Previous degree(s): BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting, Oxford Brookes University, UK; graduated in 2017
Pre-MBA industry: Data analytics, external audit
Pre-MBA role: Data Analytics Product Manager, PwC Dubai
Clubs:Tech and Media Club (Executive Committee – VP Fintech), PE/VC Club (Executive Committee – Trek Lead), Student Association (Marketing Officer), Career Representative
Three topics I can be approached about: Applying from Middle East; pivoting careers; international student experience.
About me: Born in India and raised in Doha, Anushka later moved to Dubai, where she has resided for the past 22 years.
Before embarking on her MBA journey, Anushka was a Senior Associate at PwC Dubai. During her time there, she specialised in external audit services, catering to clients in the financial services industry. However, her strong interest in technology and digital innovation led her to transition into a product manager role in data analytics at PwC Dubai. In this capacity, she successfully led teams working on cutting-edge products, ranging from ESG and sustainability solutions to financial benchmarking tools.
Anushka holds a Bachelors degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and is a qualified member of the ACCA. Her educational journey, combined with her passion for fintech, allows her to bridge the gap between technology and finance seamlessly.
Post-MBA, Anushka is eager to pivot her career towards the fintech industry and eventually pursue entrepreneurship. Her dedication to this field is evident through her active involvement in various roles and activities at LBS. Currently, she serves as the Vice President of Fintech in the Tech and Media Club, as well as an Executive Committee member of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club and the Student Association. Additionally, Anushka acts as a career representative for her stream of over 80 students, showcasing her commitment to supporting her peers in achieving their professional goals.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Anushka enjoys exploring new cuisines and cafés in her free time.