Please see below for profiles of alumni who have studied programmes related to Economics.
Undergraduate Degrees (BSc) Study Abroad (General Course) Graduate Degrees (MSc)
Undergraduate Degrees (BSc)
Programme: BSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, 2012
Current Position: Global Markets Operations Analyst, HSBC, London
The 3 years at LSE were truly rewarding in making me ready for any career path I chose. I am currently a Global Markets Operations Analyst at HSBC in London, hoping to make a difference in the current financial markets.
Email your questions to Mohib
Programme: BSc Economics, MSc Management, 2008
Current Position: Consultant in Strategy and Management, ParisTech, Paris
After a BSc in Economics and a CEMS MSc in International Management between LSE and HEC Paris, I am now working in Paris as a consultant for large scale scientific projects at ParisTech, in Paris. My job involves, among other tasks, economic analysis, financial modelling, drafting business plans and presentation to partners/clients. I plan to integrate a professional consulting firm in the near future.
Email your questions to Anh Tuc
Programme: BSc Economics, 2010
Current Position: Director, Niveda Group, London
While reading BSc Economics at LSE, I gained exposure to a multitude of career options ranging from wealth management to entrepreneurship. I am currently the Co-Founder and Director of the Niveda Group - a multi-family office with two core sectors of focus, real estate and commodities.
Email your questions to Bhavik
Programme: BSc Economics, 2004
Current Position: Assistant Director, Board of Investment, Mauritius
I am currently working as Assistant Director with the Board of Investment of Mauritius, the national agency responsible for investment promotion and facilitation in the country. I have had a very enriching career path since I left LSE working for leading players in the field of banking and finance and aviation.
Email your questions to Harvesh
Programme: BSc Economics, 2006
Current Position: Senior Commodity Analyst, Thomson Reuters GFMS, London
Since graduating from LSE in 2006, I have taken up a host of roles both in the private and public sector. I started my career in Barclays as a graduate analyst under their equity capital markets rotation programme. Thereafter, I took up an opportunity in Asia to work for a sovereign wealth fund with the Malaysia government where I was involved in developing high impact national projects to help attract foreign investments into the country. The role subsequently opened up doors to explore the commodities sector which is my present role, an analyst covering the metals and mining sector.
Email your questions to Ling
Programme: BSc Economics, 2009
Current Position: Client Relationship Associate at RBS Coutts, Singapore
After graduating from LSE in July 2009, I spent almost 6 months travelling and taking part in several courses to enable me to decide what I would like to pursue as a career. I moved to Singapore (I am a Permanent Resident here) in January 2010 and took up several internships such as: Research Analyst at Arete Financial Partners, and a short stint at ANZ Retail and Wealth. During the second part of the year, I was offered to take on the role of Client Relationship Associate at RBS Coutts, and have been working there since.
Email your questions to Tanushree
Programme: BSc Economics and Finance, 2009
Current Position: Management Exectutive, Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO), Karachi
After scoring 2:1 in BSc Economics and Finance I opted for continuing my studies at The University of Nottingham with majors in Finance and Investment. I received Gold Course Representative award out of 684 fellow students from all over the world. After Master’s degree I got Internship in Barclays Corporate and then I did job in SNL Financials as Research Analyst. Later I was appointed as Corporate Relationship Manager in MCB Bank Limited (Pakistan). Currently I am working as Management Executive (Corporate Planning Division) and here I provide analytical and research support for feasibility studies for new investment projects.
Email your questions to Sharjeel
Programme: BSc Economics and Management, 2007
Current Position: Professor of Economics, Institute of Business Management, Karachi
I am currently working as an officer at the Management Excellence Centre, Institute of Business Management and an instructor of Economics at the Department of Economics, CESD, IoBM. I am the nominated Project Assistant for this Consultancy.
Email your questions to Selina
Programme: BSc Government and Economics, 2006
Current Position: Manager, IE Singapore
I am currently a Manager at IE Singapore, a Singapore government agency that promotes trade, exports and investments overseas. My role includes project identification and development work with multilateral institutions such as the World Bank, International Finance Corporation and other regional development banks. The work gives me an insight into public sector processes (sometimes frustrating), infrastructure development and overseas development assistance. LSE has been a great foundation for this, not just for the courses I took there, but giving a level of comfort in dealing with people from every part of the world.
Email your questions to Anchit
Programme: BSc Government and Economics, 2004
Current Position: Research and Acquisitions
Country: Hong Kong
After graduating from LSE I moved to New York to join a private equity real estate opportunity fund. After two years in New York, I transferred to Hong Kong to help start the office and the direct investment efforts in Mainland China. Since moving to Hong Kong, my responsibilities are best summed up as leading and coordinating due diligence efforts by organizing third party consultants, developing underwriting assumptions and preparing market analysis for potential acquisitions and existing assets in Greater China.
Email your questions to Doreen
Programme: BSc Government and Economics, MSc Politics and Government in the European Union, 2009
Current Position: PhD Candidate, Florida International University
Upon graduation I worked at a think tank in Turkey. I am now preparing to begin a PhD in political science at Florida International University.
Email your questions to Ömer
Programme: BSc Government and Economics; MSc Politics and Government in the European Union, 2009
Current Position: PhD Candidate, Washington University in St Louis
After spending four years at LSE, I will be starting a PhD program this summer in political science at Washington University in St. Louis.
Email your questions to Ozgur
Programme: BSc Mathematics and Economics, 2006
Current Position: Financial Services Group, Deloitte
Country: United Kingdom
I was an Executive Member of the LSE Student Union, played football for the LSE Athletics Union (for which I was awarded colours), and wrote for the student paper, The Beaver. I received honorary lifetime membership of the Union for my contributions. I currently work at Deloitte in their Financial Services Group and have qualified as a Chartered Accountant. I am also the head of a diversity network for the firm. Since graduating, I have also co-founded a social enterprise which assists students with their graduate job applications, and donates all proceeds to charity.
Email your questions to Raihan
Study Abroad (General Course)
Programme: General Course (Economics and Economic History focus), 2009
Current Position: Managing Partner of Analyze Capital LLC
Country: United States of America
After leaving LSE I have finished my economics degree in New York. Since then, I have been managing and developing a global hedge fund management firm.
Email your questions to Alexander
Programme: The General Course, Economics and Mathematics, 2010
Current Position: Research Analyst, Compass Lexecon (FTI Consulting), Washington, DC
After completing the General Course at LSE, and particularly my courses in Industrial Economics and Game Theory, I decided to pursue a career in applied micro-economics. I am currently a Research Analyst at Compass Lexecon - the economic consulting group within FTI Consulting Inc. My primary objective in this role has been to support economists and industry experts in their analyses on matters pertaining to mergers and competition. I plan on doing a double masters in Economics and Mathematics in the near future and aspire to becoming an economist in the field of competition economics.
Email your questions to Ishita
Graduate Degrees (MSc)
Programme: MSc Econometrics, 2000
Current Position: Risk Manager, JPMorgan
I am a Risk Manager, Specialised in Commodities. My interests lie in Emerging Markets, Physical and Financial Commodities and Risk Management.
Email your questions to Cedric
Programme: MSc Economics, 2009
Current Position: Economist at Deutsche Bank
For the last two years I have been working as a macroeconomist in Deutsche Bank's European economics team, where I focus mostly on the German economy. Previously I had been a sector analyst, also at DB. I joined the bank directly after graduating from LSE in 2009.
Email your questions to Oliver
Programme: MSc in Economics (Research), 2009, MSc in Statistics (Research), 2011
Current Position: Deputy Director (Principal), Prudential Standard Office, Financial Service Agency
After graduating from Univ.Tokyo (Dept.Econ) and formulating economic outlook of Japanese government in 2006-08 as an economist of Cabinet Office, I started to study economics and statistics in London School of Economics (LSE). My degrees were very useful when I was engaged in the surveillance of foreign financial institutions at Bank of Japan (BOJ). Currently, I am working for Prudential Standard Office, Financial Service Agency (FSA) as deputy director (principal). As prudence policy consists of macro prudence and micro prudence, the former requires the knowledge of macroeconomics while the latter requires the knowledge of statistical model. Therefore, If you wish to be a supervisor of financial sector, I strongly encourage you to study at (one of) these courses at LSE. Please do not hesitate to make enquiries by sending E-mail to me.
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Programme: MSc Finance and Economics, 2002
Current Position: Managing Director, EFG-Hermes, Dubai
After LSE, I joined the military service for a year. I then joined JPMorgan as a credit derivatives trader for 4 years. In 2007, I moved back to the Middle East and joined EFG-Hermes in Dubai where I am currently a Managing Director.
Email your questions to Ziad
Programme: MSc Global Market Economics, 2004
Current Position: Senior Investment Professional, Crescent Enterprises International, Dubai, UAE
Country: United Kingdom
Since leaving LSE, I joined HSBC’s investment banking team in Hong Kong to focus on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets advisory. After spending a few years there, I moved to Citigroup in the same professional function to focus on UK clients. Post this global investment banking experience of several years, I moved over to the private equity and venture capital space in the Middle East where I currently work as a senior investment professional.
Email your questions to Pratik
Programme: MSc Urban and Regional Economics, 1973
Current Position: Consultant/coach to United Nations agencies
Manager in the World Bank in the field of rural and agricultural development and environmental conservation; sectoral analysis and investment. Worked in Costa Rican presidency on social development programs, municipal and regional development.
Email your questions to Martin