Meet our alumni
Hear from Master of Finance alumni about their experience on the programme.
Some of our alumni listed below have offered to answer your questions about:
- the Cambridge Judge experience
- life and study in Cambridge
- the college experience
- career benefits of the Cambridge MFin
Use the ‘Contact me‘ button on selected alumni’s profile to get in touch. We screen requests so you’ll be asked to submit your CV and degree scores before you’re put in touch.
We spoke to MFin graduates to find out about post-programme achievements and lessons.
We are obviously here to celebrate the graduation of last year’s class. But we’re also working with our current students as they plan their transition back into industry.
So I’ve joined the MFin programme because I wanted to learn more about finance and to understand how my role as a consultant can be used to enrich the financial services industry and to help to answer the most meaningful challenges the industry faces.
I choose the MFin programme for mainly 2 reasons, first of all, being that it was my dream to come to Cambridge, study in this unique environment, and the second one being that I wanted to transition from the insurance industry to the asset management sector.
I wanted to improve my technical financial skills. I wanted to widen my network and definitely get a degree from a top University.
The MFin equips you with the right skills that you need to be successful. In particular, the technical skills and knowledges are a mix of core courses and then electives that you can choose later on. So I could pick classes that would be specifically dedicated to investment management, portfolio management, the hedge fund industry. What made the MFin for me particularly valuable is really that it has a post-experience masters.
It is an international class with people from over 30 countries.
It has opened my eyes both to the grand problems of the industry, but also to the day-to-day of the roles that we’re in before coming to the programme.
It’s always really gratifying for us to hear and see all the fantastic successes our students have gotten up to since leaving Cambridge, particularly in terms of changing sectors.
Prior to the MFin, I was working in deal advisory and forensics.
I actually managed the transition from the insurance industry to asset management.
So I currently work for an in-house consulting team. My team deals with strategic problems across the bank, in trying to define the problem statement, trying to break down the problem into tactical issues.
I am now working within impact investing, which means investing for both a financial and a social impact return, back in Kenya with one of the largest venture capital firms in East Africa.
The MFin Career Service and Personal Professional Development Programme that we put in place does yield fantastic results because it opens up the network, and it opens up opportunities for our students globally, as well as across different sectors, across the entire finance spectrum.
Cambridge was definitely top of mind for me. And I loved every bit of the experience.
Being at Cambridge in this environment of very, very smart and talented people just gives you a whole different mindset.
I’d like to encourage everyone who is looking for a top finance degree to come to Cambridge and do the MFin. You will get the best of both worlds, the best teaching, but also a great college experience.