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About Cass

Governance

Cass Business School is part of City, University of London. There is one overall governing body -The University Council - which governs City including all the individual Schools. In addition, Cass Business School has additional bodies who contribute to the smooth running of the school and provide valuable contributions.

The Cass Strategy & Development Board advises the School on its strategic development, external profile and fundraising activities. The Cass Alumni Board assists with developing and driving forward the alumni strategy of engaging and retaining the long-term support and involvement of Cass alumni around the world.  Both boards have been active since 2008.

 

Cass Strategy and Development Board

Chairman:

Sir Malcolm Williamson
Non Executive Director, Aviva PLC
Chairman, The Prince's Youth Business International
Chairman, Invicta Card Services Limited
Member, Board of Trustees, Youth Business America

External Members:

Julian Adams
Group Regulatory Director, Prudential plc

David Aldrich
Head of Relationship Management EMEA, Moodys Investor Services  

Mark Boleat
Chairman, Policy and Resources Committee, City of London

Michael Cole-Fontayn
Chairman – Europe, Middle East and Africa, BNY Mellon

Chris Cummings
Chief Executive, TheCityUK

Shelley Doorey-Williams
Head of Wealth Planning and Banking Products UK and Jersey, UBS Wealth Management; EMBA 2013

Sophie Fernandes
Common Councilman for the City of London
Public Affairs Manager at NHBC

Robert Legget
Managing Director, Progressive Value Management Ltd; MBA 1974

Roy Leighton
Council Chairman of British Expertise and Chairman of Financial Services Champions UKTI

Ali Miraj
Director, Infrastructure Finance, ING  

Hunada Nouss
Executive Director, Finance and Operations for the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

Nick Roditi
Principal of N. Roditi & Co; MSc Management Science 1970

Carol Sergeant
Chairman of the Standards Policy and Strategy Committee, British Standards Institute;  MBA 1991

Jeremy N. White
Chairman, White Capital Partners;  EMBA 1985

Cass Members:

Costas Grammenos CBE
Vice-President City, University of London, Director International Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance

Marianne Lewis
Dean, Cass Business School

Paul Long
Chief Operating Officer, Cass Business School

Jo Silvester
Deputy Dean, Cass Business School

Ruth Velenski
Head of Corporate Development, Development & Alumni Relations, Cass Business School

Cass Alumni Board

Chairman:

Marianne Lewis
Dean, Cass Business School

External Members:

Robert Legget (Chair)
Managing Director, Progressive Value Management Ltd;
MBA 1974

Alex Dimitrakoudis
Senior Product Manager, RBS Group;
EMBA 1998

Roy Golden
Head of Commerical Technology Sales - North, Cisco  

Matthew Hubbard
People Director, Commerical Banking and Group Audit, Lloyds Banking Group

Paul Lampey
Head of Key Clients, Standard Chartered Bank

Farshid Sadr-Hashemi
Principal, Sadr-Hashemi LLP;
EMBA 1992

Marca Wosoba
Head of International Development, World First UK Ltd; MBA 2007

Eugenia Patriniche
Director of Corporate Development, Chicago Booth School of Business;  Finance MBA 1994

Shefali Gupta
Vice President/Executive Director, Goldman Sachs International;  MBA 2008

Kelly Kent
Head of Development, Imperial College London

Nicolas Haig
Global Investment Partners, Senior Investment Analysis  

Agathe Thorseth
CEO and Founder, Bespoke Sir  

Maria Nikolou
Senior Programme Manager, Said Business School, University of Oxford  

Cass Members:

Viola Polakowska
Head of Alumni Relations, Cass Business School

In 2010, an additional eight new advisory boards were formed. The new boards focus on a number of different areas of the School's operations and were founded to engage and more effectively utilise the expertise within our communities.
Each board comprises a mix of alumni and non-alumni from a diverse range of industries, experience and background, bringing with them a wealth of experience and insight. Meeting on a regular basis throughout the year, their recommendations and feedback will assist Cass staff in maintaining the School's relevance to practitioners around the world.

UG Programme Finance

Chairman:

Russell Gerrard
Associate Dean of the UG Programme

External Members:

Alessio Baraldi
Analyst, Warburg Pincus; 
BSc Banking and International Finance 2005

Olga Bushina
Senior Client Relationship Manager, Cl
ariden Leu; BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management 2004

Luca Del Conte
Executive Director, Medicapital Bank;  BSc
Banking and International Finance 1999

Bev Durston
Portfolio Manager, Alternative Assets, British Airways Pensions; BSc
Banking and International Finance 1986

Jonathan Jenkins
Director of Ventures, UnLtd; BSc
Banking and International Finance 1992

Marwa Khalaf-Allah
Senior Associate, JPMorgan;
MSc Actuarial Management 2002; Business Research Program 2007

Riz Manji
Securities Operations Infrastructure Specialist, Corporate Actions subject matter expert, RBC Dexia Investor Services Trust;  BSc
Banking and International Finance 1994

Kelvin Milgate
Commodity Derivatives Trader, Royal Bank of Scotland;
BSc Banking and International Finance 2000

Zaheed Nizar
COO, Landlet Hotel Group; BSc
Banking and International Finance 1999

Antonis Ntatzopoulos
Debt Capital Markets, RBS Global Banking & Markets; MSc
Investment Management 2005

Manuel Schlabbers 
Fund Manager, Accudo Asian Value Arbitrage Fund, Sinopac AM (Asia) Ltd.; BSc
Investment and Financial Risk Management 2005

Diljinder Shoker
The Bank of New York Mellon; BSc
Insurance and Investment 2000

Dimitrios Tsesmetzoglou
Partner and Vice Chairman, BMS Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers Hellas S.A.; BSc
Insurance and Investment 1997

Cass Members:

Russell Gerrard

Ruth Velenski
Head of Corporate Development

Namita Sharma
Planned Giving Assistant

Sotiris Staikouris
Course Director for BSc IFRM

Business and Management

Chairman:

Cliff Oswick
Head of Faculty of Management & Deputy Dean of UG Programme, Cass Business School

External Members:

Riz Manji
Securities Operations Infrastructure Specialist, RBC Dexia Investor Services Trust

Hiten Bathia
Analyst, Barclays Bank;  BSc Management 2009

Zaheed Nizar
Director, Landlet Hotel Group

Jonathan Jenkins
CEO, The Social Network Business  

Dimitris Tsesmetzoglou
Partner and Vice Chairman, BMS Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers Hellas S.A  

Antonis Ntatzopoulos
tbc, RBS Global Banking & Markets  

Ed Bace
Director, CFA Institute  

Spyros Mesomeris
European Head - Global Equity Quantitative, Deutsche Bank AG  

Alp Sevimlisoy
Chief Executive Officer, Asthenius Capital  

Anas Kaidi
tbc  

Luca Del Conte
Director, Capital Markets, GMP Securities Europe LLP

Christopher Kainz
tbc

Igor Zjalic
tbc  

Cass Members:

Russell Gerrard
Associate Dean of UG Programme

Ruth Velenski
Campaigns & Governance Manager

Namita Sharma
Development Officer

Misha Hebel
Director BSc Management

Wayne Holland
Senior Lecturer in Operations Research

Finance MScs

Chairman:

Andrew Clare
Professor of Asset Management; Associate Dean for the MSc Programme

External Members:

Ben Ashby
Head of European Credit Research, HSBC;  BSc Business Studies 1996

Des Byrne
MD, Barclays Stockbrokers;  MBA 1988

Meyrick Cox
MD, Moelis & Co;  BSc Business Studies 1987

Jon Freeman
Partner, Coller Capital;  BSc Banking & International Finance 1988

Ade Cordell
Director, NYSE Euronext, Equity Derivatives and OTC Services; MBA 2001

Coolin Desai
Partner, PWC, Corporate Finance Business Services;  BSc International Banking & Finance 1988

Robert Gardner
Co-Chief Executive, Redington

Andrew Giles
CIO, Solutions, Insight Investment; BSc Banking & Internation

Mike Grant
Managing Director, Aaronite Partners;  MBA 1986

Matt Jaume
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; MSc Mathematical Trading & Finance 2000

Richard O'Connor
Head of Investor Relations, Royal Bank of Scotland;  BSc Business Studies 1990

Richard Odumodu
Investment Director, Fixed Income at Silk Invest;  MBA 2004

Niamh Prendergast
Partner, Retail Banking, Ernst & Young

Christopher Stangroome
Director, Barclays, Group Market Risk; MSc Mathematical Trading & Finance 2000

Cass Members:

Angela Bowen
Head of Major Donors

Ruth Velenski
Head of Campaigns


 


MSc Management

Chairman:

Gianvito Lanzolla
Professor in Strategy, Cass Business School

External Members:

Angela Antetomaso
Media Specialist, CNBC

Mike Brotherston
Marketing Manager, Johnson & Johnson;  MBA 2005

Rene Carayol
MD, Carayol Ltd

Luca Crenna
Director, Houlihan Lokey

Graham Hales
MD, Interbrand

Ian Jones
Operations Transformation Director, Royal Mail  

Alan Leaman
CEO, Management Consultancies Association

Per Larsen
Partner, Puddlebuy

Philippe Marmara
VP Chief Marketing Officer, Global Praxis; MBA 1992

Alessandro Martinez
Finance Director, Stanley Black and Decker  

Asher Rickayzen
Director, Relume Ltd

Niall Ryan
HR Director, Harrods  

Richard Solomon
Deputy Chief Group Accountant, RBS

Stephen Warrington
Partner, PWC - Diamond Advisory Services; BSc Banking and International Finance

Ozana Giusca
Managing Director, Bridge Europe Consulting  

Frehiwot Fisseha
Head of SAP Unit, International Maritime Organisation, UN

Joss Tantram
Partner, Corporate Sustainability, Terrafiniti LLP

Alan Braithwaite
Partner Consultant, LCP

John Lockton
Partner Consultant, LCP

Debbie Maitland
Director of Talent Development, Lubrizol

Simon Feeney
Category Manager - Aircraft Cabins Procurement, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

Alfonso Bosch
Chief Executive Officer, ECCBC  

Cass Members:

Kelly Kent
Major Gifts Officer, Cass Business School

Carl Tams
Senior Corporate Development Executive

Ruth Velenski
Head of Campaigns

MBA

Chairman:

Roy Batchelor
Professor of Banking & Finance; Director of the Executive MBA Programme in Dubai, Cass Business School

External Members:

David Aldrich
Assoicate Managing Director, Emerging Markets, Bank of New York Mellon

Dr Caroline Brown
Artist, Open Cambridge Studies; MBA 1989

Diane Greenidge
Advisor at POWER. Womens network  

Eloy Garcia
Visiting Professor, IE Business School

Nicholas Thompson
Chief Executive Officer, Aukett Swanke  

Nicola Horton
Principal, Corporate Finance, Kingston Smith LLP

Michele Gorgodian
MD, Integra Limited

Paul Marcuse
Chairman Desginate, Heidrick & Struggles; Adviser, Vision Captial; MBA 1987

Paul McNamara
Managing Director, Insurance and Investments, Barclays  

Rosemary Hilary
Chief Audit Officer, TSB Banking Group plc

Surinder Hundal
Director, Rippleseed 

Cass Members:

Krista Slinn
Head of Alumni Relations

Ruth Velenski
Head of Campaigns

Centre for Asset Management Research

Chairman:

Andrew Clare
Professor of Asset Management; Associate Dean for the MSc Programme

External Members:

Roderick Collins
Fund Manager, Hasley Investment Management LLP

Mike Dicks
Senior Economist, Wadhwani Asset Management

Rachael Hoey
Director, Business Development CLS Services Ltd; MBA 1995

Henry Kenner
CEO Arrowgrass; BSc Business Studies 1983

Richard Jeffery
Chief Investment Officer, Cazenove

Christiaen Van Lanschot
CEO VOC Capital Management LLP; MBA 1995

Jonathan Lipkin
Head of Research, Investment Management Association

Igor Pikovsky
Head of Portfolio Risk Management, Rogge Global Managers

Robert Schwob
Principal, Style Research Ltd

Paul D. Kaplan Ph.D., CFA
Quantitative Research Director, Morningstar Europe, Ltd

Cass Members:

Ruth Velenski
Head of Campaigns

Carl Tams
Senior Corporate Development Executive

Cass Advisory Board for MENA

Chairman:

Dr Roy Leighton
Council Chairman of British Expertise and Chairman of Financial Services Champions UKTI

External Members:

Mark Beer OBERegistrar, DIFC Courts, Dubai International Financial Centre

Caroline Faraj
Chief Operations Director, CNN

Chris Mouchbahani
Managing Partner at M Capital Group

Rehan Pathan
Managing Director, Takseem Dubai EMBA 2007

Giselle Pettyfer
Vice Chairman, Falcon and Associates

Edward Quinlan
Retired, Ernst & Young Country Partner, UAE

Bashir Siman OBE
Special Representative to the UAE - Financial & Professional Services, British Embassy

Alexandre Suarez
Executive Director, E S Bankers Dubai Ltd;  MSc Finance 2002

Cass & City Members:

Professor Roy Batchelor
Professor of Banking & Finance; Director of the Cass Executive MBA Programme in Dubai

Professor Marianne Lewis
Dean

Ehsan Razavizadeh
Regional Director - MENA and Head of Dubai Centre

Actuarial Science and Insurance

Chairman:

Dr Ben Rickayzen
Head of Faculty of Actuarial Science & Insurance, Cass Business School

External Members:

Patrick Bloomfield
Partner, Hymans Robertson;  BSc Actuarial Science 1996

Jean Eu
Senior Actuary, Correlation Risk Partners Ltd; BSc Actuarial Science 2005

Avni Gohil
Actuarial Financial Risk Manager, KPMG;  BSc Actuarial Science 1999

Andrew Long
Senior Consultant, Towers Watson; MSc Actuarial Science 2000

Waj Rizvi
Senior Research Associate, Bernstein

Shane Latchman
Research Associate, Air WorldWide  

Cass Members:

Namita Sharma
Planned Giving Assistant; MSc Management 2009

Ruth Velenski
Head of Campaigns

Advisory Board of Masters in Leadership Programme