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Cass Dubai welcomes Lord Mayor of London

Alderman Roger Gifford speaks to staff, students and alumni

Yesterday the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Roger Gifford, spoke to Cass and City University London students, alumni and staff in Dubai.

The event was held at the exclusive Capital Club in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), also home to the Cass Dubai Centre.

Speaking at the event, the Lord Mayor, who is Chancellor of City University London, discussed the achievements of the School over the past year.

Alderman Roger Gifford said: "Cass Business School's programme in Dubai is a vital part of the UK's aim to support education, training and qualifications in the UAE, as our collaboration will achieve mutually-beneficial exchange of talent, ideas and capital.

"The UK's world-class education sector is key to developing and attracting the talent needed by firms operating in the global financial services industry. Cass Business School's specialist post-graduate MBA is helping to shape the next generation of leaders, and now boasts alumni at the forefront of business all over the world."

Ehsan Razavizadeh, Regional Director, MENA and Head of the Dubai Centre said: "Since 2007, the Cass Dubai Centre has striven to meet the needs of business executives in the Middle East and surrounding regions and continues to attract a vast pool of skilled and multilingual talent from all over the world.

"We are honoured to welcome the Lord Mayor to Dubai to meet with alumni and staff of the Cass Dubai Centre. Our close connection with the London campus, where Cass has built strong relationships with the City of London, is one of the centre's greatest assets."

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