020

Get to know Jo Goodall, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A self confessed “Weekend Warrior” spending my free time running marathons and cycling across continents.  Professionally, I have over seven years experience in Strategy focused roles, firstly with Deloitte as a Management Consultant before moving in-house with a fashion retailer.  Most recently, becoming self-employed to work in the Health & Wellbeing […]

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Posted by: on June 29, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Sanjana Govil

Three lessons from my MBA journey. Passion is good, but experience is better. When I applied to SBS in 2016, I was a VC lawyer for impact investors and social enterprises who wanted to do what my clients were doing. I had been bitten by the social impact bug a few years prior while clerking […]

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Posted by: on June 8, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Winnie Tuang

My post-MBA journey has seen me join Revolut in the capacity of Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations, as part of the Singapore office. Prior to commencing my MBA, I worked for several consulting firms specialising in financial services. I found the experience invaluable and enriching but decided to pursue an MBA to gain deeper […]

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