London Business School’s latest news, awards, events and programmes
Financial Times awards London Business School top three spot in European ranking
London Business School has taken third place for the third year in a row in the 2013 Financial Times European Business Schools ranking.
London Business School is the only UK-based business school to feature in the top ten schools in Europe.
02 Dec 2013
Major energy research grant awarded to School professor
A London Business School professor is a partner in an EU research grant of more than £2 million for work on sustainable energy.
The three-year project, which consists of eleven partners and is coordinated by Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Spain, is a major financial award (£2,431,586.34) under the 'EU Framework 7 Environment Theme; Collaborative Project Scheme, Energy efficient retrofitting and renewal of existing buildings for sustainable urban districts'.
27 Nov 2013
Geo-politics to drive debate at London Business School's energy summit
Business leaders will debate ever-growing energy demand and crucial geo-political and market dynamics at London Business School’s Energy Club annual summit next week.
The theme for this year’s Global Energy Summit, which takes place on Friday 29 November, is ‘Energy frontiers: pushing the boundaries’. The annual event, now in its tenth year, provides an important forum for political, academic and business thought-leaders to debate their ideas on the energy sector's future.
Louis Demerliac, Vice President of Marketing for the School’s Energy Club said: “The Global Energy Summit is an amazing event that brings together high-level decision makers and thought-leaders in the energy sector. The summit provides a great forum amongst industry leaders from business, politics and academia to discuss and debate the evolving challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector."
High profile business leaders speaking at the summit include:
• Andrew Gould, Chairman, BG Group
• Claudi Santiago, COO, First Reserve
• Philip Whittaker, Associate Director, The Boston Consulting Group
• Dr Christoph Frei, Director General, World Energy Council
Energy leaders will share their frontline outlooks on the interplay between global energy corporations, sustainable energy innovators and government agencies.
The summit speakers will tackle questions such as: what economic, geopolitical, technological and environmental boundaries we are pushing to meet ever-expanding energy demand and what potential consequences do we invite by doing so?
There will be two interactive panel discussions: Alternative Energy & Low Carbon Technologies and Oil & Gas Frontiers: Deep Water, Arctic, FLNG.
The London Business School Energy Club event will provide valuable networking opportunities during lunch and coffee breaks as well as a post-event networking drinks reception.
The summit is sponsored by Boston Consulting Group, FMC Technologies, Statoil, 8over8 and Yingli Solar.
The summit will take place at: Church House Conference Centre, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ (Friday, 29 November, 8.30am-4.30pm).
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25 Nov 2013
Alumna awarded female entrepreneur of the year
London Business School alumna Elizabetta Camilleri MBA2000 has been named female entrepreneur of the year in the 2013 Smarta100 Awards.
Elizabetta co-founded SalesGossip with fellow alumnus Emilio Sanz in the School’s Incubator programme last year. Commenting on the award, Elizabetta said: “Winning the Smarta100 award is not just an amazing feeling but it is further validation of the value that SalesGossip is providing for both Fashion retailers and customers out there. This next year is a really exciting one for us – we are focused on ramping up growth and making sure that SalesGossip is used by millions of customers across the globe.”
Sales Gossip gives users access to some of the best fashion and beauty deals around. They receive weekly personalised emails or smartphone alerts on the latest deals and sales in 850 stores. SalesGossip was also voted the 12th best website for saving shoppers money by The Times this year.
Prior to co-founding SalesGossip, Maltese born Elizabetta worked for eDreams.com, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Orange and Gartner.
The annual Smarta100 Awards highlights the most resourceful, inspiring and disruptive enterprises in the UK. Smarta says the UK has a huge number of inspiring female entrepreneurs and the winners of the award are some of the most inspiring women in business.
19 Nov 2013
London Business School secures largest Executive Education contract
NTEC appoints London Business School to deliver $38million Kuwaiti leadership programme
London Business School has been appointed by Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company (NTEC) to design and lead a world class leadership programme for the Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), worth US$38 million.
18 Nov 2013