Current EMBA student profiles

We are pleased to introduce the 2013-2014 student profiles.

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BA in Cinema & Television, Southern Methodist University Dallas, USA

Professional Experience:

  • Ontility NY Sales Manager for 3 years
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel NY as Assistant Front Office Manager, 1 year
  • Empire Hotel NY as Guest Service Agent, 2 years

Languages: English, Spanish

Nationality: American




BA in Teaching English and French Kaluga State Pedagogical University Moscow
Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Moscow International School of Business “MIRBIS”

Professional Experience;

  • Future Enterprises Singapore, Moscow office as Finance Analyst and Finance Controller, 7 years
  • Euro-Asia Oil SA Switzerland, Moscow office as Finance Analyst, 2 years

Languages: Russian, English, French

Nationality: Russian



Jerome AVRIL

Master of Business Administration, HEC Geneva

Professional Experience:

  • Owner of Zio Café Restaurant, Geneva, Switzerland, 1 year
  • Credit Suisse Zurich as Client Relationship Manager, Acquisition Team, 2 years
  • Stenham, London as Market Developer, for Asia, 2 years
  • Barclays Wealth Bank, Geneva as Junior Private Banker for South African market, 4 years
  • Credit Suisse Private Banking, Geneva as Senior Assistant Relationship, Manager, 2.9 years

Languages: French, English, Spanish

Nationality: Swiss



Sisi DAI

BA in English Studies, Malmo University
Diploma in Engineering Landscape Architecture, Shanghai Urban Management College.

Professional Experience:

  • Heleneholm Slott, Sweden as Front Desk Manager and Housekeeping, 3 years
  • Malmö University, Sweden in Human Resources and Administration, 1 year

Languages: Chinese, English, German

Nationality: Chinese



Career Objectives: To pursue a career in investment and consulting for independent funds.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Persian Studies University of Maryland, USA
  • Professional Experience:
  • Founder CEO and Creative Director of Sibilization, 5 years
  • Languages: Azeri, English, Persian

Nationality: Iranian and American




BA in Economics & Business Administration
LUM Jean Monnet University, Italy

Professional Experience over 5 years

  • Greenblu S.r.L., Italy as Rooms Division Manager, Receptionist, Front Office
  • Manager, Accounting, Human Resources and Budgeting

Languages: Italian, English

Nationality: Italian




Master in Accounting and Finance Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia

Professional Experience:

  • At State Government, The Department for Child Protection, Perth, Australia as Management Analyst, 1.5 years and Financial Graduate Accountant, 1.5 years

Languages: English, Malay, Teo-Chew

Nationality: Australian



Richard HOOPER

BS in Economics & Environmental Policy, London School of Economics, UK.

Professional Experience:

  • SEI Investments as Sales Associate in Private Banking, 2 years and as Regional Director UK Advisory London, 3 years
  • Reech AiM as Sales Director for UK, Ireland & South Africa, 1 year

Languages: English

Nationalities: British and South African




Master and Engineer of Science, Engineering and Nutrition
Warmia & Mazury University, Olsztyn, Poland

Professional Experience:

  • In Germany and Poland for Bell Flavors & Fragrances as Sales Manager, 3 years
  • In Poland for KRKA Polska as Educational Representative, 2 years

Languages: Polish, Russian, English

Nationality: Polish




Master of Business Administration, Institut Superieur de Gestion, Paris, France
Escuela de administration de Empresa, Barcelona, Spain

Professional Experience:

Renewable energy :

  • Veolia Environment Group, Paris as Analyst on Wind Power Project in France, Greece and Poland, 2 years
  • Smart Equity, Paris and Toulouse as Solar Power Projects Manager, 3 years

Restaurants Operations:

  • Chef, Manager, Entrepreneur for various restaurants in Paris and Toulouse, 1 year

Languages: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese beginner

Nationality: French



Heleri RANDE

BA in Economics, New York University.

Professional Experience during 6 years

Citigroup London,

  • Vice President, EMEA, Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Assistant Vice President, EMEA, Corporate and Investment Finance
  • Assistant Vice President, EMEA, Banking Finance
  • Senior Financial Analyst, EMEA, Banking Finance

Citigroup New York City

  • Financial Analyst, Investment Banking Management
  • Internal roles within Investment Banking Strategy and Management, CFO
  • Function, Budgeting and Restructuring

Languages: Estonian, English, French, Russian, Finnish

Nationality: Estonian




Master of Manager-Economist in Tourism and Restaurant Business, Moscow State Institute for the Industry of Tourism.

Professional Experience: during 6 years in Moscow, Russia

  • Rosinter Restaurants Holding as Brand Manager
  • “TWIGA”, PR Agency, as Moderator, PR Manager
  • “Srazu v dom”, as Marketing Director.
  • Jones Lang LaSalle, Economic and Strategic Research Group, as Analyst

Languages: Russian, English, French

Nationality: Russian




BS in Industrial Engineering, La Sabana University Bogotá, Colombia

Master in Marketing, EAFIT University Bogotá, Colombia

Professional Experience:

  • Petrobras Colombia Combustibles SA as Marketing Professional and Brand Manager, 2,5 years
  • L.A. Tejada SAS , Do-it Corp, as Brand Manager, 1 year
  • 3M Colombia as Sales, Marketing and CRM Analyst, 2 years
  • Vision Universidad de la Sabana as Consultant, 1 year

Languages: Spanish, English

Nationality: Colombian




BA in Management and Econometrics, Fribourg University, Fribourg, Switzerland

Professional Experience:

  • Catering Administration at Marriott Hotel Zurich, Switzerland, 1 year
  • Funeral Assistant at Murith SA, Fribourg, Switzerland, 2 years
  • Infantry Officer for Swiss Army Forces, 1 year

Languages: French, English, German, Swiss German

Nationality: Swiss



Daniel SONG

BA in Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Diploma in Hotel Management, International Hotel School Cape Town, South Africa

Professional Experience:

  • Korean Airlines, Nairobi, Kenya as Administrator and Financial Controller, 1.5 years.
  • Mison Japanese Restaurant as Refurbishment and Reopening of Restaurant 6 months
  • Protea President Hotel, Cape Town as Hotel F&B Service 1 year
  • Mison Japanese Restaurant, Mombasa, as Restaurant Manager for 1 year

Languages: English, Kiswahili, Korean, French

Nationalities: Republic of Korea & Republic of Kenya




BA (with honours) in Humanities, University of Sydney, Australia

Professional Experience:

  • In Indonesia at PT Griya Usaha for Sudamala Resorts as Head of Special Tasks and Delivery, 1 year
  • In Sydney at Australian Institute of Management NSW & ACT as Operations Coordinator/Solutions Delivery Coordinator, 2 years
  • EBSCO Information Services as Customer Service Representative/E- Resources Specialist, 2 years
  • At University of Technology Sydney as Assistant Researcher, 2 years

Languages: English, Indonesian, Malaysian

Nationality: Indonesian




Commercial Diploma from Minerva Business School, Zurich, Switzerland Planner, Marketing, Communication from SAWI, Zurich, Switzerland

Professional Experience: over 12 years

  • Mediacom, Zurich, Switzerland as Deputy Head of TV and Head AoR Procter & Gamble, 1 year
  • Initiative (division of Mediabrands), Zurich, Switzerland as Head of TV Department, 3 years


Languages: German, English, Polish, Italian, French

Nationality: German



Zhao Kang (Will) ZHANG

BA of Business (Hotel Management) Diploma in Hotel Management, Griffith University Brisbane, Australia

Professional Experience: during 3 years

  • Shanghai Pudong Sheraton Hotel & Residence, Shanghai, China as Front Office Supervisor, 2 years
  • Shanghai Sheraton Waigaoqiao Hotel, Shanghai, China as (pre-opening) Guest Service Manager, 1 year

Languages: Chinese, English

Nationality: Chinese