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Christopher Marquis was appointed Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge in January 2022. Here he talks about his early interest in China and how sustainability is at the heart of everything he does from riding a bike to the new MBA curriculum pathway.

The annual ‘100 Best & Brightest MBAs’ and ‘MBAs to Watch’ lists produced by publication Poets & Quants are based on leadership, insightfulness and passion.

Nicolas Moreno de Palma, (MBA 2016) joined Volograms not long after graduating from Cambridge Judge. With its AI powered communications, Volograms, is set to take on the world of AR with its interactive holographic videos.

We spoke to Cambridge MBA alumna Oremeyi Adeola Akah (MBA 2010), Chief Customer Success Officer at Interswitch, based in Nigeria, about her MBA year and how she has made the benefits of the Cambridge MBA experience last over the long-term.

Fantasy young adult trilogy by Ambika Vora-Nagino – an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2018) – is based on magic and creativity, but was forged through her meticulous eye for logic as a management consultant.

If you’ve ever felt like a fraud or questioned the worthiness of your achievements, chances are you’ve suffered from ‘imposter syndrome’ – and you aren’t alone. But what does that really mean, and how can you overcome it? We spoke to Head of Career Development at Cambridge Judge Business School, Ryan Sharman, and we caught up with MBA alumna Maria Nugroho, to get their perspective on this phenomenon.

From Big Data to AI and recently featured in Poets and Quants Best 40 under 40 MBA Professors, we meet David Stillwell, Professor of Computational Social Science at Cambridge Judge and Academic Director of the CJBS Psychometrics Centre.

Graduation day at Cambridge Judge Business School is a celebration of 12 months of the full-time MBA programme. The event itself, held some 8 months after the programme ends, offers a chance to reflect on how an MBA from the University of Cambridge has helped our graduates secure a new role or transition in their sector or relocate and work in a new country. Many also reflect on the personal, as well as professional growth, that comes from their MBA year.

We meet Class of 2022/23 MBA student Cínthia Passos Maia from Brazil and hear about her journey to Cambridge Judge Business School, with the support of organisations like TalentoTotal, and how she feels about being a role model for Black candidates who are choosing an MBA to progress their own global career growth.

In the latest edition of the Balance Sheet series at Cambridge Judge Business School, the Director of CJBS Careers, Sadia Cuthbert, talks about the latest MBA employment report and how students should embrace all types of learning in their MBA journey.

From taking a risk at Cambridge Judge Business School to founding the CJBS Centre for Risk Studies, we meet Danny Ralph, Professor of Operations Research, Academic Director of the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS), Director of Studies in Management Studies and Fellow of Churchill College.

Joe Drury (MBA 2021) and Dora Mocsinka (MBA 2021) are founders of Evertruss, a boutique strategy advisory studio based in Dubai, UAE. The company provides strategic advice and action plans for entertainment, culture, and tourism organisations.

Benjamin Davis (MBA 2003) has recently been appointed CEO of Octopus Investments, and Ed Clough (MBA 2016) becomes Managing Director of Octopus Real Estate after initially joining the firm through the MBA Global Consulting Project.

Concerns in the US over popular Chinese app TikTok reflect strained US-China relations. Two Cambridge Judge Business School academics – Professor Christopher Marquis and Fellow Hamza Mudassir – discuss how the issue began and where it might lead.

The recently released Cambridge MBA 2023 Employment Report, celebrates how our graduates can adapt to change and pivot in a recovering employment landscape.

As we publish the Cambridge MBA 2023 Employment Report, we explore the career outcomes for some of our most recent MBA graduates.

Learning the art of negotiation at Cambridge Judge Business School helped Chris Spinello (MBA 2018) assist in securing The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme with Deloitte.

We meet Cambridge MBA founders and alumni and ask them where their MBA led them and what steps they took to start their business and take the leap in their careers.

Founded during the pandemic, UK Chinese Women Connect links women in Cambridge, London and beyond including Cambridge Judge Business School alumnae.

Switching from a military background to the corporate world might seem like a leap of faith, but the skills gained from military training – not least leadership, teamwork, and the ability to work under extreme pressure – are key to success in the business sphere.

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in tech; according to TechNation, last year only 26% of those working in the field in the UK were women, while Hispanic and Black women represented just 3% in 2019. So, what's it like working as a Latina in the industry?