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Posted by: on August 2, 2021

What led me to the Oxford MBA – my career journey so far

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Here, Nagadarsan Suresh tells us what led him to the Oxford MBA. I’m from Kerala in India, where I spent the majority […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

Get to know Maria Rotilu, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I’m a former management consultant turned venture builder who helped startups like Uber and Branch.co scale in Sub-Saharan Africa. I enjoy helping technology businesses reach global scale. On a lazy day, you’ll find me writing, reading or watching a TV show. I am a little obsessed with cyberpunk dystopian movies or […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

GET TO KNOW CHI OKAFOR, CLASS OF 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am an avid advocate for women development, with over 5 years professional experience working across communities, governmental and non-governmental organizations, my passion and commitment to driving gender parity has led to key engagements between the Houses of Parliament London, Senate of Nigeria, United Nations Addis Ababa and TEDx.  Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on October 15, 2020

Get to know Emma Openshaw, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: City-slicker turned wildlife novice, I have made a career out of doing what I love, telling stories. My time in the entertainment industry has spanned from producing and coordinating films to directing live television shows. I am rarely found without something to say or without a cup of tea in hand. […]

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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 October 1, 2020

Get to know Maneesha Wijesinghe, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A girl from Sri Lanka currently working on a start-up to tackle the world’s consumer waste crisis. My background is in tech. I have worked at a few start-ups and went through two IPOs. Right now, entirely focusing on the MBA and my start-up “Kola Project.” Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Tech […]

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Posted by: on October 1, 2020

Get to know Sharon Gyesi, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a certified public accountant who specialized in external audits, and now an agripreneur.  I’ve lived in Accra Ghana and in the USA in the following cities; St. Louis, Atlanta and also the Washington D.C metro area. When I’m not working, you’ll find me either travelling, taking pictures or posing […]

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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 August 25, 2020

Get to know Osemhen Okenyi, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Wife to one, mother to two, innovating as an engineer by day and writing by night. You can also catch me reading novels, baking pastries or hanging out with Blazers & Baby, the community I founded for career women to support one another in achieving work-life balance. Sector/Industry you worked in […]

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Posted by: on August 18, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Gerisha Nadaraju

I currently work as a Product Operations Lead at TrueLayer (an Open Banking fintech startup) in London. TrueLayer was my first job post Oxford MBA and I joined the company over 2 years ago as a Business Operations Analyst when there were only 10 other employees. We’ve now grown to about 150 people and I’ve […]

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