Meet our Alumni

View the career destinations of our MBA graduates:

Olawunmi McDowall: UK Olawunmi McDowall

Wumi McDowall: Liverpool MBA, 2022

"Through my MBA, I've gained a certainty in my knowledge that allows me to operate more confidently and effectively across all levels of hierarchy at work. This has allowed me to demonstrate my abilities as a leader with ease."

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Dr Steve Powell: 2015 Dr Steve Powell

Dr Steve Powell: Liverpool MBA, 2015

"The MBA programme allows you to have sufficient thinking time to give perspective to where you are and where you are heading to allow you to make that transition in a measured way."

Shivani Laddha Shivani Laddha

Shivani Laddha: Football Industries MBA, 2022

"Liverpool is a hotbed for sport, particularly football with two premier league clubs, so studying at the University of Liverpool Management School made my time here a genuinely unforgettable experience!"

Rekha Karna: Indian Rekha Karna

Rekha Karna: Finance & Management MBA, 2009

"The ULMS MBA has not only equipped me with the soft skills that are required to be successful in the corporate world but have provided me with a strong foundation enabling me to link theoretical concepts to practical application."

Garry Adamson: UK Garry Adamson

Garry Adamson: Football Industries MBA, 2004

"A key element of the course for me was the opportunity to make new contacts so the placement was crucial. I wanted to make sure my dissertation was focussed on a hot topic, something that would help me become attractive to a football club so I decided to ask!"

Paul Cherpeau Paul Cherpeau

Paul Cherpeau: Liverpool MBA, 2010

"There’s no doubt the qualification enabled me to progress in my business, enhanced my own confidence and self-esteem and provided genuine life lessons which have helped me get where I am now."

Lorna Rogers: UK Lorna Rogers

Lorna Rogers: Liverpool MBA, 2015

"I met some wonderful people who inspired me and gave me the confidence to change my career. The course provided a good balance between academic theory and practical skills development and it has definitely changed me on a professional and personal level."

Alex Phillips: FIMBA 1998 Alex Phillips

Alex Phillips: Football Industries MBA, 1998

"My MBA was essential to my career progression, without it I would not have been able to switch careers and achieve what I have."

Le Nguyen: Vietnam Le Nguyen

Le Nguyen: Liverpool MBA, 2014

"I chose the University based on my research on its reputation - I'll never regret my choice."

Mario de Rossi Mario de Rossi

Mario de Rossi: Football Industries MBA, 2016

"FIMBA not only changed me as a person but completely revolutionized my life. I wouldn’t be where I am now without FIMBA."

Nick Jones

Nick Jones: Liverpool MBA, 2008

"My MBA has become the bedrock of my approach to leadership, commerce, innovation and collaboration."

Kelly Davies: UK Kelly Davies

Kelly Davies: Football Industries MBA, 2007

"The MBA enabled me to study and continue my playing career full-time with Liverpool Ladies FC in the national women's premier league. I was also a full Welsh international – and the combination of the two gave me great discipline to achieve key goals."

Roberto R. Visconti Roberto Visconti

Roberto R. Visconti: Liverpool MBA 2015

"I knew an MBA would help me achieve both my short-term and long-term career goals by providing me with the right skills, practical managerial and entrepreneurial experience that I was seeking."

Fabio Ritter Fabio Ritter

Fabio Ritter: Football Industries MBA, 2010

"My goals were to improve my network, deepen my knowledge in the football industry and get international experience."

Vaidehi Vaidya Vaidehi Vaidya

Vaidehi Vaidya: Football Industries MBA, 2013

"It is the network, the contacts, the opportunities and the guidance that I received from the programme that enabled me to be where I am today."

Alberto Gutierrez: Chile Alberto Gutierrez

Alberto Gutierrez: Football Industries MBA, 2010

"The structure of the lectures gave me the chance to spend time with my family. Liverpool is a very friendly city, especially for a foreign family, so everything was perfect in helping me adapt to my studies and family life in Liverpool."

Fernando Maisonnave: Brazil Fernando Maisonnave

Fernando Maisonnave: Football Industries MBA, 2013

"I undertook a placement at Liverpool FC from January to December 2013 and developed my work-based project with the club...I was subsequently offered a job there."

Jorge Merino

Jorge Merino: Liverpool MBA, 2022

"The MBA has significantly contributed to my career progression. The programme provided me with a comprehensive skill set, strategic thinking abilities, and a valuable network".

Joseph O’Brien

Joseph O’Brien: Football Industries MBA, 2020

"In terms of studying in Liverpool, the opportunity to live and breathe the football industry and to do so with likeminded people was amazing."

Steve Malone

Steve Malone: Liverpool MBA, 2023

"This MBA allowed me to adapt for today, but prepare me for all that is coming my way. "

Colm Hand

Colm Hand: Football Industries MBA, 2022

"Classmates came from every corner of the world and every industry imaginable, this provided diverse thinking and an incredible learning environment."

Dr. Lingling Liu

Dr. Lingling Liu: Football Industries, 2002

"This specialised programme offered a unique blend of sports management principles and business acumen, which in the end landed me a job at FIFA."

Saswati Mishra

Saswati Mishra: Liverpool MBA, 2023

"From personal experience, I can say that the MBA has profoundly impacted my approach to work, as the curriculum fosters the development of new perspectives and competencies."