Student stories

Our students come from a range of sectors, industries, backgrounds, countries and cultures. Their unique experiences can help you to develop an understanding of business on a global scale.

Olawunmi Mcdowall, Liverpool MBAOlawunmi McDowall: UK

Olawunmi is completing her MBA alongside her role as Director & Head of Pharmacovigilance Quality at Seqirus

Read Olawunmi's story.


Faye CarruthersFaye Carruthers: UK

Faye is currently working full-time as a broadcaster. She is a sport presenter and reporter for talkSPORT, Sky Sports and IMG working for clients including the Premier League and UEFA.

Read Faye's story.


Colm Hand MBA studentColm Hand: Ireland

Colm has a background leading events including Final Four Basketball, NFL in London, and the US Mens Soccer Team in Mexico. Colm also held the position of international team operations executive with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI)and has experience working on the UEFA EURO 2020 legacy in Dublin followed before Covid-19 impacted the world of sport as we knew it.

Most recently Colm worked with a start-up football management company in Dubai, further broadening his operational experience.

Read Colms's story. 

Katie LoeffelholzKatie Loeffelholz: USA

Katie worked for Major League Baseball in New York City before starting her MBA.

Read Katie's Story.

Thomas Bauch, Football Industries MBAThomas Bauch: Germany

Thomas spent time working as a Management Consultant in Europe and Strategy Manager in the real estate market in the Americas before starting an entrepreneurial career.

Read Thomas' story. 

Ben Armstrong, Liverpool MBABen Armstrong: UK

Ben has been self employed for 8 years and runs two ecommerce companies.

Read Ben's story. 

Luke Joyce, Football Industries MBALuke Joyce: UK

Before starting the Football Industries MBA, Luke spent five years working in the Sport's travel industry, most recently as an International Operations Manager.

Read Luke's story.

Michael Martinez: USA

Michael works in the hospitality industry and has pursued an MBA because he wanted to improve his business skills to in order expand his family’s business and become more well-rounded.

Read Michael's story.

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