Harshal Vora

  • Degree Programme: MBA
  • Global Nationality: Indian

Education: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, University of Mumbai, India; graduated in 2017

Pre-MBA industry: Fintech

Pre-MBA role: Vice President and Head of Growth and Partnerships, Apollo Finvest

Clubs: Technology & Media Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Expedition Club

About me: Harshal is passionate about fintech and helping early-stage startups build sustainable products. His professional experience ranges from entrepreneurship to tourism to financial services. Prior to LBS, Harshal worked as the head of growth and partnerships at a fintech company in India. Alongside his studies, Harshal is also working as an advisor for a London-based startup, helping them develop their products and strategies for emerging markets.

During his MBA at LBS, Harshal hopes to enhance his strategic and entrepreneurial skills, as well as develop a global network. He chose LBS because of its programme flexibility and its truly diverse community. His primary goals at LBS include empowering and encouraging as many members of the LBS entrepreneurship community as possible, as well as learning about cultures from all over the world.

During his free time, Harshal enjoys exploring hiking trails and trying new adventure sports. He also loves cooking and is renowned among his friends for his culinary skills.

Three topics I can be approached about: Fintech; startups; pivoting careers at LBS.

Email address: hvora.mba2024@london.edu