Participant profiles

This programme is designed for any professional who wants to understand the investment management process or specific financial instruments.

Over 70% of the people who attend this programme come from financial institutions, in particular investment banking, asset management and commercial banking. Some 34% of participants hold executive positions in areas such as law and sales.


Seun Afuwape (Nigerian)
Associate Director, Standard Chartered Bank

"The knowledge I've gained is immeasurable. Already, I find people are approaching me - partly because of what I've learned, but also because I have the London Business School brand behind me."

Seun wanted to better understand the world of investment banking. He was also looking or a flexible programme that would fit around his hectic work schedule. Learn how Seun has benefitted from the Investment Management programmes and how he hopes to use his experience to propel his career forward.

Funmi Akinluyi (Nigerian)
Investment Director (Africa Public Markets), Silk Invest Ltd

"The evening class format had a practical benefit for my company. I was able to take my folder of notes into my workplace each week and feedback on what I had learned."

Funmi was looking for an all-round programme that would help her prepare for a big expansion in frontier markets. Learn how Funmi's London Business School experience has been valuable to both her and her company.

Shane Jocelyn (British/Irish/Swedish)
Institutional Clients Group, Investments, Citi

"The programmes have certainly improved my career prospects - moving forwards I now have another great name on my CV, a broader financial perspective, and a solid foundation to build on."

Shane completed all three Investment Management Programmes in 2012. Find out how the experience has benefitted him and what he has gained from his experience at London Business School.

Silvia Mateus Marques (Portuguese)
Senior Manager, Accenture

"I am now able to understand my clients' business and challenges, to see things from their perspective and therefore be better equipped to help them."

Read Silvia's story to learn of the benefits she has gained from attending the Investment Management Programmes.

Julian Bongo (Congolese/British)
Senior Risk Analyst, Norinchukin Bank

"Having a live trading simulation in which to practise what we were learning was a very compelling experience."

Find out why Julian chose the Investment Management Programmes and what he has gained from his experience.

Rui Soares (Portuguese)
Co-Founder and Investment Analyst, Nalu Capital

"To improve your investment philosophy, process and analysis, you need to interact with people who think very differently from you. The London Business School community gives you access to such people on both the practitioner and academic front."

Read Rui's story to find out how he benefitted from doing the Investment Management Programmes.

Declan McEvoy (Irish)
Senior Proprietary Trader, Citigroup

"I now have a much deeper understanding of what goes on in the markets, and what fund managers might be concentrating on."

Declan completed the Investment Management Programme in 2005. Here he talks about his experience and the business advantages it gave him.

Students working in the school
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Contact us

Aasim Ali, Programme Associate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7382

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