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Kaustav Mitra

  • Programme: MBA
  • Nationality: Indian

Kaustav holds a Masters in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Jadavpur University in India. Before joining London Business School, he worked for six years at Airbus in Germany and India. During his tenure, he worked on an engineering design for an A350 aircraft, followed by project management, transnational coordination and policy development for a subsystem of the A380 wing. Prior to Airbus, Kaustav spent three years working at GE Global Research developing optimisation algorithms for wind turbine blade design. Kaustav was drawn to the School by the diverse student body, the collaborative study environment and the School’s central location. He is passionate about technology and venture capital and his hobbies include web programming, gadgets and go-karting. Apart from being a Student Ambassador, he is also Co-Chairman of the Global Energy Summit 2014 and Head of Web Strategy for TEDx.