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Focusing on strategy, globalisation, and leadership and
change, London Business School’s Sloan MSc delivers the
latest insights in business practice and research. Taught
over 12 months, with flexible options, this full-time degree
programme leads to a Master of Science (MSc) in
Leadership and Strategy.
The curriculum features:
• core courses covering the functional and strategic
knowledge and analytical skills required to be an
effective leader in any organisation
• a choice of electives to focus on areas of special
• an International Assignment designed to build the
key capabilities needed to cross national and cultural
borders, and to manage ambiguity and change in a
• an optional management report providing an
opportunity to carry out an in-depth assignment for
a particular company or industry sector.
Sloan Fellows at London Business School are rich in
diversity, coming from across the world and from a wide
range of job functions and industry sectors. They are highly
regarded and extremely motivated senior managers,
professionals and entrepreneurs with an impressive track
record of success. This unique peer group creates a
dynamic and collaborative learning environment and a
powerful global network. Working in diverse study groups,
Sloan Fellows gain an in-depth knowledge of international
management and business practice from the perspectives
of many different cultures and industries.
On completing the programme, Sloan Fellows are equipped
with the latest business management tools and knowledge.
They join London Business School’s alumni network – a
global community of more than 39,000 executives from
around the world.
The Sloan profile
Professional services 4%
General management 54%
New business development 4%
Operations management 4%
Project management 2%
Professional services 2%
Europe (excluding UK) 20%
Latin America 11%
Africa/Middle East 5%
Australia/New Zealand 4%
North America 2%
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Successfully turned around the delivery of
one of the largest ﬁnancial services IT
transformation programmes in Southeast
Asia. Managed an international team of
more than 150 personnel. Consistently
exceeded budget targets despite
challenging circumstances. Experience
working across multiple geographies,
including the US, Europe, and Asia.
Central Bank of Oman
IT change and transformation management
professional. Successfully delivered change
programmes, of more than US$100m, within
the banking sector. Secured management
buy-ins, and integrated a broad range of
technologies including national payments
infrastructure, capital markets and business
continuity. Established an inter-governmental
consultancy for technology initiatives of national
interest. Adept at managing large, diverse
Kisco Peru S.A.
Led strategic planning and implementation
for the introduction of South Korean dyestuff
for textiles and Italian machinery into the
Peruvian market. Created strategic
partnerships within the industry. Pushed
apparel exports to a higher quality and level
of international competitiveness. Strong
negotiation skills. Knowledge of the UK,
European, Asian and all American markets.
Strategy and Alliances, India
DSM Advanced Surfaces
Responsible for strategy, M&A and projects.
Delivered high quality projects in multicultural
environments. Credited with creating ‘ﬁrst of its
kind’ business ventures in technology and
consumer space in partnership with global
corporations. Skilled in ﬁnance, strategy and
technology management. Previous experience
includes consulting, iBanking, corporate
strategy and P&L management. Pro-bono
mentor to start-ups.
Head of Legal
Cariparma - Credit Agricole
General counsel with extensive knowledge of
the banking industry. Broad governance and
board experience in Italy, US, and
Luxembourg, fulﬁlling regulatory, governmental,
and market authority requirements.
Successfully led in-house teams of 60
personnel. Substantial experience in capital
markets and corporate ﬁnance transactions.
Managed an NPL portfolio of nearly €2bn.
Industry Head of Hotels and Tourism
Erste Group Immorent AG
Senior tourism industry professional with
extensive management experience. Successful
track record in strategic leadership positions
within the hospitality sector across Central and
Eastern Europe. Currently accountable for
around 1,600 employees and responsible for
ﬁnancing hotels to a volume of more than
€1.6bn in CEE.
Paul Gregory Hanegraaf
Experienced business leader who creates
opportunities through foresight and insight.
Currently director, shareholder and creative
guide to a retail property development team as
well as founding partner of a start up dealing
with timber modular solutions. Founder and
board member of several large multicultural
and multi-disciplinary international consultancy
businesses. PE fund advisor and founding
partner of a new business venture.
Senior Vice President
Mizuho Financial Group
Deep ﬁnancial knowledge and experience of
both commercial and investment banking
services. Strategic perspective and expertise
gained planning business strategies for one of
the biggest banks in Japan. Strong
organisational leader with excellent change
management skills. Experience includes work
with government departments.
Head of Road Construction and Agriculture
Multi-skilled professional with extensive
experience in heavy machinery and railway
industries. Successfully improved business
processes and re-organised company
structures. Led cross-functional teams.
Expertise in business process management.
Previous experience includes developing
relationships with key business players and
Ludstone Integrated Property Company
Dynamic senior executive with expertise in real
estate development and investment. Leads
using strategic and pragmatic methodologies
with a deep understanding of risk. Recently co-
founded a London-based boutique property
development company. Responsible for the
successful delivery of more than 50 complex
real estate projects with average annual returns
Broad-minded entrepreneur and angel investor
trying to think bigger, work smarter and avoid
life’s drudgeries. Successfully started,
developed and sold a London-based
restaurant and coffee-roasting business.
Previous experience as a senior lawyer for a
leading New York law ﬁrm. Expertise in high
value cross-border disputes in multiple
Senior professional with extensive experience
in the investment banking sector. Led the
successful closure of more than 30
transactions. Strong expertise in business
valuation, corporate and acquisition ﬁnance,
and advisory and debt restructuring. Currently
responsible for originating and executing
transactions with the top 50 Italian
Expertise advising high-net-worth individuals.
Skilled in dispute resolution. Led a merger
integrating clients, IT systems, practice
standards and personnel. Responsible for a
department generating £5m. Introduced the
use of social media, developed a structured
client contact programme generating new
business, and devised a programme
monitoring cross-referrals. Citywealth lawyer
nominee 2013 and a top Power Woman 2014.
Pedro da Costa Carvalho
Lecca Financeira e Investimentos
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Experienced banker leading a family ﬁnance
business and assets of more than US$100m.
Skilled at structuring credit card products,
managing personal credit and assisting mid-
size companies. Sold businesses for a major
local bank and credit card company for more
than US$15m. Managed 450 personnel
across IT, treasury, business planning, and
credit and collection.
Experienced organisational change leader.
Skilled at implementing new business models
to increase commercial focus and
transparency. Led a cost reduction of £200m
per year (28%). Created enhanced
organisational capability through international
talent acquisition and development.
Experienced coach and performance
enhancer. Expertise instigating positive cultural
Multilingual senior sales and business
development executive. Expertise in small and
medium enterprise lending, micro-ﬁnance,
network management, and fundraising.
Managed a loan portfolio of US$400m across
33 branches. Successfully completed a
network optimisation project. Conducted over
150 training sessions for bank personnel in
former CIS countries.
Founder of a manufacturing and IT consulting
company. Grew the organisation from a start-
up to a business spread across two
continents. Built and led a multicultural team
across three countries. A strong leader skilled
in setting and achieving goals and strategies in
uncertain environments. Expertise leading and
developing complex solution sales.
Executive Ofﬁcer, Corporate Strategy
Phoenix Resort KK
Senior executive. Extensive turnaround
experience with one of the largest resort
complexes in Japan. Led a shareholder
change and the successful transformation to a
member ﬁrm of an organised industrial group.
Graduate school lecturer.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
New York, USA
Chief economist for the largest Japanese bank
in New York. Responsible for economic
analyses and forecasting US monetary policy.
Led the Economic Research Group under a
multicultural environment. Extensive
involvement with Japanese media. In-depth
knowledge of macroeconomics. Expertise
leading teams and training analysts.
SeungBum (SB) Kim
Cross-border expertise developing and
implementing long-range strategy, M&A and
post-merger integration. Experience of
construction equipment, consumer goods,
and ﬁnance sectors. Responsible for
US$700m new product development, pricing
strategy and execution, and led the telematics
system. Demonstrated excellence managing a
wide range of cross-functional projects.
Currently exploring new business development.
Global Offering Development Manager
Experienced consulting professional with
expertise in product innovation, lifecycle
management and supply chain. Skilled at
leading cross-functional teams. Recently
responsible for offering and asset development
across global consulting and industry teams.
Delivered multimillion US dollar services for a
major global product lifecycle programme. Led
the aerospace product lifecycle function at a
leading consulting ﬁrm, achieving signiﬁcant
Director Printing Category, North-western
Senior executive with extensive experience of
sales, marketing, and operations within the IT
hardware industry. Led sales and product
managed operations across emerging markets
in Africa and the Middle East, and developed
markets in Europe. Most recently in charge of
printing businesses with a turnover of more
than US$1bn, selling to consumers and
enterprises in North-western Europe.
Mila Lopez Simon
Senior Vice President of Operations, Spain and
Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras
Extensive experience in public-private
partnerships within the infrastructure sector. Most
recently served as a board member on several
projects in the UK and Ireland, with a budget of
€60m in revenue terms. Previously responsible
for the strategic development of the business in
Europe. Successfully led and managed multi-
Senior ﬁnance professional with extensive
knowledge of European equities. Built and led
multi-region teams across all aspects of equity
distribution, including sales trading, research
sales and ECM. Business achieved US$100m
revenues within three years. Previous
experience includes trading and relationship
building with a major global institution and
hedge fund managers.
Head of Core Banking, Global Change Delivery
Hong Kong, China
Senior CIO and programme manager. Most
recently managed the successful delivery of a
US$150m core banking system. Rich
knowledge of banking industry technology.
Track record in due diligence and the
integration of bank acquisitions. Consultancy
experience at a ‘big four’ ﬁrm. Broad
professional experience working across Asia.
Berent Philip Moe
BPM Productions AS
Successful entrepreneur. Extensive experience
across Europe and the US. Spearheaded
innovation and infrastructure development
projects in collaboration with the Norwegian
government. Consulting background with a
regional incubator targeting entertainment
start-ups. Led teams responsible for
international hit songs. Contracted as music
producer and songwriter to an international
music management company.
São Paulo, Brazil
Senior sales manager. Rich experience
negotiating complex information technology
business transactions, deﬁning sales strategy
and developing software offerings for large
global and local customers in Latin America.
Consistent achievement of sales targets
leading multinational teams.
Director of Technology
Internet engineering professional. Extensive
experience developing and managing
worldwide internet services, enterprise and
R&D networks. Led a team increasing internet
services to 12 million users, producing £53m in
sales. Successfully expanded into nine Asian
countries leading a multicultural engineering
team. The company is ranked the No. 1
wholesale internet provider in Asia.
United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Experienced ﬁnancial risk management and
compliance specialist. Currently with a retail
bank unit within a large regional commercial
bank headquartered in Singapore. Led a multi-
cultural team of 180 specialists comprising of
12 nationalities from ﬁve countries in the Asia
Paciﬁc region on a US$20m annual budget.
Previous experience includes business risk
consulting and project management.
Edwin Nginya Kuraru
Head of Finance, IT and Administration
Finance executive with broad experience in
ﬁnancial management. Expertise leading P&L
for both local and international companies.
Managed cross-border business unit ﬁnance
operations in Africa producing revenues of
more than US$40m. Experience formulating
ﬁnancial and commercial strategies, optimising
IT infrastructure and executing capabilities.
Proven business builder. Extensive international
experience across entrepreneurial boutiques
and blue-chip institutions. Recently led a global
business comprising a multicultural team of
more than 200 people across three continents,
generating US$50-100m revenues. Previously
set-up a hedge fund business raising US$1bn
in assets, and expanded a prime brokerage
business in Asia into a top-tier player.
General Sales Manager
Accomplished senior professional. Extensive
sales and marketing experience in the global
plastics sales industry. Managed major key
global plastics accounts while based in Japan
and Singapore. Most recently responsible for
managing the sales of ten suppliers across ten
regions worldwide, with a turnover of
US$190m. Skilled leader of multicultural teams.
Pakistan, Middle East
Versatile professional with a commercial
banking background and knowledge of credit,
risk and transaction banking. Strategy and
business consulting experience within
emerging markets. Change management
leader. Successfully transformed a large
banking institute into an internationally
accredited organisation. Professional
experience enriched through volunteer
assignments ranging from impact investment
to carbon credit trading.
JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation
Senior executive for the largest Russian heavy
manufacturing company. Responsible for
corporate strategy and business development.
Experienced in valuations, M&A, the creation of
international Joint Ventures, and Special
Purpose Vehicles. Strong legal background.
Managed M&A deals up to US$0.5bn.
Deputy General Manager, Investment Planning
Mitsui & Co.
Industrial developer and organiser with
expertise in evaluation and deal design. Skilled
at negotiating multimillion pound acquisitions,
investments and contracts in natural resources.
Knowledge of projects, asset ﬁnancing, energy,
and steel-related businesses. Working in the
investment and planning division of one of the
world’s largest conglomerates.
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Successful global entrepreneur. Extensive
general management experience. Expertise
leading business units on a P&L basis. Built an
international software company managing
more than 120 employees. Developed a major
online, retail, OEM and SMB distribution
network across 17 countries. Sold the
company for €44m. Founded numerous
investment organisations investing in stocks
Elite Automotive Alliance Company
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Senior executive with experience managing
multicultural, cross-functional teams. Expertise
in sales, marketing, and customer services in
the automotive, insurance, and medical
equipment sectors. Broad exposure across the
Middle East and Turkey. Successfully
restructured two companies. Recently built a
start-up to re-launch a leading global
automotive brand in Saudi Arabia.
Entrepreneur and senior technology
professional with a passion for strategic
innovation. Diverse experience across system
and product development, information security
and process improvement, IT controls, and
governance. Led multiple complex systems
integrations and implantations in the ﬁnancial
services industry across New York, Mumbai,
and London. Expertise managing cross-border
and multicultural teams.
Vice Minister of Fisheries/Consultant
Ministry of Production/The World Bank
Expertise in competitive market design and
regulatory policy. Led economic development
projects and strategic planning across Africa,
Asia, and Latin America. Senior decision-
maker on antitrust issues, ports, telecoms,
water, and sanitation. Experience consulting to
business, governments, and international
organisations. Broad knowledge of service
markets and sectors within emerging
Adventz Group – Zuari Agro Chemicals
Owner and executive director of a diversiﬁed
Indian conglomerate with a global footprint.
Strong leader with experience developing and
leading four major verticals, including
agribusiness, engineering and infrastructure,
emerging lifestyles, and services.
General Manager, Transmission and
Results-oriented business executive. Successful
change leader skilled at transforming businesses
through mentoring and delivering growth.
Expertise in the implementation of global risk
and business management systems.
Experience in key management positions with
top-tier multicultural international infrastructure
companies. Background in engineering,
construction and project management services
in more than 20 countries.
Leonardo Ramos Velloza
São Paulo, Brazil
Experienced senior executive. Marketing and
sales expertise and rich knowledge of the
pharmaceutical and FMCG industries in Latin
America. Experience working in multinational
companies within cross-functional teams. Led
multiple projects including the launch of several
global products across different consumer
categories in Brazil and Latin America.
Alex J Reed
Chief Strategy Ofﬁcer
Results-oriented and transformative strategic
leader. Transformed a faltering US$80m non-
proﬁt into a US$154m thought-leading
organisation serving 15,000 at-risk children
annually. Background in electrical engineering
and Ofﬁcer in the military. Raised US$12m to
fund a mobile infrastructure start-up and
directed US$25m in classiﬁed information
Senior global investment professional for top
tier banks in Europe. Entrepreneur with
extensive emerging market exposure.
Successfully launched and managed an
opportunistic emerging market credit and
equities absolute return fund. Advised
Indonesian ﬁrms on business and investment
strategies. Ex-partner in an Indonesian real
estate development ﬁrm.
Head of Modern Trade
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Extensive FMCG sales and trade marketing
experience in the Middle East and Pakistan,
across food and consumer goods. Skilled
team leader; led large multicultural teams to
deliver proﬁtable business growth for
multinational companies. In-depth expertise in
sales and distribution, key account and ﬁeld
force management, and personnel
Hari K Singh
Senior Vice President/Head of Global
Operations, Projects and Country Head
New Delhi, India
Extensive experience in global operations,
project management, strategy, technology
transfer, IT, new product development and
R&D. Responsible for operations in India,
South Africa, and Thailand. Successfully
established businesses and executed projects
in excess of US$300m. Received the
Chairman’s Award for the best project
implemented in South Africa and Thailand.
Dynamic Motion Rides GmbH
Signiﬁcant expertise in asset data
management. Background in electrical
engineering and project management.
Recently led the development and
implementation of asset data strategy and
standards for the world’s third busiest airport.
Improved data quality in the corporate
management IT system. Currently managing
multimillion dollar projects for the global leisure
Shailendra Naidu Somarouthu
Chief Commercial Ofﬁcer
Lap Green Networks
Accomplished telecoms executive. Executive
level leadership roles in multinational
companies. Actively engaged in turning around
two telecoms entities in Asia and East Africa.
Extensive management experience rolling out
and managing mobile commerce solutions for
developing markets. Strong track record in
brand management, marketing, sales, and
Vice President, Finance
Extensive experience in corporate ﬁnance,
planning and management, within the global
internet and online gaming industry. Expertise
driving strategy and leading teams across
multicultural, cross-functional business units.
Recently designed and led major organisational
changes across the US, Europe, and Asia.
Previously a chartered accountant with a global
professional services ﬁrm.
Makiko Hanawa Tada
Dynamic general manager at an education
company targeting ﬁnance and investment
professionals. Successfully handled multiple
leading roles contributing to the ﬁrm’s growth
and development. Led numerous educational
system development projects for major
Japanese stock exchanges and top
universities. Active lecturer to individual
Jorge Vita Haeussler
Manager, Strategic Planning
Multi-skilled executive with extensive
experience in commercial management and
strategic planning. Effective team leader with
strong vision. Successfully led restructures and
organisational integrations. Achieved constant
revenue growth and highest returns within the
local industry. Rich M&A experience within
Latin America’s telecoms market.
Organisational Management Laboratory
Entrepreneur specialising in organisational
management consulting. Diverse experience
leading change management projects in
Japanese organisations, including a general
trading company, a multinational auto
company, a major credit card company, and
manufacturing companies. Developed business
consulting expertise in the world’s largest
professional service ﬁrms. Co-authored books
on organisational and change management.
President of Asia
American Eagle Outﬁtters
Hong Kong, China
Executive ofﬁcer of a US-listed retailer.
Successfully launched several iconic western
brands into Greater China and Asia. Managed
a portfolio of lifestyle brands with a distribution
network throughout 1,000 stores in Asia. Track
record of turning around businesses and
coaching cross-cultural general management
Director, Management Consultant
Global change programme manager with
leading investment banks. Managed business
and technology teams of up to 65 staff in eight
countries. Responsibility for 350 stakeholders,
managing £34m budgets and US$1trillion
national. Successfully delivered £40bn capital
savings. CFA charterholder. Strategic
relationship builder with prior experience in
consulting, start-ups, technology, and biotech.
Norah Prida Bay
Successful entrepreneur with extensive global
experience across Europe and the Americas.
Deep knowledge of emerging markets
dynamics. Expertise in the ﬁnancial industry
and negotiations. Currently working on a
Cynthia Mengyue Sheng
Regional Financial Controller
Moet Hennessy Asia Paciﬁc
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Senior professional with extensive experience
in corporate ﬁnance and enterprise
governance in the luxury goods industry.
Strong background leading cross-functional
projects. Led ﬁnancial management and
strategic planning of the Asia-Paciﬁc duty free
business, generating revenue of US$190m.
Achieved an average annual proﬁt growth of
over 30% from 2011 to 2014.
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