Meet the new Student Association team
Life@LBS caught up with the new Student Association Club Officers to find out a bit about them and where they come from.
Chief of Staff
Angela Stasinopoulou, MBA 2021 is from Athens, Greece. Before coming to LBS, she completed an MEng Mechanical Engineering at UCL and worked as an oil trader at Goldman Sachs and as a senior consultant at Profile Software. She is interested in moving into investment banking after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys cooking for friends, spinning, hiking, and travelling.
James Boudreau, MBA 2021 is from Canada, he worked for Boston Consulting Group for four years after graduating from Ivey Business School in Canada. He is excited to be going back to Boston Consulting Group after LBS, with the goal of specialising in data science solutions for clients in the retail sector. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, producing house and hip-hop music and travelling to new places around the world!
PR and Communications
Kelly Bo, MiM2020 is from San Francisco, California. She studied at UC Berkeley and graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Haas School of Business. Prior to LBS, she worked for two years at KPMG in the financial services industry and is interested in pursuing management consulting after LBS. During her free time, she enjoys skiing, taking ballet classes, hanging out with friends and travelling.
Sophia Zachares, MBA2021 is from Skala Eresos, Greece. Before coming to LBS, she completed her undergraduate at Wellesley College and worked at Saks Fifth Avenue (Manhattan, NY) and Saks OFF 5th Europe GmbH (Cologne, Germany). She is interested in retail consulting or VC in the retail space in Europe after LBS. During her free time, she enjoys meditation, painting, and diving for sea urchins.
Gamze Seten, MBA2021 is from Istanbul, Turkey. Before coming to LBS, she completed her Bachelor at Harvard College and worked in special events and brand partnerships at Dolce & Gabbana and MaxMara. She is interested in exploring business development in luxury fashion and during her free time, she enjoys visual arts, theatre, and skiing.
Miles Cohen MBA2021 – junior social affairs officer
Aastha Nagar, MiM2020 is from Munich, Germany. Before coming to LBS, She studied Economics and Psychology at McGill and had internships in pharmaceuticals and food delivery in Germany. She is interested in consulting or tech after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys cooking and exploring London.
Taiki Miki, MBA2021 is from Darien, Connecticut, USA. Before coming to LBS, he completed his undergraduate degree in Finance at the University of Texas in Austin and had four years of consulting experience at Mercer in New York. He is interested in making an impact after LBS and during his free time, he enjoys cooking, running, and tennis.
Sports and Clubs
Frida Jansaker, MBA2021 is from Kristianstad, Sweden. Before coming to LBS, she worked in corporate finance. She is interested in pursuing consulting after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys playing sports, especially tennis.
Fedile Kekana, MBA2021 is from Johannesburg, South Africa. Before coming to LBS, she completed her Bachelor of Business Science in Finance and Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting at the University of Cape Town, while working in an external audit and investment banking (M&A). She is interested in investment banking / management consulting after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys learning French, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.
Trishala Bothra, MiM2020 is from India. Before coming to LBS, she studied Mechanical Engineering and worked for a year at GEP India. She is interested in doing consulting after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys basketball and dance.
Robert Brennecke, MBA2021 is from Düsseldorf, Germany. Before coming to LBS he studied Information Systems at the University of Münster, the University of Melbourne and the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad in India. Afterwards he worked as consultant for McKinsey & Company in the German office. His hobbies include football, table tennis, badminton, fine-dining and snowboarding.
Frederika Pardoe, MBA 2021 is from Johannesburg, South Africa. Before coming to LBS, she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and was a manager at Deloitte in London, followed by being the CEO of Amulet Diamond Corp. She is still exploring different options after LBS, but definitely wants something Africa focused. During her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, skiing, being outdoors and catching up with friends and family.
Jackie Wang, MFA2020 is from Bejing, China. Before coming to LBS, she completed her undergrad at University of Virginia and worked in investment banking, asset management and consulting in the US as well as in China. She is interested in doing many things after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys art history, museums, tennis, and reading (especially biographies of entrepreneurs).
Santiago Fernandez MBA2021 is from Manila, Philippines. Before coming to LBS he completed his Bachelor of Commerce – Finance and Economics at the University of Melbourne. He also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a M&A Consultant and Fortman Cline Capital Markets as a Senior Financial Analyst. After LBS he is interested in exploring Investment Banking in London. His hobbies include Basketball, Running, Scuba Diving, Travelling and Skiing
MiM Programme Rep – William Abihanna, MiM2020 is from Geneva, Switzerland. Before coming to LBS, he completed his undergrad in Business and IR at IE Business School, Madrid. He is interested in doing management consulting after LBS and during his free time, he enjoys music, cooking and rugby.
MAM Programme Rep – Prasannajeet Mane, MAM2020 is from Satara, Maharashtra, India. Before coming to LBS, he completed a Mechanical Engineering degree at IIT Gandhinagar, and was a researcher at the Centre of Autism at UoR. He is interested in living by LBS’s vision with primary focus on improving healthcare delivery, and during his free time, he enjoys writing, study of human decision making and the art of persuasion.
MIFFT Programme Rep – Viviana Loriato, MiF2020 is from Rio de Janeiro. Before coming to LBS, she studied Industrial Engineering at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and led teams in strategy, competitive intelligence and business intelligence functions at large natural resources exporters. She is interested in exploring new sectors and during her free time she enjoys karaoke and cycling.
MFA Programme Rep – Anna Kvasnikova, MFA 2020 is from Moscow, Russia. Before coming to LBS, she studied Economics at LSE. She is interested in pursuing asset management after LBS and during her free time, she enjoys art, painting, and travelling.
EMBA Programme Rep – Mark Hoyle EMBA2021 is from Penn, UK. He was a sales and account manager at Autodesk, Amazon Web Services, and Cisco before coming to LBS. He is interested in progressing his career into sales leadership in enterprise technology focused on the property/real estate sector after LBS. During his free time, he enjoys snowboarding, BMX bikes and squash.