Participant profiles

Corporate Finance programme participants come from a diverse range of backgrounds and industries. The programme is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a solid understanding of the key concepts behind modern financial decision-making over a short period of time.


Achilleas Tasioulas (Greek)
Corporate Controller - Danaos Corporation

"The programme taught me a huge amount about complex finance tools and valuating techniques but perhaps more importantly, it inspired me. I came back to the office full of new ideas." 

Achilleas came to the Advanced Corporate Finance programme to refresh his knowledge on the latest financial thinking, to find creative ways to finance new projects and to learn more about how to refine existing projects in order to stay buoyant in today's environment. Here he describes how the programme inspired him and provided him with an array of new ideas.

Omiros Sarikas (Greek)
M&A Director - AHV Associates

"Taking evening classes gave me the time to go into each module in depth. I brought what I'd learned back to my workplace each week, spreading the benefits over the three 10-weeks and applying what I'd learned almost immediately."

Omiros wanted to focus on advanced financial statement analysis, valuation and restructuring. The Corporate Finance evening programmes offered him focused and flexible learning that he could fit around his work schedule. Here he explains how the programmes benefited both his company and his personal career progression.

Arantxa Lasa (Spanish)
Business Manager, APIs - Vodafone Group PLC

"Studying while working means you can continue being active and apply your learning immediately."

Arantxa wanted a deep understanding of corporate finance. Here she explains how the Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio at London Business School exceeded all her expectations.

Nisrin Hala (British/Lebanese)
Manager - Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE)

"After a few classes, I began to feel more confident about analysing the customers myself rather than relying on my credit analysts. Now I can challenge them on their corporate analyses using the knowledge I have gained from the programme."

Nisrin was looking for a programme to expand her knowledge and progress her career. Read how the Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio helped Nisrin to achieve her goals.

Andreas Goschin (German)
System Economics Manager, Commercial Finance - The Coca-Cola Company®

"I now have a broader, more international point of view, rather than being German-focused, and I have made a personal step forward in understanding how international companies operate."

Andreas Goschin was looking for an intensive programme to brush up his finance skills while adding a new perspective. Here he explains how the Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio helped him achieve this.

Graciela Arce-Bordon (Paraguayan)
Senior Manager, Finance - Lloyds TSB

"If you're going to be doing something like this, you have to go for the best."

Graciela Arce-Bordon was looking for a comprehensive, versatile programme that would help with her work in mergers and acquisitions. Here she talks about her experience with the Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio.

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      David Ratcliffe, Programme Associate

      Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7051

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