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Cass alumnus Richard StoreyRichard Storey, 1969
Richard Storey studied MBA Administrative Sciences (then known as an MSc) in the second ever intake, graduating in 1969 from what was then the City University Business School. He’s recently retired.
Read Richard's alumni story, published as part of the #Cassat50 series on the City Alumni Network blog.


Cass alumnus Steve RichardsSteve Richards, 1976
Steve Richards studied BSc Management and Systems from 1973 to 1976. He’s been living in Australia for 36 years but hasn’t lost his Welsh accent.
Read Steve's alumni story , published as part of the #Cassat50 series on the City Alumni Network blog.


Cass alumnus Graham EvansGraham Evans, 1989
Graham Evans studied for a BSc in Banking & International Finance from 1986 to 1989, a period of time which included Black Monday. He has since gone on to forge a 20-year career as an Independent Financial Advisor and has now branched out into the start-up world.
Read Graham's alumni story on the City Alumni Network blog.


Cass alumnus Councillor Mark ShooterCouncillor Mark Shooter, 1992
Councillor Mark Shooter, Mayor of Barnet, is the youngest ever person to hold this position, and an Actuarial Science graduate from 1992. We went to interview him for a chat about how he got into politics, the diversity of Barnet and the pressures of funding cuts, as well as going on safari in South Africa.
Read the interview on the City Alumni Network blog.

Cass alumni Anna IozzinoAnna Iozzino, 1994

Anna Iozzino studied MSc Business Studies at Cass, graduating in 1994.
Read Anna's alumni story,published as part of the #Cassat50 series on the City Alumni Network blog.


Cass alumna Jeanette PurcellJeanette Purcell, 2001
Jeanette Purcell is a Cass MBA alumna, graduating with a Distinction in 2001, and Managing Director of The Brain Exchange, an invitation-only problem-solving network for business professionals. She is also Managing Director of Jeanette Purcell Associates, a leadership and responsible management consultancy and a guest lecturer for Cass MBA and MSc programmes in London and Dubai. Previously she was the Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
Read our interview with Jeanette on the City Alumni Network blog.


Cass alumnus Danial AbbasDanial Abbas, 2010
Danial Abbas studied BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management, graduating in 2010.
Read Danial's alumni story - part of the City Alumni Network blog's #Cassat50 series.

Cass alumna Juliet ValdingerJuliet Valdinger, 2013
Juliet Valdinger studied MSc Grantmaking, Philanthropy and Social Investment, 2013.
Read our interview with Juliet, published as part of the #Cassat50 series on the City Alumni Network blog.

Cass alumna Basak Ben SasalBasak Sen Sasal
Basak Sen Sasal is a Cass alumna with her own business, Snapsights, which connects parents and their babies via remote monitoring, and via The White Stork, brings the extended family into a newborn’s world in UAE’s major hospitals.
Read our interview with Basak on the City Alumni Network blog.