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Business school alumni return to campus to share their top career tips, Wednesday 27 Feb, Jubilee Lecture Theatre

Yousra Abdelmoneim (Economics 2016)

Want to know how to get your dream job in business, finance and marketing? Our Make it happen alumni panellists might have the answer. Put your questions to them on Wednesday 27 February, 6pm -7pm, Jubilee Lecture Theatre.

Three panellists are Business School alumni, representing PwC, KPMG, and business start-up Waffle. Other speakers are from Interbrand, Lloyds Banking Group and LT Land.

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From 4.30pm you can also meet graduate employers as part of the Business School Careers Festival taking place in the Jubilee Foyer and Cafe area. 

Make changes. Make plans. Make it happen.

Business school alumni speaker profiles

Yousra Abdelmoneim (Economics 2016) Senior Associate, PwC UK
Yousra works at PwC in their London Top Tier internal audit department, performing internal audit reviews for local government and central government over emerging risk areas. She joined as part of the Banking and Capital Markets Assurance graduate programme after completing a placement year. She is an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants) chartered accountant and has three years’ experience externally auditing large banks such as Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Mizuho and Macquarie.

Julian Bourne (Economics 2018) Co-founder, Waffle
While studying for his BSc in Finance at Sussex, Julian Co-founded Waffle, an award-winning start-up that has since raised funding from Techstars (a leading early-stage venture accelerator) and Metro AG (a global hospitality giant). Waffle is an app-based chatbot that aims to make finding restaurant deals as simple as sending a message.

Charlie Simpson (Economics with German 1990) Partner – Global Strategy Group and Head of Mobility 2030, KPMG
As Head of KPMG’s Mobility 2030 service, Charlie helps clients across the transport ecosystem understand and plan for strategic changes driven by new technology, financial, regulatory and consumer trends, particularly in the areas of Mobility as a Service, vehicle electrification, connectivity and autonomy. These trends will fundamentally change the transportation, energy, financial services and communications industries, as well as infrastructure and public sectors. Charlie also supports clients in all of the above sectors commercialising innovation, as either a source of breakthrough, disruptive growth, or as a significant threat to existing business models.

By: Serena Mitchell
Last updated: Thursday, 21 February 2019