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CV Book 2003 - 04

MSc (Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems)

MSc (New Media, Information and Society)

Department of Information Systems

London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Tel +44 (0)20 7955 7655
Fax +44 (0)20 7955 7385
Email is@lse.ac.uk
02 May 2004
Dear Prospective Recruiters and Employers:

Each year, it is with great pride that I witness our graduating class embarking on careers in
the worlds of business, academia and public service.

The following pages present the CVs of the outstanding men and women graduating from the
Department in September 2004 with an MSc in the Analysis, Design and Management of
Information Systems from the Department of Information Systems, or an MSc in New Media,
Information and Society taught jointly by the Department of Information Systems and
Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political
Science. As you may be aware, the Department of Information Systems is one of the largest
and most well established of its kind, celebrating its 26th anniversary this year. More than 100
students graduate every year from the department. Our reputation lies not only in our size,
but more particularly from the nature of our programmes which produces graduates who
combine the depth and creativity achieved through extensive work in small multi–skilled
teams with the breadth of study associated with the LSE. This gives them a level of maturity
and confidence not attainable in typical Information Systems programmes.

In this document you will find some of this year’s graduating class. Without a doubt, these
are graduates possessing capabilities that will add value to your organisation in both the short
and long term. The CVs are presented in a standard format for convenient review and
comparison and are listed alphabetically.

I invite you to take the time to review the varied backgrounds of these talented individuals.
You will find that our graduates not only have outstanding academic records but also possess
a wide variety of business and technological experience. Many have already worked for
companies at a managerial level. I am confident that you will discover candidates who will
help you build a sustainable competitive position for the future.

If I can assist you in any way to address your staffing needs, please call me on 020 7852
3683, e–mail c.sorensen@lse.ac.uk

Yours sincerely,

Dr. Carsten Sorensen

Course Tutor, MSc ADMIS
Senior Lecturer in Information Systems
Introducing you to our programmes
MSc ADMIS—Class of 2004
New Media, Information and Society—Class of 2004

This booklet, designed by the Information Systems Society, provides prospective employers
with the CVs of graduate students in the MSc Analysis, Design and Management of
Information Systems, Class of 2004 and MSc New Media, Information and Society, Class of
2004. It is intended to be an information gateway for recruiters to the students on this

The MSc ADMIS course focuses on providing graduates with a breadth of knowledge in both
the management and development aspects that affect the practice and theory of information
systems. The core theme of the programme is the underlying premise that information
systems are not only technical systems, but should also be viewed as social systems. The
programme is 12–months long and runs from October to September. Details of the specific
course options can be found on the next page.

The programme is taught within the Department of Information Systems at the LSE, one of
the largest and best–known departments of its kind in the world. The department covers most
areas of information systems and represents a broad range of academic approaches and
specialisations, from systems design and management to theory and philosophy. It is
explicitly international and informed by all the social sciences found at the LSE.

Students join the ADMIS programme from all over the world. As in previous years, the
students represent around 40 different countries. The ADMIS programme each year also
enjoys an unusually high proportion of around 40% female students again reflecting the
unique character of the course. Students come from a variety of academic backgrounds
including management, engineering and law. Each student brings a unique set of experiences
to the programme and the taught elements of the programme are enriched by this diversity of
perspectives towards the issues surrounding information systems.

The programme encompasses a broad range of teaching approaches, from traditional lectures
and classes, through student led seminars, rôle playing exercises and practical demonstrations
which allows them to achieve intellectual flexibility and the ability to undertake rigorous
analysis of contemporary issues in information systems. The students had specialist sessions
teaching teamwork skills and public speaking and participated in a culture–simulation game.
Through their experiences they develop many important transferable skills: the ability to
conduct academic research using traditional and new media resources, time planning and
management, teamwork skills, oral presentations (both individually and in groups), report
writing, competence in general IT applications, research methodology and research methods.

The programme has an exceptional reputation for placing graduates in the career of their
choice. The taught and research elements of the programme provide students with the
transferable skills necessary to excel in numerous professional arenas. These are the skills
that help ADMIS graduates to rapidly ascend to positions of increased responsibility in their

In today’s information economy, no aspect of our lives will remain untouched by the
proliferation of information systems. Success will depend on the ability to leverage the
power of information systems at the individual, organisational and national level. ADMIS
graduates have demonstrated their ability to understand and adapt to the changing
information economy. We hope that this booklet will help you in your search for talented,
capable individuals from the ADMIS class of 2004.

The MSc is an advanced course aimed at providing a sound understanding of the issues,
approaches and tools for information systems development and management within
organisations. It presents a balance between the management and technical aspects that have
an impact on the practice and theory of information systems. Students may come from a
variety of backgrounds but must have a good first degree, strong English language skills and
a basic knowledge of information technology. The core of the curriculum, in the first term,
focuses on information systems management, systems development and the application of
information technology in business and social life. In the second term, students specialise in
one particular area. After their examinations, the students then work on their dissertation.

Students are required to be examined in courses to a total of three full–units plus a report
(“dissertation”), as detailed below. The core courses are half–units, streams are full–units.
Most half–units are examined by means of a three–hour unseen examination paper. The full–
unit streams are assessed by examination and a five thousand word report or by a group

• Information systems
• Systems development
• Information systems management
• Information technology: Issues and skills (not examined)
• A report (“dissertation”) of not more than 10,000 words on a topic selected with the
approval of the candidate’s teachers

ADMIS streams
• Innovation and Technology Management
• IT policy and development
• Interorganisational information systems
• Interpretations of information
• Systems design in context

Students also take a further half–unit option. This can be a half–unit version of another
stream, Security in information systems for organisations, Global consequences of
information technology, Principles of privacy and data protection, Knowledge management,
or a course offered elsewhere in the School (Organisational Behaviour; Financial Reporting;
Problem Structuring Methods; Feminist Perspectives on Technology; the Social Psychology
of New Technology).

The MSc in New Media, Information and Society course introduces students to the study of
new media, such as the Internet, and their impact on society. This is done with an explicit
consideration of the relationship between new and traditional media. The programme is 12–
months long and runs from October to September.

The programme is taught jointly between the Department of Information Systems at the LSE,
one of the largest and best–known departments of its kind in the world and the newly formed
Department of Media and Communications. It is explicitly international and informed by all
the social sciences found at the LSE.

Students join the MSc New Media programme from all over the world and with a variety of
academic backgrounds. Each student brings a unique set of experiences to the programme
and the taught elements of the programme are enriched by this diversity of perspectives
towards the issues surrounding new media.

The programme encompasses a broad range of teaching approaches, from traditional lectures
and classes, through student led seminars, rôle playing exercises and practical demonstrations
which allows them to achieve intellectual flexibility and the ability to undertake rigorous
analysis of contemporary issues in new media. Through their experiences they develop many
important transferable skills: the ability to conduct academic research using traditional and
new media resources, time planning and management, teamwork skills, oral presentations
(both individually and in groups), report writing, competence in general IT applications,
research methodology and research methods.

In today’s information economy, no aspect of our lives will remain untouched by the
proliferation of new media. Success will depend on the ability to leverage the power of new
media at the individual, organisational and national level. Our graduates demonstrate their
ability to understand and adapt to the changing information economy. We hope that this
booklet will help you in your search for talented, capable individuals from the New Media
class of 2004.
30 Ashmore Close, London SE15 5GY

SEX Male DATE OF BIRTH March 28, 1977

NATIONALITY Nigerian EMAIL ADDRESS a.g.adegbola@lse.ac.uk


Oct ‘03 - Date London School of Economics (LSE) London, England

ƒ MSc, Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)

Aug ‘95- May ‘99 Prairie View A&M University (Texas A&M University System) Texas, U.S.A
B.B.A., Finance
ƒ Graduated Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.5/4.0

Mar ‘92- Jul ‘95 British School in the Netherlands Voorschoten, Netherlands
ƒ Obtained my General Certificate of Education, G.C.E
Mathematics – (A); English (B); Physics (B); Chemistry (B); Biology (B)


Jan ‘01 – Oct ‘03 Citibank Lagos, Nigeria

Risk Management Group – Risk Analyst
ƒ Monthly review and renewal of credit lines for middle market corporates.
ƒ Conducted financial analysis and periodic site visits, to assess customer’s financial health and identify any signs
of operational weaknesses.
ƒ Conducted periodic trade and credit checks on middle-market corporate clients with other lending institutions,
offshore suppliers and key players within the respective industries.
ƒ Facilitated the Temporary Overdraft (TOD) approval process for commercial banking customers by careful
analysis and understanding of the transaction profiles of the various customers.
ƒ Ensuring a timely and seamless flow of information between the various processing units so as to minimize
operational bottlenecks.
ƒ Marketed banking products, such as Import Finance Product, Accounts Receivable Financing, Cheque Purchase
Facility etc.
ƒ Helped maintain a consistent growth in asset base through the marketing of the above products, allowing for the
generation of investment products for non-borrowing customers.
ƒ Provided daily after sales marketing services to corporate and high net-worth individual clients, which included
offering advice on the various investment options available.

Jul ‘00 – Jan ‘01 Techos Geosciences Limited Lagos, Nigeria

ƒ Worked as an accountant for family owned oil-servicing company, whereby I assisted my Father on accounting
and reconciliation issues.
ƒ Interfaced with various clients, such as Shell Petroleum, preparing contract tender proposals and developing
pricing strategies.

May ‘00 – Jul ‘00 Equiva Services, LLC Houston, Texas

(Shell, Texaco & Saudi Aramco Working Together)
Retail Analyst
ƒ Carried out daily inventory reconciliation for numerous Shell and Texaco service stations around the North
America region.
ƒ Performed daily analysis of retail activity, identifying problem areas.
ƒ Provided assistance to store clerks and managers.

Jan ‘00 – May ‘00 Finesse Creole Cajun Restaurant Houston, Texas
ƒ Did voluntary work assisting with the setting up of accounting system for a new restaurant

May ‘99 - Jan ‘00/ Baker Hughes/Western Geophysical Houston, Texas

May ‘96 – Aug ‘96 Intern/Full time
ƒ Account reconciliation and preparation of financial reports.
ƒ Assisted with transition to Oracle accounting software.
ƒ Corresponded with foreign branches, importing data and updating to new oracle format.
Computer Services technician
ƒ Installed and updated employee terminals and setting up new employees to the company network
ƒ Conducted office wide survey of employees network setup


ƒ Member of LSE Business Society

ƒ College of Business Merritt Scholarship Award, Prairie View A&M University
ƒ National Dean’s List 1995 – 1999
ƒ Member of Economic and Finance Club at Prairie View A&M University
ƒ Member of Delta Mu Delta, National Honor Society for Business students


ƒ Available upon request



Address : LSE Great Dover Street, 159, Southwark, London SE1 4WW
Email : B.Aggarwal@lse.ac.uk
Phone No : +447976958890


Sept 2003- October 2004 Pursuing MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information
Systems (ADMIS) from London School of Economics and Political
Science (LSE), UK

July 1997 – May 2001 Bachelor in Hotel Management (BHM) from Welcomgroup
Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal, India

Completed four-year full time graduate program in Hotel Management

with distinction (74%). I had high credits in subjects like Food &
Beverage Management, Food Production, Human Resource Management
and Marketing Management.

I was in-charge of Bakery & Confectionery department for the year 2000
Convocation. Moreover, I was selected as the Marketing Head for the
‘Basant Bahar’ festival held at College.

May 1996- April 1997 A - Levels from Montfort Senior Secondary School, New Delhi, India

Achieved distinction (79%) in Senior Secondary School Examination.

Was awarded a certificate for ‘Excellence in Studies’. Won certificate of
Merits in Painting & Debate competition. I was also elected as the House


August 2002 – August 2003 ASSISTANT MANAGER at Manu Maharani Hotels Ltd., New
Delhi, India

• Managing Front Office
• Improving guest services and satisfaction
• Resolving guest complaints and providing requisite input for
overall working of hotel
• Promoting an atmosphere of teamwork and developing
associates with higher responsibilities
• Responsible for Banquet Management

I have been rated excellent all throughout.

May 2001 – Aug 2002 GUEST RELATION EXECUTIVE at The Leela Palace Hotel,
Bangalore, India (Hotel Rated as 5 Star Deluxe Luxury Hotel)

• Responsible for supervising and smooth functioning of lobby

• Meeting all VIP guests in the hotel

• Ensuring teamwork & proper communication between various
• Responsible for training and supervising new recruits

I was frequently rewarded with appreciation notes from the General

Manager for my achievements.


Feb 2000 – July 2000; 6 months Internship at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, India (Hotel rated
as 5 Star Deluxe Luxury Hotel)

• This training Program provided intensive experience and

exposure in the operational and management areas.

I was appraised positively for taking initiative.

PERSONAL Female, 24 years, Single


LANGUAGES Fluent in English and Hindi. Elementary knowledge of French

INTEREST Meeting people and Painting

12TH May 1975
Nationality: German/Nigerian
9 Hillfield Road, Hampton, TW12 2PX. England
+44 (0) 208 9411387 ; +44(0) 7957654501
Email: G.I.Ahanotu@lse.ac.uk


A bilingual business analyst with five years work experience as part of a team implementing IT
solutions for major insurance companies across Europe, South East Asia and North America.
My current area of interest includes outsourcing/offshoring and my research focuses on
identifying and understanding the issues that arise in offshore software development projects.


2003 – 2004: London School of Economics

MSc in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems
Expected graduation date: September 2004
2001 – 2004: University of London (External)
Postgraduate diploma in International Management
Expected graduation date: October 2004
1994 – 1997: University of Birmingham
BSc. Joint Honours Artificial Intelligence & Psychology (2.1)
2002: Hathaway & Associates, Inc Chicago.
Business Analysis and Requirements Engineering Course


1999 – present Business Analyst for RebusIS, London.

(Insurance Software Provider)
Key tasks include:
• Business Requirements Gathering
• Feasibility Study
• Business/Product Training Design and Strategy for End Users
• Cost Benefit Analysis
• Support User Acceptance/Quality Assurance Testing
• Product Configuration

Main projects include:

• Feasibility study for Middlesea Insurance Malta
• ISO Reporting Requirement implementation for XLWI, America
• MIS implementation for XLWI Engineering world-wide
• Citibank Payment Interface implementation for WI, Switzerland.
• GENIUS Implementation for LAIKI Insurance; Hong Leong
Assurance; XLWI Europe

Secondments and Rollout locations include

Kuala Lumpur, Winterthur CH, Nicosia CY, Dallas, New York, Paris,
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna, Milan, Lisbon, Barcelona, Brussels
1998 Trainee Consultant for Lynx Financial Systems, Leeds
(IS for financial institutions, previously known as Tenhill Computer Systems)
Key tasks included:
• Gap Analysis Report
• Product Configuration
• Supporting Systems/User Acceptance Testing
Main project:
• Feasibility study for Hansa Leasing Hamburg

1997 Project Administrator for Tenhill Computer Systems GmbH, Munich

Key tasks included:
• Management of software change requests
• Maintenance of fault management system
• Liaison officer for German partner company MSG
• Management of work in progress against budget
• Responsible for teams’ finances and general administrative tasks
Main project:
• BMW Bank Project Co-ordinator

June – July 1996 Document Translator for Tenhill Computer Systems Ltd, Leeds
Key tasks included:
• Translation of software help screens and technical manuals


IT/Computing: Rational Rose, AS400 operating system, Basic, POPII, PROLOG -AI
programming languages
Languages: Bilingual in English and German.

2001 – Present Trustee/Co-founder of Life Foundation.
Non-profit Organisation raising funds for educational scholarships for
disadvantaged children in Nigeria.

1995 - 1996 Treasurer

Held this post for the African and Caribbean society at the University of


I enjoy organising cultural and social events for friends such as Christmas dinners, monthly
reading groups and visits to the theatre or art gallery.
I am also a member of LSE Business society, German society, Tennis society and Chess society

Available on Request
166 Wanstead Lane
Ilford, Essex
+44 02085542488


2003-2004 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

MSc Analysis, Design Management Information Systems (ADMIS)

1998 – 2000 Hamdard University Islamabad Campus

Masters in Computer Sciences (MCS)

1995 – 1998 Punjab University

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

2002 Cisco@Ease Training program

Compaq ASE W2K Track Training

1994-1995 Petroman Training Institute. Islamabad

One-Year Computer Hardware Diploma

1991 Petroman Training Institute. Islamabad

Computer software course with concentration in
GW Basic, Lotus and Word star, etc.


June 2002 – Present The London Cosmetic Laser Centre

IT Support / System Administrator

I am responsible for the hardware and software administration, installations and troubleshooting. Improving and
maintaining the clinics website. Redesigning the clinic network between MAC & PC, successfully solving security issues
and improving communications performance. I have also developed Patient Record software using MS Access to
store/retrieve patient’s record.

August 2001 – June 2002 Ministry of Interior Government of Pakistan

(National Database and Registration Authority)
Senior Hardware / Network Engineer
NADRA is a one of the biggest organization in Pakistan the main functions of it are collect, collate and disseminate
data regarding the citizens of Pakistan, Maintain Central Data Warehouse, Plan, organize arrange continuous updating of
National Database by coordinating flow of input from various agencies.
I was working with a team of Hardware and Network Engineers our responsibilities were to design network for different
projects in organization, configuring systems on network based on windows 2000 server and workstation platform,
Hardware and software installation and helping staff related to daily computer based problems.

January 2001 - June 2001 NCR Corporation, Pakistan

System Support Professional
Worked as System Support Professional my responsibilities were to Support system, System services on
networking, Database management on Teradata, and Oracle, Networking support on Windows 2000 platform.

March 1997-April 1999 Kokusai Computers International (Pvt.)

Hardware and Software Specialist.
I joined the organization as Hardware and Software Specialist my responsibilities included providing solutions on
computer based problems and quality service to the wide customer based in Islamabad and Rawalpindi (Twin Cities). Also
system assembling, software installation, hardware installation in the organization and on client sites.
December 1996 - January 1997 Muslim Commercial Bank Ltd
This small term internship gave me a unique opportunity to learn some of banking skills. I have learned opening
accounts for new clients, preparation of money drafts, vouchers and dispatching.


Microsoft Office Applications, Internet, E-Mail, Windows 9X, Windows 2000, Windows 2000
Professional, Windows XP professional, Windows NT 4.0 (Server and Workstation)
Oracle; MS Access; MS SQL Server

C/C++; Visual Basic; Visual C++; Java

Macromedia Flash 4,5.0,MX; Macromedia Director; Dream weaver 4, MX; Adobe Photoshop 5.5,6.0;
Microsoft Front Page; HTML

PC & Servers
• IBM Aptiva, COMPAQ Proliant, Prolinea, DeskPro, NCR 3234, 3272, 4455.
• HP Net Server, LH 3000
• LASER HP 4L, 4P, 5L, 6L. 1100, 4050
• DOT MATRIX EPSON 1170, 570, 2170, LQ 800
• Ink Jet EPSON Stylus 800

Installation & Configuration

LANGUAGES Bilingual (English, Urdu) Native Punjabi

Community Service on a personal level, Performed volunteer work with an NGO called "Bedari" (supporting
women issues) by helping them organize variety of seminars, workshops, training courses and fund raising events on topics
such as Paralegal training, Learn to Repair Cars, and awareness building on Child Sexual Abuse (2000).
I enjoy traveling whenever I get a chance also enjoy swimming, cricket, and snooker and attending the gym.

References Available on request

Diego Argandoña Aramayo
Contact 159 Great Dover Street +44 – (0)7776201821
B504-1 d.argandona@lse.ac.uk
SE1 4WW, London argandonadiego@hotmail.com
Languages Spanish (native), English

The London School of Economics and Political Science Oct 2003 – Sep 2004
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)
The course was based on three streams: Management, Development and
Theories of IS, with a particular focus on systems thinking, new socio-technical
theories and soft system methodologies. In addition to this, I specialized in
innovation and techology management and e-government.

Universidad de Barcelona – Les Heures Oct 2001 – Jun 2002

MBA Masters in Business Administration
As part of the MBA I focused on corporate strategy, project management and IT.
For the final project, I was involved in the development of a Business Plan for
Arthur Andersen in Spain. The project had two teams, one from my business
school and one from the London City University working for Andersen in Madrid.
The project was called “eLearning – a market review (Special focus on Spain)”
and it helped me to test my teamwork and organizational skills.

Universidad Católica Boliviana Feb 1995 – Aug 2000

BSc Computer Science (System Engineering) and Economics
My thesis topic was “Application of the IT to support sales and promotion of Hotel
services”. During this period, I also acquired good analytical, technical and
computer skills. I graduated with Honours through the modality of “Academic
Excellence” (equivalent to 2:1 degree).


Acevedo Deloitte & Touche, Bolivia Jul 2003 – Sep 2003

IT Manager
This position presented a new challenge for me especially in innovation terms. My
main task was to develop the line of service of IT consultancy, under the
supervision of the main partner. Regrettably, I was unable to remain in the
position long, as I received a scholarship to study at the LSE, but I still have a very
good relationship with the company.

T.D.I. Aug 2002 – May 2003

Project Manager
This has been my most fulfilling job to date, in which I developed my leadership,
communication and organizational skills. I was directly responsible for the
development of the Urban Cadastre and Tax System for the city of Quillacollo.
This was a Geographic Information System with a budget of near US$1.5 million
and involved close contact with the client.

ODENAL May 2000 – July 2001

Systems Developer
My first job experience was related to a Tax Administration System. I was part of
a large team that required good teamwork and communication skills.


Honoured with the Program Alban Scholarship Oct 2003 – Sep 2004

Executive of the Student Centre for System Engineering, UCB 1999 – 2000
Due to my political and communication skills acquired in previous years I decided to be
part of the internal processes of a private University.

Representative Student to the Council for the Faculty of Economy, UMSS 1998 – 1999
Since my first year at the public University UMSS I was involved in a political group. A few
years later I was elected democratically to the council of my faculty, with an electoral base
of 9,000 students.

Honoured with the exchange Program Jan Tinbergen Oct 1997 – Feb 1998
Sponsored by the Nuffic program and the UMSS, this exchange program involved a four
month stay in the Netherlands and the development of the paper “Bolivia: Economic Policy
during the 90s”.

Steve Smithson
Senior Lecturer in Information Systems – Personal Tutor at LSE
Department of Information Systems
London School of Economics and Political Science
+44 (0) 20 7955 7647
Rodolfo Acevedo
Main Partner – Acevedo Deloitte, Bolivia
Avenida Ballivian No. 838
Cochabamba – Bolivia
+591 (4) 4520122

Date of Birth June 9, 1977 Marital Status Single
Nationality Bolivian UK Work Permit Not Required
Raoul Leeam Aranha
Flat 2
116A Boundary Road
St. John’s Wood
London, NW8 0RH
R.L.Aranha@lse.ac.uk Phone: 02074191701


PROFILE • MS in Management of Information Systems- London School of Economics,

UK with experience in Strategic IT Management and coursework in
Management, Web Services , Security and Data Protection.
• 7 years of rapid progressive leadership experience as a Principal Consultant to
a Financial Services company recognized as the largest Credit Card Processor
in the US. Major duties tied to Payment Processing and Settlement.
• Successful in providing strategic ideas for IT projects that led to substantial
long-term corporate savings.
• Experienced at managing successful knowledge transitions for IT Outsourcing
and offshore IT Project Management.
• High record for completing projects on time and within budget.
• Only consultant to be given a management role by the client with a team of 10
and the privilege to participate in hiring new personnel and year-end reviews.
• No work permit required- UK or USA.

EXPERIENCE Keane, Inc., Boston, MA, USA 1997-2003

Principal Consultant, 1999-2003
Senior Consultant, 1998-1999
Consultant, 1997-1998

• Provided a 700K+ savings to the client by finding synergies between
departments by providing a business and architecture folding plan using Six
Sigma presentation techniques.
• Successfully managed a massive architectural implementation for moving the
client’s deployment site from Maryland to California.
• Conducted Business Requirements walkthroughs for new and existing projects
and provided system designs, project sizings, resource allocation matrices and
project timelines.
• Skilled at making strong business and system cases to get projects approved.
• Conducted rigorous Knowledge Transitions to Outsourcing teams.
• Conducted Change Management duties and coordinated corporate wide project
rollout procedures.
• Performed Engagement Management duties on behalf of Keane, Inc. at the
client site providing for a permanent on-site presence for Keane, Inc.
• Responsible for generating new business and placement opportunities for
Keane, Inc at the same client site.
• Managed and conducted Project Risk Assessments.
• Provided project and resource components for departmental operational

Raoul Leeam Aranha
Flat 2
116A Boundary Road
St. John’s Wood
London, NW8 0RH
R.L.Aranha@lse.ac.uk Phone: 02074191701 …Aranha Page 2…

• Provided a new architecture concept to move a business critical system from
one department to another that led to a $700K+ yearly corporate savings and a
new streamlined product deployment strategy. This strategy was in line with
the company’s corporate Kaizen event and is now a major project managed by
its Six-Sigma Group.
• Provided major input for departmental strategies to procure new work and keep
existing project work using process improvement strategies.
• Provided new strategies for ensuring that knowledge transitioned to offshore
teams were always accessible like suggesting a centralized data collection pool.
• Improved departmental processes by creating standards documents for
programming, code reviews and offshore project management.

Sunrise Logistics, Inc., NYC, NY, USA 1996-1997

• Foxpro Developer/ Novell & Windows (Workgroups) LAN Administrator.

KNOWLEDGE Languages: PL/SQL, Korn Shell Scripting, Perl Scripting, HTML, XML (read),
Java (read), ASP (read), Pascal, Mod-2, Ada, Assembler, Visual Basic
6.0, Visual Foxpro, Unified Modeling Language (UML).
Databases: Oracle (6+ years), SQL-Server, MS-Access, Postgres, Foxpro.
O/S: AIX 4.1.4, Windows XP/NT4.0/2000, MAC OS 8.6, Linux, Unix.
Other: SQLLDR, Connect Direct, MS-Office, MS-Project, Infoman,
Extra!, Excel, Word.
Tools: TOAD, SQL-Navigator, PL/SQL Developer, Ultra-Edit, Visio,

EDUCATION M.S., Management of Information Systems

London School of Economics and Political Science
London, UK, September 2004

Project Management-Intermediate
Keane, Inc.
Harrisburg, PA, USA, 2001

M.S., Software Engineering

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA, USA, 2000

B.S., Computer Information Systems Minor: Business Administration

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA, USA, 1993
aslanidou, popi
personal & thcontact details
Date of Birth: 20 May 1979 Address: 182a Archway Road, London, N6 5BB
Nationality: Greek (EU) Telephone: 02083402368, 07787972783
Residency: UK Email: p.aslanidou@lse.ac.uk

career objective
My academic and professional background in marketing communications in combination with the acquisition of
knowledge in the new media and information systems field has urged me to pursue a job in the innovative marketing
communications or advertising field.

2002- London School Of Economics & Political Science
 MSc in New Media, Information & Society (part-time)
Courses to be completed: Theories & Concepts in Media and Communications, New Media, Information and
Knowledge Systems, Advanced Methods of Research in Media and Communications, Information Systems & Aspects
of Information

1997-2001 The American College Of Greece-Deree College

 BSc in Marketing with concentration on Communications Marketing and Advertising
 Honors & Activities:
o GPA: 3.91(out of 4). Held a place in the Dean’s List, throughout all the years of study. Awarded with the
Dean’s Scholarship during the last two years of study
o Active member of the Marketing Society
 Project Work:
o Consumer Behavior: Ethnographic Research on Coffee Consumption
o Public Relations: Public Relations Campaign Design for the Panhellenic Student Committee
o Direct Marketing: Design of a direct marketing campaign for the “Movie World” (a direct selling VHS
o Marketing Management: Marketing plan for Nike Air Flight Posite shoes
o Retailing: Marketing Plan for the family retail outlet which sells clothes for men.
o Advertising: Design of an advertising and media plan for Maxwell House coffee
o Advertising Campaigns & Media Planning:Design of an advertising and media plan for Johnnie Walker
o Integrated Marketing Communications: Dissertation-design of an IMC plan for Maxwell House coffee. The
plan consisted of a strategic promotional plan, an advertising & media plan, a sales promotion plan, a
public relations plan, a direct marketing plan and a new media promotion plan
o Marketing Research: Design of a marketing research study for defining consumer behavior towards snacks
with the use of quantitative tools (questionnaires) as well as qualitative tools (focus group interviews)

1997 18th High School Of Athens

 Graduated High School with a general grade of 19 (out of 20)
 Received school and municipal level accreditation of my efforts throughout all high school years

employment history
Sep-Aug 2002 Account Executive, Casus Belli Communications S.A1.
During my one year of work in the advertising business, I gained experience in
• preparing for specs
• media and creative department briefing
• agency presentations
• strategic formation of promotional strategies(advertising, direct marketing, PR)
• client relations & commercial production as well as
• the formation of research designs

Contact Person: Hercules Georgiadis, Client Service Director (tel: 00302-10-2724035, e-mail:casusbelli@ngoc.gr)
My client portfolio included, among others, the third biggest Greek processed meat producing company (Creta Farm),
the number one glue trader (Logo), one of biggest language institutes (Interlingua) and the largest Greek private
hospital (Ugeia). Other industries I got familiar with, as a part of my job, are: the land telephony market, the RTD
market, the fashion clothes retail market, the beer market and the fast-food market.

2000-2001 Pre-professional Level Experience President of the Student Body of the Hellenic Institute of
Marketing (HIM)2
During my presidency, I was actively involved in the organization of a series of events:
• March 2000-The Outdoor Advertising Forum sponsored by Heineken
• May 2000-The Retailing Revolution Forum sponsored by Philip Morris
• November 2000-The Sports Marketing Forum sponsored by EEDE
• January 2001-The Marketing Strategies in the Era of Globalized Economy Forum sponsored by Adecco
• March 2001-The Hellenic Institute of Marketing in Universities-a series of lectures on After Sales Service by
well known marketing professionals in universities across Greece sponsored by Unilever
• April 2001: Advertising-The Key To Communication Forum
Other HIM activities designed for marketing students were field visits to international and Greek firms, organization of
career forums for graduate students and holdings of resume and interview workshops.

1997- 2002 Working for the family retail business

Since 1997 and throughout my studies, I have been working in the family clothes retail business (selling clothes for
men) in all the jobs involved; first as a salesperson in direct contact with the customers, then got involved with
organizing the logistics, choosing suppliers and order making and last in organizing the store’s promotion through sales
promotion material and exposure to local advertising media.

computer & language skills

 Computer Skills
Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Adobe: Photoshop & Acrobat
Excellent Internet & e-mailing skills
Very Good SPSS skills
Greek (Mother Tongue), English (Fluent) and Italian (Good)

Details of referees are available on request.

The Hellenic Institute Of Marketing is the only Greek non-profit professional institute whose main goal is to promote the idea and practice of
marketing and further educate professionals as well as students (through its student chapter) on current marketing subjects & problems. HIM
belongs to the Hellenic Management Association which is a member of the European Organization Of Quality (EOQ), Management Centre Europe
(MCE), European Council of Management (CECIOS), European Marketing Confederation (EMC), European Foundation for Quality Management
(EFQM), Institute of Personnel & Development (IPD), European Foundation for Management Development. Contact Person: Lina Tsagkaraki,
General Director of Members and Institutes (tel: 00302-010-2112000, e-mail:members@eede.gr)
tarek atalla
Mobile 077 6287 5951 Tel 020 7394 1790
tatalla@hotmail.com, 9 Finland Street
London SE16 7TP CV
Profile & Objective

A postgraduate student pursuing an MSc in Information Systems at the London School of Economics, seeking to
leverage past experience in print and new media, and recent studies to secure a position in the field of IT
consultancy or development. Possessing project management experience, solid technical skills, excellent
teamwork and communications skills, and multicultural experience.

Personal Information

Nationality British
D.O.B 05-02-74
Languages English – written and spoken fluently (mother tongue)
Arabic – written and spoken fluently
French – basic knowledge


MSc Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems – expected Sep 2004
London School of Economics & Political Science, London, UK

Key Subjects: Information Systems Security, System Development, Information Systems,

Inter-organizational information systems, Information Systems Management
Dissertation: “The role of XML-based standards in B2B integration”

BSc Information Systems and Management 2003 (2:1)

University of London External Programme – LSE (undertaken whilst working fulltime)

Key subjects: Software Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies, Information

Systems Development and Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Statistics
Final project: “E-government for Development – expectation and realities: the case of Jordan”

Jordanian Certificate of Secondary Education

A Levels & O Levels
Bishops College, Amman, Jordan

Software & Technical Skills

• Software Packages
Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, Flash MX, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe Acrobat, ASP Webmatrix, Rational Rose, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
• Languages
HTML, VisualBasic.net, SQL (working knowledge), Java (basic knowledge), Actionscript, Javascript, CSS
• Development Skills
E/R modelling, UML & Object Oriented Analysis including Use Case analysis, Web application
development using ASP. net, Web site design and production using HTML, DHTML, and Flash.
• Operating systems
Mac OS, Windows XP/2000/98
Professional Experience

Web Developer Jan 03 ~ Oct 03

Big Fish Design Ltd, London, UK
• Designed and produced web sites for various clients.
• Developed web applications using ASP.net.
• Provided technical support for staff.

Web Developer/Designer Jan 02 ~ Dec 03

Freelance, London, UK

• Designed and produced web sites and print projects for various clients in a freelance capacity
whilst completing Bachelors Degree.

Senior Designer – web and print July 97 ~ Dec 01

Emirates Airline Group, Corporate Communications, Dubai
• Developed websites from concept to completion for the Emirates Airline group of companies
as well as micro sites for the corporate intranet.
• Developed and executed design projects for the Emirates Airline Group and its subsidiaries.
This included corporate identity and literature, publications, and publicity material for events sponsored
by Emirates Airline, such as the Dubai World Cup and the Cricket World Cup.
• Managed the production of the duty free in-flight magazines of Emirates Airline and Sri Lankan Airlines.
This involved approving designs for the two magazines, liasing with suppliers to provide products
and content, art direction of photography, and the management of repro and printing.
• Supervised the work of junior designers and artworkers, and ensured its adherence to the group's
corporate identity guidelines.

Pre-press Manager June 95 ~ July 97

The National Press, Amman, Jordan
• Managed the pre-press department at the National Press.
• Supervised a production team consisting of eight designers and artworkers.
• Clients included the Jordanian Ministry of Education, The British Council, and several
multinational companies.

Junior Designer/Mac Troubleshooter June 94 ~ May 95

Creationz Design, Amman, Jordan
• Creative team member in design consultancy.
• Responsible for MAC troubleshooting and advice on production issues.
• Assisted senior designers in conceptualising and designing projects.


• Tennis, Squash, and travelling.


• Available upon request

43 Shirley Grove E-mail: Viraf_Avari@hotmail.com
Edmonton DOB: 16th January 1981
London Nationality: British
N9 8ES
Phone: 02088049217
Mobile: 07930383331 Viraf Avari

London School of Economics & Political Science
MSc (Hons) Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
A socio-technical perspective on the issues, approaches and tools for information
systems development regarding the operation within organizations.

1999 – 2002
Portsmouth University
BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems 2:1

3rd Year subjects:

E-Commerce: A Critical Evaluation of Technology (A), Information Technology in
Education 1 (A), History of Computing (A), Project Management (A), Engineering
Project (B), Computer Law 1 (B), Computer Based Training and Multimedia (B),
Information Systems Management (C),

Enfield Grammar School

Computing (C), English Literature (C), Mathematics (E).

General Studies (D)

English Literature (A*), Geography (A*), Information Systems (A), Physics (A),
Mathematics (B), English Language (B), Chemistry (B), Economics (C), Science (C).


April 2003 – July 2003

Local Education Authority – School Appeals Administrator
Duties: First point of contact for parents and panel members providing advice,
assisting in administration and co-ordination of the arrangements for appeal hearings,
management of appeals database, illustrating weaknesses in the existing system,
modifying the current system where feasible\appropriate and advising staff\analyst on
the requirements of a new Information System.
November 1998 – September 1999
Lloyds TSB Bank – Customer Service Officer
Duties: Dealing with all customer transactions over the counter, handling general
customer queries\complaints at the reception desk, reconciliation and balancing of till,
data input, database maintenance and liaising with other departments and branches.

May 1995 – June 1995

North Middlesex Hospital (Work Experience)
Duties: Working on computer systems, filing and observing how several departments
within a hospital function.


Graduate member of The British Computer Society, School senior prefect, Year 8
work group award, Year 11 GCSE achievement award, Year 12 progress award,
volunteering to assist staff at parents evening and recruitment of new students.


• Adept in a multitude of applications including MS Office, MS Works and

Lotus 123
• Well versed in all windows environments such as 98, MX, XP and NT.
Familiar with GNU/Linux and UNIX operating systems
• Intermediate skills\experience in developing systems with Ada, Java, UNIX,
C++, Visual Basic, SQL, HTML, Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash


Air Training Corps: Rank of Flight Sergeant & Staff cadet. Duke of Edinburgh’s
Scheme (bronze & silver), flying, initial and basic gliding wings, shooting (RAF &
ATC Marksmen), first aid. Numerous awards throughout service history including
best cadet, best NCO, best drill instructor, shooting and sports awards. Have attended
adventure training camps throughout the U.K as well as three camps in Germany.

Sports\Other: badminton, football, Muaythia, rock climbing, hill walking, canoeing

and athletics. Also enjoy reading, travelling and historical\cultural enlightenment.


• Good time management and experience of working to tight deadlines

• Adept problem solving skills
• Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team
• Good communication and presentational skills
• Flexibility and originality of approach
• Attention to detail at all levels


Supplied on request
EMAIL: g.balakrishnan@lse.ac.uk MOBILE: 07775 708 643

• Oct ’03 to Sept ’04 The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
M. Sc. in Management of Information Systems (Specializing in IS Security and Risk management)
• Aug ’99 to May ‘01 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT M)
M. Sc. in Physics - CGPA 7.2/10

Software Engineer - Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) August 2001 – August 2003
Infosys is a premier Indian IT services and consultancy company, with a current market capitalization of $7.5 billion
1. Client Proximus- Belgium. (Telecommunications)
• Was chosen to undertake the risk evaluation and feasibility study conducted to determine consequences of introducing a
content management system for Proximus - the first mobile telecom operator in Belgium.
• Responsible for coordinating and assessing risk in design change requests from the client’s project managers in Belgium.
• Ran a knowledge management initiative and contributed articles on business processes and risk mitigation controls
initiated by me in the project.
• Developed the prototype Information Systems security policy to maintain data integrity in the client environment.
2. Client Versicherungskammer Bayern (VKB), Germany (Insurance)
• Led a team of three in analyzing risk thresholds in business processes of VKB - the largest pubic insurer in Germany.
• Designed a prototype application to understand security issues in the proprietary development environment - XCOBOL
• Organized and conducted knowledge transfer sessions for new entrants and volunteered to mentor them.
• Led a four member team in successfully developing an interface security application, TDS-SBI worth $ 0.5 million USD.
• Entrusted the responsibility of Quality Configuration Controller - auditing IT standards and processes for a set of projects
worth $ 4.3 million USD.
• Conducted internal audits on compliance with risk alleviation procedures incorporated in consolation with the client
Research Analyst – Indian Institute of Science (IISc) March 2000 – August 2000
IISc is India’s foremost science research institution attracting some of the best academics from around the globe.
• Recipient of the prestigious Indian Academy of Science Fellowship to work with the Molecular Biophysics unit.
• Selected to showcase work done on bioinformatics to researchers from Monsanto (nyse: MON)
• Was chosen to initiate and implement a training programme for mentoring entrants from non-biological backgrounds
into biophysics.

• Award of £18,000 by the London School of Economics and Political Science.
• Grant of £1600 JN TATA scholarship for the higher education of Indians overseas.
• Recipient of the Indian Academy of Science Summer Fellowship award and scholarship.
• Awarded Best Outgoing Physics Student Prize B.Sc. Physics.

• Programming Language: Working knowledge of VB6.0, PL SQL, C, Java, COBOL and XCOBOL (developed by
SD&M Germany, Gemini Ernst & Young group) and Perl.
• Operating Systems: WindowsNT/2000, MVS.
• Design Tools: UML case tools and Rational Rose.
• Packages: Interwoven Teamsite (Content management system), Visual Source Safe and Microsoft Office.

• Organized a “Risk management: methods and limitations” conference with the Enterprise solutions practice unit of
• Member of the LSE cross-country Runners Team- also manage the teams’ webpage.
• Initiated and managed the renovation of a community hospital under the National Service Scheme, Government of India.
• Organized and led several long-distance cross country cycling expeditions.
• Languages Known: English (Fluent), German & French (Basic) and Hindi.
Juan Bossio


Telephone 02075721118
E-mail j.bossio@lse.ac.uk
Nationality Peruvian
Date of birth 23.2.1968


• Dates 1998-1999
• University and Department Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Social Sciences Department
• Title Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies

• Dates 1990-1994
• University and Department Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Humanities Department
• Title Bachelor Degree on Librarianship and Information Science


• Dates October 2002 – August 2003

• Name and address of employer GTZ German Technical Co-operation. – PERU. Los Incas 172, Lima 27, Peru.
• Occupation or position held Consultant
• Main activities and responsibilities National counterpart in a contract between GTZ and the Dirección General de Información
Agraria (Ministerio de Agricultura) to develop a national political framework on ICT for rural
development. Major responsibilities:
• Research on possibilities and alternatives related with the use of ICT and rural
• Development of the idea of a rural telecentre in Jaen, Peru. Telecentre’s base study.

• Dates April to September 2002

• Name and address of employer Dirección General de Información Agraria (MINAG). Pje. Zela n. 150, piso 8, Lima 11. Peru.
• Occupation or position held Local Information Centres Coordinator
• Main activities and responsibilities • Cases study of rural information services at local level.
• To develop a framework to promote rural information service projects.
• To contribute to a national survey about information needs of peasants.
• To contribute on the developing of a strategy of communication with peasants.

• Dates January 2000 to March 2002

• Name and address of employer Intermediate Technology Development Group – LA. Av. Jorge Chavez 275, Lima 18. PERU.
• Occupation or position held Member of the Information & Communication Technologies for Development Program
• Main activities and responsibilities • Peruvian team leader for the research project Developing Appropriate ICTs (funded by
• To direct InfoDes project (funded by World Bank)
• To participate in the board of Rural Radio Broadcasting project RRB (funded by DFID).
• To participate in and direct the production of new project documents & ICTs strategy.

• Dates January 1995 to December 1999

• Name and address of employer Intermediate Technology Development Group – Latin America.
• Occupation or position held Information Unit manager
• Main activities and responsibilities • To manage the documentation centre of ITDG
• To participate in the elaboration of project documents, like InfoDes and RRB.
• To participate in several researches like:
• Knowledge and information Systems of the poor (funded by DFID)
• InfoDes data base line

SOCIAL SKILLS Team work: I have participated in several teams as student, as researcher, in planning activities
and as conference organiser.
AND COMPETENCES Intercultural skills: I have had the opportunity to test my ability to communicate and work with
people with different cultural and education background in different opportunities: working in
development projects in the rural highlands and as consultant at governmental organisations, or
by participating in international conferences and organisations.

ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS I have experience organising events. I was always in the organising teams of planning events at
ITDG. My major and most recent experience was in the organisation of a national meeting of
AND COMPETENCES telecentres operators in Peru1 when I directed the organisation of this event.

OTHER SKILLS Large experience in planning and evaluation processes of development projects.
Large experience in rapid and participatory research methods.


MEMBERSHIPS Som@s Telecentros (Latin-American network of telecentres) Member of its steering

committee.Seminario Permanente de Investigación Agraria – Peru.

PAPERS • Propuesta de políticas públicas para el aprovechamiento de las Tecnologías de

Información y Comunicación para el desarrollo rural. September, 2003.
• Recomendaciones de política a la Dirección General de Información Agraria hacia
Proyectos y Sistemas de Información Local. Octubre, 2002.
• Hacia un sistema de información agraria. Paper presented to the International
Workshop “Sistemas de Información Rural en la Región Andina” organised by
ITACAB. August 2002.
• Estudio de base del proyecto Telefonía Rural – FITEL. ITDG, February 2002.
• Situación de los Telecentros en Perú: alcances y perspectivas. Paper presented at the
Pre-Congress Telecenters meeting of the II World Congress of Citizen Networks,
GlobalCN, Buenos Aires, December 2001.
• Flujos de Información y Comunicación en contextos rurales: punto de partida para
intervenciones en Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación SEPIA IX, October
2001 http://www.sepia.org.pe/ponencias_final/bossio.PDF published on “Perú, el
problema agrario en debate, SEPIA IX / Manuel Pulgar Vidal, Eduardo Zegarra y
Jaime Urrutia, eds. Lima: SEPIA, CIES, CARE, OXFAM, 2002. pp. 662-687
• “Provisión de información para el desarrollo sustentable y participativo: sistema de
información para el desarrollo rural, proyecto demostrativo en Cajamarca” In:
Tecnología y Sociedad n. 5 1999
• Data base line for Infodes Project http://www.infodes.org.pe/estudio.htm 1998
• Several short collaborations to Tecnología y Sociedad (ITDG Peru magazine)
between 1995 and 1999.
• “Con Piura en el corazón”. In: Information World en Español, n. 45, junio de 1996

James Bosworth

38 Stelfox House, Penton Rise, London WC1X 9EA

t: 020 72780397 m: 07973 646337


2003-present London School of MSc Analysis, Design and Management of

Economics Information Systems

1993-1996 Clare College, BA (Hons) Mathematics

Cambridge Upper Second

1991-1993 Varndean Sixth Form 5 ‘A’ levels (including 4 at grade A)

College, Brighton

1986-1991 Dorothy Stringer 11 GCSEs (including 10 at grade A)

School, Brighton

The masters program at LSE covers a wide range of approaches to the study of
Information Systems in organisations, drawing on theories from sociology,
organisation science and economics to analyse the latest developments in the field.


1996-2003 Triad Group plc

Joined Triad Group, an IT consultancy and bespoke software development company,

after graduating from Cambridge. Gained promotion five times in seven years of
employment, becoming both a technical authority within the company and a trusted
manager. Took on a variety of roles, including programmer, designer, technical
architect, analyst, team leader and sales consultant on a variety of software
development and consultancy projects for a range of clients from both the public and
private sectors. Developed particular expertise in the telecoms and financial services
business sectors and in Microsoft and Oracle database and web technologies. Left
Triad to study Information Systems at the London School of Economics.

Significant project experience gained at Triad:

Pan-European Telecoms Carrier – Invoicing System

Led the development of an Intranet-based invoice production module replacing a
bespoke client/server application to provide increased reliability, scalability and
visibility of the invoicing process. Following a successful phased rollout the lead-time
on invoice production dropped from 30 to 4 days.
Jersey Financial Services Company – Employee Benefits System
Oversaw the specification and design of the reports subsystem, liasing with the client
at a senior level and co-ordinating a small team of developers.

UK Government Agency – System for Access Regulation

Co-designed the distributed component-based technical platform that enabled rapid
development of this Intranet-based system, and was involved as a technical mentor
throughout the project.

Telecoms Rating Engine

Designed and co-developed a generic rating engine aimed at the small to medium
telecoms market. The main challenge was to fine-tune the database procedures to
provide high throughput on inexpensive hardware.

UK Government Agency – Bid Management System

Led the development of an Intranet-based application designed to support the process
of creating, submitting and approving bids for funding. Using state-of-the-art
technology, the system was delivered to tight deadlines.

Other work included drafting responses to RFIs and ITTs, and preparing and
presenting sales material to prospective clients.

IT Skills

Languages Visual Basic 6.0 Technologies MTS/COM+

HTML & JavaScript IIS 4.0/5.0
VBScript/ASP Exchange 2000/WSS
Tools/Packages Crystal Reports 8.0/9.0
Databases SQL Server 7.0/2000 Oracle Reports 6.0
Oracle 8i MS Office

Supplementary Information

Date of Birth 31 Jan 1975 Nationality British

Marital Status Single

• Full clean driving licence

• Fluent German speaker
• References available on request
Fahad Burney
Contact Details
67 Dora Road Telephone: 0208-7390288
Wimbledon Cell: 07771-641857
SW19 7EZ Email: f.burney@lse.ac.uk
London, UK fahadburney@hotmail.com

A keen individual seeking a career in business and IT. Possessing excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Proven leadership
skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. Good
analytical, design and problem solving skills. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards.


GAAPS International [Nov`03- to date] Part Time

IT Services Coordinator
Managing IT operations and coordinating with IT consulting firms on issues relating to networking,
web, database applications and also advising Managing Director on information systems and
architecture. Successfully developed an Asset Tracking & Management System.

Regional Information Base on Terrorism [www.RIBT.org] [Jul03-to date]

IT Consultant
Developed IT strategy and implementation of a web based collaborative research project for the
Regional Center for Strategic Studies, Sri Lanka [www.RCSS.org] and Program for Peace
Studies & Conflict Resolution, Pakistan [www.PPSCR.org].

Techdorado Technologies [Jan`03-Sep ’03] Full time

IT Consultant
Successfully managed business development activities, meeting with clients, project planning,
resource allocation and documentation (proposals, requirement & functional specifications,
promotional content etc). Successfully bided for two international projects and their maintenance

Techdorado Technologies [May 01-Dec 02] Part time

Business Dev. Executive
Responsible for business development, meeting with clients, project planning, resource allocation
and documentation

BST Services [June-July,02]

Business & Technology Consultant [www.bstservices.com]
Responsible for Business Development over the Internet for oil and gas sector.

Soft Skills

Communicator, Leader, Motivator, Negotiator, Problem Solver, Team Player, Analytical thinker

IT Skill Set

CASE Tools: ERwin, MS Project, Visio

Databases: Oracle 7 & 8, MS SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access, Lotus Domino
Data Mining Tools: IBM Intelligent Miner for Data v2.1, DBMiner v2.0
Web Dev. Tools: NetObjects Fusion, Macromedia DreamWeaver, MS FrontPage
Operating Systems: Win XP, Win 9x, Win NT, Win 2000, Linux v6.2 & 7, Unix
Networking: Basic Networking knowledge, VPN
Utilities: MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Macromedia Freehand, Fireworks

Dept. of Information Systems, London School of Economics [LSE]

MSc. (Analysis, Design & Mgt of Information Systems) Oct 2003 – Sept 2004
Expected 2:1
Courses: Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Systems Development,
Security for Information Systems, Innovation and Technology Management. E-Government

Dept. of Computer Science, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

BS (Computer Science), Jan 1999 - Jan 2003
CGPA 3.4/4.0
Major Courses: Software Engineering (I&II), Artificial Intelligence, Object Oriented Programming,
Database Systems, Discrete Mathematics, Operating System, Networking (I&II), Compiler
Design, Theory of Computation, Wireless Computing, OLAP, Financial Accounting, Financial
Management, Natural Language Processing, Distributed Database Systems, Multimedia
Systems, Algorithm Analysis and MIS

DHA Degree College for Men Karachi, Pakistan

Higher Secondary Certificate (Pre- Engineering), Aug 1996 - Sept 1998
Courses: Computer Science (I & II), Physics (I & II), Mathematics (I & II), English (I & II), Urdu
and Islamic Studies

Career Foundation School Karachi, Pakistan

Secondary School Certificate (Pre-Engineering) April 94 - May 1996
Courses included: Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, English, Urdu and
Islamic Studies

Awards and Honors

• Received Software worth $75, 000 from IBM for thesis work on Data Mining.
• Certificate of recognition from ACM for outstanding community service

Professional Membership

ƒ Association for Computing Machinery, ACM [www.acm.org]

ƒ International Web Masters Association [IWA] [www.iwanet.org]

Extra Curricular Activities

ƒ Secretary of The Information Systems Society at LSE. Organized many social and
academic activities. [http://issoc.is.lse.ac.uk]
ƒ Member of Business, Finance, Commerce & Pakistan Society at LSE.
ƒ Secretary of ACM (Association For Computing Machinery), Student Chapter,
University of Karachi [www.csku.edu.pk/acm]
ƒ Chair organizing committee for ITCN Asia Philips ProQuest `02; a quiz, programming
& hacking competition [www.csku.edu.pk/acm/proquest] & [www.ITCNAsia.com]
ƒ Member of university Tennis Team


International Politics, traveling, reading, music, Tennis, Motor Sports.

Personal Details

Languages: English (Fluent), Urdu (Native)

Countries Visited: UK, UAE, Egypt

*References will be provided on request

12 De Morgan Road, London, SW6 2RP
0207 348 7854; 0795 637 0773
omar_calvo@hotmail.com; O.D.Calvo@lse.ac.uk

• An enthusiastic Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems master finalist committed to
a career in research and analysis.
• An outstanding business/teamworker professional with experience of developing and delivering
technology based business strategies.
• A self-motivated and committed worker with solid problem solving skills who is unafraid of
responsibility and new challenges.
• An excellent professional with strong analytical skills and fluent Spanish, who enjoys the use of
technology in business.

Oct 2003 – Sep 2004 MSc Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
London School of Economics and Political Science, London – UK
• Stream modules include Information Systems Management, IT for Development and Security.

Jul 1994 – Sep 1998 BSc Economics

Externado de Colombia University, Bogotá – Colombia
• Modules include Finance, Project Management and Business Development

Feb 2003 – Sep 2003 Researcher, Worldwide Business Research, London – UK
• Working for the company’s marketing department, gathered relevant and specific information
for particular strategic business conferences. Guarantied and supported database maintenance.

Sep 1999 – Dec 2002 Strategy Consultant, Axesnet S.A., Bogotá – Colombia
• Managed top 10 key client accounts and increase revenue generated from them by close 40%.
Developed, evaluated, and implemented Internet strategies and business solutions for clients.

Jul 1997 – Aug 1998 Research and Production Assistant, Caracol T.V., Bogotá
• Planed and monitored procedures with various shows at this established T.V. channel. Managed
appointments, schedules and cash control
• Calvo, O. 2000 “Business to Business: Comprar a Nivel Empresarial” Revista Empresarial, March
2000. Bogotá – Colombia.

Business Effectiveness
• As strategic consultant for Axesnet developed relationships with key client stakeholders and
executives. Prepared and managed business and project proposals for current and prospective
• At same company was responsible for writing business proposals and RFQ’s.
• As research and production assistant for Caracol T.V. successfully designed and managed cost
control strategies that resulted in savings of 20%.

• Built strategic alliances with peer companies in the industry, expanding Axesnet’s product portfolio.
Managed client relationships (expectations, communications, negotiations and feedback)
• As researcher for Worldwide Business Research assisted the marketing department in developing
new business opportunities through online and offline enquires (interviewing).
• For Caracol T.V., received and process e-mail enquires, arranged travel expenditure and planned

• As strategy consultant, was responsible for overseeing the development and track of the project
plans. Working with a team of minimum 5 people.
• At same company trained new staff members on product portfolio and technology platforms.
• Conducted conferences on E-government and Internet marketing.

• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Outlook.
• Knowledge of Acrobat, Visio, HTML and Front Page.

I enjoy my free time watching films and reading fiction and science-fiction books. I am passionate about rock
climbing, football and travel.

References available upon request


Permanent Address: 57/227 Pattaranivetch Village Soi Chaengwattana Parkret 19, Chaengwattana Rd.,
Bangpood, Parkret, Nonthaburi Thailand 11120
Contact Number: Home: +66 (0)2-962-0041, +66 (0)2-962-2524
Current Address: 57/67 Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, UK W8 6JJ
Contact Number: +44 (0) 7 775674239
Email Address: T.Chantaravisoot@lse.ac.uk
DATE OF BIRTH 30-June-1982

OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging graduate job in the field of Information Risk Management
Consultant or IT Consultant.

Present The London School of Economics (LSE),UK

MSc Analysis Design Management of Information System(ADMIS)
ƒ Information System Information System Management
ƒ System Development Inter-organizational Information System
ƒ Global Consequences of IT
2000-2003 Mahidol University International College
• BSc graduated in 2003 majoring in Computer Science
• GPA: 3.63 (on a 4-point scale); 1st class Honor
IT-related experience
Sep-October 2002
• Worked as a Project Coordinator for AllTel while implementing an entire banking
system for TMB (Thai Military Bank)
• Updated the main schedule for every team
• Coordinated among other teams
Other Experiences
July-September 2003
• Worked as a Teacher Assistant for Mr. Poramin Bheganan in Programming 1 course
during Summer Session 2003 at Mahidol University International College
January-April 2002
• Worked as a Procurement Manager at Cup-Pa Coffee House in Mahidol University
International Collage.
o Taking care of inbound and outbound logistics
o Contacted with suppliers
o Supplied some inventories and non- inventories
o Designed a computer based inventory checking system for the coffee shop
• Worked as a production team of MUIC Drama Club of Mahidol University
International Collage as a Public Relation and Marketing in a play called
“Bangkokians…..People with classes”
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, C, C++ on Linux, HTML, Electronic Workbench
(Circuit Design), Visual Basic, PL/SQL especially with Oracle, Ms FrontPage, SPSS,
Oracle Suite, and PHP.
• Proficient working on Windows, DOS, and Linux platforms
LANGUAGES Native ability in English ,Thai and presently learning Japanese

REFERENCE Available upon request

PHONE +33661785664 (FR)/ +44796712693 (UK) •



„ Marital Status : Single, no child

„ Nationality : French
„ Age : 23 (21/12/1980)
„ Place of birth : Paris, 14ème


2003-2004 LSE Msc ADMIS (Administration, Design and Management of

Information Systems)
2001-2004 Civil Engineer, Ecole des Mines de Nancy, France, specialized
in “Design and Development of Information System)
(Maîtrise d’Ouvrage des Systèmes Informatiques)
1998-2001 Maths & Physics competitive school, Stanislas College, Paris
(Equivalent to a Bsc in Maths & Physics)

2003 : Graduated in Computer Science, Ecole des Mines de Nancy
1998 : French “Baccalauréat” in Science

French : Native language
English : Fluent (TOEFL Awarded in June 2002 with 267 out of 300 points)
German : Written and Spoken (ZD awarded in June 2003)


Summer 2003 (3 months) : CFM Monaco (Private Banking) Design &

Development of a Lotus Database, Interne

Other Jobs : worker in a drug’s fabric, computer salesman (France), barman


Desktop Windows & Linux environments, Office
Internet FrontPage, DreamWeaver, FTP
Development Lotus Note Designer, Php/MySQL, SQLServer, JAVA, HTML, ACCESS,
Visual Basic, Pascal, AMC Designer, Rational Rose suite

London IT Officer for the LSE French Societies
France “Junior Entreprise” (consultancy company run by students): Quality Manager
and Project Manager ( in charge of €10.000 spread on 3 contracts in Audit and
Information Systems Development

Cinema, Cooking, Golf, Reading, Computers
Chaitali Dube
Term Address Permanent Address
A702.4 Great Dover Street Residence C-304, Nagarjuna Apartment
159 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4WW Mayur Kunj, Delhi - 110096
Tel: 07919834756 (Mobile) Tel: 00+91+9811444234
E-mail: dubechaitali@indiatimes.com

Technically sophisticated and business-savvy IT professional with a pioneering career reflecting strong
leadership qualifications coupled with “hands-on” IS and networking expertise.


Software Specialist, Alstom Systems Limited, Noida, India Oct 2001 - Jul 2003
• Designed and maintained an extensive database using software named Rapport FG under strict
time and quality parameters to support the Energy Management System (EMS), which manages
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) functions of power transmission.
• Designed and implemented the user interfaces for a $12 million budget Steel Plant Production
Automation Package. The product was developed in Java 2 SDK standard based on a multi-tier
design using EJB application servers.
• Recommended, configured, maintained and utilized Bug Tracking and Reporting software
• Collaborated with external auditors to conduct in-depth technical compliance audits, presenting
all results to senior management.
• Proposed technical solutions to cater to specific functional requirement of client’s systems.
• Received Overseas Performance Award for outstanding quality of service and personal
commendations from clients.
Software Programmer, DSQ Software Ltd. CMM Level-5, Chennai, India Jun 2001 - Sept 2001
• Designed feature deliverable Test Cases and testing scripts for a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU).
RTU is a piece of proprietary hardware from Energy ICT, Belgium to collect data from energy
meters at energy user’s location.
• Conducted regression Unit and Functional Tests using Linux, C, RS232 serial communication,
Modem, RS-485 converter.
• Wrote customized reports on bidding results and maintained documentation of testing.

Other Experience

Inplant Trainee, Siemens Information Systems Ltd, Gurgaon, India Jan 2001 - May 2001
• Worked with a team of seven developers to develop the client interface of an Interactive Voice
Response System and acquired deep technical competency.
Summer Trainee, Alstom Systems Ltd, Noida, India Jun 2000 - Jul 2000
• Designed and Implemented a Financial Management Package
• Gathered, assimilated and interpreted financial data from different departments in the
• Handled the entire project single handed and successfully delivered 1 month ahead of deadline.

Programming and Scripting Languages: Java, C, C++, VB Script, Java Script, DHTML
Database: Oracle8.0, MS Access, SQL Server
Tools: Visual Source Safe, Concurrent Versions System, Jbuilder, MS Visual Studio 97,
Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes

Chaitali Dube
Platforms: Windows 95/98/NT/2000, UNIX
Networks: Servlets, JSP, HTML, Linux
Others: Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle, EJB, CORBA and UML designing


• Linux - Received User Level training at DSQ Software Ltd, Chennai, India.
• Core and Advanced Java - Underwent corporate training at NIIT, New Delhi, India


London School of Economics, London, UK

MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information System Oct 2003 - Sept 2004
Grade: Merit, Predicted
• Received full scholarship
Key Courses: Information Systems, IS Management, Innovation and Technology Management,
IT Policy and Development, Interorganisational Information Systems
Guru Jambeshwar University, Hisar, India
MCA, Masters of Computer Application Aug 1998 - May 2001
Grade: first class with distinction (76%)
Delhi University, Delhi, India
BSc. Biological Science, additional postgraduate work in Anthropology Aug 1994 - May 1998
Grade: first class (72%)
• Represented department of Information Systems at the School’s Graduate Forum. I was the sole
liaison between the students and the dean of Graduate Studies at the London School of Economics.
• Coordinated Career Workshops being a member of the Department of Computer Science’s placement
cell in Gurujambeshwar University. Developed networking skills while inviting companies and IT
training centres to conduct seminars and presentation on career opportunities or specific issues like E-
Business, ERP.

• Received Certificate of Merit for developing the website for my previous university Guru
Jambeshwar, Hisar, India.
• Received acclaim for presenting seminar on E-Commerce in Delhi University, India
• Received Certificate of Merit from Indian Science Congress on Genetic Model Making.

Date of Birth: 13th April 1977
Languages Proficiency: English, Hindi, Bengali, French

Available on request
Ikenna Ekwuozor
Address: 50R Burnt Ash Hill Date of birth: 23rd March 1978
SE12 0JW

Telephone: +44(0)208 8512675 Nationality: British

Mobile: +44(0)7957 457194 Driving License: Full UK Clean

Email: i.c.ekwuozor@lse.ac.uk or whoddini_ice@yahoo.co.uk

Personal Profile
I am an achiever, with the ability to approach every challenge with a dedicated ambition to succeed.
Through life’s experience and opportunities, I have acquired strong leadership, interpersonal, creative and
analytical skills, which I have incorporated into self-motivation, enthusiasm and good decision making.
This I feel sets the fundamentals for effective teamwork, good management and insight. I actively try to
improve all my skills, and I am always very willing and able to learn and gain new skills.

Work Experience
July 01 – April 03 Money-Matters Marketing, London.
Working within a team of analysts and consultants on various projects, internal
and external, and meeting tight deadlines. Analyzing possible new areas of
business for the company. Company presentation to potential client.
Participating in strategic meeting with clients and with other team members.

Jan 01 – June 01 Money-Matters Marketing, London. (Part-time)

Sales Consultant
Direct sales: selling online courses to potential customers in their homes and
collecting relevant data for future sale of service. This includes both cold calling
and business-to-business selling.

Aug 99 – Aug 00 ABB Kent Meters, Luton.

Jnr. Design Engineer.
Worked in of the design and development department. This involved:
‰ Working within a team on various projects, internal and external, and
meeting tight deadlines.
‰ Software and Hardware testing
‰ Maintaining team and client data base
‰ Participating in strategic meeting with clients and with other team members
‰ Liaise with other departments within the company and acquire the
knowledge required to interacting together and achieve the goals of the
company as a whole

Vacation and Part-time: Superdrug, Strand (1996-98); Dixons Marble Arch (1998-99)

Oct. 2003 - Sept. 2004 Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS) MSc
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) London.
(Awaiting results)
Key Subjects: Information Systems, Information Systems Management,
Systems Development, Innovation and Technology, Inter-organizational
Information Systems, and Principles of Privacy & Data Protection.

Sept. 1997- June 2001 2:1 Electrical & Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)
Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex.
(Thick sandwich course, which included a 1 year period of industrial placement)

Sept. 1994 - June 1996 Haberdasher Askes Hatcham College, New Cross, London
A Levels: Physics B Mathematics C Biology C

Skills profile
‰ Presentation skills – gained through course seminars, final year project presentations and
presentations to senior management and colleagues on various projects during industrial
‰ Persuasion – as a sales consultant, I am able to present argument successfully when making a
‰ Sales and Customer liaison – as a sales assistant and consultant I gained the ability to assess
customer need, dealing with a wide range of customers and acquired knowledge of a wide
range of products.
‰ Experience and knowledge of computer languages: C++, Pascal, and Visual basic
‰ Extensive experience with industry standard word processors (Word 97 and WordPerfect 8);
spreadsheets (Lotus123 and Microsoft Excel); operating systems (MS-DOS, UNIX and
Windows NT).
‰ Good knowledge of other software packages: Flash Macromedia 5.0 (web development
package); MATLAB 6.0, Pspice and Visio32 (circuit simulation package); 6800 assembly
language, Cool edit program (audio software).
Interpersonal skills:
‰ Teamwork – Co-operative project work requires tact, assertiveness and a sense of humor to
achieve a successful outcome.
‰ Being part of a large open office department requires an ability to get on with people at all
‰ Ability to learn and implement new methods quickly.

Position of responsibility and interests

‰ I was previously appointed Treasurer of the Afro- Caribbean Society, which saw me organize various
recreational and fund raising events.
‰ Member of the IEE.
‰ I play Sunday league football at a very competitive level. Won the Woolwich and District league in
1998, 1999 and 2003, with my team. I like to keep fit, so I regularly work out at the gym.
‰ I enjoy playing table tennis, pool and bowling. I am also well traveled and enjoy listening to music.

Available on request.

Ian Ellis
Date of Birth 23rd December 1976
Address 9 William Caslon House, Patriot Square, London E2 NT
Telephone (+44) 7939 320 477 (mobile)
E-mail ian.ellis@ireland.com

2003 – present London School of Economics & Political Science
MSc in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems
(Due to complete in September 2004)
2000 Society of Investment Analysts in Ireland Awarded
Certificate in Investment Management
(Prerequisite to Irish equivalent of IIMR/CFA examinations)
1998 London School of Economics & Political Science Grade B+
Diploma in Finance (Economics Summer School)
1995 – 1998 University College Dublin, Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences Grade 2.1
Honours degree in Economics & Information Science, 1998
1989 –1995 The High School, Danum, Rathgar 5 Honours
Leaving Certificate, 1995

Academic Achievements
- Awarded best speaker; UCD / Trinity Economics Colours Debate (1998).
- DBMS Tutor; Department of Library & Information Studies, UCD (1997 - 1998)
- Scientific Research; seminal work in Ireland on radon levels in cave systems (1992 – 1994)
- Top award winner; Runner-up group, Aer Lingus Young Scientists’ Exhibition 1993.
- Top award winner; Young Europeans’ Environmental Research Exhibition Dresden; fifth
out of forty-six groups, despite being the youngest competitors.
- Top award winner; Technology Ireland Young Science Writers competition, placed 2nd.

Employment to Date
1999 – 2003 Bank of Ireland Asset Management / Private Banking, Dublin, Ireland
Project Manager / Business Analyst /Applications Support Administrator

Permanent employee - Worked on several projects with progressive levels of responsibility,

gained a comprehensive set of technical competencies and good application domain
knowledge in financial services. Demonstrated consistent ability despite a constantly
changing organisational environment due to multiple mergers.
- Long term member of Data Warehouse Implementation project team (multiphase)
- Responsible for management & delivery of over 15 business to business IT integration
projects with financial product suppliers
- Business analysis for consolidation of legacy businesses, new loan management system,
trade management database and MIS reporting systems
- Siebel Business Administrator, involving knowledge of architecture and processes
- Managed & supported UAT of major projects and project change control procedures
- Managed & conducted staff training in Oracle, Siebel, Goldmine & other systems
- Awarded monthly prize for excellence in Working Together staff recognition program
1997 – 1999 Irish Nationwide Building Society, Head Office, Dublin, Ireland
Investment Services / Treasury Services

Worked for Investment Services Manager executing specialist projects on a part-time/full-

time basis. These included:
- IMSA monthly funding margin statistics - Company account regulatory supervision
- Non resident taxation compliance - Retail banking market analysis
- Treasury account cross reconciliation - High net worth Client Management
- Treasury inter-bank money market trading - Cheque fraud investigation and prevention
- Management of ATM services - Branch office security projects

1995 – 2003 Dublin Gate Theatre Productions, Ireland

Relief Theatre Manager (Part-time)

Information Technology – extensive knowledge and competency in the following:
Siebel, SAP, Goldmine, Connect Direct, Oracle 8i/Oracle Forms 6/Oracle Discoverer, Adobe
Pagemaker, Rational Rose, MS Visio MS Project, MS Access, MS Excel.

Project Management / Business Analysis – Ability gained through employment and training in the following:
Formal training in project management with Irish Times Training
Extensive experience of software development and systems analysis methodologies
Competency in systems thinking and IT architecture navigation

Leadership and other experience

2003 – 2004 Information Systems Society

- Elected head of Information Systems Society (class society)
- Chair a committee responsible for running social events, debates and career talks
1993 – 2001 Overseas travel
- Completed the New York Marathon, raising 3,500 Euro for cancer research (2001)
- Toured South Africa with school rugby squad, playing five matches (1995)
- Represented Ireland at Moscow Youth Theatre festival (1991)
1992 – 2003
v Sport – Rugby
- Have been a playing member of UCD RFC and Old Wesley RFC
- Member of school senior rugby squad captaining various teams on several occasions
- Member of team who won trophy in Blackrock Mixed Tag Rugby league (2003)
1986 – 2003 Music & Singing
- Chorister with St Bartholomews Parish Choir, Dublin.
- Member of St Patricks Cathedral Chamber Choir, who specialise in advanced repertoire
- Awarded distinction in Tenor Solo competition, Irish Feis Ceol music exhibition 1997
1990 – 1998 Drama & Acting
- Committee member of UCD Dramatic Society, responsible for internal public relations
- Featured extra in Glenroe, a soap opera produced by Irish National broadcaster (RTE)

References will be made available upon request

Fran Fang
39 Clarence Garden
E-mail: evafang1@hotmail.com

Date of birth: 9th, November, 1979 Mobile number: +44(0)7810330173


Postgraduate with good academic record, computer literate and with strong interpersonal skills
gained in vacation employment, seeking work experience jobs in the Business or IT sector.


Present MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)

LSE, London

2000 – 2003 BSc (Hons) Management and IT

Degree class: 2.1
UMIST, Manchester

Subjects studied included: Marketing Foundation and Application, Financial Accounting,

Quantitative Methods for Management, Operations Management, Economic Principles
Software Engineering, Database and Data Management, Software Analysis and Design,
IT and Organisations.

Relevant Project:
1. Operations Management case studies for Warwick Castle
2. Developed a Marketing Plan for Thomas Cook specialising in business class flight
booking. I conducted research for market segmentation, evaluated the company’s
strengths and weakness and developed an appropriate marketing strategy to
increase company sales.
3. Designed a Software System for an airline company in a group project. The
objectives included defining problems and requirements, recording events and
processes, developing State Diagrams, and documenting the System Specification
and the Business Case.

1999 -- 2000 University of Warwick

Pre-university course of Business Studies
A-levels equivalent
Mathematics : A Accounting : B
Economics : A Sociology : B

Summer 2002 Dupont International Ltd, ShangHai, China

Administration Officer
• Supporting management by handling all routine and administrative work
• Dealing with foreign cheques, currency accounts, forward exchange contract
• Liaising with international department regarding payment of import/export
documents, translating foreign trade documents, etc.
• General IT training to junior members of staff

Summer 2001 ChangQin Industrial Trade Ltd, China

Summer Work
• Assisting in daily book keeping
• Creating General Ledger, budgets, cash flow statement, etc.
• Devising simple database of company clients
• Training junior staff for general IT skills

2001 Manchester wedding village, Manchester

(Part time job) Receptionist
• Registering customers
• Dealing with customer complaints and queries
• Answering phone calls

IT SKILLS Familiar with Microsoft Office package; Visual Basic, C, C++ and FoxBASE
Programming language; Software Engineering; Web Site design (HTML,
FrontPage); Intermediate Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver skill


Communication: As a Cultural Secretary in our hall of residence, I organized trips and attended
meetings to arrange activities for all the residents. This required the ability to build
and maintain good relationships with people from different culture and background.

Language: Fluent English; Chinese (mandarin) native; basic French

Keyboard: I am able to type accurately and quickly at speed of 60 words per minute.


Travel: I have travelled around Britain during my spare time, I have also visited Italy and
Reading: Classic novels are my favourites, comprehensive reading has been improving my
writing skill. I have owned several regional and national writing prizes since I was 11
years old.
Sports: I like Ice skating, badminton and swimming.
Music: I enjoy playing Keyboard and harmonica to help me to relax. I set up a band in high
school and play keyboard in it. We won the third prize in an inter-school contest.
2 Mallard Way,
Wallington, Surrey.
Phone: 07940 505 989
EMAIL: buzzliz@yahoo.com


OBJECTIVE To work in a challenging and dynamic organization. I am able and willing to

learn new things quickly.

WORK Nov 2002 – Sep 2003: FineTek Technologies Limited

EXPERIENCE Head Of Operations Department
- Managing and over-seeing the day to day running of operations within the
office, dealing with various tasks.
- Ensuring customers are satisfied with services provided to them.

May 2001 – Apr 2002: ECOWAS Secretariat Data Processing Unit

Support System Analyst
- Database Management
- Installation of Software
- Operation & Management of Software System

June 1999 - Dec 1999: Industrial Attachment - Ideal Concepts Limited,

- Preparation of Presentations using PowerPoint
- Data Entry
- Desktop publishing

EDUCATION Sep 2003 - present

MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems,
London School of Economics and Political Science.

Graduated Dec 2000

B.Tech Mathematics with Computer Science,
Second Class (Lower Division),
Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

Jan 1989 - Jun 1994

Air Force Girls' Military School,
Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Senoir School Certificate (S.S.C.E.),
G.C.E Certificate, O/Level

TECHNICAL • Knowledge of Webpage Design & Programming (Microsoft SQL,

SKILLS UML, FrontPage, Java)

• Knowledge of Oracle SQL (8i)

• Knowledge And Experience Of Windows 95, 98, NT And 2000

DATE OF BIRTH 8TH of September, 1978

LANGUAGES English, French (basic)

HOBBIES Listening to music, watching movies, traveling

REFERENCES Available on Request

Nationality: Greek Cypriot
Date of Birth 11/3/1978 (Nicosia)
Current Address: Orient House,
Imperial Wharf, Fulham SW6 2EP,
Loucas Georgiades London
Phone: 00 357 22 435221 (Cyprus)
Education: Mobile: 07906641643 (UK)
E-mail: Loucas_geo@yahoo.com
LSE: L.Georgiades@lse.ac.uk

(2003- 04)London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London)

MSc in Analysis, Design, and Management of Information Systems (To be completed)

Key modules: Interorganisational Information Systems, Systems Development,

Information Systems Management, Information Systems, Global Consequences of
Information Technology, IT issues, & Skills

(2001-03) London South Bank University

(BSc Hons) Computing Studies 2.1

Key modules: Systems Integration, Web Programming, Distributed Systems (Java),

Software Engineering (Algorithms), Interactive Hypermedia Systems (HCI), Multimedia
Design, Advanced Internet Topics

Final year Project: Approaches, Techniques & Tolls for Simulating Concurrent and
Distributed Principles: (First class)

(1998-01) Intercollege Nicosia Cyprus

(HND) Computer Engineering - With Merit

Key modules: Structured Systems Analysis & Design, Pascal Software Development,
Microprocessors (Assembly Programming Language), Digital & Analog Electronics,
Microcomputer Applications, Electric Circuit Design (Labs), Operating Systems,
Computer Organization & Architecture, Data Communication & Computer Networks

General Education and Technical Skills modules:

Linear Algebra, Calculus & Analytic Geometry, Differential Equations, General Physics,
General Psychology, English Composition, Academic English

(1993-96) Secondary School Education: (Second Technical School of Nicosia)

Electronic Devices (Computer Technology) Grade 16/20
(EROTOCRITOS AWARD - First Prize for Exceptional Performance in Liberal Arts)

I hold a large record of almost all project involvement both at individual and group basis,
however available for demonstration only to perspective interviewers.

Academic Referees:
Professor George Gregoriou (Intercollege)
(More referees and recommendations, available on Request)
Skills: Languages: Fluent in Greek & English

Programming Languages: Assembly, Java, Java Script, HTML, XML, PHP, TCP/IP

Software Packages, Hypermedia & Computer Simulation Tools:

HyperStudio, Macromedia Director, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Front Page,
AgentSheets, LTS Analyser

Group Project Skills:

During the last six years of my academic education, I was involved in a wide variety of
group projects, ranging from psychology research to software engineering modeling and
software construction

Electrical Engineering Skills: Logic Design, and testing of Power Suppliers and
Amplifiers, both during high school and undergraduate studies

Familiarity with Software Engineering Frameworks & Tools:

CSP- Communicating Sequential Processes, UML- Unified Modeling Language. Event
and State based Modeling, Rational Rose Tool, XP –Extreme Programming

Business Familiarity:
Very good understanding of business language and terminology: Deep theoretical
knowledge in Strategic planning, Supply Chain Management & Financial Services.
Ability to communicate my ideas effectively at any business related sector

Information Systems Knowledge:

-Social Study of information Systems: By using numerous academic approaches
-Economics of Information Systems: Applying Economic Principles: Transaction Cost
Economics, Institutional Economics, Network Economics, & other relevant Economic
Theories such as Critical Mass & Principal Agent Theory
-Philosophical Study of Information Systems: Improvisation, Interpretative paradigms.
-Practical study of information Systems: Enormously confident in applying suitable
frameworks & Strategies for Analyzing, Planning, Designing, Evaluating, Managing &
Implementing, IS & Human Business activity Systems, taking into consideration both
Ethical, Legal issues and technical Security, and Integrity issues
-Political Dimensions of Information Systems: Analysis with Resource Dependence
Theory, investigating how ICTs affect Social Structures both Political & Commercial

Other Interests & Activities: Psychology, Philosophy, Rock Music, Gym, Cinema, Girls,
Swimming, Member of LSE Information System Society

Work Experience: (1996-98) Employer: Cyprus Ministry of Defense:

Military Service: Various duties, excellent experience as Soldier Trainer (groups more
than 50 individuals), & Lorry Driver. Industry: Vocational Jobs during summer:
Including Road works and Security guard (Cooper security Systems) in various Cyprus
commercial centers.
John Gilligan FCA

Name: John Francis Gilligan

Address: Moordale
27 Ember Lane
KT10 8EA

Telephone: 0208-398 2784

Mobile: 07768-875960

E-mail: john.gilligan@btinternet.com

Age: 42

Marital Status: Married with 4 children

Qualifications: FCA (Irish Institute – All 1st time passes)

In October 2003 started studying for an MSc in Analysis, Design and

Management of Information Systems at the London School of

Employment History

Date Employer Job Titles and Descriptions

Sept 1980 to Aug 1985 Deloitte & Touche Trainee Accountant doing auditing and
Cork, Ireland and accounting work
London Supervising Senior undertaking audits
Sept 1985 to Aug 1988 Hoare Govett Accountant doing financial and management
Stockbrokers accounting work
London Director performing projects within
Operations, Systems and Finance Departments
Sept 1988 to Feb 2003 City Consultants See below
Mar 2003 to date City Consultants Retained as consultant to the business
London undertaking project reviews and some work
for clients

City Consultants
Director and one of the two founders in 1988 of City Consultants1. The business, which was
profitable every year from its establishment, was sold to Altran Technologies SA2 in
November 2001. At the point of disposal, the business employed 60 people and had a
turnover of £10m.

In 1993 City Consultants took a 20% stake in a start up firm providing execution only share
dealing services. This business was sold in 1995 for just over £8m.

http://www.cityconsultants.com This is a leading provider of specialist management consultancy services to the
securities and finance industries.
Altran Technologies SA (http://www.altran-group.com ) is a major French plc employing 18,000 consultants. It
has 200 subsidiaries in 16 countries worldwide. Its revenue in 2002 was €1,352 Million
John Gilligan FCA
Relevant experience

• Starting, developing, and selling two successful businesses

• Having a deep understanding of a wide variety of financial services products and
associated processing from business, operations and technology perspectives
• Setting up and leading complex, multi-disciplined project teams. including
planning, monitoring, communicating, staffing, working with suppliers, reviewing of
work, providing input on key design issues, ensuring key objectives were met. Some
of the projects involved directly managing in excess of 100 people. In many cases the
project was delivered without having the power of being people’s line manager
• Establishing, and managing to budgets
• Staff recruitment, development and management
• Winning new business for the consultancy
• Defining major business and IT strategies
• Developing new business products from market research to successful launch
• Designing and implementing complete infrastructures covering systems, staff,
processes, premises, and management structures
• Undertaking Mergers and Acquisitions work for clients including identification
and discussions with potential bidders, preparation of Information Memorandums,
negotiations with bidders, due diligence work, and management of the process
• Performing Outsourcing Transactions covering selection of suitable partners,
negotiation of contracts and service agreements, and migration to the new service
• Acting as expert for Regulators including undertaking special investigations and
providing training courses for regulators field staff
• Re-engineering operations areas either to resolve problems or to take advantage of
new systems
• Selecting new systems
• Managing detailed design, development, testing and migration work for new
software, systems enhancement and interfaces
• Consistent interaction with senior executives including negotiating on changes,
working across large and complex organisations, interacting with 3rd parties,

Client Relationships

Extensive involvement with many leading financial institutions. A number of the projects
spanned 1 to 2 years. Undertook multiple projects for several of the clients.

Examples of Clients:
• The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (particularly NatWest Stockbrokers and Coutts),
• Barclays Bank,
• Union Bank of Switzerland (particularly the investment bank, the private bank, and
the investment management division in both London and Zurich),
• Fidelity Investments,
• Cazenove,
• Citibank
• The Financial Services Authority.
John Gilligan FCA
Examples of Specific Projects Undertaken

Creation of Joint Processing Centre – The client had two processing centres, using two
different technology platforms, processing basically the same type of business for two sister
companies. This project established a single platform to process the business for both

Outsourcing of business processing / Establishing a Broking Joint Venture – A UK retail

bank wished to outsource the provision of its broking services. This project selected the third
party, and negotiated the deal, which included a substantial capital payment to the client as
the transaction also resulted in the sale of 50% of the broker.

Launch of online stockbroker – A major provider of financial services, wanted to offer an

online stockbroking service. The clients proposed solution was to develop its existing
systems to hold client records and this complex work was going to take 18 months and cost
several million. Through a simple interface to a 3rd party service provider, the service was
launched within 3 months, and required minimal systems development work.

Expert to the Regulators – A number of organisations suffered very public breakdowns in

the services provided to clients. These projects involved determining the causes of the service
breakdowns, defining the remedial actions required and managing this work. In a number of
cases the work done was used as evidence when disciplining the organisations

Prime Brokerage – An investment bank wished to become a prime broker. This project
defined the business case and the detailed technical and operational infrastructure which was
required to create the business. The bank is now an established prime broker

Accounting Rules Engine – An investment bank wanted to automate the creation of

accounting entries for the many complex financial instruments which it was trading. The
solution also needed to handle new instruments in a timely manner. The project designed a
flexible accounting rules engine, which was subsequently developed by a small software
house and has been sold to a number of organisations
Sudhanshu Goel
YMCA Indian Student Hostel, Room no. 315
41,Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ
Tel: 02073870411 (Ext.-315)
E-mail: s.goel@lse.ac.uk


London School of Economics, London, UK

MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information System Oct 2003 - Sept 2004
Grade: 2:1, Predicted
Key Courses: IS Development, IS Management, Innovation and Technology Management, IT
Policy and Development, E-Government, Aspects of Security in IS.

Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, India

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications September 1999 - September 2003
Grade: first class with distinction (76.35%)


Industrial Trainee, Bytek Computers, Lucknow, India Jul 2002 - Aug 2002
• Led a team of two in the design and launch of two websites. It involved modeling the site
structures, coding, testing and trouble-shooting software problems.
• Prepared a document on the topic of web designing.
• Sales responsibilities included informing potential customers of the buying options
available and making sales pitch in a government organisation. Also went on field trips for
Computer installations.

Industrial Trainee, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Lucknow, India Jul 2001 - Jul 2001
• Led our team of 3 through to the internship project completion and interviewing
departmental managers regarding information required on the project.
• Gave weekly presentations as part of project assessment and scheduled visits to the various
departments as study tours.
• Helped the Departmental staff trouble-shoot electronic circuits.

• The summer work at DBN Fitness Clinic, Vijaywada, India, Jul 2000- Aug 2000
involved building relationships with clients over the telephone and contributing to the
marketing of the clinic.
• Involved in a 1-day field trip with a Direct Marketing agency in London. Improved
negotiation and presentation skills.


Programming Languages: C, C++, VC++

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/2000
Web Publishing Tools: MS FrontPage
Software Development Tools: Rational Rose

• Designed & Launched the Websites
• Designed the software “Application Starter and Tracker” in VC++ in a team of two.
• Functioned as a Business Analyst in a group of 5 people from different nationalities on a
Consultancy project, “The Big Book Store” at LSE.


• Received a Cash Prize for cartoons published in the Indian Magazine “Science Reporter”.
• Received the 3rd prize in English Essay Writing & G.K Quiz in the Engineering College
Cultural fest “Hridyangam”.
• My team of 3 awarded the 6th prize in the prestigious National Level Technical Paper
Presentation at Saurashtra University, Gujrat, India. The only selected team from our State.

• Languages Proficiency: English (IELTS – 7.5/9), Hindi
• Head of “Speakers Forum”, a student committee within the YMCA Indian Student Hostel.
I invite guest speakers to deliver lectures at the YMCA, done in consultation with the
YMCA Management.
• Worked as a fundraiser for the victims of the disastrous Gujarat earthquake and the
families of soldiers who had been killed in the Kargil war.
• Functioned as a treasurer at the cultural and sports events held at the Engineering
• Delivered motivational talks and held career-counseling sessions at the
Engineering College.
• Offered a pay-per-use deal by an Indian Marriage Video producer for one of my
Hindi poems.
• Featured in a BBC Documentary based on the issue of illegal immigration.
• Focus Group member for the UK animation company QI.
• Participated in the Business game “An English Tea” at LSE.

Available on request.
Thomas J. Goff
ThomasGoff94@marshall.usc.edu 12 Arlington Avenue
Tel: +44 (0) 7906 512 737 London N1 7AX, United Kingdom


Information Technology Security position to apply both professional and academic experience to
identify, assess and manage security risks in Information Systems.

Locations: Europe & USA; work permit not required for UK and USA.


London School of Economics, Information Systems – London, UK September 2004

M.S., Management of Information Systems
Security in Information Systems

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business – Los Angeles, USA May 1994
B.S., Business Administration, Finance concentration
Information Systems concentration GPA: 3.66, completed December 2000


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Technology Security Practice 2001-2003

Security Consultant, Technology – Los Angeles, USA
Specialized in various Security Diagnostic and General Control Reviews in the following areas:
Attack & Penetration (Ethical Hacking) Testing, Windows NT/2000 Server, Wireless LAN-WiFi
Perimeter, and Network Vulnerability. Other Security Assessments include Firewall, Routers,
Telecom Switches, and Gap Analysis for HIPAA, GLBA, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
• Lead for Windows Server and WLAN-WiFi Security.
• Performed over forty detailed Technical Security Assessments for high profile clientele.
• Contributed to Technical Security Standards for Windows NT/2000 Server, AS400, RACF,
Octel voice mail, and WLAN-WiFi; utilized internationally within PwC.
• United States West region’s highest utilization rate in 2003 and second highest in 2002.

Computer Lab Manager

• Planed, designed and installed network and stand-alone computer systems, PC hardware &
software installation, includes operating system hardening, patch management, virus, firewall,
and intrusion detection.

Guest Lecturer/Speaker
• Enterprise Security Business Model, USC’s Marshall School of Business, Spring 2003
• Windows Operating System Security, USC’s Leventhal School of Accounting, Fall 2002
• Hacking 101, various clientele

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) 2001-2002

Newsletter Co-Editor – Los Angeles, USA

University of Southern California, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences 1997-2001

College Business Manager – Los Angeles, USA
Managed the business operations of several university departments, additional responsibilities
included LAN Administrator for the College Business Office and satellite offices.
• Selected by the Senior Associate Dean to take part in a team of multiple levels of administrators
to centralize business functions of the College.
• Analyzed business processes and procedures to develop and improve system of workflows and
controls, resulting in savings in excess of $750,000 per annum.
• Enhanced, developed and maintained systems to support financial operations.
• Appointed by the University President to the Ambassadors Program and Cost and Service Task
Thomas J. Goff
ThomasGoff94@marshall.usc.edu 12 Arlington Avenue
Tel: +44 (0) 7906 512 737 London N1 7AX, United Kingdom


University of Southern California, Student Financial Services 1994-1997

Financial & Accounting Supervisor – Los Angeles, USA
Supervised the day-to-day work as well as the responsibility for the accounting and audit of the
• Increased student participation in the tuition repayment program by 20%, delivering revenues of
$30,000 the first year.
• Letter of Recognition, Excellent Service – from the University President


• Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing, with people
of different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
• Demonstrated understanding of key IT Security concepts, including the knowledge of viruses,
worms and other malicious code, intrusion detection technology and firewalls.
• Capable of adapting quickly to rapidly changing network security technology and apply it to
business needs.
• Broad understanding of networking fundamentals and terminology and experience with multiple
platforms, in particular Security for Windows NT/2000 Server.
• Proficient with various Assessment Utilities, Intrusion Detection, and Scanning Tools.
• Advanced troubleshooting skills and ability to learn new applications and technologies quickly.
• Diverse background in both technology and financial budgeting.
• CISSP & CISA, pursuing certifications.


Operating Systems: MS XP/2000 Professional & NT 4.0/2000 Server; Linux

Business Applications: MS Office, Visio Enterprise, Project; various others
Network Security Utilities: Internet Security Systems (ISS) Internet, Database and Wireless Security
Scanners; CyberCop Network Security Scanner; Velosecure Windows Security Assessment Tools;
SolarWinds Network Management Tools; Symantec Client Security; Sandstorm PhoneSweep War
Dialer; Nessus Network Security Scanner; Kismet Wireless Sniffer; NetStumbler Wireless Scanner;
various other scanners and network tools


Defcon X Hacking Convention – 2002, Defcon Inc.

Black Hat Hacking Convention – 2002, Black Hat Inc.
Security Strategy Practice & Methodology, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Security for Windows NT & UNIX Methodology, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Certification Course, Management Development Program, University of Southern California


Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)


Mentor Volunteer, Career Advantage Mentor “CAP” Program, USC’s Marshall School of Business
Volunteer, Torrance Air Fair Association
Volunteer, Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce
• PHONE 07958 542 267 • E-MAIL G.SUNDEEP@LSE.AC.UK

Sundeep Gupta
DOB: 24/10/1980
Nationality: British

London School of Economics MSc Analysis Design and Management of Distinction
2003 – 2004 Information Systems (ADMIS) predicted
Including Streams: Systems Development, Information
Systems Management, Global Consequences of IT,
Innovation and Technology Management.

Brunel University BSc Computer Science 1st Class

1999 – 2003 (Top 5%)

Brunel University Brunel Diploma for Professional Development Distinction

2001 – 2002 Industrial Placement Honours.

Work Experience
Aug 2001 – Jul 2002 IT Analyst
British Airways • Appointed Project Manager for Classified Databases.
o Delivered: business case, information flow analysis and presented
findings to senior management.
o Developed, tested, deployed and maintained Classified Databases using
Lotus Script.
o Wrote manuals for use by senior managers and developers.
o Classified Databases were integrated into the Disaster Recovery Plan and
are utilised in the event of crisis.
• Part of a team in planning and executing a “Rehearsed Crisis”.
o Contributed to the planning of the crisis, conducted environment and
procedure audits and network administration.
o Was Communicator and Facilitator between Strategy and Executive
Teams comprising of Board Members.
o My performance was commended by Board Members.
• Deploying Classified Databases to the Executive Managements Personal
Digital Assistants (PDAs)
o Software vendor negotiation.
o Implemented innovative design changes.
o Deliverable commended by IT Director.

June – Sept 2000 IT Admin Assistant

Foreign & Colonial • Provided first line of support to Users.
Management Ltd • Processed an audit on the ownership of the 240 business applications.
o Passed to meet the BS2210 criterion.
• Introduced and developed a internal monthly Departmental Magazine.
• Worked as part of a team that was required to map the dependencies in the
trade confirmation process.
o Analysed information flows and systems.
o Time saved in the trading process.
• Assisted with IT procurement in light of staff shortages.
Dec 2001 - Present Chairman
• Manage an international team.
• Organise local, national and international events.
o Annual holidays, sports tournaments, debates.
• Revenues have increased by 65% to over £100,000.
• Membership has increased by 100%, currently 6,000 members.
• Introduced procedures and practices to ensure efficient communication on a variety
of strategic levels.
October 2003 Festival Organiser
• Outdoor festival attended by 10,000 people (increase of 50%).
• Managed project life cycle.
o Formulated community proposal.
o Organised and motivated thirty volunteers to build a 3D, 35ft high effigy.
o Synchronised music and pyrotechnics.
o Mentioned as “leading the way” in national newspapers.

Communication • Launched a national youth initiative by making a formal presentation in the
Houses of Lords.
• Oral and written ability awarded 82% for Final Year Dissertation (Top 1%).
• Commended by Managers for calmly and clearly dealing with problems in a
trading environment at Foreign and Colonial.
Leadership • Leading the Classified Databases project for British Airways led to
commendation being received from the IT Director.
• Led the global expansion of youth group, based in five countries.
• On collapse of the effigy 24 hours prior to the festival, I led, motivated and
organised the team to ensure repair.
Team Work • Executing Rehearsed Crisis at British Airways required high levels of coordinated
activity between team members.
• Leading a global youth group team requires regular and precise interaction for
continued growth and success.
• Received 86% for successful team deliverables as part of the BSc.
Analytical & • 13,000 data cells were analysed and statistically tested for correlations and pattern
Problem-Solving matching for my Final Year Dissertation.
• Lateral thinking and initiative overcame any foreseeable problems when working
on a Rehearsed Crisis at British Airways.
• Passed BS2210 Audit of 240 business applications by means of statistical
techniques and analysis at Foreign & Colonial.
Innovation • Innovative techniques used to deploy Databases to PDAs.
• Creative ability led to a 100% increase in youth recruitment.
• I explored a new stream of academic research in my Final Year Dissertation.
Academic journals written, to be published in 2004.
Computing • Working experience in Java, SQL, HTML, Lotus Script (R5) & Vb.
• Working experience of UML & a variety of Methodologies.
• Excellent working knowledge of MS Office Xp.
Languages • English (native), Punjabi (fluent), Hindi (conversational).
References available on request.
Having worked for three years in one of India’s leading IT consultancy and product development firms, I have
experience of working with several European and American clients; in addition to being extensively involved in
the entire project life-cycles. Coming out of a rigorous scientific background from one of India’s premier
educational institutions, and having been involved in large projects my quantitative as well as team playing skills
are well honed to productively fit into any new organizational structure.
Room 429, Indian YMCA Student Hostel Date of Birth: 20-Sept-1978
41, Fitzroy Square Email: h.k.gururajan@lse.ac.uk
London W1T 6AQ Mobile: 07775 708 799

September 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) London, UK
(Expected) M.Sc. in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
September 2000 BMS College of Engineering, India
Engineering in Electronics and Communication (Secured SEVENTH rank in the

Network Associates Inc. (January 2003 – September 2003), QA Engineer
¾ Member of the team responsible for the QA of two major product releases- SpamAssassin SDK and
SpamKiller ESB
¾ Responsible for reporting critical issues and liaised with the business managers in resolving these
¾ Led a team in releasing two critical hotfixes.
¾ Initiated knowledge management in the team and process improvisation.
¾ Member of a team that was trained in Aylesbury, UK on QA processes.

Infosys Technologies Limited (October 2000 – January 2003), Software Engineer

¾ In-charge of the quality audit for a group of projects worth 10m USD.
¾ Involved in the Systems Design, analysis and evaluation of a network management suite owned by
Metasolv Inc., USA
¾ Deputed in Ottawa as the project co-ordinator for a systems performance worth 1m USD.
¾ Tested and maintained an entire module for Nortel Network’s GSM Element Management software.
¾ Member of a team providing technical consultancy to Nortel Networks in automating the process of

¾ Programming Language: Working knowledge of C, C++, Java, Perl
¾ Operating Systems: WindowsNT/2000, Unix and RedHat Linux
¾ Design Tools: UML case tools and Rational Rose
¾ Packages: Clearcase and Microsoft Office.

¾ Proficient in English, French(Basic) and Hindi
¾ Was awarded by Infosys Technologies for commitment and dedication towards successful completion
of a module.
¾ Voluntary member of the Rotaract Club, Bangalore
Vivian Hao
Address Flat 26, Wimbourne Court, E-mail: vivianhyy@hotmail.com
Wimbourne Street, N1 7HB, London Home: 02076841577 Mobile: 07717595007
2003 - present London School of Economics
MSc New Media, Information& Society
Courses include:
ƒ Information Systems; Interpretations of Information
ƒ New Media, Information and Knowledge Systems
ƒ Internet, Globalization and Communication
ƒ Theories and Concepts of Media and Communications
ƒ Quantitative Analysis: Description and Inference

1999 - 2003 Peking University Beijing, China

B.A. English Literature (top 10%)
Average Overall GPA: 3.68 (out of 4), Major GPA: 3.76

2000 - 2001 Minored in Economics at Peking University

ƒ Principles in Economics
ƒ Microeconomics
2003 – date Forbes (China), Freelance translator
Articles translated include: New Wrinkle in the Beauty Industry (3, 2003), The Biggest Damn
Opportunity (5, 2003), Is Sex Necessary (11, 2003), The Pride That Kills Sony (12, 2003), Tech
Stocks at a Crossroads (3, 2004) ,etc.
ƒ keeping up to date with current affairs, especially in finance and market
ƒ familiarity with financial terms and concepts

2003 (Jan-Mar) Recruited by ZenithMedia(China) Media Planning Team, junior account executive
ƒ knowledge of basic marketing budget planning
ƒ client-handling skills

2003 (Mar-May) China Central TV Station (CCTV), International Division, Channel 4 (temporary job)
Program: War Front (Alive) 24-hour news report of the Iraqi War, channel 4

2002 (Apr-Nov) China Central TV Station (CCTV), International Division, Channel 10 (internship)
Program: Intellectual Forum Inviting world renowned academic scholars, business tycoons,
writers and artists, etc. as guest speakers
ƒ ability in program editing
ƒ developed kin sense of team work spirit
ƒ enhanced bilingual proficiency
ƒ being used to frequent changes and uncertainties in work, especially for working over-time
and under great pressure

2002(Feb-Mar) YanYuan-WeiMing Language Training Center (Peking University & Fudan University)
Programme ‘USA in China’’ as teacher of oral English and pronunciation
ƒ developed great terms with 87 students aged from 16-19
ƒ presenting before large audience
ƒ staying cool during urgent events or emergencies

2000, 2001 Academic Year, MOTOROLA Scholarship

2001 Academic Year, Monomial Study Award, Peking University

2001 PKU Students Athletic Meeting, Women’s 400m Breast Stroke Relay 2nd prize

2003 Jan Authoritative translation for Europe bestseller Lazy Girls Guide to Good Health by Anita Naik (Piatkus co.,
2001, UK) published by Nan Hai Press (China)
ƒ Top 10 bestseller ranked by www.dangdang.com and www.joyo.com (China major e-bookstores)

2000 Oct Science fiction article Merry X’mas, published on 1/8 (PKU English Gazette)
Language: Mandarin (mother tongue); English (Fluent); French (LSE Language Center certificate of proficiency:
Level 2 expected)
IT: Microsoft Office series software Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage;
Photoshop; SPSS; Keyboard skills: 70/min (Chinese) 130-150/min (English)

Theatre: 2001 Jun Playwright, director and played heroine of stage comedy The New Story of the West
Wing at Peking Univeristy
2002 Feb Coordinating director and stage design of stage play Notting Hill at Fudan University

Society: 2002 Sep Elected Vice Director of Public Relations, Student’s International Communication
Association (SICA), Peking University
2002 Dec Successfully executed International Movie Show during the Peking University Students
International Communication Festival
ƒ raised ¥4500 from www.sina.com for the festival
ƒ responsible for design and copies for all promotional and collateral materials, including
questionnaire for audience preference, logo, poster, and etc
ƒ led a team of 9 people.
2003(since Nov) LSE TV Society coordinator of Public Relations
ƒ contributed promotional strategy for rollout of ‘Induction CD’
2004 (since Jan) LSE China Development Society founding committee member
Address: 261, St. Barnabas Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 7DL
Mobile: 077 99 267 778 Telephone: 020 8924 5268 E-mail: tina_hau@hotmail.com
Nationality: British Marital Status: Single Date of Birth: 13/07/82
Academic Profile
2003 – 2004 LSE MSc Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
2000 – 2003 UMIST BSc (Hons) in Management (Marketing) 2.1
1993 – 2000 Wanstead High School
A Level: Art (A) Information Communications Technology (A) Business Studies (B)
GCSE: 11 A* - B Grades (including English & Maths)
Individual Project: Used EXCEL - Analysed firm’s potential to implement E-commerce
Initiated Management Information Systems Project on modelling and decision-making using Excel
spreadsheet package. It entailed analysing ‘factual data’ based on economic, technological state and a
company’s financial status. This is complemented with a critical examination of project scenario based
on the opportunity to develop an E-commerce function. Bossini Ltd, Hong Kong trading company,
wants to expand its I.T. operations into the UK market. Comprehensive report was devised to explore
the effects of the organisation’s endogenous/exogenous variables in a situation analysis so that
decision-makers can appraise possibility of setting up e-commerce. Thus, a sensitivity analysis is
constructed in a causal-influence diagram with regards to variable relationships.
A spreadsheet-based model is built so that the potential profitability of technological investment
opportunities is determined. This is supported by a financial analysis through forecasting and
determining an optimal solution after outlining the prospective benefits and risks of funding an online
business. If the tested corporate model suggests profits after 5 years, Bossini Ltd would consider the
proposition for investing in E-commerce. Otherwise, recommendation would be made to abandon the
project and reconsider implementation of the proposal when more appropriate in the future.
Individual Case Reports: (Web-based assignments):
Boeing/Airbus - Targeted sales communication strategy at corporate customers.
Ford/Firestone - Formulated a marketing strategy for a solution to corporate relationship
Wine Export - Proposed inter-organisational marketing strategy for consumer market
Group Project: Focused on standardisation and adaptation of international advertising
Group Presentation & Report: Analysed Virgin’s market position & devised strategy.

Work Experience
January 2004 Woodford House Chinese Restaurant
Š Marketing Manager: Devised and implemented a Marketing strategy to increase sales turnover
by 15% within 2 months with budget of £1000
Š Advertised posters; developed vouchers/discount cards for sales promotion; improved menu to
differentiate dishes from competitors; designed canopy to establish brand identity
Š Created customised I.T. stationery pack with Microsoft Office to improve staff efficiency
Š Waitress: Processed orders in Chinese, coordinated chefs; negotiated and dealt with complaints;
socialised with customers to promote unique selling point.
September 2002/3 CRAC Insight Into Management and B.I.T.
Š Team Leader: Directed and analysed case studies, business game to solve problems and ‘real life’
scenarios. Implemented business exercises/simulations to understand the nature of managerial
jobs, decision-making process and transferable skills
Š Acted as Marketing Director and bidder in auction for C3Mobile Company
Š Worked with team facilitators and senior managers from Unilever, TTP.Com, E-Skills, JP Morgan,
Accenture, Barclays and GlaxoSmithKline
August 1999 London Borough of Waltham Forest Architects Department
Š Architects Assistant: Used Vectorworks & MiniCAD7 on Macintosh Computer to produce 3D
models of buildings, satisfying project leaders’ specification.
August 1999 London Borough of Waltham Forest Finance Department
Š Financial Assistant & Receptionist: Administrative work including organising reports, managing
invoices as well as dealing with clients.
Positions of Responsibilities & Achievements
2003/4 LSE Commerce Society Events Organiser of Entrepreneurs Division
Š Organise events and presentations with high profile entrepreneurs and with new start-up
companies. Also holding competitions, workshops and advice on business plan writing.
2003/4 LSE Commerce Society Editor of Create Commerce Magazine
Š Act as fund-raiser as well as write articles; design magazine to feature Commerce Society’s events,
advertisements of firms, interviews conducted with Managing Directors and CEOs.
2003 UMIST TaLSC Personal Development Programme
Š Certificate for completion of 3 core sessions integrating learning styles, decision-making,
negotiation skills, team-building, leadership, stress and time-management
2002/3 Manchester Management Committee Undergraduate Representative
Š Responsible for fellow peers’ welfare, communicating with Senior Management.
Š Organised ‘Student Surgery’ to counsel students with issues concerning courses
2002/3 UMIST Halls & UMIST Chinese Student Society Personal Advisor
Š Liaised and supervised executives on the management of committees & activities
Š Advised students about university life.
2000/2 UMIST Chinese Student Society’s (CSS) Vice President
Š Made democratic, strategic decisions and dealt with much of President’s correspondence on my
own initiative
Š Organised social events i.e. Freshers’ Disco. As sales supervisor led the team to market the event.
Sold about 1000 tickets (£4,600 income & £2,500 profit)
2000/2 Masters of Ceremonies
Š Hosted 5 student societies’ Christmas Ball at Palace Hotel for 700 people
Š Contributed to sale of tickets and £1,500 income.
Š Represented and promoted sponsors
2000/2 UMIST Halls Resident Association’s (RA) Elections Co-ordinator
Š Promoted executive posts and persuaded 20 candidates to run for election.
Š Planned and conducted elections according to the Constitution
Š Managed nominations and ensured proper publicity posted within given schedule.
2000/2 UMIST Halls RA General Secretary
Š Prepared agenda items, scheduled meetings, circulated minutes.
Š Supervised, delegated and allocated 14 block representatives to sub-committees
Š Launched petition with 300 supporters for swipe card system for better hall access
Š Generated 90 swimming passes. Consolidated spreadsheets of applicants’ records
Š Saved ice-skating trip from a loss. Sold 50 tickets to UMIST society: £250 income
2000/1 Halls RA’s netball, badminton & table tennis team
Š Netball Captain of inter-hall league: won 3 matches
Š Strengthened leadership, motivated team & encouraged participation
1998-2000 Art & ICT Department: 2 social contracts:
Š Created art mural; installed applications, designed and implemented trivial pursuit for ICT
students’ revision.
Language: English & Cantonese – Fluent; Learning Mandarin & Japanese Š UK Driving Licence
ICT: HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, ‘C’ Program, Java, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access,
PowerPoint, Paint, SmartDraw Pro95, Visual Basic, Vectorworks, MiniCAD & Internet –
Working knowledge
ART: Drawing, painting, 3D modelling, Chinese poetry and calligraphy.
SPORTS: Basketball, badminton and rounders. Awarded Colours/Merit Certificates
TRAVEL: Hong Kong, China, France & Spain: Responsible for group’s money ~ planning/budgeting
DANCE: Bronze medals for Honours Tap, Ballet; Theatrecraft and Chinese
MUSIC: Grade 5 flute and piano: Played in orchestra and wind club
Woo-Hee. Anjee. Heo
* Room 438 Bankside house, 24 Sumner Street, London, SE1 9JA, UK *
*E-mail: wheo0414@hotmail.com * Date of Birth: 14 April 1981 * Phone: +44) 7793 019 370 * Nationality: Korean*

“A highly motivated person who has strong IT & Information System Management background. Shows responsibility and
dedication to her work and copes well under pressure and stress.”

London School of Economics & Political Science, UK, 2003 – present (graduate in 2004)
MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems

Goldsmith’s college, University of London, UK, 2000-2003

BSc in Computing & Information Systems
: UPPER SECOND CLASS (2:1) Achieved


z JAVA, UNIX, MS-Office, Rational Rose for UML, PostgreSQL Database systems
z English (Fluent), Korean (Native)

APR 2002- SEP 2002 Experience gained as a freelance translator interpreting documents for
verbal evidence in a court case.
JUN 2002- SEP 2002 Kolon international co., Ltd
z Participated as a Business English trainer- involved in assessing ability of
employees for Human Resource department and teaching English to groups
of staff.
JUL 1998- AUG 1999 General Semiconductor co., Ltd
z Participated in the company annual budget project.
z Required to attend several audit meetings with Samsung electronics co.,Ltd
in Taiwan & in China and with Dae-woo electronics co.,Ltd in China.


SEP 2001 –MAY 2002 Vice president for the Korean society of the University.
Required to attend regular meetings with other Korean societies members and speak
for the members.

SEP 1999 –JUL 2000 Concert Mistress of Bootham school orchestra

Cello (Grade 6,Royal college of Music standard), Piano (Grade 6)
SEP 1999 –JUL 2000 House captain in the Bootham School, York

SEP 1996-JUL 2000 Member of horse racing team, 1st Netball team, swimming team of
Bootham School

OCT 1998- APR1999 Member of the project, “Building schools in Bolivia”

Involved in various events to raise money for this charitable cause

SEP 1997- JUL 1998 Amnesty International, UK

<< Reference is available on Your Request>>
Dhiran Hirani
• Date Of Birth: 12th August 1981 • Nationality: British •
• Telephone: 020 89979563 • Mobile: 07780 660 647 •
• E-mail: dhiranjhirani@hotmail.com •
• 25 Longley Avenue, Alperton-Wembley, Middlesex, HA0 1NG, UK•

My responsibilities are based on bringing a tailored solution to a clients business processes by
designing and implementing database and web applications using technologies including MS
Access, VBA, ASP.NET, C# and MS SQL Server. I am responsible for project management and
architecture of the new systems for the client base (small to medium sized companies). As a
co-director and company secretary of the company, my responsibilities extend to dealing with
finances and administration of the company.

2001-2002 Release Technologies Ltd DATABASE DEVELOPER &

Employed by this small software development company as part of one year industrial
placement. Bulk of responsibility revolved around Access database development and VBA
programming of sales forecasting software used by divisions of large multinational
organisations. Other responsibilities include Web site design/administration and technical

2000-2002 Kutch Madhapar Karyalaya U.K. WEB DESIGNER & CO-WEBMASTER

Worked as a volunteer Website designer/administrator for a community organisation over a
period of two years. Role involved server side Website development using ASP to create a
public relations and information portal. As well as administering site updates I was also
required on an advisory level for the information systems of the organisation.

London School of Economics and Political Science 2003-present

MSc. Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems.

Course encompasses: Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Systems
Development, Information Technology: Issues and Skills, Interorganisational Information
Systems, Aspects of System Design In Context.

City University, London 1999-2003

BEng. (Hons) Media Communication Systems: First Class (Hons)

Course encompasses: Network & Communications, Computer Programming, Computer Graphics,
Data Management, Internet Database Systems, Web Server Technology, and Engineering

Ealing Tertiary College 1997-1999

A-Levels :
Computing - B
Mathematics (Pure & Statistics) - B
Biology - C

Wembley High School 1992-1997

10 GCSEs:
(A - C) including Mathematics and English.
Dhiran Hirani
• Date Of Birth: 12th August 1981 • Nationality: British •
• Telephone: 020 89979563 • Mobile: 07780 660 647 •
• E-mail: dhiranjhirani@hotmail.com •
• 25 Longley Avenue, Alperton-Wembley, Middlesex, HA0 1NG, UK•

IT Skills
Software Microsoft Office, Visual Studio.NET, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Fireworks,
Packages: Flash & Director. Adobe Photoshop
Operating Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP (administration & basic networking),
Linux (basic), & Mac OS.
VBA/VB.NET, C#, Basic C/C++, UML

Database: Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server & MySQL.

Skills & Achievements

Driving Licence: Full UK
Languages: • English (fluent speaking, reading & writing) • Gujarati (fluent speaking, basic
reading & writing) • French (basic speaking, reading & writing)
Elected as Staff - Student liaison representative in 1st year of undergraduate degree course.
Achieved joint highest final year thesis mark in City University School of Engineering.
Awarded Graduate Merit Award to attend London School of Economics and Political Science.

Interests & Hobbies

I occupy my spare time with a variety of sports and social events. I am a member of a
community badminton team and I regularly participate in local tournaments. On occasion I
have helped coach an under 12’s cricket team and I also play as often as I can. I have been an
active participant of Asian community projects providing youth activities and events from sports
days to weekend trips and have assisted in all planning and implementation of recent projects.

References available on request.

Jana Hlistova
2 Ormiston Grove, Flat D, Shepherd’s Bush, London, W12 OJT
+44 (0) 7977 443452

Associate Consultant: a career-oriented individual with 4 years business experience mainly in
the IT&T industry. Excellent client facing, solution proposition and analytical skills. Results-
oriented with a problem-solving mindset.


London School of Economics (completed 2004) 10/2003-10/2004

• MSc: Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
University of Buckingham 1/1997-12/1998
• BSc: 2.1 Business Economics
Queenswood School, Hertfordshire 9/1992-7/1996
• A Levels, Economics (A), English Literature (A), History (B).

Academic Achievements

• Awarded the London School of Economics Graduate Merit Prize (£500) in 2002.
• Awarded a University of Buckingham Economics Bursary, 1998.
• Awarded The Czech Government Scholarship and Economics Bursary, 1997.
• Awarded a Queenswood School Academic Bursary, 1992-1996.

Professional Experience
Client Executive Fujitsu, United Kingdom 4/2001-8/2003

Responsible for maintaining and developing new business with existing clients in the
telecommunications industry.

• Managed and coordinated teams of 5-10 people.

• Led over 50 complex sales campaigns across a spectrum of pan-European clients ranging
from strategic advisory to managed services.
• Reviewed P&L and cashflow accounts; responsible for pricing new proposals to clients.
• Captured and analysed specific client business requirements ensuring effective
communication of client needs back to Fujitsu.
• Managed client contracts of a total value of £1.5m over 2.5 year period. Exceeded the
target delivery by 15%.
• Negotiated and agreed 4 annual support and maintenance contracts with clients and
licensing agreements with technology partners (eg Convergys, Fujitsu Services).
• Initiated, established and maintained client relationships up to board level. Good network
across IT directors in the industry.
• Developed strategic account plans and marketing propositions for clients underpinned by
industry knowledge and a good understanding of the clients business.
Systems Professional Fujitsu Australia Ltd., Sydney, 4/00-4/01
(Graduate Programme)
Promoted to Client Executive and seconded to Fujitsu UK after 10 months of joining the
programme; (the only graduate out of 30 to be selected).
• Responsibilities ranged from supporting sales opportunities and campaigns valued
between $1.5m to $20m, to regularly interfacing with the customer and organising and
coordinating customer presentations. This resulted in cost and time saving.
• Bid-managed 8 proposals, from across industries, valued between $1.5 to $4.5m.
• Account managed The Equal Opportunities for Women in the Workplace Agency
(EOWA). Duties ranged from running customer meetings to resolving license expiration
issue with a cost-effective solution.
• Completed intensive business skills training programme; presentations, negotiation,
teamwork, project management and change management.

Voluntary Project: Re-evaluating the Graduate Programme in Fujitsu Australia:

• Coordinated and developed a proposal for a new graduate programme ‘framework’ in

Fujitsu. This proposal was presented to the Executive Management Committee (EMT)
resulting in a steering committee of 5 EMT members being formed to action the
recommendations suggested before the end of 2000.

Marketing Co-ordinator Sodexho, Hospitality Services, Sydney, 3/99-4/00

• Created and compiled SWOT and macro-environment analysis for Sodexho’s three-year
strategic plans; and prepared monthly competitor and industry updates for 130 managers.
• Assisted in qualifying the market value of the education and healthcare markets for
executive management to determine whether to start offering catering and facilities
• Managed, edited and contributed to Sodexho’s quarterly internal magazine (budget:
£30,000; circ: 4,000) which set the standard for internal publications globally.
• Promoted to coordinate the invitation of guests catering and beverage for Sodexho’s
corporate suite at the Olympic Stadium.

Voluntary project: Strategic marketing plan for Sodexho corporate suite at Sydney Olympic
• Devised a marketing plan to increase brand awareness of and stimulate revenues from
use of the corporate suite by external parties.

Marketing Co-ordinator ABN AMRO Bank, Prague, 7/96-12/96

• Co-created a strategic market analysis report with recommendations for entering the retail
banking market in the Czech Republic. This was commended by the Head Office in

Extra-curricular activities & other interests:

• Events officer: Women in Business (LSE) and a social tennis member at LSE tennis
• Tennis, golf, swimming, fitness, theatre and travel.
• Fiction writer (in the process of writing a book).

Other Skills:
• Microsoft office, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML
• Bilingual in English/Czech, a beginner in French.
Brian D. Huskey
4812 Santa Monica Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918
United States of America
001 865-688-1667


IS Technical Support Manager, 9/1999 – 9/2003

ImagePoint Inc. (formerly Plasti-Line, Inc.) – Knoxville, TN
Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Managed infrastructure staff (network, help desk, operations), systems, and projects for all locations
• Reengineered Help Desk function (through process improvements, software tools and training)
• End-User Technology Standardization (hardware, operating system, software)
• Server Consolidation & NOS Standardization
• Implemented Virtual Private Network Data Services (replacing Private T1's and Frame Relay)
• Implemented enhancements to Corporate Security and Disaster Recovery Plans
• Provided governance for information systems & selection of corporate projects as member of the IS
Steering Committee
• IS Project Lead for construction and relocation of Corporate Headquarters and Data Center
coinciding with the company name change in 2003
• Responsible for corporate system availability and performance
• Developed and designed network architecture
• Managed infrastructure portion of corporate IT budget
• System availability: 99.99%
• Increased help desk ticket on-time completion from 65% to 95%
• 48.5% increase in IS User satisfaction between ‘99 and ‘03
• 79% decrease in the average number of help desk tickets remaining open per week (from 236 in
‘99 to 49 in ‘03)
• Improved first-call resolution from 15% to 57%
• Reduced telecom expense 56% (voice and data) and overall IS budget by 50%

Programmer/Analyst, 2/1999 - 9/1999

ImagePoint Inc. (formerly Plasti-Line, Inc.) – Knoxville, TN
Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Project Lead for installation of new HR/Payroll information system
• Upgraded project management system
• Supported Intranet-based Organizational Knowledge and Learning System roll-out
• Project Lead for TCP/IP implementation
• End User support of Client Server applications

Network Analyst, 2/1996 - 2/1999

Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) – Knoxville, TN
Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Help Desk management and reporting
• Network administration - Novell NetWare 3.12/IntranetWare 4.11/WINNT
• Desktop support - WIN9x/WINNT/WIN31
• LAN/WAN/Remote/Internet connectivity support

Help Desk Technician, 6/1995 - 2/1996

Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) – Knoxville, TN

Human Resources Staffing, 6/1993 - 6/1995

ImagePoint Inc. (formerly Plasti-Line, Inc.) – Knoxville, TN

Brian D. Huskey
4812 Santa Monica Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918
United States of America
001 865-688-1667


MSc – Analysis, Design, & Management of Information Systems (ADMIS), 9/2003 –

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) – projected 9/2004
• Master’s Degree - coursework included economic, operational, and social perspectives of
information communication technology and information systems with an emphasis on information
security and technology management

MBA – Professional Program, 8/2000 – 12/2001

University of Tennessee – graduated with Honors (3.70/4.00 GPA)
• Master’s Degree - coursework included finance, accounting, economics, marketing, operations,
statistics; covering topics in Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, the Balanced
Scorecard, Activity Based Costing, etc.

BA – Psychology, 8/1991 – 5/1994

University of Tennessee – graduated with Honors (3.64/4.00 GPA) & Phi Beta Kappa
• Bachelor’s Degree - Psychology Major (Psi Chi Honor Society)


Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Certified Novell Administrator (CNA)


2003 - Project Management Training – PMI Credit

2002 - Microsoft CIO Summit
2002 - Meta Group CIO Boot Camp
2002 - Learning the Business of Leadership – Plasti-Line (Pilot Implementation)
2001 - Microsoft CIO Summit
2000 - Leadership Plasti-Line (Class of 2000)


2003 - IS Department awarded Corporate Organization of the Year for 2003

2003 - Nominated twice for Plasti-Line Chairman's Award for Excellence
2002 - PACE (Plasti-Line Accelerated Career Experience) Mentor
2001 - Nominated three times for Plasti-Line Chairman's Award for Excellence
2001 - PACE (Plasti-Line Accelerated Career Experience) Mentor
1999 - Nominated twice for Plasti-Line Chairman's Award for Excellence
1995 - Paper presented at Southeastern Psychological Association annual convention
1994 - Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Member
1994 - Frederick T. Bonham Scholarship
1994 - Pi Kappa Phi Scholarship
1993 - Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society Member
1992 - Pi Kappa Phi Social Fraternity Member
1990 - Tennessee Academic Scholar (4 years)

Technical portfolio upon request

References available upon request

Mini Idudu
381, Chelsea Cloisters, Sex: Female
Sloane Avenue, Nationality: Nigerian
London. UK. Date of Birth: 21st September 1979
Tel: Home :02076359937
E-mail: e.i.idudu@lse.ac.uk


A postgraduate student of Information Systems at LSE with experience in

personal/corporate accounts management, customer relationship management and
financial advisory services. Highly effective team worker with organisational and
communication skills gained from working in teams and presentations both at work
and school.


2003 – Date London School Of Economics

MSc. Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
Degree expected October 2004
Courses covered Information Systems, Systems Development,
Information Systems Management, IT Issues & Skills, Inter-
organisational Systems and Security in Information Systems for

1997 – 2001 University of Lagos, Nigeria

BSc.in Banking & Finance 2nd Class Upper GPA: 4.11
Award for Best Student in Finance Department – 1998

1990-1996 International School Lagos, Nigeria

GCSE Equivalent (SSCE) A’s = 5 C’s = 3


Jan –Aug 2003 Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. Account Officer

ƒ Worked in a team of seven to manage accounts of major customers including
banks and other financial institutions.
ƒ Engaged in effective marketing to attain and retain accounts of high net worth
individuals and companies.
ƒ Organized and prepared temporary overdraft facilities.
Mini Idudu
ƒ Maintained customer files and compiled reports for monthly group
ƒ Provided customers with effective financial advisory services including
foreign exchange bids on customers behalf.
ƒ Handled and resolved various customer issues.
ƒ Learned to work under pressure and adapt to changing needs of the customer
whilst maintaining a maximum level of customer satisfaction.

April - July 2001 Knight Frank, Nigeria Estate Assistant

ƒ Analysed property transactions for record purposes.

ƒ Maintained files on these transactions.
ƒ Assisted in management of customer database.
ƒ Developed effective time management and organisational skills.


Positions of Responsibility
ƒ Class Head – 1992 learned to speak publicly and developed leadership skills.
ƒ Departmental Representative in Electoral Board – 1998/9 charged with the
fair and proper conduct of all faculty and departmental elections.

Active member of;

ƒ LSE Business Society
ƒ LSE Commerce Society
ƒ Drama Society

ƒ Travelling (Norway, Spain, Greece) and exploring new places.
ƒ Meeting and interacting with people of diverse cultures.
ƒ Reading, Swimming and Dancing.


IT skills : MS Office Microsoft Word, Excel, Spreadsheet and PowerPoint

Languages: English – Fluent French – Basic

References available on request.

Term Address
LSE Residence, E310.2
159 Great Dover Street
London, England
H: +44 (0) 870 011 1383
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7403 2342


Date of Birth April 4, 1977

Sex Female

Work Experience

May 2001 - United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia -
September 2003 Beirut, Lebanon
Administrative Services Division, IMIS Trainer and Technical Support
Established an effective Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) first
level support desk and, via formal and on the job training, strengthened the ability
of existing EDP Unit Help Desk staff to respond to and advise users regarding
reported IMIS problems and issues. Developed a customized set of UNESCWA
specific IMIS workflows and procedures, in specialized functional areas such as
Budget and Finance, and provided formal and informal IMIS training to staff
members in the substantive divisions, with special emphasis on procedures and
workflows and problem resolution. Responsibilities included migrating the
concept, reference, workflow and self-training materials to the UNESCWA Intranet,
and facilitating the effective set-up and operation of a new Help Desk System.

June 1998 - United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
April 2001 Information Systems Section, IMIS Trainer and Technical Support
Trained staff members in using the Integrated Management Information System
(IMIS), a system that automates the critical business processes of the UN.
Technically assisted IMIS users in troubleshooting, creatively solved problems,
coached both new and experienced users on a one-to-one basis, provided Help
Desk support in entering, editing and initiating procedures to non-specialised
users through the use of a customised set of reference workflow and easy-to-
reference desk guides. Responsibilities included updating technical data using
various software programmes, maintaining and creating Lotus Notes databases,
organising events, liaising with people from various Divisions and generating web
pages for the Intranet team of UNECA.

January 1997 - United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
February 1997 Electronic and Print Publications Unit, Intern
Scanned historical documents, edited and converted them into HTML.

August 1996 - United Nations Development Programme - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

September 1996 Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia, Intern
Developed content for the EUE’s web site, interviewed librarians and presented
a final report based on interviewees’ responses to questionnaires. Updated the
contact list of the department.

July 1995 - United Nations Development Programme - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

October 1995 Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia, Intern
Re-organised the documentation library and filing system. Translated
governmental documents for use in Emergencies Unit’s reports.

October 2003 - London School of Economics and Political Science London, England
Present Degree to be obtained in September 2004:
• MSc in New Media, Information and Society, Department of Media and
• Foci: New Media, Information and Knowledge Systems, Information Systems,
Aspects of Information, Aspects of International IT Policy and Economic
Development, Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications, Methods
of Research in Media and Communications and Quantitative Analysis.

1995 - 1999 Addis Ababa University Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

• BA in Foreign Languages and Literature, Institute of Language Studies.
• Foci: Journalism, Public Relations, English Language and Literature.
Minor: French Language. GPA: 3.21
• Senior Essay: Reading Journalistic and Literary texts: Habits in News
Gathering. Grade: A+
• Obtained first prize in French essay writing competition.

1989 - 1995 Melkonian Educational Institute Nicosia, Cyprus

• High School Certificate, equivalent to GCE ‘A’ level exams.

Computer Skills
• UNECA Information Systems Section, Certificate of IMIS Training, Release 3 (all
levels and courses, including Pre-encumbrance & Obligation, Travel, Budget).
• UNESCWA, Certificate of Training in United Nations Human and Financial
Resources Management.
• Proficient in SPSS, Lotus Notes, MS-Project, MS-Publisher, MS-Word, MS-
PowerPoint, MS-Excel, MS-Access, MS-FrontPage, MS-PhotoEditor, IMIS, Unix,
and Visio.
• Extensive training and Help Desk support experience.

Language Skills
Mother tongue: Armenian
Other: English (fluent)
French (advanced)
Amharic (fluent)
Arabic (basic)
Greek (basic)

Traveling, hiking, mountain biking, playing tennis/volleyball, swimming and reading.
Special interests include learning foreign languages and about different cultures.
Member of the Lebanese, Latin American, Mexican, Columbian, Hellenic, Cypriot
and Bridge societies at LSE.

References Will be provided upon request.

George Ittyerah

Silver Walk
15, Patina Walk
London SE16 5HT
United kingdom

Phone Number: 00 44 020 75721176 Email: mailgei@yahoo.co.in

Objective: To be in a position within an organization where my ideas and inputs and level of responsibility are
important to the direction, growth and success of the firm in the areas of Strategic Information Systems and
Business Continuity Management.


2003 – 2004 London School Of Economics And Political Science

MSc. Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems.
Courses include:
Information Systems and Management Aspects of Information Security
Systems Development Information Systems
Innovation and Technology Management.

2000 – 2002 London School Of Economics And Political Science, External.

BSc. Information Systems and Management.
Courses include:
IS Development and Management. Software Engineering
Management: international and comparative perspectives.
Elements of Information and Communications Technology. .

1998 – 2000 London School Of Economics And Political Science, External.

Diploma in Economics.
Courses include:
Economics Information Systems
Quantitative Mathematics Sociology


• Acquired Knowledge in Information Systems Development and Management.

Core issues considered are (a) Information Systems from a socio-technical
perspective and (b) Capturing and managing systems development through the
application of methodologies such as Soft System Methodology and System
Life Cycle Model.
Present focus is on aspects of organisational security mainly in the area of
Business Continuity Management and Strategy.
• Experienced with communications, teamwork, and project management.
• Responsive to quick-turnaround and time-pressured release dates.
• Acquired presentation skills through involvement in face-to-face agency-client
• Experienced user of Microsoft Office applications as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and
• Basic knowledge in the use of UML
• Basic knowledge of HTML, and some core applications necessary for web content
development such as Adobe Photoshop.

November 2002 - August 2003 Diadem Softech,

Assistant System Analyst.
My core function was assisting in the system analysis using Structured System
Methodology. This included carrying out interviews and being a liaison with the
top management.
I was also part of developing Short and Medium term strategies for the
company. This also included development of procedures and polices.

May 2000 - June 2000 New Life Fellowship

Helped in the development of an informational web site for the NGO.
I was involved in developing a static web page whose primary purpose was to
be 'a point of contact' and provide information on latest events.

March 1998 and 1999 British Council Division

Assistant to the Professor of the University of Hull and Gloucestershire
at the British Educational Fairs.
These fairs promoted UK universities in India and my duties were to assist the
professors by representing their universities to potential students.

June1996 - May 1997 St. James School

Teacher and Assistant at the evening school held for the uneducated
poorer sections of Kolkata.
This was part of the welfare program run by the school. I was assisting in the
teaching of English and Basic Mathematics.
I was assisting in the 'food distribution drive' of the evening school.

Additional Activities and Skills

• President of the Christian Youth Group, Kolkata (1995-1997)
My core activities included organizing fetes, camps and seminars along with other youth
• Member of the Nature Club while at school (1996, 1997).
• Member of the Career Group (1996, 1997).
My primary activity was to carry out research in the possible fields of career development
available for students in India.
• Member of the Safety Patrol (1996, 1997).
The safety patrol looked into various issues of safety. As a member my primary focus was
on educating fellow students on traffic regulations.
• Member of the “Servers Guild” at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kolkata (1996 – 1998)

• Taken part in school exhibitions.
• Active participant in dramatics and member of the School and Church Choir.
• Participated in intramural debates.
• Written: English, Hindi (Second Language)
• Spoken: English, Hindi and Malayalam.

References will be provided on request

Nadia Jamil
E-mail: N.Jamil@lse.ac.uk 73 Queensmill Road, Fulham
Tel: 07966-921-134 / 07980-296-702 London SW6 6JR, United Kingdom

D.O.B. 12/09/81



SUBJECTS TAKEN: Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Information Systems
Development, Privacy and Data Protection and Inter-Organizational Information
DISSERTATION: A Study of Digital Exclusion amongst the Socially Excluded in Tower Hamlets,
London and its Implications on Strategy and Policy.


SUBJECTS TAKEN: Java and Object-Oriented Programming, Information Systems, Computing,
Mathematics, Database Systems, Telecommunications, Software Engineering,
Web Design, User Interface Design and E-Commerce.
DISSERTATION: Computer Aided Learning of Arabic for Children



1996-1998 O LEVELS

Retail Management
Taught Mathematics and English to Urdu Speaking Children
(RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA) within a huge team effort to put on a successfu
and very entertaining event.
2004 GRAPHIC DESIGN (LONDON) within a small team to produce the Eid
Multimedia CD for the LSE Islamic Society
2004-present DATABASE DESIGN AND DATA ENTRY (LONDON) Islamic Society of
Britain Central Office, Whitechapel, London
WEB DESIGN (LONDON) LSE Islamic Society website redesigning project

ƒ Part Time Campaigns and External Affairs Officer- Goldsmiths College Students Union.
Assisted in the arrangement of discussions and raising awareness of current affairs.
ƒ Students Assembly Against Racism and Islamic Society Member- Goldsmiths College
ƒ Goldsmiths College NUS Delegate- NUS Black Students Conference
ƒ Women’s Officer- LSE Islamic Society (LSE ISOC). To provide additional support and any other
service particularly issues related to women.
ƒ Part Time IT Officer- LSE ISOC. Interaction with committee members, time management for
website maintenance and sound knowledge of software packages.
ƒ Events Coordinator/Publicity Officer- London Branch FOSIS (Federation of Students Islamic
Societies) organizing social events which has helped my teamwork skills remarkably
ƒ Women’s Officer- University of London Union Islamic Society (ULU ISOC).

ƒ Microsoft Applications: Knowledge of WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS AND POWER POINT.
ƒ Programming Languages Exposure: Java, Prolog, ML, SQL, PHP, HTML, ColdFusion, UML
ƒ Database Experience: Postgres and Access
ƒ Software Engineering Disciplines: UML and Rational Rose Software
ƒ Web Design Software Packages: Macromedia (Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks) and Adobe


ƒ Active in Sports and Fitness- Participation in Basketball and Soccer Tournaments in SAIS-R
Basketball Team and Kickboxing Group.
ƒ Musical Interests: Was rewarded Best Singer in School Choir and helped start up The Music
Society at Goldsmiths College.
ƒ Politics: Active in a variety of Campaigns for Justice and Human Rights across the UK

ƒ Fluent in Urdu and English.
ƒ Basic knowledge of Arabic.

ƒ Available on request.

London School of Economics, U.K: September 2003 – August 2004.
MSc New Media, Information and Society.
Modules include Information Systems; Media and Power; New Media, Information and
Knowledge Systems; Quantitative Analysis, Methods in Research in Media and Communications;
Aspects of Information and I.T and Development.

The American University of Paris, France: September – May 2003.

BA Hons cum laude in International Affairs and Politics (Equivalent to U.K First Class).

University of Cape Town, South Africa: February 2002 – November 2002.

Study Abroad Program. I took postgraduate courses in African studies.

The American School in London, U.K: September 1993 – June 1998.

High School Diploma. Graduated as an Advanced Placement Scholar.

Work Experience:
PA to Financial Adviser, Legacy Protect, London, U.K: January 2004 – present
My role involves managing and expanding the financial advisor’s client portfolio. The marketing
involved is usually done through telesales. Since I have joined the company sales have
dramatically increased and I have been responsible for major partnerships with estate agents and
mortgage brokers.
Skills acquired and developed:
• Developing communication skills.
• Researching and developing target markets.

Sales Consultant, PCM Consulting, London, U.K: August 2003 – December 2003
PCM is a consultancy specializing in business and accounting software. My role involved
developing and maintaining sales leads.
Skills acquired and developed:
• Analyzing information systems
• Developing new business strategies for higher turnover.

Editorial Assistant, Artsinform, London, U.K: July 2003– August 2003.

Artsinform is a marketing and PR consultancy specialising in services for artists based in the
United Kingdom. Media Contacts, the division that I worked in, is an arts press directory that is
published by the company and is available online and in print.
• Proofreading and editing.
• Communicating with media organizations and journalists.
• Meeting tight deadlines for publication.

Events Coordinator, JustWorld International, Paris, France: February 2003 – May 2003.
JustWorld International is a new and developing NGO based in Paris. I was part of the team that
developed JustWorld in its first year. During that time my time there I was involved in planning
an international conference on education, and assessing marketing strategy.
Skills acquired and developed:
• Flexibility; as with any new organisation many unforeseen circumstances occurred.
• Coordinating the needs and requirements of multicultural groups (who arrived in
Paris for the conference). This involved anticipating language and dietary diversities.
• Providing immediate solutions for crises.
Project Evaluator, Cape Town Arts Festival, South Africa: February 2002– April 2002.
The Cape Town Arts Festival is the second largest festival in South Africa and occurs on an
annual basis. My final report was published as part of the official evaluation for the festival and
presented to the government and other funders.
Skills acquired and developed:
• Qualitative and quantitative reasoning. My report focused on issues of racial
demographics pertinent to each event.
• Conducting research in a variety of environments.
• Understanding cultural contexts and being able to fluidly move between situations.

Student Advisor, American University of Paris, France: August 2000– September 2000.
I was responsible for integrating a group of twenty new students into the university and Paris.

Project Evaluator, Southern African Environment Project (SAEP), Cape Town. South
Africa: February 1999– August 1999
SAEP is a South African sustainable development non-governmental organization. My role
involved directing and working on an evaluation of a government housing program; wherein the
government aimed to convert former migrant hostels into sustainable homes. My report was
presented to other NGOs and the government.
Skills acquired and developed:
• Research skills; I conducted primary research and secondary research.
• Working in culturally unfamiliar surroundings.
• Communicating with different sectors such as the government, other NGOs and
township residents, and being able to synthesize the communication into one
coherent report.
• Writing analytical accounts.

Other Skills:
IT Skills: SPSS, Microsoft Office Programs, Web design (HTML and Dreamweaver),
Photoshop, Illustrator.
Languages: Mother tongue English, Conversational French and basic Cantonese.

• Adventure travel; for instance; I travelled overland from Cape Town to Nairobi.
• Design: I exhibited a new media display at a gallery in Cape Town and took a fashion
design diploma course at Istituto Marangoni, Milan.
• Various outdoor sports – from abseiling in Wales to white water rafting in Namibia.
• Writing – I have always been interested in both fiction and non-fiction writing. I have
been published in Core, International Journal for the Humanities, Paris, France.
• I am a member of the Latin America, People and Planet, and ADMIS (Analysis and
Design of Information Systems) societies.

Address: 545C Liverpool Rd, London N7 8NS
Telephone: 07830153998
E-mail: b.jayadevan@lse.ac.uk

References: Available upon request

Binghua Jiang

Address: Bankside House, 24 Sumner Street Date of Birth: 11/04/81
London, SE1 9JA
Telephone: 08700366666 Ex.2746 E-Mail: b.jiang@lse.ac.uk
Mobile phone: 07788494274 Nationality: Chinese

Oct.2003-Sep.2004 London School of Economics and Political Science
Msc in Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
" Courses dealing with Information Systems from economic, managerial and technical perspectives
" Options including issues such as e-commerce, implementation and use of information systems and
security in information systems
" Course work including a research essay and a team project to work out a report accompanied with a
presentation by a group of 5 members
Sep.1999-July 2003 School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai
Bachelor of Engineering in Information Management and Information System
" Ranking top 3% among 70 students (GPA 3.7)
" Courses including mathematics, management science, economics, information systems and
programming languages
" Final year project on the analysis and development of a community service information system,
involving the use of life-cycle method to investigate users’ requirements, analyze the work flow of
current community service system and design the new information system and working out a 40-page
dissertation on the project
Sep.1996-July 1999 Nanjing Senior High School
" Subjects covered: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English
" Ranking top10% in National College Entrance Examination

Jan.2004-Present Volunteer, Street League
Skills gained: ★ Website design skills
★ Interpersonal skills
★ Telephone skills
Job involved: ★ Developing a website and database for StreetLeague
★ Assisting office administrative work
Jan.2004-Present Volunteer, British Executive Service Overseas
Skills gained: ★ Familiarity with content management systems and website design skills
★ Interview skills
Job involved: ★ Interviewing BESO staff to get requirements
★ Choosing content management system and website mock-up
★ Working out a report consisting of the analysis of the context, design
documentation and user guide
Nov.2002-July 2003 Research Assistant in Professor LiuJie’s Group, Tongji University, Shanghai
Skills gained: ★ Improving the ability of cooperation and creativity
★ Working under pressure and meeting deadlines
★ Communicating efficiently with colleagues and users
★ Familiarity with programming languages and database tools
Job involved: ★ As member of a team of 10, participating in an ERP project to collect
requirements and feedbacks from users and analyze the current warehouse
management system
★ Writing project proposals
★ Using JSP and SQL Server for programming
2001 Summer Internship in Information Center of Jiangsu Sunshine Group, Jiangsu Province
Skills gained: ★ Acquiring knowledge of daily transactions processing
★ Further familiarity with efficient survey skills
Job involved: ★ Searching for an optimal e-commerce solution
★ Making surveys in four departments to collect information on ordering
★ Gathering latest information on e-commerce

Computing Skills: ★ Operating Systems: Windows 9x/2000/XP
★ Programming Language: C, C++, Visual Basic, Java, Jsp
★ Database: SQL Server, Access
★ Web Design: Html, Frontpage, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Firework
★ Others: UML (Rational Rose)
Languages: ★ English: Fluency in speaking, reading and writing
★ Chinese: Native language

Manager Assistant, Tennis Club in Tongji University
Skills gained: ★ Planning and organizing skills
★ Ability to persuade people
Job involved: ★ Organizing the Fresher’s Fair during which 50 club freshers were recruited, an
increase of 50% on the previous year
★ Scheduling the timetable for club events
Surveyor, Students’ Union of Tongji University
Skills gained: ★ Comprehensive thinking ability
★ The skills to analyze data
Job involved: ★ Compiling questionnaires
★ Analyzing responses using statistical techniques
Announcer of Tongji University broadcast
Skills gained: ★ Language expression ability
★ Communication ability
Traveling around Southeastern Asia
Skills gained: ★ Forming relationships with a wide range of people
★ Coping with the unexpected circumstances

REFERENCES Available on request

Ali Junaid
A.402.1, 159 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4WW, United Kingdom
(Land line) 0870 011 1253 (Cell) 07717750007


Self-motivated with experience is IT / Internet entrepreneurship, marketing and business strategy. Able to
work in a team or independently. Good skills in management , problem analysis and coordination.


• Conceptualized and developed a computer game and launched with support of sponsors
• Developed and operated an internet job portal (www.jobshejobs.com) and considerably enhanced
membership, placements and business size
• Designed 15+ websites for corporates under the banner of Naural Arts (Pvt) Ltd. A small personal
• Worked for charities, NGOs and blood banks and received laurels from several



Strategy Coordinator - Responsible for strategy formulation and network support for AWI master
franchise operations in Pakistan. APTECH (www.aptech-globaltraining.com) is one of the world’s
largest IT training organizations (in terms of worldwide out-reach) with 2500 centers in 52 countries.
AWI is the market leader in Pakistan with 21 IT training centers spread across 6 cities. The 21
operational units are supported by the AWI-NSO.

• NEURAL ARTS (www.neuralarts.net) 1999-2001

I was CEO and responsible for marketing, conceptualization and project management. The company
started with a small team of like-minded individuals which grew to 15 full-time staff. Together we
developed the following:

• www.dewan-motors.com – Official website of Dewan Farooque Motors Limited

• www.-pearlfoodind.com – Official website of Pearl Food Industries
• www.gel.com.pk – Official website of Global Environmental Lab
• www.nmcpl.com – Official website of National Management Consultants
• www.nec.com.pk – Official website of National Environmental Consulting
• www.cetp.com.pk – Website for the Combined Effluent Treatment Plant project
• www.ibfam.com – Official website of the Institute of Banking Finance & Management

In addition Neural Arts has also developed independent projects including:


Awarded Pakistan’s best career website by Spider Internet Magazine (local technology monthly by
DAWN Group of Newspapers). JobsheJobs.com was conceptualized and its development was
coordinated by myself. I head the Internet Company as CEO. The portal is fully functional


Launched it across the country with sponsors. Received laurels from the industry and the game was
deemed as south asia’s first 1-on-1 PC fighting game. It was a unique project and I led the
development effort.

• MSc Analysis Design & Management of Information Systems at London School of Economics
• MBA Marketing at Institute of Banking Finance & Management
• B.Com at University of Karachi Govt. College of Commerce & Economics
• Certificate in Web Development and Multimedia (3 months) – Arena Multimedia
• Microsoft Certified Professional (TCP/IP, Windows NT Server 4.0, Windows NT Work Station 4.0 &
Networking Essentials)

Mr. Jamil Zubairi
Senior Vice President
Hofmann Investment Management (UK) Ltd. (WOS of Crdit Suisse Group)
78 South Audley Street
London W1K IJQ
Tel: +44 20 7499 9455
Fax: +44\20 7499 5195
Cellular: 92300 845 4061

Mr. Farid M. Syed

Chartered Accountant
No. 2 Burlington Road
Isleworth, Middlesex
Tel: 07958721731
Date of birth: 22/01/1982
Nationality: British-Greek

The London School of Economics 2003-2004
Msc Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems 2:1 expected
Options include
— Information Systems Management
— Systems Design
— IT Policy and Development
— Innovation and Technology Management

Projects include
— Research on administrative reform in underdeveloped countries, specialized in the case of the
sociopolitical reform process in Greece throughout EU membership.
— Group project with 4 fellow students which consisted of developing an online and call center information
system for a large retail bookstore chain.
— Personal literature review on knowledge management systems.

ICBS Thessalonica Business School in affiliation with Kingston University, Surrey 1999-2003
Bsc Hnrs Business Computing and Business Administration 2:1 DISTINCTION obtained
Options included
— Strategic Management
— International Marketing
— Networks and Telecommunications
— Information Systems
— Small and Medium sized enterprises management

Siouzos SA, retail coffee shop chain April 2003-Sepember 2003
Full time Senior Store and Staff Manager, PR Relations
Skills gained
— Ability to tactfully satisfy even the most demanding customers,
— Handling the most complex business situations, such as staff embezzlement, with complete
— Managing successfully a highly profitable store’s budget
— Great knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
— Ability to communicate, coordinate, supervise and manage productively a team of 25 employees
— Discussing, persuading and negotiating with suppliers over the telephone
— 3 weeks after I took over, the store’s profits arose 36%.
— Helped increase significantly the customer base of the company’s central store.

Zara, International high street fashion brand September 2000-April 2003

Full time Fashion Manager and Merchandize Coordinator
Skills gained
— An understanding of how large international businesses operate
— Ability to work under pressure and time management skills because a new store had to be set up in less
than 2 days
— Outstanding team work skills after working with Fashion Managers from different Zara stores around
Greece and with creative directors in headquarters, Spain and having the responsibility to communicate
the different collections and styles to store managers and sales people
— Ability to contribute in numerous team brainstorming sessions

— English: Native (Bilingual)
— Greek: Native (Bilingual)
— French: Fluent
— Spanish: Basic

Computing skills
— All Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Front Page, Power Point, Outlook, Project)
— SPSS statistical package, Rational Rose Enterprise Edition, Basic HTML skills, Basic C++ and Visual
Basic skills


ICBS Thessalonica Business School
— Only student to achieve a Distinction in bachelor degree whilst I was working full time as store
— Student representative at the Staff-Student Liaison Committee in which I represented and defended
students in various issues such as improving teaching quality, assessment matters etc.
— During 1996-1999 I was vice captain in a women’s basketball team which came second in the 1999
Greek women’s basketball championship
— Was captain of high school volleyball team
— Have obtained the Cambridge Proficiency in English Certificate which allows the professional
teaching of English in the EU
— Have obtained French Language qualifications Delf 1, Delf 3 and Sorbonne, awarded by the
University of Sorbonne.
— Achieved to pass the Greek University entry examinations in July 1999 and was accepted to the
Greek Technical University in the Accounting and Finance Department.

— Played for 7 years in a professional women’s basketball team
— Played volleyball for 5 years in high school team

Traveling, Computers, Internet, Reading.

— Dr. Christos Malavakis, ICBS Thessalonica Business School, Oreokastro, Thessalonica, Greece, Contact Number:
00302310698598, cmalavakis@icbs.gr (Current Director of ICBS Business School, former professor and tutor)

— Ms Chrisa Didi, Zara SA Greece, Thessalonica, Tsimiski 45, Contact Number: 00302310234824
chrisaygididi@yahoo.com (Managing Director of Northern Greece)

— Mr. Nikolaos Siouzos, Steven’s café chain, Leoforou Nikis 47 Thessalonica, Greece, Contact Number:
00302310263730 (Owner of coffee store chain)
Petar Kajevski

Address: 53 Eccleston Sq
London SW1V 1PG
E-mail: petark@hotmail.com
Mobile: +44-7833387617
DoB: 31-Jul-1974
Marital Status: Single
Citizenship: Macedonian

September 2004 (expected) London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems

January 2001 Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij" - Skopje, Macedonia
BSc - majors Computer Science and Control Engineering

Professional Experience
March 2003 – September 2003
Independent Consultant, Stockholm, Sweden and Skopje, Macedonia
Database development in Access. Script development in Perl.

October 1999- January 2003

IBM Global Services - Stockholm, Sweden
Participated in a number of projects as a member of the e-business integration consulting unit for customers such
as Boxman (now defunct, but former leading European dotcom), Nokia, Storebrand (major Norwegian insurance
company) and Ericsson. Major areas of work – design and implementation of software engineering practices
with emphasis on configuration management, testing and requirements capture, coding, and data management
with emphasis on business intelligence. Participated in a information retrieval project for Karolinska Institutet, a
top medical research institution.

June 1999 - October 1999

IOM - International Organization for Migration - Skopje, Macedonia
Administrated and upgraded existing database applications used for tracking refugee issues. Designed and
programmed new applications. Established procedures for conciliation of the data about the Kosovo refugees
between different databases. Administration of an NT Server network.

January, 1998 - September, 1998

PC World Macedonia - Skopje, Macedonia
Contributor to the computer magazine PC World Macedonia. Work as a translator and author.

Student jobs / internships

Traineeships in France, Germany, Russia and Portugal in total length of cca. 12 months in the period July 1996
– November 1998
Most of the traineeship work, in companies such as Deutsche Telekom and LTE (the power distribution
company of Lisbon) was related to Web site development (front end/back end) or agent-based multimedia
systems realized on various platforms.

IT Skills

• Programming
Experience in programming with Java, C/C++, Visual Basic, Perl, Delphi. Have used UML notation in projects.
Experience with requirements gathering, source control / configuration management and test development.
Experience with various SCM packages, including ClearCase, SourceSafe, PCVS and CVS.

• Web related
Experience with design of static and dynamic Web pages, including JavaScript, DHTML, ASP, JSP and XML.

Petar Kajevski

Experience with WebSphere Commerce Suite and Lotus Domino/Notes development. Education in Interwoven
TeamSite, a leading enterprise Web content management solution.

• Database development
Experience with DB2 (application programming and administration), SQL Server (application programming)
and MS Access. Strong experience with SQL and data modeling. Attended a number of database, data
warehousing and data modeling courses.

• Operating systems and environments

Windows 2000/NT, different flavors of UNIX, some Macintosh. Experience with programming Unix Korn shell

• Office automation
Excellent knowledge of the entire Microsoft Office suite, including automation and application development
with Visual Basic for Applications.

Foreign Languages Fluency

Native Macedonian speaker. Fluent in English, French, Swedish and, to lesser extent, German. Solid
understanding of written Russian. Some understanding of Portuguese.

Personal interests

• Traveling is a favorite hobby – visited most of Europe, now turning to other continents
• Writing articles and similar journalistic work
• Watching arthouse films

References available upon request

Passfield Hall, Endsleigh Place, London
Date of birth: 1 June 1976/ Citizen: Kenyan
UK Student Visa work permit available until December 2004
E-Mail: j.w.kamau@lse.ac.uk
Mobile: 07968 717327

I am a post graduate student taking Msc in management of Information Systems at London School of Economics (LSE). I
worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Assurance and Business Advisory Services (ABAS) for two years just before I
joined LSE. I wish to develop a career in business management with a bias towards Information Systems/Information
Technology (IS/IT).

London School of Economics (LSE) London
Msc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS) October 2003 - to date
(One year course)

Strathmore College Nairobi

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Attained part 2 2002 to date
(Expect to be qualified by December 2004)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Nairobi

Bsc, Electrical and Electronics Engineering March 1996 to March 2001
First Class Honors

Kagumo High School Nairobi

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education 1991 to 1994
A- Average

PricewaterhouseCoopers Nairobi
Senior Associate- Assurance and Business Advisory Services Department August 2001 to August 2003
I have provided audit and advisory services to a variety of clients from a wide range of industries including banking,
pharmaceutical, manufacturing, energy, retailing and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Key roles and
responsibilities during the assignments include;
• Audit of financial statements
• Identifying key internal control weaknesses
• Proposing strategies for operational efficiency and business growth
• Ensuring compliance of various NGOs to donor agreements
• Ensuring compliance of Organisations to Kenyan legislation, CBA and other professional regulations
• Reviewing the budget utilisations of various NGOs and reporting this to relevant donors
• Global Risk Management Solutions
• Involvement in preparation of project reports and annual financial reports

Power Technics Ltd Nairobi

Designer - Electrical Engineer May 2001 to July 2001
Main Responsibilities:
• Design and fabrication of switch boards and power circuits
• Feasibility study for new designs

Rodson Electronics Nairobi

Trainee Engineer January 2000 to April 2000
Main Responsibilities:
• Electrical Engineering Design
Passfield Hall, Endsleigh Place, London
Date of birth: 1 June 1976/ Citizen: Kenyan
UK Student Visa work permit available until December 2004
E-Mail: j.w.kamau@lse.ac.uk
Mobile: 07968 717327
• Drawing circuits using Visio and Circuit maker programs
• Fabrication and Testing of the circuits

Carman Electrics Nairobi

Trainee Engineer January 1999 to April 1999
Main Responsibilities:
• Installation and servicing of Generators
• Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of generators
• Domestic installation
• Plumbing, masonry, carpentry, & welding

United Textile Industries (UTI) Nairobi

Trainee Engineer January 1998 to April 1998
Main Responsibilities:
• Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of electrical machines
• Domestic installation
• Lighting system maintenance

Nyaga Associate & Co Nairobi

Auditor January 1997 to April 1997
Main Responsibilities:
• Audit of financial statement
• Accounting work for clients involving, preparation of financial statements, income tax computations and
preparation of bank reconciliations


• Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), First position in Kenya, Paper 1.2 June 2002
• Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT - Kenya), 1996 to 2000
Network Evangelistic team – Treasurer; Christian Union – Bible Study Coordinator; Society of Engineering
Student - Treasurer

Ms-Office 2000, Lotus notes release 5, Pastel Accounting Package, Circuit Maker/Visio and Rational Rose


Playing Keyboards, Riding, Jogging, Listening to music, Traveling and Playing Pool

Professor Ian Angell Edwin Orero
Professor in Information Systems Senior Associate
London School of Economics PricewaterhouseCoopers
Department of Information Systems P.O Box 43963
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE 00100-Nairobi
England UK Phone: 2855000
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7655 Email: mailto:edwin.orero@ke.pwc.com
Email: i.angell@lse.ac.uk
Sairam Karalamoorthy
Address: 14 Dorchester Way, Harrow, Middlesex Date of Birth: 30/07/78
London, HA3 9RF, U.K Marital Status: Single
Telephone: (M) 0794 6443530 Nationality: Canadian
(H) 020 8204 0796 Sex: Male
E-mail: s.karalamooorthy@lse.ac.uk UK Work Permit: Not required

MSc in Management of Information Systems – London School of Economics(LSE) 2003
Courses: Information Systems Management, System Development, Information Systems, -
Financial Reporting and Management, Integrity of Systems 2004
o Worked with a team of 6 multinationals with different academic backgrounds designing an
information system for a medium sized book store
o Studied risk of implementation in terms of employee satisfaction, technology, outsourcing, and
budget constraints
o Developed strong teamwork skills and importance of open-mindedness and integrity
BSc.(Hons) in Computer Science – University of Toronto (2:1 – converted by LSE) 1997
Courses: Database Management, Software Engineering, Data Structures & Algorithms, Computer -
Graphics, Business Management, Economics 2002
o Developed an interactive web page for a cabinet company to provide customers the ability to
browse and purchase items from an online catalogue
o Enjoyed expressing my creativity and commended by professor on quality of work
Bachelor of Education - University of Toronto (1:1 – converted by LSE) 2002
Courses: Psychology, Mathematics, Language Arts, Technology in Schools, History -
Projects: 2003
o “How to Create an Effective Classroom for the Various Learning Styles”
o Graded an A (top 5% in class)

Business/Systems Analyst - Canadian National Exhibition, City of Toronto May
• Responsible for expenditure reporting to business management 2003
• Worked with a team of 4 implementing a new system to improve expense allocation, database -
retrieval, and inventory analysis procedures, saving the company $10,000 in operating costs Oct.
• Marketed the Canadian National Exhibition(CNE) to various sponsors: Boeing, Oracle, and 2003
BAE Systems aiding the company in securing $150,000 dollars worth of sponsorship
• Utilised organisational skills to be more effective at multitasking
Consultant - Education Network of Ontario (http://www.enoreo.on.ca/oise/) April
• Facilitated meetings and interviews with all the stakeholders of the project to create a “rich 2003
picture” to better understand their needs and the project itself -
• Collaborated weekly with project members on the progress of the project May
• Prepared a presentation of the final project to senior management 2003
• Project was approved and is now available for use by 500,000 students and teachers in Ontario
• Developed excellent communication skills and ability to work in pressurised environments
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Sairam Karalamoorthy


Supply Teacher - TimePlan Oct.
• Designed and implemented lessons in accordance to the U.K. curriculum 2003
• Provided individual assistance to children with special needs (learning disabled and -
behavioural) to help them improve their reading and writing skills Present
• Overcoming language barrier and cultural barriers made these tasks possible and
demonstrated my imagination and creativity
Student Teacher, Grade 1 - Earl Haig Jr. P.S., Toronto Dec.
• Developed strong motivating rapport with students 2002
• Assisted in coaching the boys senior volleyball team to the semi-finals -
• Learned to manage and motivate large number of students Jan.
Software Developer - GateWay Electronics Sept.
• Presented to the company Vice President the plans for implementing a more efficient 2002
enrolment procedure -
• Worked with a team of 7 programmers developing an efficient database in C++, SQL, DB2 June
and Java to maintain student enrolment records 2000
• The new information system reduced enrolment and data retrieval time by 70%, saving the
company $30,000 dollars in operating costs

Youth Co-ordinator – Sri Sathya Sai Baba Centre of Scarborough 1998
• Scheduled and led weekly meetings for 25 youths on topics pertinent to them -
• Travelled to India twice and became actively involved in a system that would aid orphans in Present
obtaining a free education
• Organised many events including food and clothes drives, cultural programs, and various
activities for the annual summer picnic
Events Co-ordinator – Canadian Cancer Society 1997
• Spearheaded the advertisement campaign for the “Kids Carnival” July
• Responsible for gaining sponsorship of the event


• Golden Key Honour Society (GPA in top 10th percentile) 1998
• 5-time honour student (Achieving an average of 80 %) 1997
• Recipient of the Medallion (Maintaining an average of 90%, top 5% in school) 1996
• Recipient of the Wanin-Do Award for Excellence in Academics and Martial Arts 1995

• Captain and coach of the University of Toronto Intramural Volleyball team from 1997 to 2002
• Enjoy keeping up to date with the markets and actively trading on-line
• Coached the Churchill Bulldogs Women’s Badminton team to a respectable finish in 1997
• Enjoy travelling and experiencing different cultures of the world

• Applications (MS Office, MATLAB, Rational Rose) • Databases (SQL, DB2, Access)
• Programming Languages (HTML, Java, C++, C) • Operating Systems (Windows, Unix,)

References Available Upon Request

Age: 30 45 Finchley Court
Status: Married Ballards Lane
Nationality: British London, N3 1NH
Languages: English (Fluent)
Hebrew (Fluent) tamirke@yahoo.com
+44 208 346 3952
German (Intermediate) +44 7976 253 548


Mar 01 – Aug 03 Hewlett-Packard (Services) Munich, Germany

Manager of Web and DB Managed Services unit (reference available on request)
ƒ Successfully merged three individual teams from pre-merger HP and pre-merger Compaq
services organizations into one pan-European Web and Database hosting services unit,
supporting a number of European wide accounts for multi-national customers.
ƒ Managed project to synthesise service delivery offerings and technical standards of merged
ƒ Lead two-day, post-merger management team consolidation meeting.
ƒ Participated in preparations for merger of HP and Compaq’s IT Infrastructure as part of the
‘Neat Room’ team.
ƒ Established delivery support processes for interactions of unit with other delivery teams.
ƒ Established regular round table meetings of delivery engineers and service architects to
create sustainable feedback loop between design and operations.
ƒ Defined objectives and performance measurements for sub-teams and direct reports.
ƒ Managed escalations of faults in service level through coordination of engineers and careful
communication with clients and account managers.
ƒ Advised sales teams on pursuit of new accounts and formulation of delivery proposals.
ƒ Operated closely with service definition teams to optimise and detail the companies
Managed Service offerings in the areas of Database and Web Hosting.
ƒ Effectively staffed critical projects within tight timeframes to support business growth and
ongoing delivery.
ƒ Worked with cross-functional teams to define measures and measurement process to
monitor and improve customer satisfaction and core business processes.
ƒ Planned transition process of new customer solutions into the production environment.
ƒ Facilitated cross-functional/cross-organizational teams in definition and development of
core business processes.

Internet Services Team Lead for Compaq EMEA

ƒ Project managed the migration of Compaq.com’s European websites and servers to a
centralised tiered environment, including technical planning and resource allocation.
ƒ Managed web server builds and support standards for Compaq in EMEA.
ƒ Coordinated team that planned, engineered and implemented web-hosting solutions to
satisfy Compaq’s Intranet requirements and its public Internet presence in EMEA.

May 00 – Mar 01 AttendA Ltd London, UK
Solution Implementation Team Lead (Sep 00 – Mar 01)
ƒ Managed prioritisation of build projects and of members of the Build Team.
ƒ Responsible for building, installing and configuring complex web, database and security

Website Support Engineer (May 00 – Sep 00)

ƒ Performed troubleshooting of website and network issues on NT, Win2k and Cisco.
ƒ Managed website performance reporting. Planned, defined and configured the diverse
reporting requirements for each client’s complex web architecture.
ƒ Documented processes and technical implementation of server changes.

Sep 99 – Apr 00 Casino-on-Net (www.888.com) Antigua, WI

Customer Support Supervisor and Systems Engineer
ƒ Comprehensive understanding of the structure of an e-commerce operation stemming from
experience with both technical and customer-oriented aspects of the firm.
ƒ Supervised customer support (phone and e-mail) and ‘preferred customer’ department.
ƒ Planned and oversaw implementation of a variety of promotional and bonus programs.
ƒ Evaluated new software technologies for site monitoring and customer care management.
ƒ Junior systems administrator of NT-based server farm and BackOffice applications.
ƒ Involved in planning of new architecture for Datacentre and BackOffice migration to larger

Mar 97 – Jun 99 (part-time) Megi & Tuli Catering Tel-Aviv, Israel

Event Operations Manager
ƒ Conducted catering service affairs with up to 800 guests.
ƒ Coordinated service staff with up to 70 employees.

MSc ADMIS (Management of Information Systems)
2003 – 2004 LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science), London, UK
BA Psychology and African History, overall grade 87% (1st)
1996 – 1999 Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
Full Matriculation with 2 Distinctions
1986–1991 King David High School, Johannesburg, South Africa

1992 – 1995 Military Service
Sergeant major and instructor at school of anti-aircraft.
1996 (7 months) Travel Experience
Travelled extensively throughout East and Southern Africa

18 Windmill Drive Mobile: +44 (0)7899781468
LONDON Tel +44 (0)2084520383
Xiangru Liu NW2 1US E-mail: x.liu1@lse.ac.uk (school)

Personal Information
Date of Birth: 24 September 1980
Gender: Female
Nationality: Chinese
Education background: Masters (LSE and LEEDS)

Work Experience
Sep - 2002 – NOW
Jiazhou Garden Club , China
Public Relations Consultant since 2002
• Planned marketing strategy which emphasized on markeing communication plan in order
to enforce company image and increase the awarenessof the company. As a result the
company was awarded as ‘the first choice for leisure in Chongqing’ during last year.
• Analysed the feasibility of adding online booking facility and building a golf driving
range which aimed at meet the needs of Chinese for current pursuit of modern and healthy
life (achievement please view http://www.jiazhouhuayuan.com/main.asp)
July – September 2002 Zhongyu Property Development Co., Ltd, China
Financial Analyst
• Produced financial report for the past three years in terms of profit and loss account
analysis, balance sheet analysis, cash flow analysis and ratio analysis.
August 1998 – Semptember 1999 Zhongyu Property Development Co., Ltd, China
Assistant of Manager, Financial control department
• Recorded company financial data
• Worked in group to produce company fianacial report

Education and Qualifications

2003 – 2004 London School of Economics
Currently studying MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
Project: Conducted feasibility of implementing IS system for a bookstore with four other
members in a project team (Result: A)
2002 – 2003 University of Leeds
Awarded a Merit class Master degree for the Msc International Finance
Project: Financial analysis on Bellway P.l.c. past five years performance (Result: B)
Graduation Dessertation: Analysis of current development and future prospect of China credit
card use (Result: A)
1999 – 2002 University of Leeds
Awarded an upper-second (2:1) class honour for the Business Administration BA degree.
- Using Simul8 modify current service - Worked in a group to set up and run a
system of local post office in order to simulated car manufacturer for 10 years. Our
increase the efficiency of their service group achived 10 year continuing growth on
(Result: A) sales, market share and financial result.
- Analysis of operation problems of Ghent (Result: A)
Fireworks Plc and advice of feasible
solution (Result: B)
Graduation Dissertation: Analysis of Volkswageno’s winning Strtegy in China Car Market in terms
of market analysis, customer analysis and internal company analysis. (Result:A)

1995 – 1998 Liaozhong High School, China

Achieved first class graduation result, including 7 A’s, 2 B’s.

• Language: Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
• Computing: Familiar with Windows. Competent in Microsoft Office Package, Simul8 SPSS, UML,
• Team Work: co-operation with others, fostering a sense of team spirit and encouraging an
environment of open communication and information sharing. Interaction with others sensitively to
build relationships.
• Communication: Confident, clear and succinct communication skills, both oral and written, with
thr flexibility to communicate at different levels and with different cultures.

Achievements and Extra-Curriculum Activities

• Awarded Best Student of The City (1998)
• Was elected monitor of class over 3 years period in high school
• Was elected chair of student union in the final year of high school. Actively organised and involved
in all school and city events such as Student Arts Festival, New Year Party and Sports event.
• The presider of most of school and city events such as Youth Day Celebration Soiree (1998)
• Was elected student representative in the final year of undergraduate. Atterned committee meeting
with other representatives and teachers to report and discuss students’ needs
• Member of LSE Chinese Society

Mr Robert Hudson:
Accounting Division, Business School, Leeds University, Leeds LS2 9JT
Professor Ian Angell (personal tutor):
Information System Departemtn, London School of Economics, WC2A 2AE
Mr Weicai Zeng:
Zhongyu Property Development Co., Ltd, Chongqing, China 400020
Flat 123 North Block Phone: 020 7787 8266
County Hall Mobile: 0774 006 8939
London E-mail: adnan@kazeem.com

Adnan Kazeem Khan

• I have practical experience within the Information Systems and media industries for over four years. I
Summary have served this period at various levels from support to team leader and various positions within middle
and upper management. I have undertaken many projects and provided initiatives to match my success
within these projects. I am conscientious, ambitious, interactive and positive towards my work. I can work
alone or coordinately within a team without any issues.

• Developed word processing, spreadsheet and • Creation of information sharing resources such
Skill set database skills using: Limdep, Lotus, as Intranets and Extranets.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft • Project management of complex multi-
Access, SQL Server, CS3 and Minitab. disciplinary projects.
• Familiar with Software design centered at
• Translation of complex strategies into a
engineering applications using Pascal and Ansi
workable, achievable project.
• Familiar with networking operating systems • Have studied various methodologies at
such as Windows Server, Novell NetWare, Bachelors and Masters level including
Unix and Linux. SSADM, ETHICS, Object-Oriented and SSM
• Proficient in programming languages such as
HTML, Visual basic, JavaScript, Java, SQL,
October 2002 – August 2003 London School of Economics and Political Science London
Currently studying MSc Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems

March 1st 2002 – August 15th 2003 DV8 media and entertainment Ltd London
Senior Consultant to DV8 media and entertainment limited
• Responsible for all projects within the company.
• Responsible for dealing with all existing clients and prospective clients.
• Responsible for marketing initiatives.
• Liased with clients to implement long-term strategies and advised on best routes to success.
• Responsible for all partnerships, employees and outsourcing.
February 1st 2000 DV8 media and entertainment Ltd London
Head of Internet Group
• Promoted to Head of Internet Group for DV8 media and entertainment limited
• Responsible for overall performance of Internet Group including financial targets.
• Oversaw re-design of all company branding to reflect new image.
• Re-developed all company material including website and brochure.
• Started liaising with numerous companies to cut costs by outsourcing and partnerships.
April 30th 2000 DV8 media and entertainment Ltd London
Senior Developer
• Employed as Senior Developer with immediate task of attempting to rectify problems involved with
company’s largest project.
• Successfully re-designed website and backend to dramatically increase reliability.
• Success of website has already led to a television documentary, television review and three newspaper
articles, with the possibility of at least two more television shows.
• Designed and implemented company intranet, which successfully replaced previous Microsoft and Sage
systems at minimal cost.
• Initiated complete review of all previous projects to increase efficiency by modularizing all previously
implemented functions into a library on the company intranet.
August 26th 1999 Linde Milton Keynes
Systems Development Manager
• Promoted to Systems Development Manager and started reviewing company's business processes
• Complete integration of two departments identification of software creating initial savings of £55,000.
• Responsible for NT network.
• Working with customers to identify needs to meet them on company extranet site. Have had copies of site
implemented in German division and possibility of having it implemented in South American Division.
• Have attended numerous UNIX courses and workshops, which led to the streamlining of company
systems and the freeing up of 80% of resources.
• Currently starting a project with all the UK's main manufacturers that will lead to a country wide net
creating visibility for the service department. Also reviewing company's IT structure to crate an integrated
IT strategy.
April 11th 1999 Linde Milton Keynes
IT Manager
• Promoted to the Milton Keynes branch as IT Manager responsible for the NT network.
• Started liaising with Apex Systems and Sage Tetra to do a test rollover of CS3 for the year 2000. Member
of special team of IT personnel invited by Apex to advise on the problems that they expect might occur on
the year 2000.
• Responsible for setting up web page for Apex Systems to share information across the team on the World
Wide Web. Set up an intranet site for the service department that will display information fetched from
databases and allow for engineers to remotely access and post information. Initiated creating Extranet for
customers. Also considering connecting CS3 databases directly on to the Intranet.
• Have started to administer a project to data warehouse information that cost £750,000.00 to collect using
the company intranet as the front end for viewing ease. Liaising with companies such as Tescos and
Sainsburys to allow them access to view the information.
October 21st 1998 Linde Bristol
Year in industry student
• Employed by Linde as a year in industry student with the main task of helping the current systems
administrator in implementing new technologies.
• Soon became involved in the Y2K project and was responsible for setting up a database that was accessed
through a web browser (intranet) and used ODBC drivers to fetch information from Access Databases.
• Also created a program using Visual Basic that allowed for the automatic testing of computer PCs. Pushed
forward a method of labeling every piece of equipment in the company based on the TCP/IP system.
• Created a backup server using Linux in case of software corruption within the company.
• Set up an intranet throughout the company.
• Started the process of creating business scorecards on the intranet which involved liaising with the finance
department which has now led to the identifying of Key Performance Indicators within the group

June 28th 1998 - July 28th 1998 Dulles Networking Associates Washington DC, USA
Network Administrator
• Employed by Dulles Networking Associates, Washington DC and contracted out to the Interior
• I specifically worked for the National Park Service in their project to create a network (the largest
network in America at the time) for all their law enforcement officers regardless of location.
• In order to accomplish this the team used Microsoft’s Windows NT as well as using pre-existing networks
with Novel Netware. We were also experimenting with UNIX and its offshoot Linux.
• London School of Economics London, UK.
Education & Expected: MSc in Analysis Design and
Training Management in Information Systems
• Birkbeck College, University of London London, UK.
BSc Information Systems and Management
Degree Qualification: 2.1 (68.75%)
• Wealdstone College, Harrow London, UK.
Qualification obtained: A-Levels.
• Aitchison College Lahore, Pakistan.
• Preston Manor High School London, UK.



Sep-2003 – Present
London School of Economics and Political Sciences
MSc Information Systems Analysis , Design and Management.

Sep 1999 – Sep 2002

University of London in association with London School of Economic

BSc Honors Information Systems and management
ƒ Passed with a grade of 2-1

Sep 1999 – Sep 2000

University of London (Lead College: London School of Economics)

Diploma in Economics
ƒ Passed with a grade of credit

Aug 1997 – Aug 1999

Board of Intermediate education
Higher Secondary School certificate

ƒ Passed with a grade of B


ƒ Full Scholarship to Study at London School of Economics plus full

ƒ Merit Award for academic excellence, University College Lahore

ƒ Merit Award for academic excellence, University College Lahore (2001)

ƒ Roll of Honour, Univ. College Lahore (2002)


Sep 2003 – Present

City of London College
Coordinator, Senior Lecturer, Student Counselor (Diploma in Economics,
London School of Economics)
ƒ Introduction to Business and Management

Sep 2002 – Sep 2003

University College Lahore

Coordinator, Lecture (Univ of London, external programme)
ƒ Information systems and management

ƒ Information systems development and management

Sep 2001 – Sep 2002

University College Lahore

Lecture (Univ of London, external programme)
ƒ Information systems and management

Sep 2000 – Sep 2001

University College Lahore

Teaching assistant (Univ of London, external programme)
ƒ Information systems and management
Simon. Ji-Hong. Kim (d.o.b: 2/Mar/1981)
Correspondence Address: Room 1126, 178 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7AA, U.K.
Permanent Address: LG Apt. 607-1503, LG Village No.6, Sungbok dong, Yong-in shi, Korea
e-mail: s.j.kim@lse.ac.uk Tel: (44) 7771745651 [UK]; (82) 31-266-7389 [Korea]

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, U.K.
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems Sept 2004

Modules taken: Information Systems, Systems Development, e-Government, Innovation and

Technology Management, Information Systems Management

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, U.K.

BSc Economics and Economic History Second Class July 2003

Modules taken: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Mathematics, Economic Analysis of

European Union, Econometrics, Internationalisation of Economic Growth, Comparative
Economic Development: Late Industrialization in Japan, Russia and India, World Economic
Crisis 1919-1945, Foundations of the Industrial Economy, Dissertation on “Analysis of Rice
Trade in Japan and Colonial Korea”

Oundle School, Peterborough, U.K.

A-Levels Mathematics (A), History (A), Economics (B), Chemistry (A) June 2000
GCSEs Grade A* in Mathematics, 7 Grade As including French and Science June 1998

KIEP (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy)
July – Sept 2003 Research Analyst Seoul, Korea
y Produced a research report for the Korean Government on Free Trade Agreement between Korea and ASEAN
countries including China and Japan.
y Gained experience in coping with deadlines, precision of work communicating with diverse personnel.

Andersen Consulting Co. Ltd.

July – August 2001 Analyst Seoul, Korea
y Produced a benchmark analysis of international trade associations in economically developed countries for the
consultancy project on KITA (Korea International Trade Association).
y Gained skills in researching foreign information and gathering appropriate data needed.

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea

July – August 2000 Research Analyst Tehran, Iran
y Produced an economic history review of Germany and Iran for reference in recommending policy decisions.
y Gained indirect experience in solving diplomatic issues and diplomatic communication skills.

Dec – Jan 2000 Analyst Tehran, Iran
y Produced a final report for UNICEF HQ based on UNICEF actions taken in Iran in winter 1998-1999, in
particular, an art competition sponsored by UNICEF for children in Iran.
y Gained skills in researching, compiling relevant data, communication, self-sufficiency and using statistics to
interpret events that is uniquely appropriate to NGOs.
Simon. Ji-Hong. Kim (d.o.b: 2/Mar/1981)
Correspondence Address: Room 1126, 178 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7AA, U.K.
Permanent Address: LG Apt. 607-1503, LG Village No.6, Sungbok dong, Yong-in shi, Korea
e-mail: s.j.kim@lse.ac.uk Tel: 07771745651 (UK); (031) 266-7389 (Korea)

Elton Primary School

Sept 1998 – June 1999 Assistant Teacher Elton, U.K.
y One-year of voluntary community service teaching English and Mathematics to primary school students
y Gained skills in working in hectic environment and the virtues of community service.

Interests and Skills

y Languages: Fluent in English and Korean, Basic French
y President of the LSE Korean Society in 2002-2003, and members of Law and History Societies
y House Prefect at Oundle School, responsible for administration of boarding house
y MS Word, MS Powerpoint, MS Excel, MS Visio, reasonable keyboard skills
y Easy adaptation in foreign cultured environment: Lived 15 years abroad (Middle East, Europe, Asia)
y 1998-2000 Oundle School Symphony Orchestra: Grade 5 Violin
y Members of 1st V Basketball and 2nd XI Football Team at Oundle School
y Two Silver Awards in Senior Mathematical Challenge

Dr. Max-Stephan Schulze Dr. Jonathan Liebenau Dr. Y. Kwon
Senior Lecturer at LSE Senior Lecturer at LSE Research Fellow
Economic History Department Information Systems Department KIEP (Korea Institute for
Houghton Street Houghton Street International Economic Policy)
London WC2A 2AE London WC2A 2AE 300-4, Yomgok-dong,
Tel: 0207 955 6784 Tel: 0207 955 7338 Seocho-Gu, Seoul, Korea
e-mail: m.s.schulze@lse.ac.uk e-mail: j.l.liebenau@lse.ac.uk e-mail: ykwon@kiep.go.kr
Ph: 07717821340

2003–2004 London School Of Economics and Political Science
Reading for MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems.
Dissertation – Knowledge Management

1993 – 1997 College of Engineering, Trivandrum

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
Accepted as a result of being in the top 2 percent of an All India Entrance


Graduated Electrical Engineering with Distinction.

Stood first in Mathematics with 99% in the All India Secondary School Examination
Ranked Second in the Middle East in Class X.
Ranked Second in the Middle East in Class XII.

‘Technical aspects of Paging’ at Motorola, Bangalore, 1996

Services Gateway and Billing Mediation Package by Harris Corp, USA

Vantive CRM package (PeopleSoft)


Languages - C, C++, Cobol, SQL

Databases - VSAM, Oracle
Other - UML,Vantive, Visio, Control-M, CCC/Lifecycle Manager, Crystal Reports,
Actuate, JCL, Selcopy, Rexx, Easytrieve, Xpediter, CEDF, SDF,

Jan 1999 to Oct 2001-
Bahrain Telecommunications (formerly Cable & Wireless), Manama, Bahrain.
Support Analyst

• Was part of a team of 6 Telecom Support Analysts in the IT section to implement, support
and manage configuration of all the Telecom Software Systems including Billing, CRM,
Service Provisioning, Payment Systems and Asset Management etc.

• Managed the IT team that designed the Software Systems for ADSL (Asymmetric Digital
Subscriber Line’), the service rollout resulted in 2000 new subscribers in the first 3 months.

• Responsible for Configuration Management, Change Management and Disaster Recovery

for critical projects involving interface between Legacy Systems and Client Server

• Headed a team that implemented and supported Job Scheduling Package Control-M. This
included a study of the entire batch job flow and the setup of a time and condition
dependent interactive job schedule. The implementation resulted in simplified and effective
job scheduling processes, easier management and support of the critical batch processing.
• Coordinated with Harris Corporation USA to implement a $2 Million Switch Mediation
System, thereby increasing operational efficiency of the Billing Cycle by 15%.

• Actively involved in the implementation, testing, launch and live system support of the E-
Business service provisioning channel to improve customer services and retention, by
catering for online information, ordering and payment, cross–product discounting and
provision of single bill for all services.

Oct 1997 to Nov 1998-

Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
Analyst Programmer

• Worked with the Software Engineering Process Group towards CMM level 4
implementation at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

• Was part of a team of 10 programmers involved in the Design, Test and Implementation of
a Pharmaceutical Market Research Reengineering project for IMS-International, Frankfurt
(value $3Mn). The project involved integrating complex interfaces ranging from IBM
mainframes to cutting edge Client Server systems.

• Improved Client Communications in the role of Client Relationship Leader to resolve

Business Requirements. Designed procedures for System, Integration and User
Acceptance testing of Complex Business Applications. Developed tools and macros for
expediting the project.


Won various prizes for Indian classical dance competitions.

Won prizes at both School and University Levels for Poetry and Fiction writing competitions
Extensively travelled in North America, Far East, Middle East, Europe and Asia.
Flat 46, Room 5 Mobile: +44 (0) 7876 711973

Yuting Kuo Butler’s Wharf LSE Residence

11 Gainsford Street
E-mail: y.kuo@lse.ac.uk

DOB: 24 August 1980

Work Experience
July – September 2002 Morgan Stanley, London
Summer Analyst, Equity Research IT
z Developed a database error-reporting system to monitor stock price databases in London and New York.
z Delivered a source code control tool for developers that significantly improved development cycle.
z Cooperated with IT infrastructure team to upgrade the department’s Windows NT to XP systems.

July – September 2001 ATOP Technologies, Inc., Taiwan

Documentation Writer and Translator, System Integration Department
z Cooperated with engineers to write documentation for all eight product lines.
z Promoted the team leader for the documentation and translation project team.

July – September 1999 Laser Centre, Loughborough College

z Designed and optimised a student enrolment database on the network.
z Dealt with course enquiries and handled customer complaints.
z Managed staff salaries, tuition fees and office expenses.

2003 – 2004 London School of Economics
z Currently studying MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems.
z Research Project: EDI: How Taiwan’s IT industry stays ahead of the global competition.
z Modules: Information Systems, Systems Development, Information Systems Management,
Innovation and Technology Management, Inter-organisational Systems

1999 – 2003 Imperial College London

z Awarded upper-second (2:1) class honour for BEng Information Systems Engineering.
z Research Project: Designing an Interactive Touch-Screen Coffee Table.
z Modules: Database, Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems,
Mathematics, Management, Project Management, Communications,
Economics, Language Processing, Human-Computer Interface

1997 – 1999 Lancaster Royal Grammar School

z Achieved 5 A-Levels: Mathematics (A), Economics (A), Chinese (A), Further Mathematics (B) and
Physics (B).

Achievements and Extra-Curriculum Activities

z Event organiser of departmental student society. Helped organising Christmas party and a trip to Greece.
z Obtained national 12th position in the British Computer Society Programming Competition (2000).
z Awarded British Mathematics Olympiad Silver Certificate (1998).
z Awarded Nuffield Science Bursary Gold Award for the research on MPEG-4 standards (1998).
z Completed an European environmental project in Germany with students from Finland, France and UK.

z Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
z Experiences in C, C++, Java, Visual Basic and Perl programming languages on Windows and Unix.
Seo-Young Kwon
♦ 24 Marlborough House, 12-20 Osnarburgh Street, NW1 3LY, London ♦ 44-020-7387-5762
♦S.Y.Kwon@lse.ac.uk, ♦Nationality : Korean ♦Date of Birth : 21st of February, 1974

2003/2004 London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
: MSc in Information Systems (ADMIS)
ƒ Especially majored in Interorganizational Information Systems, Security
Management and Innovation Management
1998~2000 Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea: Master in Business Administration
ƒ Majored in Knowledge Management, Telecommunication and Management
Information System
1992~1996 Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea: BA in Economics
Oct 2000 Samsung MPEON, Seoul, Korea
to Aggregator and Provider of Mobile Internet Solutions
Aug 2002 Project Consultant and Researcher
ƒ Responsible for setting up a new mobile internet solution and service (Ringtone
and Image) with GoNext(Israel) and MPEON Asia
ƒ Drafted and finalized contracts (NDA and MOU) with domestic and overseas
mobile solution companies
ƒ Evaluated and sourced new mobile internet solutions and services (Java & C-
based Mobile Platform, Download Solution such as Melody, Image, Game, M-
Commerce and etc.)
ƒ Analyzed European and Asian mobile internet market’s characteristics (Japan
NTTDoCoMo, China Mobile, BT Genie and SKT, KFT, LGT in Korea)
Oct 1999 Brain Korea 21, Korea
Feb 2001 Researcher of Core Competence in Korea
ƒ Developed Knowledge Management System
ƒ Wrote and Presented ‘An empirical study on Consumer Acceptance of
Knowledge and Physical Products in E-Commerce’, PACIS, 2001
ƒ Wrote and Presented ‘A Case-based Expert System for Exercise Prescription’,
Jul 1998 Ewha Woman’s University
Dec 1999 Researcher of Knowledge Informatization Strategies and Systems (KISS)
ƒ Conducted research project, ‘Research the status of Knowledge Management
Implementation at Korea companies’, for the Federation of Korea Industries
ƒ Researched ‘Examining Knowledge Management of Korea Water Resource’
ƒ Technical Advisor, PC Computing Labs. in Ewha Uni.
Jan 1996 Hanil Bank, South Korea
to Mar 1997 Employee at Yoidoo Branch
ƒ Managed customers and companies assets (won the proficient employee of
Yoidoo branch)
ƒ Responsible for Current accounts of Companies and Securities
2002-Aug 2003 The Charted Institute Marketing, Cavendish College, London, UK
Feb ~ Jun 1998 Cheil C&C Multimedia School, Seoul, Korea
Mar ~ Sep 1997 PALS Language Ins., NJ, USA.
Computer Skills Knowledge of UML Language and Object-Oriented Analysis (OOA) -Rose
Statistic and Artificial Intelligent Tools
- Clementine (DataMining), SPSS, Evolver4.0 (Genetic Algorithm), Expert
Choice Pro(AHP), AMOS (Structural modelling)
Advanced MS-office tools
Publishing software (Frontpage, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Designing and maintaining web sites (HTML, WebEditor)
Languages English (Fluent), Native Korean
4 The Lee Phone: 07748962151
Northwood E-mail: lakhwani@hotmail.com
Middlesex Nationality: Danish
United Kingdom

Johnny M. Lakhwani
Education 2003 – 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information Technology
• A socio-technical approach to the study of information systems
• Modules studied include Information Systems Management, Innovation and
Technology Management, Security in Information Systems

2000 - 2003 University Of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

BSc. (Hons) Management and Information Technology
• Modules studied include Accounting and Finance, C programming,
Microeconomics, Software Analysis and Design, IT and Organisation
• Degree Classification: 2.1

1998 – 2000 Copenhagen International School

International Baccalaureate High School Diploma
• Accredited Student of the Year for outstanding academics and extra-
curricular involvement
• 35 points including full marks in Higher History, Biology and
• 1999 - Best performance in Mathematics
• 2000 - Best performance in Biology and English

Experience September 2000 – January 2003 North of England Thallasemia and Bone
Marrow Charity
• Carried out miscellaneous work throughout the academic year in order to
raise money for children infected with Thallasemia
• I was responsible for the publicity for a fund raising event, which
involved negotiating advertising with local companies and arranging
poster displays on campus. We raised £1000 for charity and nearly 800
students took part.
Summer 2003 MACKS UK
• Worked in the sales department of an FMCG company
• Interacted with clients while attending exhibitions across Europe
• Assisted in product presentations
Summer 2002 KPMG UK
• Selected for the Tax vacation programme
• Was exposed to various aspects of employee tax consulting
• Developed my communication skills by interfacing directly with managers,
senior consultants and clients
• Individually implemented the company’s customized tax consulting policy
on assigned clients so as to minimize their tax liability.
Summer 2001 MACKS DK
• Setup a local area network for greater communication and efficiency in
the workplace
• Setup an SQL database allowing for computerised stock control
• Initiated the introduction of SAGE accounting software

Positions of October 2003 – Present Indian Society

responsibility • Communications Director
• Responsible for designing and maintaining the society’s website

September 2001 – June 2002 Course Representative

• Voiced the needs and concerns of my fellow students
• Promoted unity amongst the course mates by organising social events

January 2001 – June 2001 UMIST Business Society

• Vice-president
• Managed the day to day operations of the society
• Awarded best spokes person at International conference, Atlanta

September 1999 – May 2000 President of The Technology Society

• Oversaw the running of the largest student organisation within the school
• Quadrupled the society’s coffers by initiating a catering service for students
• Oversaw the introduction of a monitoring system to allow for greater student
access to computing facilities

1998 – 2000 Delegate to The Hague International Model United Nations

• Selected for the schools annual delegation to THIMUN 3 years in a row
• Elected ambassador of the Norwegian delegation in my final year

Interests And Skills Languages

• Fluent in English, Danish, Sindhi
• Conversational ability in German

• Command of languages such as C programming, SQL and flash
• Extensive knowledge of windows operating system, 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP.
• Extensive experience with Microsoft office package, especially Excel and

Other interests
• Travelled across Europe, Asia and America
• Enjoy watching and playing football/swimming/squash

Referees • Available on request.

Michelle M. LaMontagne

Flat 7, 39 Queens Gardens
London, W2 3AA
07990 588 259

EDUCATION London School of Economics London, UK, December 2004

Master of Science in Administration, Design, and Management of Information

Babson College Boston, MA, May 2000

Master of Science in Strategic Cost Accounting and Entrepreneurial Finance
GPA: 3.4

University of Richmond Richmond, VA, May 1998

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Finance/International Business
GPA: 3.5

Syracuse University in Madrid Madrid, Spain

Developed proficiency in Spanish and knowledge of International Business

May 01 – Nov. 02 Lucent Technologies Manager – CIO/CFO Transition Team, Warren, NJ
Project Manager for Divestitures and Sales Transition
• Defined and communicated project plans to ensure a smooth transition of systems
data, processes, financial functions, and architecture for “Day One”.
• Managed cross-functional teams and partnering relationships with Lucent Real
Estate, Human Resources, Corporate Information Organization, and Corporate
Strategy and Development
• Defined order to cash process for contracts that were unable to be assigned to the
• Negotiated Transition Services Agreements for Infrastructure services with the
buying companies

Sep. 00 – May 01 Lucent Technologies Associate Manager – Internal Audit, Coral Gables, FL
Senior Internal Auditor for CALA Region
• Audited specific Lucent processes and IT systems. Projects included:
− An analysis of Oracle configuration for accounts payable and purchasing for
− An audit of the Billing, Invoicing, and Collections process in Puerto Rico
− An audit of Vendor Contract Management in Mexico City
• Performed and documented research, analysis, and interviews in order to
recommend and implement changes and improvements
• Reviewed corporate policies and procedures and applied them to audit processes
• Prepared audit findings for presentation and executive reporting
• Created and maintained the CALA Internal Audit website

Sep. 99 – Sep. 00 Lucent Technologies Associate Manager – INS CFO, Milpitas, CA

Financial analyst in Wireless Broadband Networks Division
• Created monthly outlook report covering the revenue recognition process. Involved
tracking shipments and the invoicing conditions for customers by closely working
with the Marketing and Customer Teams.
• Coordinated sale of fixed assets due to restructuring of the division. Worked on
accounting process for redeployment of assets within Lucent.
• Responsible for bookclose processes.
• Analyzed monthly financial data in order to find, then investigate, discrepancies
between monthly budget and outlook.

Jun. 98 – Sep. 99 Lucent Technologies Associate Manager – SAP Implementation Team, Warren, NJ
SAP implementation - Buy/Pay Team
• Analyzed existing financial business procedures; created “as is” and “to be”
processes for Accounts Payable and Purchasing
• Configured Accounts Payable and Purchasing functionality
• Conducted unit, functional & integration testing.
• Wrote project and training materials for Accounts Payable and Purchasing
functionality including business process overviews, process flows, accounting
flows, training modules, and exercises.
• Conducted SAP training at Lucent locations globally.
• Provided support for SAP Accounts Payable and Purchasing users.

Jan 03 – Mar 03 Cancer Research UK, London, England
Volunteer – Product Innovations Team
• Compiled and analyzed results for various charity surveys
• Analyzed royalty revenues for Charity Christmas Card sales
• Wrote a Service Level Agreement between the Product Innovations Group and
other organizations in Cancer Research UK
• Investigated cross charging errors in order to resolve accounting errors

OTHER SKILLS Proficient in written and spoken Spanish.

Microsoft Office and Lotus packages.
Basic written and spoken Russian.
Bridget Sefakor Lassey

7 Oliver Gardens, Beckton, London, E6 5SE

0207 474 0956 or 0794 661 3519



Personal Statement

Young and enthusiastic individual with a multi-disciplinary background, career oriented and eager to learn looking for
a challenging career in business or international development.


October 2003 – September 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton
Street, London WC2A 2AE

Postgraduate degree in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems expected. Subjects
studied Information Systems Development and Information Systems Management, ICTs and Development,
Innovation and Technology Management

Skills acquired

ƒ Critical and analytical thinking

ƒ Increased business awareness
ƒ Teamwork and Presentation skills

August 1998 – May 2002 University of Ghana, P. O. Box 25, Legon, Accra GHANA

Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology, Second Class Honours (Upper Division). Subjects
studied included Economic Geology, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems,
Environmental Geology, Mining and Engineering Geology.

Skills acquired

ƒ Ability to handle, process and interpret large amounts of data

ƒ Seven-week group final project involved field gathering of data, analysis, research and the
presentation of results in a 60-page report

January 1992 – December 1994 Holy Child School, P.O. Box 203, Cape Coast, Ghana

Completed Senior Secondary School Certificate in Physics (B), Chemistry(C) and Mathematics (B)

Work History

September 2002 – August 2003 Teaching Assistant- University of Ghana, Geology

Duties and responsibilities included teaching and supervision of all practical exercises, helping students
with difficulties in understanding course work and revision lessons for students prior to their exams.


ƒ Improved student interest and participation in practical sessions

ƒ Worked with Senior lecturers on consultancy projects; attended project meetings and helped in
formulation of project proposals, budgets and project reports.

September 1998 – January 2003; Producer/ Hostess Multimedia Broadcasting

Worked part-time while at university producing and hosting a radio talk show ‘Speakeasy’ targeted at the
youth. As a member of the production team I organised weekly planning meetings with the programme
sponsors (USAID) and the production and technical crew.


ƒ Developed great communication skills

ƒ Ability to moderate and direct large discussions from hosting the radio show

Short Courses

August – September 2003 Ghana Stock Exchange Training School

Obtained a certificate in Fundamentals of Finance and Financial Markets. Subjects covered were
Introduction to Economics and Accounting, Finance and Financial Markets.

Additional Skills

UML modelling using Rational Rose Software

Proficient in Arc View, Arc Info, MapInfo, Spheristat and other Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
software applications.

Able to communicate well in basic French and currently upgrading to conversational level French.

Interests and Activities

Head of Publicity Committee, Volta Hall; University of Ghana.

ƒ Responsible for planning and organizing hall activities including Food Fairs, Talent Shows and a
yearly donation to an orphanage adopted by the hall.

ƒ Headed a successful media campaign to improve the image of the hall as well as raise funds to
support hall activities.


Dr. David Atta-Peters Prof. Albert Fiadjoe

Geology Department University of West Indies
University of Ghana Cave Hill Campus
P.O. Box 58 Barbados, West Indies
Legon, Ghana Email: afiadjoe@sunbeach.net
Tel: +233 21 500381
Email: datta@ug.edu.gh
Daniel Lee | www.dztrend.com/dan 213 Holcroft Court
Clipstone Mew
London W1W 5DL
(+44) 07776 194 334


2003-2004 London School of Economics and Political Science London, UK

MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
Courses and Research Taken: Management and Cost Accounting, Technology and Innovation
Management, Information Systems Management, Competitive Strategy

1995-1999 The University of Georgia Athens, GA

BA in Journalism
Dean’s List and President’s List, Selected for Journalism Society, Graduated with Cum Laude
(3.54/4.0), Tuition waiver scholarship worth USD 10,000

Work Experience

2001-2003 Samsung SDS Consulting Group, Senior Consultant Seoul, Korea

z Enterprise Transformation Strategy: Performed corporate vision and strategy review, value
chain assessment and identification of market-driven opportunities for Cheil Industries
z Performance Measurement: Performed Balanced Scorecard consulting for chemical business
unit of Cheil Industries as a part of new corporate performance measurement initiatives
z Change Management: Developed and executed Change Management plans for successful
introduction of Knowledge Management at Cheil Industries
z Process Improvement: Created marketing content management strategy and improved content
management business process for Samsung Electronics’ Global Marketing Group

1999-2001 Agency.com, Lead Technical Consultant New York, NY

z Leadership Experience: Rapid promotion to Lead Technical Consultant in 16-month time,

leading small groups of developers and managing clients’ expectations
z Technical Consulting: Created enterprise architectures and IT strategies for industry leading
clients, including Deutsche Bank, Chase Manhattan, Hallmark and Kenneth Cole
z Hands-on Development: Performed Hands-on system design and development in HTML,
Java and J2EE, ASP/VB and COM/DCOM, UNIX, NT, UML and other various tools

1999 KPMG Consulting, Business Analyst Atlanta, GA

z Start-up Supports: Assisted a healthcare start-up to grow from 3 to 50 employees in all

aspects of the firm development, including recruitment and entire business system development
z Corporate Vision and Strategy: Conducted visioning interviews and identified competitive
position to formulate corporate vision and strategy
z CRM Master Plan: Developed CRM vision and master plan, including identification of
detailed CRM initiatives

Other Experience

2001 New School University, Faculty Member New York, NY

Taught Digital Media Production and Introduction to e-Commerce courses as an industry

1998 CNN Interactive, Summer Intern Atlanta, GA

Internship entailed content update logistics for CNN.com and overall CNN Interactive operations
Miss. Yi-Ling Lin
24, Sumner Street
London SE1 9JA, United Kingdom
Contact Detail
Mobile: 0777 161 4048
E-Mail: LYL227@ms53.hinet.net; y.lin1@lse.ac.uk
Personal Detail:
Date of Birth: 27/02/1978
Nationality: Taiwan


2003/2004 Msc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information System,

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Jun.2000 BA. Economics (Obtained), National Taipei University, Taiwan


Unilever Taiwan Ltd.

Aug.2002-Jul 2003 Trade Category Associate Manager
-Have the solid experience from planning the product launch plan, promotion scheme, price strategy
and merchandising plan to execution and achieve the sales target.
Mar.2002-Jul 2002 Sales Operation Associate Manager
- Sales Training Project Leader
Organize series of training workshops within 4 months to develop internal trainer and improve sales
forces in their daily operation procedure. From the course structure initiation to the final presentation
of the course, my contribution is to coordinate with training manager and internal trainer candidate to
ensure the effectiveness of the training. .
Jul.2000-Feb2002 Key Account specialist
-Coordinator of E-supply Chain Project with Carrefour
In this project, I coordinate with customer and counterpart to implement this ordering system. Without
formally training and support, my contribution is to figure out the complicated French application
software and made this system go live on time. My performance was highly recognized by my line
manager in this task.
Profession Knowledge
From previous employment
z Project Management
z Category and product strategy planning and management
z Customer management and development with solid channel sales knowledge and experience
z Sales analysis and presentation skill
Current study
z Information System Development
Complete a group project regarding e-business system development case with multinational
students. The core study of this course is to understand the process and use analytical tools when
developing system within the organisation. I have learned how to communicate and respect
different point of view form different nationalities to compromise and deliver the mutual goal.
z System Design in Context
To initiate a mobile application project which intend to solve the complexity of human interaction
by using mobile phone. The great learning of this project is to start our own project based on our
interest and research, and learned how to make the best use of creativity and find the resources to
support it.

Skills & Language:

Chinese (Mandarin) - native speaker

English - fluent (IELTS 7.0)
German -useful
Windows OS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Extracurricular Activity Experiences(University) :

Oct.2003 Event Organizer of Departmental Society (LSE)

July, 2000 Student counselor of Elite Development Program seminar
Jun.2000 Staff of World Congress of Information Technology
Feb.2000 Student counselor of Seminar on International Trade & Economics
-During the planning period of theses seminars, we designed the course structure and activities, invited
famous lecturers to fulfill this seminar. The main task is to lead a group of students to participate in the
lectures, discussions and activities. This was a starting point for me to build up my leadership.
Jun~Sept.1999 Organizer of ’99 Holland Culture & Trade Trip
- The main purpose of this trip is to visit several famous enterprises to understand this small in size but
strong in economics country. From the earliest conception of the idea to final success of this trip, we
have planned this trip, contact the companies and looked for financial support by ourselves.
Personal Personality:
Have good sense of learning new things, and willing to take challenge
Highly effective and active in team work and be able to work under pressure.
A good travel mate
2000 Certificate of Outstanding Performance- World Congress of Information Technology
Certificate of Appreciation- World Congress of Information Technology
2000 Certificate of Accomplishment – International Economics and Trade Seminar
Correspondence Address: Permanent Address:
3 Norbiton Road, London DongWangZhuang 35-2-302

Yan Liu E14 7TF UK

Mobile: +44 (0) 7957720881
Date of Birth: 2 July 1980
Haidian, Beijing, China 100083
Tel: +86 (10) 62344473
E-mail: tcu4liuyan@hotmail.com
Gender: Female Nationality: Chinese

Personal Highlights
• Bilingual: English and Chinese (native)
• International experience
One year high school exchange student in the U.S.A
Postgraduate in the UK
• Majoring in Information Systems Management
• Part-time work experience
• Strong analytical and negotiation skills
• Teamwork spirit, organized and able to handle stress

Education and Awards

• Oct. 2003 – Sep. 2004 London UK London School of Economics and Political Science
Currently studying MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
Core modules:
Global Consequences of Information Systems Information Technology: Issues and Skills
Innovation and Technology Management Information Systems Management
Systems Development Information Systems

• Sep. 1999 – Jul. 2003 Beijing China Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU)
BSc in Information Engineering (Average score: 85%)
Second Scholarship School of Information Engineering 2002-2003
Third Scholarship School of Information Engineering 2000-2001
First Prize in Oratorical Contest BTBU 1999-2000
As class monitor and course representative, regularly attended meetings with faculty on student affairs,
frequently organized student activities.

• Sep. 1995 – Jul. 1999 Beijing China Affiliated High School of Beijing University
Awarded ‘excellent student’ in 1995, 1996, and 1998

• Sep. 1996 – Jun. 1997 AR. USA Patriot Science/Arts Magnet High School
Awarded qualification to attend the Sino-US high school students exchange programme between Affiliated
High School of Beijing University and Patriot Science/Arts Magnet High School.

Work Experience
• Oct. 2000 – Sep. 2003 Beijing Holiday School
Part-time English Teacher, responsible to teach 20 middle school students with 8 lecturing hours weekly
focusing on spoken English.

• July. 2000 – Sep. 2000 Being Yunzhou English Summer Camp

Assistant to the English Lecturers in the Summer Camp. Responsible for 26 students between the age of 10 to
14 years old on a daily basis. Also a translator in language classes.

• Fluent in English and Mandarin (native), both spoken and written
• Familiar with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office package
• Experiences in programming with C/C++, UML
103 Kimberley Avenue, Nunhead, London SE15 3XD
Tel: 0207 639 8260, 0790 393 4908
Email: wlongdon@yahoo.com

Self-motivated with keen sense of responsibility and initiative; good team worker; able to work under pressure; strong
communication skills; strong numeracy background; analytical approach; client-facing personality; system analysis and design
skills; programming skills; working knowledge of French.


2003-Present London School of Economics, London, UK

MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)
ADMIS looks at the issues, approaches and tools for information systems development and operation within
organizations. Consists of three core modules: Information Systems, Systems Development and Information
Systems Management, two optional modules in policy, economic or technological aspects and a 10,000 word

1996-1999 University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

BSc Computer Science and Statistics

1995 Accra Academy, Accra, Ghana

A’ levels French, Statistics

1987-1994 Achimota School, Achimota, Ghana

A’ levels Mathematics, Physics , Chemistry


2004 London School of Economics London

Telephone Interviewer, Careers Services
Interviewing graduates of the LSE to ascertain their employment status, as part of the UK government’s
“Destination of Leavers of Higher Education” survey.

2000 - 2003 Ecobank Ghana Ltd. Accra

Ecobank Ghana is an affiliate of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a leading West African bank
with presence in 12 countries within the sub-region. Total assets of ETI at FYE 2002 was $1.1 billion and
profit before tax was $30.2 million.

Credit Risk Analyst, Risk Management Department

Responsibilities included financial statements analysis, business and industry analysis, cashflow projection,
management appraisal, credit portfolio reporting, loan structuring, compilation of banking sector
comparative ratios and presentations to the credit committee.

ƒ Automated the manual risk rating tool used for initial screening of credit clients, making it easier to rate
new clients. The automation enabled marketing officers to also screen clients without help of analysts,
improving turnaround time.
ƒ Initiated and coordinated the preparation and circulation of weekly credit application status reports
which provided management with regular snapshots of upcoming deals.
ƒ Liaised between client and Credit Administration Department to ensure timely submission of
documentation and disbursement of loans.

1999 - 2000 Market Researcher, Risk Management Department

Team leader for a market scan team, with responsibility for planning and organising industry and business
surveys, interviews, analysing data and recommending new clients and products.

ƒ Designed a questionnaire for business survey since standardised questionnaires did not exist
ƒ Developed an MS Excel spreadsheet to facilitate analysis of data collected in the survey

1994 -1995 Ussher Clinic Accra

A polyclinic in a low income suburb of Accra.

Accounts Officer (National Service)

Responsible for collection of consultation and laboratory fees, general administrative work.


Project Appraisal and Financing; Lending and Credit Administration; Monitoring of Advances and
Management of Problem Loan Accounts; Cashflow Analysis and Projection; Marketing Management;
Financial Modeling and Forecasting in Excel.


Computer: Visual Basic Programming; Unified Modeling Language; Microsoft FrontPage

Research: Industry and sector analysis; questionnaire designing; field interviews; report writing
Leadership: Team leader - House prefect: Achimota School, market scan leader: Ecobank; treasurer -
Friends of the Environment, Achimota School
Planning: Market Scan, Ecobank


ƒ Volunteering – currently a volunteer with “People First Society”, a student society with a human
development focus. Was a coordinator of the Careers Fair during the society’s 2004 annual conference.
ƒ Object oriented programming - Visual Basic
ƒ French –A’ level French at grade A
ƒ Fiction writing
ƒ Acting


Mr. Daniel Sackey, Country Risk Manager, Ecobank Ghana Limited, Accra. dsackey@ecobank.com

Dr. Jannis Kallinikos, Lecturer, Department of Information Systems, London School of Economics. j.kallinikos@lse.ac.uk
NO43 STODDART HOUSE Phone 07786263516
OVAL lymanlu@hotmail.com

Ye Cheng Lu
• Nationality: Chinese
• Age: 21
• Place of Birth: 15/05/1982

• 10/1999 ~ 6/2000 Bridging Year in University of Essex in

• 10/2000 ~ 6/2003 BSc in Computer Science in University
of Essex in UK. My major is Software Engineering. Degree
Mark is Honours Class II (Division 1)
• Now studying MSc in Analysis, Design and Management
of Information System (ADMIS) in London School of
Economics and Political Science in UK. The courses will be
finished on 1/9/2004.

• Worked in a Chinese restaurant as kitchen assistant, dish

washer and waiter for four years
• Worked as a Computer Technician and kitchen assistant at
a special camp for emotionally disturbed, behaviour
disordered, and learning disabled children from 12/6/2001 ~
29/6/2001 in U.S.A

• Professional using Windows operating system

• Professional using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access,
PowerPoint etc.
• Java, VRML, SQL, design software using UML. Learned it
from University courses
• JSP, JDBC. Learned by myself
• General knowledge about computer hardware

• Mandarin Chinese
• English

• Worked as a Volunteer and Organizer in Chinese Society in

University of Essex for four years, and been Vice-President in
the last year.
Curriculum Vitae

Xin Ma
Personal Details:
Address: A702.3, 159 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4WW
Mobile: 0044(0)7765831617
E-mail Address: maxin18@msn.com
Date of birth: February 23rd 1981
Nationality Chinese

Education History:
09/2003 – 09/2004 MSc. Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems,
LSE, London, U.K.
Principal Modules: Information System
Information System Management
System Development
Security in Information Systems for Organizations
System Design in Context

09/1999 – 06/2003 BSc. (Hons) 1st in Computing Science

Griffith College, Dublin, Ireland
Principal Modules: Object Oriented Programming IS Management
Formal Specification/Design Computer Networks
System Analysis/Design Computer Architecture
Real-time System Visual Programming
Communications Mathematic for Computing
Business Organization Data Communication
Computer Graphics Multimedia
Data Structure Programming for Windows
Relational Database Accounting for Businesses

09/1993 –07/1999 Shanxi Experimental Secondary School, China

9 Honors

07/2002 – 06/2003 Microsoft European Operations Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
Software Automation Testing Engineer in Develop Tools
Department, dedicated in automated test code writing, bug
detecting and solving; responsible for smart device releasing in
Visual Studio 2003 & Windows Server 2003
08/2001 – 05/2002 88i8 Electronic Fashion Ltd, Taiyuan, P.R. China.
Web Designer, and in specifically charge of system design and
renewal, ensuring web sites work smoothly, and providing web
services to the customers, and answering all their enquiries.

Curriculum Vitae

05/2001 – 08/2001 YiTian Internet Cafés, Taiyuan, P.R. China

Local network administrator, assembled 40 computers and set up
the local network, ensuring smooth operation of the Cafés.

Skills Profile and Research Interests:

Technical Skills: z Programming Languages: C/C++, Visual Studio 6, Visual
Studio .Net 7.1, Java 2, J2EE, ASP, XML
z Database Software: Oracle, SQL Server, Access
z Operating Systems: Windows Server 2000, Windows Server
z Web site design and programming
z Smart Device (Smart phone, PDA, WinCE) application
development using VS 7.1
Research Interests: z Parallel Computing, Distributed System (Bachelor Degree
research project: “Agent Networking System”).
z IT implementation in organizations, especially in research of
ERP system implementation and system security (Master
Degree research project: “Information Security in Human
Language Proficiency: z English/Chinese: Fluent
z German: Basic understanding

Interests and Hobbies:

z Very interested in computer games, once won the first prize for
the “Half-Life Counter-strike” Beijing City Game Competition.
z Keen and seasoned player of jump chess, an ancient and
sophisticated Chinese chess.
z Avid traveler, apart from most historic spots in China, I have
been to several European cities and countries.
z Good player of Table Tennis and basket ball.

Mr. Tony Mullins, Mr. Marco Ferrero,
Department of Computer Science Developer Tools Division,
Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin. EDBC - 5, Microsoft Corp.,
Phone: 00353-868568666 Blackthorn Road,
Email: tony.mullins@gcd.ie Sandyford Industrial Estate,
Dublin 18,
Email: marcof@microsoft.com

Date of Birth: 04/01/1983 Contact: 0790 641 5488 (mobile),
Term-time address: 112 Peregrine House, igormaryin@mail.ru (email)
Hall Street, London, EC1V 7PR. Nationality: Ukraine

2003-2004 London School of Economics

MSc Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems
• Main Courses: Information Systems Management, Systems Design in Context, Inter-organisational Information
• Main Coursework Projects:
(1) Mobile context awareness service for main UK networks (group of 5 people);
(2) Organisational strategy and reorganisation plan for an international tourist operator (group of 3 people);
(3) Research essay covering the influence of pervasive and mobile computing on organisations – distinction;
• Dissertation: “Straight through processing of foreign exchange transactions: A Power Struggle” (predicted).

1999-2003 National Technical University “KhPI”, Kharkov, Ukraine

BSc Computer Science – 1st Class (GPA 4.0/4.0)
• Main Courses: Imitation Modelling, Calculus, Operations Research, Statistics, Information Management Systems
• Main Coursework Projects:
(1) Implemented multilevel information system for “Romny” Gas Pipeline and Control Station (group of 20);
(2) Product assortment planning system for “Shevchenko” digital equipment plant (group of 5);
• Presented at two international conferences: ISTA 2001 and 2003, published 3 research papers
• Dissertation: “Implementing product assortment planning subsystem for enterprise system using decision trees
technology” – distinction;
• Awards & scholarships: undergraduate merit award from “MKS Ltd.” (top 1% in region), advanced scholarship
from university (top 1 in school).

1996-1999 Kharkov Physics and Mathematics Lyceum - Medal Award

• 8 Final exams: 7 – “distinction” (Algebra, Geometry, Physics, World History, History of Ukraine, English,
Ukrainian Literature), 1 – “merit” (Ukrainian language).

June-August 2002, JSB “Factorial-Bank”, Kharkov, Ukraine
Loan Dept. Manager Assistant (internship)
• Responsibilities: to devise a new model for assessing customer creditworthiness and set rate premium for credit
resource usage, preparing reports and presentations for management, coordinating work with loan and IT
department staff.
• Achievements: 26 percent improvement of department productivity resulted from the implementation of proposed
model of agreement processing and creditworthiness analysis.
• Skills gained: analytical/task management skills, teamwork skills, commercial awareness.

June-July 2001, NTU “KhPI” – Telesens KSCL, Kharkov, Ukraine

Conference Support Team Coordinator (internship)
• Responsibilities: coordination of a team of 7 people, supporting international ISTA’2001 conference, scheduling
and coordination of social events, contacting participants, interpreting during walking tours.
• Achievements: received honourable mention from organizing committee for excellent support team organisation.
• Skills gained: coordination and time management skills, communication and teamwork skills, and language

PUBLISHED PAPERS (refereed journals):

• Overdraft Agreement Processing Based On XML and Its Implementation In Bank Information System// “Lecture
Notes in Informatics - Proceedings”, Gesellschaft fuer Informatik, Bonn, 2003
• Implementing C4.5 Using Enterprise Java Beans// “Lecture Notes in Informatics - Proceedings”, Gesellschaft
fuer Informatik, Bonn, 2003
• Using Artificial Neural Networks for Emergency Prediction on Complex Technological Objects// “Vestnik”, NTU
“KhPI”, Kharkov, 2001

• Trips and travels society:
o Founded in 1998 and chaired in 2000-2001, 2002-2003.
o 30 permanent members and 160 subscribers.
o Organized travels to 12 cities in 5 countries (including Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Moscow, Kiev).
o Organised backpack tours to Crimean mountains and skiing tours to Carpathians and Caucasus mountains
o Raised funds (50 000 EUR) from Austrian Government for language courses in Vienna in coordination
with Foreign Languages Department.
• Sports:
o Swimming (first prize for breaststroke in university contest 2002);
o Alpine skiing (slalom, downhill);
• Societies: active member of LSE Business, LSE Finance, Information Systems, German and Russian
• History: researching the period of The Russian Civil War

• Member of Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – awarded membership following the
submission of scientific research work on small dispersed scintillators
• Prize in regional competition in Physics 1999
• Prize in district Olympiad in Mathematics 1999

• Languages: English (TOEFL CBT), German (Certificate Mittelstufe Deutsch), Russian (mother tongue),
Ukrainian (mother tongue).
• IT - programming (C++/C# - advanced, Java - advanced, Visual Basic - advanced), office (MS Excel - advanced,
MS Word – advanced, MS Access – intermediate), other (XML – advanced)
• Analytical/Task Management – during undergraduate operations research project (Apr – Nov 2002),
responsibilities included structuring the task, assigning resources and planning project stages for 8 months.
• Communication/Networking – interviewed people from all levels of organizational hierarchy during
applied research & implementation projects, specified requirements for the implemented systems and maintained
network of contacts (after the project in “Factorial Bank” Chairman of the Board agreed to be my referee).
• Presentation/Public speech – presented 3 papers at ISTA’2001 and ISTA’2003 international
conferences, spoke to audiences of 40-50 people from different cultural backgrounds, presented restructuring
proposal to executive management during the internship in the bank.

• Available on request
Female – Nationality: Swiss – 27 February 1979
Albany House - 41, Judd Street - London WC1H 9QS
Mobile Tel: 07778596848 - E-mail Address: L.Michellod@lse.ac.uk

London School of Economics & Political Science
• MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems; 2003-2004
• General Course: Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Statistics and Information Systems; 2002-2003
• Summer Schools: Principles of Marketing (2002) and English for Business (2001)

Université de Genève, faculté des sciences économiques et sociales (French-taught)

• Licence Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC); 1998-2002
Dissertation paper: “The Launch of a New l’Oréal ‘Plénitude’ Product on the Swiss Market”
Term paper: “Risk Management Regarding the Use of the Internet by Employees”

World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO)

• Introduction to Intellectual Property, Grade ‘A’– Distance Learning Programme; 2001

Collège Calvin, Genève, section latine

• Certificat de Maturité – With Distinction; 1994-1998

Groupe PP Holding SA, Geneva – summer seasons 1999, 2000, 2001
• Evaluated strategic opportunities to develop an Internet portal for a major Swiss health conglomerate
• Assisted as broker at ‘Management Care’ health insurance company; responsible for student clients
• Expanded databases on customer preferences, contributing to a Manager’s policy decisions
• Designed and managed customer satisfaction surveys and presented results to senior management

Symporg SA, Geneva – October 2000 and September 2002

• Organised multiple client facilities for international conferences, ensuring project completion

IT Skills:
• Extensive experience with Windows operating systems and various Internet applications

• French (Mother-tongue), English (Very Good), German (Good), Spanish (Basic Knowledge)

• Excelled during 10 years of piano lessons at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève; exam
performance consistently outstanding
• Competitive skier and keen tennis player
• Voluntary assistance to disabled communities
• Extensive travels in Asia, Europe and North America
Patricia Moynihan
44 Petley Road, London W6 9ST
Home: 0207.385.8241
Mobile: 077.7164.4240
E-mail: trishamoynihan@aol.com
D.O.B.: July 4th, 1978
Present The London School of Economics and Political Science
London, England
1996-2000 The Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
• 1999-2000 Assistant Executive Producer and Director of FSU’s live student news
program, “FSU Live”
• National Association of Broadcasters 3rd place award winner: Best Student News
• Co-President of Casa Italiana- helped students learn Italian Culture and study Italian
• 1999-2000 - 1 year of Motion Picture Film Training: FSU Film School
• Intern at NBC 6 Miami – Assisted Assignment Editor at local news station.
• 3.8 GPA - Magna Cum Laude & 4 years University Musical Ensemble experience

Employment History
August 2001-August 2003 PBS/Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
Producer/Operations Manager – Public Television
• Managed the daily operations of 4FSU, Florida State University’s educational access station, reaching
homes in two counties. Developed skills in: supervision of daily production, post-production, and on-air
operations. Also coordinated productions and handled public /university relations.
• Florida Supreme Court and Florida Public Service Commission production and online producer.
Organized live monthly coverage of The Florida Supreme Court Oral Arguments by supervising the
implementation of crews, staff and element creation. Wrote and produced filler segments, opens, etc.
Learned to deal with daily public inquiries.
• Re-designed “Gavel to Gavel” web site, which archives and streams live court cases. Site has attracted
over 100,000 visitors since from around the world.
• Dealt with public inquiries, sales and requests improving customer services and telephone relations.
• Produced original programs including public and entertainment genre programs successfully meeting
hard deadlines and fulfilling writing and promotional responsibilities.

November 2001 – December 2002 Florida News Channel/Sunshine Tallahassee, FL

Freelance Chyron Operator
• Chyron Max graphic creation and operation for two live sports programs per evening. Promoted
strong typing, organization and recollection skills. Periodic employment.
April 2001 – August 2001 Cinema East Miami, FL
Freelance AVID Editor
• Worked on a team to edit five 9-minute travel videos for five Norwegian Cruise Line ships using
AVID Symphony.
March 2001 – August 2001 PBS, WLRN-TV Miami, FL
Production Editor / Assistant Producer – Public Television
• One of two on-staff production editors. Everything from 30-minute programs to news packages to
fund-raising materials. Directed production of new “Member Card” spot to be used at all
fundraising events.

December 2000 – June 2001 USA Broadcasting WAMI-69 Miami Beach, FL

AVID Editor/Assistant Producer– Promotions
• Updated weekly episodic on-air promotions, with strict air deadlines, serving 4 top markets
(Boston, Dallas, Miami, Atlanta) across the country. Company was sold to Univision in May 2001.
September 2000 – December 2000 Betelgeuse Productions New York, NY
Reception, Post Production Facility
• Meeting, greeting and attending to clients, answering phones and general office work.
Organization and pleasant demeanor was a must in this busy customer oriented facility.
November 2000 Atlas Media Corp., Inc. New York, NY
Freelance Assistant Editor
• Digitized footage on AVID Media Composer for a documentary series, American Classics.

January 1998 – September 2000 FSU 47 Tallahassee, FL

Production Crew
• STUDIO CREW for fundraising drives, Florida government programs, talk shows and teleconferences.
Duties included: building sets, lighting, studio camera operation, floor directing, audio assisting and
technical directing. Team-work was essential.
• FIELD CREW: Camera operation for in-the-field productions.
• Created programming schedules, program logs, and supervised on-air activities.
• Producer/Creator of a monthly 30-minute local program highlighting bands and music in the Tallahassee

Summer 1999 WFSU-TV/Jim Forsher Prod. Tallahassee, FL

Freelance Documentary Avid Editor
• Co-editor, writer and researcher for a documentary on the history of Quincy, Florida. Involved
creative gathering of information, including traveling to various homes and businesses.
September 1996-July 1999 Student Gov. Movie Channel Tallahassee, FL
Promotions Producer/Editor/Videographer
• Produced (wrote, shot, and edited) weekly promotional spots for on campus network. Used
Media 100 and Amiga Video Toaster in post. Began as volunteer for student organization.
Learned to trials and tribulations of a one-man production team.
Fall 1998, 1999, 2001 ABC Sports/ESPN/Fox Sports Tallahassee, FL
Field Crew/Fox Box
• On field camera grip and assistant during Florida State University football games. Required
physical endurance and attention to sports details.
• Fox Box live score-keeper. Required quick typing skills and close attention to sports details.

Equipment Skills and Knowledge

Non-linear editing systems: AVID, Final Cut Pro, Media 100, linear editing systems, CHYRON Max,
Adobe Photoshop 7.0, web design using HTML and UNIX, Microsoft Office, Mac/ PC, still photography,
videography (including traditional Studio Cameras, SonyDV, DVCam, and BetaCam).
To me, it is extremely important to: respect the necessity of deadlines, pay close attention to details
and produce quality work. This is especially relevant in a competitive media market. Practicing good
work ethic and respect for colleagues, I feel, lends to a pleasant working environment.
WORK: Patrick Keating, General Manager (pkeating@mailer.fsu.edu) 850.487.3170 x304
or Mike Dunn, Television Operations Manager (mdunn@fsu.edu) 850.487.3170 x348
WFSU-TV, 1600 Red Barber Plaza, Tallahassee, FL, 32310 USA

PERSONAL: Miss Ryan Tschida, Manager, The Golf Channel

(rtschida@golfchannel.com) or 407.363.4653
The Golf Channel Inc., 7580 Commerce Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 USA
South London Community Jazz and Concert Orchestras
Upon arriving in London, I joined a local community band. I have enjoyed playing music with
various community and school bands in the United States for the past 15 years.
I have been involved with volunteer groups including the “Rome Festival Orchestra,” an
international joining of musicians in Italy, and “Very Special Arts,” which assists disabled
Patricia Moynihan Home: 020.7385.8241

Address LSE, BANKSIDE House,

24, Sumner Street
London SE1 9JA
Telephone 07771982480
E-mail m.munir@lse.ac.uk



MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
2.1 expected
Subjects covered:
• Information systems management
• Interorganisational information systems
• Systems design in context (includes a design project which required
teamwork and my team carried out the design of web-based queries, enabling
some employees and staff of British Executive Service Overseas (BESO) to
work from home).
• Information systems
• Systems development (included a group project which required use of SSM
and UML tool and techniques)
• IT issues and skills

Summer dissertation focuses on the implementation of web-based services by the

small and non-profit organizations.

1999-2002 UNIVERSITY OF LONDON EXTERNAL PROGRAMME in association with The

London School of Economics and Political Science
2002 BSc Information Systems and Management 2.1
Main subjects:
• Information systems development and management
• Elements of information and communication technologies
• Software engineering
• Quantitative methods ( Mathematics and Statistics)
• Management Science Methods
• Social and Applied Psychology
• MIS project: this was the final year dissertation in which I carried out a
detailed analysis of a bus transport company exploring the possibility of

introducing computer based information systems into the company.

Skills acquired My degree studies especially the projects had equipped me with good
research; communication; interpersonal and team-working; analytical and
problem-solving and presentation skills.

1997-1999 Federal board of intermediate and secondary education, Islamabad

1999 (A-levels equivalent). Mathematics A, Physics A and Chemistry A.

1997 University of Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations General Certificate

Education Ordinary Level (Overseas). Mathematics B and English B.


2002-2003 Lecturer for the University of London External Programme and taught Business
Management to first year undergraduates and Information systems development
and management to second year undergraduates.

Skills Gained My experience as a lecturer not only polished my communication skills but also
equipped me with the ability to motivate and persuade other and to help them
articulate their ideas and express themselves. It also deepened my understanding
for Information systems and Business management.

Other Skills

Language: Fluency in English, Urdu and Punjabi spoken as well as written.

Computing: MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Front page and MS Visio.


Keep up to date with research in Information systems and IT via journals and
magazines; Surfing the internet for new findings in health and fitness.


Date of birth: 24 February 1981 Nationality: Pakistani

NOTE The address given above is valid only till 3rd July 2004.

38 Littleheath Road E-mail: l.nagra@lse.ac.uk
Bexleyheath, Kent Web: http://www.lakhdipnagra.co.uk
Phone: +44(0)1322 445585
Lakhdip Nagra DOB: 18th November 1981
Nationality: British
Mobile: +44(0)7939 265942

Education 2003-2004; London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc (Hons) Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
ƒ A socio-technical perspective on the issues, approaches and tools for information
systems development and operation within organization
ƒ Covers topics such as information systems development & management, innovation
and IT policy.

2000 - 2003; University of Warwick

Computer Systems Engineering (BEng Hons)
First Class Honours (1:1)
ƒ Dissertation: A Decentralised Distributed Computing Framework

Chislehurst And Sidcup Grammar School

ƒ Levels, Computing A, Chemistry A, Biology B, Maths B
ƒ NVQ Level 2 Credit in Young Enterprise
ƒ GCSEs in 10 subjects, 9 A grades (2 A*), 1 B grade
Including Maths A, English Language A, Chemistry A, Biology A, Physics A
Computing A*, Geography A*.

Work experience Summer 2002: Systems Analyst Intern at Procter & Gamble, Surrey
ƒ Worked in a global team to develop a web based application to support a
new workflow.
ƒ Role was to ensure that the data created using this application, highly
sensitive business plans, were integrated with global databases.
ƒ Critical that solution was scalable, secure, guaranteed data integrity and was
backed up with a global deployment plan.
ƒ Improved project management skills and gained invaluable experience of
working in a high pressure environment on a vital project with time

Christmas 2001: Analyst Intern at netdecisions, Hammersmith

ƒ Worked in the broadband team on a video streaming project.
ƒ Role was to define and develop a streaming video on demand web service.
ƒ Responsible for defining the requirements specification and creating a
detailed design ready for implementation.

Summer 2001: Systems Developer Intern at netdecisions, Hammersmith

ƒ Responsibilities included developing technology to index, store and deliver
video using video dialogue as a search criteria.
ƒ Developed a client and server tool to support a “voice activated home”
ƒ Collaborated on a project for Sky TV to reduce the development time
required to create digital television applications.
ƒ Improved my time management and team working skills.
ƒ Developed an increased level of confidence and responsibility through
presenting to and liaising with external clients.
Summer 2000: Research Engineer at Hewlett Packard Labs, Bristol
ƒ Task was to develop a prototype of an Automated DJing system which was
debuted on Radio 1.
ƒ Gained an insight into project management and independent learning.
ƒ Developed written and oral communication skills, writing two technical
reports and giving a presentation on the project.

Skills ƒ Win 9x/NT/XP, GNU/Linux and UNIX operating systems.

ƒ Experienced user of Microsoft Office 2000/XP and MS FrontPage.
ƒ Experience of developing systems using Java, C, Visual Basic, Visual
Studio.NET, SQL, HTML, Javascript, VB Script, Perl and UNIX shell
ƒ Utilised techniques such as formal methods & UML to specify and design
systems and methodologies such as the waterfall and spiral models to
develop systems.

Interests and Communications Officer LSE Sikh-Punjab Society

activities ƒ Involves designing all communication including posters and promotional
ƒ Creating an online presence for the society.

Partner, neon group software company

ƒ Along with a few friends, have operated neon group
(http://www.neongroup.co.uk) since summer 2001.
ƒ Completed several projects spanning website design to custom financial
software solutions.
ƒ Significant proportion of work is reduced rate or free services to non-profit

Young Enterprise Director and I.T. Manager

ƒ Company achieved the status of London winner and South-East finalist in
ƒ Enjoyed this experience greatly and was an eager mentor for new young
enterprise companies in 2000.

Travelling and Culture

ƒ Enjoy travelling and am interested in history.
ƒ Spent summer 2003 travelling around northern India for a taste of inspiring
religious history from ancient temples to a diverse range of festivals and

Play football, Frisbee and squash with friends in my free time.

References On request
Salma Sherif Nagy
5 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, UK


‰ Postgraduate Studies

• MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems at

London School of Economics and Political Science, September 2004.

‰ Undergraduate Studies

• Bachelor of Arts with honors at the American University in Cairo, 2003

• Double Major:
ƒ Business Administration
ƒ Political Science (International Law)

‰ Schooling

• Graduated from the Deutsche Schule der Borromaerinnen (DSB) class

of May 1999
• Abitur (German Certificate) with 1.7 (=96%), ranked third in class.

Work Experience

1. Satellite Coordinator at Sawatel for Satellite Services, June-August 2003

2. Customer Care Trainee at Exxon Mobil Egypt, August 2001
3. Model United Nations Instructor at the Center of Adult and Continuing
Education (AUC), July 2001
4. Graphic Designer Trainee at TMI-J. Walter Thompson, Cairo June 2001
5. Administrative Assistant at the Commercial International Bank (CIB),
Credit Department, Main Branch, June & July 2000.
a. In charge of the database for customer accounts
b. Ensured that customer utilization are within approved limits
6. Assistant Supervisor at the Center of Adult and Continuing Education
(AUC), June & July 1998, July 1999.


• Fluent English, Arabic and German.

• Fair knowledge of French.
Computer Skills
• Proficient user of MS Word, Power Point, Excel and the Internet.
• Fair knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and MS Access.
Extracurricular Activities
¾ Harvard University World Model United Nations, Brazil 2002
ƒ Represented AUC as a delegate to the General Assembly Fourth
¾ National Model United Nations Conference, New York 2001
ƒ Represented AUC as a delegate to the International Atomic
Energy Agency
¾ Cairo International Model Arab League (CIMAL)
ƒ Rapporteur of the Arab Court of Justice 2002
• Conducted presentations on legal topics.
• Trained delegates on research, communication and
interpersonal skills.
• Assisted in chairing and maintaining diplomatic decorum
within the chamber.
ƒ Delegate in the Arab-Islamic Dialogue 2001
ƒ Delegate in the Emergency Council 1999
¾ Cairo International Model United Nations (CIMUN)
ƒ Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency 2002.
• Responsible for the substance of the council through
• Trained delegates on interpersonal skills, public speaking
and teamwork.
ƒ Delegate in the Security Council 2001 & 2000
¾ International Student Leadership Conference
ƒ Participant in the Workshop on Reform&Revolution 2001
¾ Anti-Cancer Team
ƒ Publications Member 2000-2001
¾ Aiesec
ƒ Participated in Misr Intercultural Seminar 2003

• Won the Parents Association Cup for combining academic achievement
with extracurricular activities, June 2003
• Awarded the School of Humanities and Social Sciences Honors, 2003
• Awarded the School of Business, Economics and Communication
Honors, 2003
• Received Honorable Mention Award at the National Model United
Nations Conference, New York 2001.

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 09/11/1980

Nationality: Egyptian
Email: salma_nagy@yahoo.com
+44 (0) 7708 811578 OR +47 91328145

Birth Date 30.03.1978

Nationality Norwegian (Eligible to work in the EU)


2004 – 2003 Masters - LSE, United Kingdom

• Masters: Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
• 3 publications (1 dissertation and 2 book chapters)

2002 – 2001 Honors - Griffith University, Australia

• 1:1 (Hons 1, First Class Honors, GPA-7.0 on scale 1-7)
• 9 publications (1 dissertation, 4 conference articles and 4 technical reports)

2000 – 1998 Bachelor of Information Technology - Griffith University, Australia

• Major: Information System and Software Engineering (GPA-6.0 on scale 1-7)

1998 – 1997 Compulsory Army Service - Skjold, Norway

• Infantry division – Awarded Corporal

1997 – 1994 GCSE and A level (Equivalent) Thor Heyerdahl – Larvik, Norway
• Degree with a specialization in: Biology, Chemistry and English – top 10%


2004 Part time: Project Administrator, iCelerate Ltd, United Kingdom

• Administrator for the UK office of the global IT service provider iCelerate. IT
maintenance, marketing and financial administration, sales and communication.

2003 Full time: Administration and Logistics Manager - Grim Distribution, Norway
• Maintaining and initiating customer/client base, devised new methods of handling
problems and taking action through improved communication standards and processes.
• Evaluating and improving business processes with international clothing distribution
internal and external clients.
• Performed database administration, sales, logistics and daily communication.

2002 – 1999 Part time: Lecturer/Tutor/Assistant/Researcher - Griffith University, Australia

• Assistant Lecturer in the university subjects E-business, Information Systems
Management and Systems In Organisations.
• Weekly tutor in 3 university undergraduate information systems subjects with classes
consisting of 30 students.
• IT invigilator in IT subjects for up to 30 students at a time.
• Research fellow on an Australian wide research project, conducted interviews and
produced report to the Smart Internet Technology research group.
• Quality manager in a 12-month software development project consisting of 5 members.

1997 – 2003 Part time: Various Service Industry Employment, Norway

• Bartender and restaurant employment during all university breaks throughout my
• Learned customer relationship, time management and attention to quality.

• Proficient in Java, Haskell, VB, HTML, Microsoft applications and operating systems.
• Familiarity with international software development standards.
Systems development
• Use and knowledge of systems methodologies (OOA, SSAD, SSM, DFD and UML).
• Experience documenting all phases of the information system development lifecycle.
• Specific knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems implementation
through 12 months research project on ERP system during Honors program and
knowledge management.
• Uncovering overall picture with the use and implementation of information systems,
focusing on business processes and business logic.
• Native in Norwegian, fluent in Swedish, Danish, English and conversational in German.


• Student representative, Griffith University, 2001- 2002. Representing the student’s

opinions on the school committee.
• Founding member, Secretary and Vice President, Griffith University, Scandinavian
Student Association, 1998-2000. Establishing the organisation, arranging events and
establishing communication channels with members (website creation).
• Student Contact Adviser, Griffith University, Association of Norwegian Students Abroad,
1998-2001. Applying for grants for the 300 Norwegian students, organising events and
providing future and current students with information.
• Active in several international and national IT and business organisations (British,
Norwegian and Australian Computer Society, Australian Marketing Institute and
Australian Institute of Management).


• Founder of a research group in Australia on ERP systems issues, writing conference

papers and conducting research.
• Volunteer work through monthly reviewing articles for an information systems journal
and reviewer at the European Conference on Information Systems.
• Currently writing a book chapter on ERP research (forthcoming publication, 2004).
• Instructor in judo (1994-1996) and snowboard (2003) in Norway.
• Snowboarding, tennis, judo, jogging and weight training.


• Academic Award for Excellence (1999, 2000 and 2001)

• Tom Forester Memorial Prize (1999)
• Awarded life time member of Golden Key International Society (1999)
• Honors Financial Scholarship (2001)
• Smart Internet Technology CRC Scholarship (2002)
• Norwegian Student Scholarship (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003)

Dr Liisa von Hellens (Head of School) Antonio Cordella (Lecturer)
Griffith University London School of Economics
Phone: +61 (7) 387 55042 Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6031
L.Hellens@mailbox.gu.edu.au A.Cordella@lse.ac.uk

Jens Laurits NIELSEN J.L.Nielsen@lse.ac.uk

Stephanie Orr

Personal Details

Address 709.2, 159 Great Dover Street. Date of Birth 1 January 1980
Southwark, London, UK Sex Female
SE1 4WW Nationality Canadian
Telephone (087) 0011 1846 E-mail s.e.orr@lse.ac.uk
Mobile (077) 3068 4481 stephanie_orr@msn.com


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – London UK 2003 - Present
• MSc. Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)
• Areas of Interest: E-retail, Web design (content and layout), Systems analysis, Marketing

The University of Toronto (U of T) – Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 1998 - 2003
• Honours BA: Management and Sociology (Combined)
• Graduated with Distinction

Selected Management Courses Selected Sociology Courses

Information Systems Research Methods
Marketing Quantitative Analysis
Organisational Behaviour Theories of Inequality
Accounting Sociology of Family
Finance Sociology of Gender Relations
Law Crime and Delinquency
Statistics Mass Communication

Sheridan College – Oakville, Ontario, Canada

• Graphic Design and Art Studies (Courses taken through the U of T) 1998 - 2000

White Oaks High School

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma 1998; Honours Certificate; Ontario Scholar 1993 - 1998

Royal Conservatory of Music

• Grade 8 Piano
• Grade 2 Rudiments (First Class Honours)

Work Experience

Hemingway’s Restaurant – Toronto, Ontario April, 2002 – September, 2003

• Worked in a very fast paced bar/restaurant, in which multi-tasking was essential
• Given independence that required quick thinking and problem solving

Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill – Mississauga, Ontario April, 2000 – April, 2002
• Worked in an environment that emphasized a “team-service” approach
• Had to be aware of how the whole restaurant was functioning at all times
Achievements and Experiences

Founder; President, Student Management Association, University of Toronto. 2000 - 2003

During my undergraduate degree program, I recognized the need for a liaison between management students and the
firms relevant to their career choices. I therefore founded the SMA, which addressed this need by means of
academic learning seminars, recruiting sessions and social events. In creating this organization I designed the logos,
stationary and the Website, which I also maintained. In addition to these activities, as President of SMA I developed
a mentor program as well as the first Business Formal for my campus. I also had a role in organizing and leading
the weekend U of T Business Frosh event for which I was also the chief designer of the logos, graphics and

Senior Promotions Director, ActivYouth, University of Toronto. 2002 – 2003

ActivYouth was a segment in a major, reoccurring, week-long event for the University, in which my role involved
designing the marketing strategy, advertisements and communicating them through various forms of media.

2nd Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do 1989 - Present

Tae Kwon Do has been a substantial part of my life, which has included being an active competitor as one of four
people on the Ontario team for Canada. Additionally, I also take part in teaching children and adults, as well as
coaching and refereeing competitions.

Coach of the Ontario Special Olympics 1998 - 2001

As a volunteer for the Special Olympics basketball, softball and golf teams, I coached the team practices and
competitions for mentally challenged children and young adults.

Studied in Tokyo, Japan 1995 - 1996

While in high school I spent nearly a year in Japan studying at an equivalent Japanese school learning their teaching
methodology, language and culture. This included taking my required subjects in Japanese as well as other
traditional courses such as calligraphy and Japanese tea ceremony class.

Member of the Golden Key International Honours Society 2001 - 2003

In 2001, I was invited to join the Golden Key International Honours Society for achieving grades within the top
fifteen percent of my faculty.

Profile and Skill Set

• Strong decision maker • Well organised and resourceful

• Skilled and diverse communicator • Self motivated
• Innovative and analytical thinker • Work well under pressure
• Adept at multi tasking, time management • Outstanding presentation skills
• Independent worker or team player • Willing and able to learn new software packages

Computer Skills
Windows and Macintosh OS
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Frontpage)
IBM Rational Rose Software
SPSS (Statistical and Analytical software)
Adobe (Photoshop, Elements, Illustrator)
Quark Express


* References available upon request

Kwabena Owusu-Boateng

Address 32 Vanner Point Date of birth 18 May 1976

4 Wick Road Sex Male
London E9 5AX Nationality Ghanaian
Phone 07984853592
Email kowusub@yahoo.com


London School of Economics and Political Science 2003 - 2004

MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems

Courses include: Information Systems Management, Technology and

Innovation Management, IT and Development

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) 1997 - 2001

Kumasi, Ghana.
BSc Electrical/Electronic Engineering: 1st Class.

Opoku Ware Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana 1993 - 1995

3 A Levels Physics A, Chemistry A, Mathematics B

T. I. Ahmadiyya Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana

GCE O Levels 8 subjects including Maths 1, Economics 1, English 2 1990 - 1993
(grading 1 – 9, where 1 is highest)


Scancom Ghana Limited 2002 - 2003

Engineer Trainee
Responsibilities included
• playing a key role in expanding the telecommunications network by installing,
configuring and commissioning network equipments at cell sites
• maintaining a problem-free transmission network by properly monitoring the
telecommunications network
• keeping accurate computerised records of network performance for easy identification of
problematic links
• properly supervising jobs assigned to technicians and giving report to operations
• conducting series of tests for accurate identification of faulty equipments
Peters Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana 1995 - 1997
Mathematics Teacher
Achievements included
• developed good teacher-student relationship while teaching various classes of junior high
school students
• evaluated and kept proper records of student performance by conducting exams
• identified below average students and organised extra tuition for them
• organised sports and quiz competitions for students to develop their drive for success
• developed a winning attitude in students by delivering motivational speeches

New Asafo Junior Secondary School, Kumasi, Ghana 1995 - 1996

Mathematics and Science Teacher
Achievements included
• taught students to have a good foundation in Mathematics and Science
• coordinated with other teachers to organise extra classes for students
• liased with parents to realize maximum potential of students
• assisted the sports teacher to train the football team that won silver in 1996


2003 Graduate Merit Award by LSE
2001 Dean’s Award for High Academic Performance at KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana
2001 Scholarship from Scancom (Ghana) Limited for academic excellence
1995 First in the Ashanti Regional Advanced Level Mathematics Quiz organised by the
Mathematics Association of Ghana (MAG).
1993 First in the Ashanti Regional Ordinary Level Mathematics Quiz
organised by MAG.


Republic Hall Representative for Ghana Methodist Students’ Union at KNUST
Skills gained - working in a team
- seeing to the welfare of Hall members
- planning and organizing Union activities
- collection of membership dues
Volunteer teacher at the Great Hall Sunday School, KNUST.
Keen on watching and participating in a number of sports, especially football


Dr Stephen Smithson Mr. Somenath Gangopadhyay

Department of Information Systems Operations Manager
London School of Economics and Political Science Scancom Ghana Limited
Houghton Street 41A Graphic Road
London WC2A 2AE P. O. Box 281
Trade Fair, LA
Accra, Ghana.
2003 – 2004 The London School of Economics and Political Science
ƒ Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems MSc

1999 – 2002 The University of Nottingham

ƒ Computer Science, 2.1 BSc (Hons)

1995 – 1997 Tiffin School, Kingston

ƒ A-Level Biology (b), Chemistry (b), Mathematics (b)
ƒ GCSE 5 A’s, 3 B’s, 2 C’s

10/2002 – 10/2003 Thames Water, London
Customer Side Leakage Coordinator
ƒ Managing the daily operations of a team of technicians.
ƒ Handle customer enquiries.
ƒ General administration

10/2003 – LSE Student Tutor
ƒ Help inner city secondary school pupils with their academic work and raise school pupils
achievement and aspirations.
ƒ Provide support for teachers.

2000 – 2002 Nightline Volunteer

ƒ Providing confidential listening support and information to callers through the night.

2000 – 2002 Story Club Volunteer

ƒ Help children aged between 7-10 with their reading skills after school

2001 – 2002 Week One Executive Committee
Intersite Coordinator
ƒ The team of 9 was responsible for the organisation and overseeing of the freshers week
events and entertainment for 6000 students, and managing 120 representatives.
ƒ Personally responsible for the representation and daily transport of 1200 students.
Organising parties in the 9 satellite sites spread over Nottinghamshire.
ƒ We doubled the target profit set by the students union to create £15,000, whilst
maintaining low prices and achieving a highly enjoyable and safe week.
ƒ Unprecedented equal access to event for students residing within accommodation under
my jurisdiction.

2001 – 2002 Nightline Committee

Publicity Officer
ƒ The committee of 10 ran a service of 100 volunteers, I was personally responsible for the
advertising and promotion of the service.
ƒ I enacted a complete rebranding of the organisation leading to a dramatic increase in the
calls received and a reduction in the number of calls abusing the service.

2000 – 2001 Week One Representative 2000 – 2002 Nightline Trainer

1997 – 1999 Student Council 1997 – 1999 Sixth Form Committee

Photography and web site design. Avid Reader, particularly periodicals and literature.
75 Clarence Gate Gardens
Glentworth Street
Phone: 02072629979
Fax: N/A
E-mail: a.n.pericleous@lse.ac.uk

Alexander Pericleous
Objective Given my background in the economics and finance field, as well as a strong
interest in IT, I will be aiming at assisting corporations with complex business
processes, offering clients high value-adding services. Since I am looking at a
fairly wide range of potential jobs, I am highly flexible concerning the industry
and domain I work in.

Personal Information Nationality: British

Date of Birth: 02/06/1982

Academic History 15/09/2000 – 15/06/2003

Brunel University - BSc in Economics and Finance – Upper 2:1 degree awarded.

01/10/2003 – 01/09/2004

London School of Economics and Political Science – MSc in Analysis,

Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS).

Expected in September 2004.

Work experience 06/2000 – 09/2000 Theophanides Eye World Nicosia, Cyprus

Worked as a trainee worker, mainly observing everyday activities, and
familiarising myself with the computer system being used. Also aided
with activities such as inventory checks, stock refreshment and sales analysis.

06/2001 – 09/2001 Theophanides Eye World Nicosia/Agia Napa,


IT Analyst

I worked within the IS department, and assisted specifically with the

implementation of a new IT application for sales & inventory management. My
role involved assisting with the deployment of the system, including
installations and desktop rollout. Once the system was live I was involved with
user training and ongoing support.

Skills Windows XP, 2000: Fluent knowledge.

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Outlook Express: Fluent

IBM Rational Rose Software: General Knowledge

Microfit 4.0 Statistical Analysis: General Knowledge

Languages English: Fluent, Greek (modern): Fluent

Interests and activities Enjoy most sports, mainly football and basketball, playing as much as possible.
During my final year at school, I was the school’s football team captain. I
helped our manager get sponsorship from NOKIA, and assisted with organising
the team’s participation in the EMAC tournament in Italy. During University I
was a member of the football team. It involved regular training sessions and
playing at university-wide tournaments across the UK. I also enjoy going to the
cinema, theatre, as well as reading books of differing genres.

References References available on request.

Isabel Cristina Ravell
98 Hatherley Court ▪ Hatherley Grove ▪ London W2 5RF
(020) 79850922 ▪ (077) 30681015 ▪ i.c.ravell@lse.ac.uk


London School of Economics and Political Science London, UK 2003-2004

ƒ MSc New Media Information and Society.

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello Caracas, Venezuela 1996-2002

ƒ B.A., Sociology
ƒ High honours thesis: “Local e-government and civic engagement” (under review for publication).
ƒ Part of the Harvard National Model UN Venezuelan delegation.
ƒ Excellency Award for extracurricular performance.
ƒ Admitted and enrolled in the Honours Cathedra.

Pine Manor College Boston, USA 1995-1996

ƒ Communication Studies, including: Radio and TV Production, Mass Communication and Sociology.


2002-2003 Effective Marketing

Caracas, Venezuela
Cofounder / Project Manager
ƒ Conceptualize and manage the implementation of web marketing projects for diverse clients.
ƒ Capture new clients.
ƒ Managed to work as successful entrepreneur.
ƒ Assessed organization such as Globovision and Producciones Emporio on their web marketing strategies.

2001-2002 Terra Networks Venezuela, part of Terra Lycos Organization

Caracas Venezuela
Terra Consulting Manager
ƒ Work on the concept and design of the Department.
ƒ Manage a four people team (web designers and programmers).
ƒ Develop integral web solutions for diverse clients.
ƒ Create strategies for client capture.
ƒ Develop and maintain client relationships.
ƒ Report directly to the CEO.
ƒ Generated new and important clients such as Empresas Polar, Evenpro and Coposa.
ƒ The Terra Consulting Team won the award for Best Marketing Project in the Terra –Lycos Hispanic
Conference, Rio de Janeiro, 2002.
ƒ Terra Consulting became the second most important area of revenue for the Terra – Lycos Venezuela after

2000-2001 Terra Networks Venezuela, part of Terra Lycos Organization

Caracas, Venezuela
Producer of Terra Education Section
ƒ Conceptualize the education section of Terra Venezuela.
ƒ Produce and published the content of the section.
ƒ Conceptualize and implemented web based promotions in order to increase the traffic of the section.
ƒ Maintain communication with similar sections of other country’s Terras.
1997-2000 Fe y Alegria, Latin Americas’ first public service educational organization.
Caracas, Venezuela
Public Affairs Assistant
ƒ Assist the work of the Public Affairs Manager.
ƒ Assist the work of the Webmaster.
ƒ Manage small public affair projects.
ƒ Handle various interorganizational relations.
ƒ Design and manage diverse donation campaigns.


Fluent English, Native Spanish, Intermediate French.

Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft Project
Microsoft Visio
HTLM (Basic)
Six Sigma


ƒ Six Sigma: A Methodology for Total Quality Management, Terra Networks, Miami, 2002
ƒ E-learning Semminar, Tecadi, Caracas, 2001

Work Permit Holder

References available upon request

740 Dry Creek Road - Monterey, California 93940 U.S.A - PHONE (831) 277 8765


Five years management experience as founder and president of new media venture,
ReelMind, Inc. Four years experience as new media consultant, analyst and author
specializing in digital media, handheld computing and interactive media technologies.
Four years experience analyzing and executing new media business development
strategies for high-tech startups, not-for-profit organizations and academic institutions. .


2002 - Present Kagan Research LLC Carmel, CA

New Media Analyst & Consultant

Authored newsletters, white papers and business development reports analyzing new
media business models, the future of digital media delivery/exhibition, digital archive
repurposing and streaming media implementation for media and entertainment firms.

Co-authored projection-centric databooks including: The Future of the Music Industry,

The Future of Streaming Media, Broadband Data 2002, Digital Rights Management, and
Advertising Forecast 2004.

Consulting clients include Microsoft, Canadian Broadcast Corp. and TV-Asahi.

2000 - 2002 Independent Consultant Monterey, CA

Internet Strategies, Streaming Media and Handheld Computing Specialist

Analyzed new media opportunities, drafted business development reports, developed

business expansion models and executed streaming media initiatives for clients including
US Naval Postgraduate School, Crop Circle Studios and FluxNetwork, Inc.

FluxNetwork project involved conceiving and orchestrating the field deployment of 500
wireless-enabled PDA computers to film directors and elite media and entertainment
business leaders during the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. Deployment illustrated mobile
film delivery/exhibition opportunities by successfully distributing daily batches of short
films from 2002 Sundance Film Festival to PDAs via wireless broadband connections.

Project required six-months of development. Participants included Microsoft, Hewlett

Packard, Symbol Technologies, FluxNetwork, Inc and the Sundance Institute.

1998 - 2004 ReelMind, Inc. Monterey, CA

Founder and President

Created corporation, secured funding, hired all personnel, negotiated over 25 strategic
alliances while managing the technical design and production of thoroughly dynamic
database-driven website, www.reelmind.com. Researched and implemented diverse
brand management/marketing strategies maximizing viral marketing potential.
Considered a first-mover organization, ReelMind, Inc. revolutionized new media
marketing options for filmmakers, animators and musicians. ReelMind, Inc. currently
serves over 3,000 media producers from 40+ countries providing efficient marketing
solutions through streaming media enabled micro-websites.

1998 - 2003 Not-for-Profit Organizations and Academic Institutions

Lecturer and Advisor

Lectured to students and consulted with department heads at Stanford University,

California Institute of the Arts, San Francisco Film Arts Foundation and Cogswell
College on topics including: new media exhibition/delivery, P2P networks and electronic
media course curriculums.


2000 IBM "Entrepreneurial Spirit" Award

Second Place Winner

$10,000 cash award for leadership, new media innovation and entrepreneurial savvy.


Traveled extensively throughout Europe, Russia, Mongolia, China, the Middle East,
Central Asia, South Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Peru.


2003 – 2004 The London School of Economics London, UK

MSc: New Media Information & Society (Research Track)

Scheduled to complete degree requirements August 2004

1994-1998 The Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO

BA: English: Film Studies
30 Inwen Court • Grinstead Rd • London • Se8 5Bh
Phone-07780615426 •
E-mail - o.saad@lse.ac.uk


I am a highly motivated individual seeking the opportunity to progress in Information

Technology Management coupled with finance. A career that would give me front-line exposure
to the technological advances made, and allowing me to contribute to its immense
development. I possess the aptitude, discipline and perseverance to sustain the motivation and
drive needed to succeed in my chosen career.

• Eligible to work in the UK

• Age: 28


MSc Analysis, Design & Management Of Information Systems

Current London School of Economics

BSc Business Information Systems

2.1 Hons University of North London


Aug 2002 Compass Group (SSP) - Executive Control Support

- to date
Financial Control Procedures thus supporting Operational managers to ensure
that they achieve targets exceeding £70million through technological support.
This involves analysing user requirements, procedures, and problems to
automate processing or to improve existing computer system.

Some of the several projects I have been involved with are:

• Rostima : Automated Rostering/Scheduling software
• Pay Roll : Online Labour Management
• SAP : Assisting in implementation and Training

Through these projects, I have developed several capabilities such as business

skills, team work skills, and trainer skills, also technical and managerial skills.

April 2000 Electronic Systems 2000 - Webmaster

- Jul 2002
Manage and support staff , in maintaining the smooth running of our systems
which include upgrading, trouble shooting and purchasing of hardware.
I also worked as part of the development team, developing and updating Data
driven sites.
Successfully negotiated and Implemented an Intranet system for the Sierra Leone
Port Authority.
Portsmouth Hospitals - St Mary’s and Queen Alexander
Feb 2000
- April 2000 Worked as part of the support team logging calls using Royal Blue Software.
Trouble shooting remotely using Dameware.
Adding Computers and printers to the network (107 servers and over 2000
Repairing and maintaining desktops and Laptops.

Sept 1999 Moving Web Pages - Web Developer

- Feb 2000
Developing and updating Data driven sites, Image manipulation, Database
development and ASP programming

Apr 1998 Simply Computer – Support Assistant

- Sept 1999 Telephone support, helping customers to resolve hardware and software
Assembled desktops to specification.


Technical Skills: System Analysis (DSDM, IEM, JSP, SSADM etc), Web
Development, Human Computer Interaction, Hardware Installations, Upgrading,
troubleshooting, VB6, Pascal, Databases (Access, Sql, some Oracle), SAP.

Software Package: Royal Blue, Dameware, Macromedia Ultradev, Macromedia

Fireworks, Macromedia Flash, Dhtml Menu Builder, Visual basic, Visio 2000,
FoxPro, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Windows XP/ 2000/ NT/
millenium/98/95, Linux.


Arabic: Fluent
African languages: Fluent (Spoken in Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone)
Spanish: Basic


I enjoy playing football, volley ball, and basket ball. I also enjoy socialising in cafes;
especially one with delicious cakes or pastries, and also fussy about coffee.
Technological gadgets are another favourite which I constantly have to justify to my
girlfriend why I need them.


Professor Ian Angell Roger Worrel

London School of Economics Select Service Partners
Houghton Street (Room U303) Director of Finance
London WC2A 2AE 166 High Holborn
London WC1V 6TT
Mobina Salahuddin
4E Mount Park Road ▪ London ▪ W5 2RP ▪ United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208-991-2654 / Mobile: +44 (0) 7969-489-768
Email: mobina1@hotmail.com

Determined and motivated individual with key skills required in today’s competitive

Date of Birth: 25th January, 1978

Nationality: Pakistani, Green Card Holder; work permit not required for USA


London School of 2003 - 2004

Economics (LSE) MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
London, U.K.

University of Surrey 1997 – 2001

Guildford, U.K. BSc. (Hons.) Computing and Information Technology 2:1

St. Georges School 1995 – 1997

Ascot, U.K. A-Levels

Continental School 1993 – 1995

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12 IGCSE’s


Connect2Web • Established and structured the base office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Marketing Manager • Implemented and maintained the office network, hardware, software
July 2001– July 2002 and email accounts.
• Initiated meetings with potential clients, carried out initial business
analysis, consultation, recommended requirements and produced
client demos (web development).
• Performed statistical analysis for marketing research client.
• Marketed company’s products; designed targeted marketing
strategies strategies.
• Reported and coordinated closely with Head Office in London, UK.


St. James’s Place • Practical introduction to Private Financial Services Sector, in particular
Partnership Inheritance Tax Planning
Intern • Maintain confidential database of client information in order to
June 2004 - present personalise financial tools
• Under direct management of Senior Partner

Ann Taylor • Deal with client issues, concerns and questions

Sales Associate • Help organise and manage store day to day running
Sept 2002 –Sept 2003

Connect2web • Revised, transformed and coordinated existing company website to

Intern correspond with company’s growth.
Sept 2000 – June 2001 • Marketed company website to match competitors with the aid of web
• Practical introduction to networking applications, functionality and
• Developed dynamic database website to increase marketing of
company for Final Year Project (University of Surrey).
• Worked closely with Technical Director and Managing Director.

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Software / Languages C, PASCAL, HTML, OCCAM, SPSS, SPLUS, All MS Office Applications,
Fireworks, Dreamweaver (Web Development), MS SQL, MS Visual Basic,
SNAP, Photoshop, Navigator, Cashbook

A.I. / Modelling &


Operating System Windows 95/98/2000/XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000 Advanced Server,


LSE • Elected Information Society Vice President

IS Society V-President • Organise social, academic and career events for society
2003- present • Represent member issues and views to staff

University of Surrey • Elected Course Representative for class

Course Representative • Spokesperson and liaison between students and staff
1998 – 2001 • Coordinated agreed changes to curriculum or activities

Frimley Park Hospital • Monitored patients in the intensive care unit

Voluntary Work • Improved patient hygiene conditions
January 1997 – June 1997 • Reported patient concerns to relevant staff members
• Cared for and listened to patients in need of time and company

Young Enterprise 1997 • Managing Director of School Young Enterprise Company

Continental School • Head of House (One of four in entire school)

Sports • Founded school Girl’s Volleyball, Basketball and Softball teams
1993 – 1995 • Captain of Volleyball, Basketball and Softball Teams


Continental School • Elected on the Board of Student Counsellors.

1993 – 1995 • Elected Best All Rounder in class
• Elected Most Intellectual in class
• Awarded “Dedication to School Life Award”
• Elected one of two candidates for ECIS Award on International

Junior Olympic Games • Participated in the Junior Olympics and achieved 2 Gold and 4 Bronze
Medals in swimming.

English Fluent
Urdu Fluent
Arabic Conversational

Dr. Steve Smithson Ruth Cary Elwes
Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Senior Partner
Systems St. James’s Place Partnership
London School of Economics and Political Science York House, 23 Kingsway
Houghton Street London WC2B 6UJ
London WC2A, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 7647 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7333 1900
Email: s.smithson@lse.ac.uk Email: ruth.caryelwes@sjpp.co.uk

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Full Name: Spyridon Samonas
Date of Birth: December 5 1981
E-mail: s.samonas@lse.ac.uk
Nationality: Greek (Hellenic – EU)
Address: Carr-Saunders Hall 38, Patron Street
18-24 Fitzroy Street 184 51
London, W1T 4BN Nikea, Piraeus
England Greece
Telephone Numbers : 07966312523 (Mobile)
08700366666 Ext. 5634 (LSE Hall of Residence)

1993 – 1996 High School
Overall mark 19.5 out of a total of 20
1996 – 1999 Lyceum
Overall mark 19.42 out of a total of 20
1999 – 2003 University of Piraeus, BSc in Economics
Overall mark 8.57 out of 10
2003 – present London School of Economics, MSc in Analysis,
Design and Management of Information
Systems (ADMIS)

English Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (1996),
TOEFL (2003)
French DELF level
Scholarships & Awards
1994 – 1999 Ministry of Education awards for excellence in
Secondary Education
1999 – 2003 University of Piraeus awards and prizes for
academic excellence (top 3% of students)
1999 – 2003
State Scholarships Foundation awards and prizes
for academic excellence (top 3% of students)
2003 – 2004
Bodossaki Foundation Graduate Scholarship
Computer Skills Over four years’ working knowledge of
Microsoft Windows and Windows–based
programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
and Access

Work Experience
2000 – 2003 Secretarial assistant at the scientific Journal of
the University of Piraeus “Spoudai”

Leisure Interests
Sports Football, basketball, volleyball, billiards, chess
Entertainment Music, cinema, PC games

Antonios Panayotopoulos Dr. Yannis Pollalis
Professor Emeritus Senior Lecturer
Department of Informatics Department of Economics
University of Piraeus University of Piraeus
80, Karaoli & Dimitriou Street, Piraeus 80, Karaoli & Dimitriou Street, Piraeus
185 34 185 34
+30 210 414 2313 +30 210 414 2353
antonios@unipi.gr yannis@unipi.gr
PHONE +44 (0) 7970 297 272 • E-MAIL K.SETH@LSE.AC.UK



2003 – Present (to be completed by Sept 2004)

London School of Economics, London

MSc (Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems)

„ Undertaking a dissertation on the “Integration of International Security Standards within Organisations.”

2001 – 2003

University of Western Sydney, Sydney

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) - Awarded Distinction and placed in the Dean’s Merit list
„ Undertook a dissertation on the “Integration of 3G Communication Technology by Multi National Companies in
developing countries.”

1998 – 2000

University of Western Sydney, Sydney

Bachelor’s in Communication and Computing

1994 – 1996

St. Xavier’s College, Bombay

HSC (A-Level) - Awarded first class

1982 – 1994

Bombay Scottish School, Bombay

ICSE (O-Level) - Awarded first class


February 2001 – July 2003

University of Western Sydney, Sydney

Associate Lecturer and Tutor - School of Computing and Information Technology

• Faculty member of School of Computing and Information Technology. Involved in development and presentation of
Information Technology subjects: Creating and Managing Web Sites, Software Interface Design, Computer
Applications, Desktop Publishing, Introduction to Information Technology. Assisted in administration management
and co-ordination in the department.
• Taught computer languages: Java, Standard Query Language, Delphi, Knowledge Based Systems, HTML and UNIX.
Also taught subjects using software applications like Dreamweaver and Flash.
• In-depth understanding on the process of learning development. Engaged in development and execution of different
learning models. This included a collaboration of principles of distance education with interpersonal communication.
• Understanding the key dynamics and trends of Information Technology for training. Particular focus on electronic
commerce, software interface design, development and operation of software applications and virtual organisations.
PHONE +44 (0) 7970 297 272 • E-MAIL K.SETH@LSE.AC.UK

December 1999 – February 2000

AFL Limited, Bombay (Indian associate of DHL Worldwide)

Summer Internship, IT Department

ƒ Designed and implemented software for response form used for customer feedback.
ƒ Studied the company’s website for electronic commerce from a user perspective. Redesigned a new prototype site.

December 1998 - February 1999

HDFC Bank Limited, Bombay (Indian affiliate of Chase Manhattan)

Summer Internship, Sales & Marketing

ƒ Designed and implemented a customer response system for networked branches around the country.
ƒ Worked on a training model for expansion of retail and service operations.

June 1996 – December 1997

APW President Systems Limited, Bombay (Joint venture with APW Group of USA)
Executive in Marketing Information Systems, IT Department
• Assisted in the marketing communication program for the Datacom and Telecom customer segments. Coordinated
work on internet related activities incorporating Web-based communication through customer databases and
interactive product web-pages.
• Designed and created corporate brochures, product sheets, advertising campaigns and trade shows.

• Vice-President, University Social Club, Sydney 2000 • Vice-Captain of Bombay Scottish School
• Secretary, University Social Club, Sydney 1999 • Office bearer for Rotaract Club of Bombay for three
• Treasurer, University Social Club, Sydney 1998 years
• Volunteer work at Mother Theresa’s ‘Home for the

Skills and Awards Interests and Hobbies
• Fluent in English and Hindi • Travelled extensively in Asia, Europe and Australia
• Invited to present a seminar on “Advanced Computing • Represented university at basketball and netball
and its Application to Business” to manufacturers from • Represented university, school and clubs at tennis
Western Sydney
• Positioned on Dean’s Merit List
• Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
for academic excellence

Date of Birth: 24 December 1978
Nationality : Australian
Pavlos Symeou BSc, MSc candidate

Studies Dept. of Information Systems Home Address 98 Makarios Avenue

Address London School of Economics 7102 Aradhippou
and Political Science Cyprus
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Tel 0044(0)7957940964 Tel +357-24-530618

E-mail P.Symeou@lse.ac.uk E-mail pavlos_symeou@msn.com


2003 to date MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS),
Dept. of Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science
2003 BSc in Management-Marketing, Dept. of Public and Business Administration,
University of Cyprus


Realisation of the role of information technology in modern organisations and the applicability of
Management of Information Systems in e-commerce. Information systems development and systems


Summer 2003 Research assistant, Dept. of Public and Business Administration,

University of Cyprus
Summers Coordinator of a group of men for the loading and unloading of baggage on airplanes,
2000-2002 Civil Aviation, Larnaca Airport
Summer 1996 Book keeping and secretarial position, George Kaimakliotis Accountancy
Summer 1995 Secretarial position and communication with customers, Costas and Zack Realty
Summers Seasonal employment, Larnaca wholesale market


Symeou, P. “Customer loyalty in the e-market: development of a theoretical framework and empirical
exploration”, European Journal of Marketing (Under review)

Symeou, P. “The role of unions in the Civil Aviation environment”, Man and Development, Cyprus
Organisation of Human Resource Management, December 2003


2003 First rank in Marketing concentration in the Dept. of Public and Business Administration,
University of Cyprus – Middle East Research Centre Award, 1999-2003
2003 First award for the best dissertation in subjects concerning business administration,
Laiki Bank Award in memory of Zenonas Severis, 2003
2003 Award by the Research Promotion Institution concerning the programme: “Research Contest
for Undergraduate Students 2002-2003”

2003 to date Students’ representative in the Council of Academics of the Dept. of Information Systems,
London School of Economics and Political Science
2003 to date Member of the basketball team of the London School of Economics and Political Science
1990 to date Member of the Philharmonic Band of Omonoia Aradhippou Cultural Group (clarinet)
2002-2003 Students’ representative in the Council of Academics of the Dept. of Public and
Business Administration, University of Cyprus
2002-2003 Students’ representative in the University’s Student Council, University of Cyprus
2002, 2003 Coordinator and active member in the student group organised for raising money for people
with sight problems
2002-2003 Member of the professional basketball team of “Olympos Aglantzias”
1999-2003 Member of the basketball team of the University of Cyprus
2002 Participated in the European Universities Basketball Championship as a member of the
University of Cyprus basketball team, that took part in Slovenia
1997,2002 Participated in the International Festival of Music in Greece, as a member of the
Philharmonic Band of Omonoia Aradhippou Cultural Group
1998-2001 One of the founders and active members of the cultural music orchestra “Aradhippou”
1998-1999 Member of the National Guard Military Band
1999 Participated in the traditional music contest organised by the Archdiocese of N. America in


Leadership Extensive skills in leadership through my service in the army, work at the Civil Aviation and in
group work at the University and in addition as a students’ representative.
Team Experience of working within a team during my army service, whilst working at the Civil
working Aviation and during my studies and also at the position of research assistant at the University
of Cyprus.
Problem Ability in finding quick and practical solutions under pressure to a variety of problems
Solver especially valuable in my work at the airport and in Information Systems Development
Comm/cation Developed through my service in the army to communicate with senior officers and soldiers as
skills well as a constant contact with the public and other colleagues during my work, and studies.
Training I have been assigned to train recruits in the army (classes of up to 30 people)

Languages Native Greek; Fluent English; Basic French

PC Literate Operating Systems MS-DOS, Windows 95, 2000, XP

Programming C
Word Processing Microsoft Word 2000, XP,
Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel 2000, XP
Database Design Microsoft Access 2000, XP
Presentations Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, XP
Electronic mail Microsoft Outlook XP,
Outlook Express 6
Web design Microsoft Front Page XP,
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
Graphic design Macromedia Fireworks MX
Flash MX
Animation Shop 3
Statistic packages SPSS 10, 11
System Design Rational Rose Enterprise Edition

Other Internet
Scientific Workplace
Kawin Tangudtaisak
24 Sumner Street
London, SE1 9JA
United Kingdom

Education London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (September 2004)
MSc, Analysis, Design, and Management of Information Systems
• Relevant Coursework: Interorganizational Information Systems, Information Systems,
Information Systems Management, Systems Development, Global Consequences of
Information Technology, Information Technology: Issues and Skills

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA (June 2003)

BA, Economics, GPA: 3.7/4.0
• Relevant Coursework: Business Strategy, Marketing, International Trade, Labor Economics,
Money and the Arts, Econometrics, Macro/Microeconomics
BS, Computer Engineering, GPA: 3.0/4.0
• Relevant Coursework: Advanced Microprocessor Design, High Speed Digital Design,
Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Computational Methods,
Probability and Stochastic Processes, Data Compression, Logic Design

Work Experience BNP Paribas Peregrine, Bangkok, Thailand (Summer 2003)

Summer Investment Analyst
• Researched and assessed the business performance of firms listed on the Stock Exchange
of Thailand
• Produced reports on general economic trends in Thailand and created models to forecast the
competitiveness of firms within specific market sectors (automobile and telecom)
• Gained more insight on the operational and managerial effectiveness of different firms by
attending several analysts’ meetings and taking company visits

Bualuang Securities, Bangkok, Thailand (Winter 2002)

Research Analyst (Internship)
• Analyzed the performance of companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand via
technical analyses
• Worked closely with the sales team in advising investors with investment opportunities

PricewaterhouseCoopers (GRMS), Bangkok, Thailand (Summer 2001)

Summer Business Associate, Technology Risk Services
• Developed and implemented a security policy and a security architecture system for a
commercial bank in Thailand
• Reviewed, documented, and assessed risks associated with the bank’s security systems and
• Tested different intrusion detection software for compatibility and vulnerability issues

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bangkok, Thailand (Summer 2000)

IT and Business Solutions Intern
• Designed and developed an employee database management application using ASP and
SQL to facilitate 1,400 employees
• Introduced the benefits of the new application to high level executives, team leaders, and
company employees via training seminars

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bangkok, Thailand (Summer 1999)

IT and Business Solutions Intern
• Re-designed the company’s intranet Web page with a more appealing and intuitive layout
• Coached end users (100+ employees) in developing and maintaining department Web pages
using FrontPage and HTML

Computer Skills Operating Systems: DOS, Linux, Mac OS, Unix, Windows
Hardware: PC, Macintosh, SUN Sparcstation
Applications: Microsoft Office, Bloomberg Professional, FrontPage, Orcad, Matlab
Languages: Pascal, C, C++, Java, Assembly, ASP, SQL, HTML

Language Skills • Fluent in both English and Thai

• Basic Chinese and French

Activities and Interests • Member, LSE Business, Commerce, Finance, Tennis, and Thai Societies (2003-2004)
• Founding Member, Thai-American Student Association, UC Santa Cruz (2002-2003)
• Enjoy playing tennis (HS varsity team), skiing, jogging, drawing, and painting (Thai PM’s
youth awards in art for two years as a result of receiving medals for art competitions in Japan;
selected to create and exhibit an art piece for the Interscholastic Association of Southeast
Asian Schools)
Gustavo Taube
Permanent Address Sex: Male
Rua Urano, 381 apto 102 Nationality: Brazilian
Aclimacao Date of birth: 3rd December 1973
Sao Paulo – SP


2003-2004 London School of Economics (LSE) - London, UK

MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
1994-1999 Getulio Vargas College (FGV) - Sao Paulo, Brazil
BA in Business Administration
1993-1997 Sao Paulo University (USP) - Sao Paulo, Brazil
BA in Mechanic and Electronic Engineering
1998 Vienna Business School - Vienna, Austria
1 year exchange program

Work Experience

2000 - 2002 A.T. Kearney Management Consulting – Senior Business Analyst

Sao Paulo, Campinas and Rio de Janeiro – Brazil;
Buenos Aires – Argentina
2001-2002 Inventory Management project at large national Pulp and Paper company
(Sao Paulo; Campinas)
• Evaluated and developed new inventory management strategy for
company’s 35 Distribution Centres
• Evaluated and developed new inventory management strategy for
company’s 6 Distribution centres abroad (Europe and USA)
• Responsible for leading IT team in developing inventory management
support application and implementing experimenting pilot in
company’s major Distribution Centre
2001 Development of new products for large multinational Telecommunications
company (Sao Paulo)
• Developed business plan for different telecommunication products
• Prepared detailed investment analysis
• Conducted interviews with managers and principals from different
company areas
2001 Development of performance indicators for Purchasing department of large
national Oil and Gas company (Rio de Janeiro)
• Conducted interviews with department managers
• Developed sensitive analysis model over company’s income statement
• Assessed and evaluated company’s annual expenditures
2000-2001 Strategic Sourcing project at large American Bank established in Brazil -
(Sao Paulo)
• Supported development of an electronic sourcing tool
• Led 3 separate buyers team
• Responsible for overall 30% cost reduction on analysed commodities
2000 Strategic Sourcing project at large multinational automotive company
(Sao Paulo; Buenos Aires)
• Led buyers team in Brazil and Argentina
• Implemented first South America online reverse auction
• Responsible for overall 15% cost reduction on analysed commodities
1998 United Nation Office – Purchasing Department Administrative
Support (internship) – Vienna, Austria
• Developed market research for new products
• Evaluated and created report about annual department expenses
• Responsible for Invoice management


Competent in the use of MS Office packages
Intermediary Knowledge of programming languages as Pascal, C++
and Delphi
Portuguese Native
English Fluent
German Fluent
Spanish Good reading and listening
Italian Basic Knowledge


Best High School Student Award 1992

Best Class Student Award (Business School) 1999


Swimming, playing tennis, travelling and movies

Bishnen Tisani – Technology Analyst
I am currently completing a Masters degree in Information Systems at the London
School of Economics and Political Science (Sep 2004). I have over five years working
experience in management consulting and systems development and am seeking to
apply experience and knowledge gained for an international organization.

Accenture (Government) – Analyst
Project: City of Cape Town (Ukuntinga) – South Africa (Jan 2003-August 2003)
Role: Local government data conversion and manipulation project for SAP implementation

• Municipality requirements co-ordination and translation into data requirements

• Liaising with local authorities and integrating diverse organisational and system
needs into enterprise application.
• Through intensive working hours successfully delivered working product on time.

ImagoQA – Senior Test Analyst

Project: Barclays Bank –United Kingdom (Jun 2001-Mar 2002)
Role: Functional and release integration testing for a major UK bank.

• Problem solving adapting test plans to accommodate overall functional strategy.

• Transformation of test conditions onto executable scripts.
• Mainframe data manipulation and queries.
• Post batch analysis linking with original requirements and production of risk analysis
and incident reports.

IQ Business Group – Senior Developer and Team Leader

Project: M-Net (Digital TV) – South Africa (Aug 2000-Apr 2001)
Building of internet sites and in-house Content Management system.
ƒ Development team leader – coordinated and managed development work stream and
contributed to overall project management of team.
• Designed database structure based on Entity Relational Database (ERD) methodology
and in-house developed methods for ease of retrieval and storage of data based on
user requirements.
• Designed and built content management system providing end users with a simple
interface for capture of daily updates to site.

Project: Developer – CorpCom (Advertising)– South Africa (Oct 1999 - Aug 2000)
Web based application development and business process analysis to build an in
house office management system:
• Initial scoping of the business requirements based on end user interviews and
management workshops.
• Generated the User Requirements Specification (URS) with GUI front end.
• Generated the Technical Systems Specification involving the structural design of the
database and the revised GUI design.
• Successfully developed the system; implemented it and on completion conducted the
user training.

m.b.tisani@lse.ac.uk; m) +44 779 304 9932 h) 020 7474 6093

Flat 11 Victoria Hall, 7 Wesley Avenue, London, E16 1SR
Project: Junior Business Analyst – Total (Oil) – (Jan 1999-Oct 1999)
Business process improvement project and IT audit and risk analysis projects as a
business analyst.
• Identified transactions to be purged or archived from main data storage
• Successfully developed project plan for re-structuring IT department which was
accepted and signed off by the business.

• (1994) Independent Examination Board Matriculation Certificate.
• (1995-1997) University of Cape Town –Bachelor of Commerce degree
(majors in Law and Information Systems).
• (1999) University of Cape Town –Honours in Information Systems (1st
Class Pass).
• (2003-2004) London School of Economics – MSc in Analysis, Design and
Management of Information Systems.

Technical Skills
• Formal Introduction to PowerBuilder –Sybase (Certificate1998)
• Advanced DataWindows in PowerBuilder –Sysbase (Certificate 1998)
• Principles of Application Development –Microsoft (Certificate 2000)
• Content Centre –Open Market (Certificate 2000)
• Management Training –Competitive Thinking Group (Certificate 2000)
• ISEB foundation skills in testing (Certificate 2001)
• Test Specification Techniques (2001)
• Structured Testing Techniques (2001)
• Test Director (2001)

General Experience
• Business requirements extraction (functional and non-functional).
• Workshop management and intermediation.
• User training.

• English
• Xhosa
• Afrikaans
• French (Advanced Beginner – currently in lessons)

m.b.tisani@lse.ac.uk; m) +44 779 304 9932 h) 020 7474 6093

Flat 11 Victoria Hall, 7 Wesley Avenue, London, E16 1SR
Bankside House
24 Sumner Street

Tsai, Chia-Ken SE1 9JA, London, UK


Personal Detail:
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: November 7th, 1980
Nationality: Taiwan, ROC

Educational Background
2003/10 – 2004/09 Msc in Analysis, Design, and Management of Information Systems
(expected) Department of Information Systems
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
1999/09 - 2003/06 B.M. in Information Management, GPA:3.86
Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Graduation Research Project

2002/06 – 2002/12 Development of an Intelligent Sport Information System:A Decision
Support System for Badminton Training

Work Experiences
2001/07 - 2001/10 Development of the Evaluation Management System for the Children
Information Promotion Center of the Computer Skills Foundation, Taipei,

Chinese (mother language), Taiwanese (mother language), English (TOEFL: 260)

Java, Visual Basic, ASP, PHP, Microsoft Office, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Flash,
PhotoImpact, PhotoShop

2002/12 First Place, Oral Test of Graduation Research Project, Department of
Information Management, Chang Gung University
2002/12 Second Place, Graduation Research Project Exhibition, Department of
Information Management, Chang Gung University
2002/06 Certificate of Scholars for Policyholders’ Children, Cathay Life Insurance
Co., Ltd, Taiwan
2002/03 First Place, Computer Graphics Competition, College of Management,
Chang Gung University
2002/02 Twelfth Place, Win By Entrepreneurship Work With Innovation and
Networking Competition, sponsored by the Industrial Bank of Taiwan
2000/12 Honorable Mention, Website Design Competition, Chang Gung
2000/03 First Place, English Spelling Competition, College of Management,
Chang Gung University

Extracurricular Activities
2003/10 – 2004/09 Member of Taiwanese Student Society, London School of Economics and
Political Science
2003/10 – 2004/09 Member of Information Systems Society, Department of Information
Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science
2002/09 – 2003/06 Vice-Chairman, Graduate Association, Chang Gung University
2002/09 – 2003/06 Graduate Representative, Department of Information Management,
Chang Gung University
2001/09 - 2002/06 Captain, Badminton Team, Department of Information Management,
Chang Gung University
2001/09 - 2002/01 Associate Class Representative, Department of Information
Management, Chang Gung University
2000/09 - 2001/01 Leader of the Communication Section, Association of Alumni from
Yen-ping High School, Chang Gung University
2000/09 - 2001/01 Leader of the Communication Section, Tennis Club, Chang Gung
2000/09 - 2001/01 Leader of the Communication Section, Badminton Club, Chang Gung
1999/09 - 2000/01 Class Leader of the Service Section, Department of Information
Management, Chang Gung University



Telephone (44) 777 903 5234
E-mail M.M.Wiehl@lse.ac.uk

Nationality German

Date of birth 30/10/1979


• Dates 2001-2002
• Name and address of employer Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Falkner Road, Farnham GU9 7DS, Surrey, U.K.
• Type of business or sector University Accommodation
• Occupation or position held Assistant Warden
• Main activities and responsibilities Acted as first line of referral and support for students on campus. Trained in First Aid, fire
evacuation, counseling, party stopping and negotiation. Assisted in providing a supportive, safe
but fun environment for the students!

• Dates 02.2001-02.2001
• Name and address of employer Zaltman Films, Shepperton Studios, London
• Type of business or sector Film Industry
• Occupation or position held Graphics Assistant
• Main activities and responsibilities Assisted the Graphic designer on the sets of the film Spy Game, creating graphics and printed
materials for the sets.

• Dates 09.2000-10.2000
• Name and address of employer www.mightymatch.com
• Type of business or sector Online Career agency
• Occupation or position held Data Processor
• Main activities and responsibilities Employed in the office to update the database. The work required extensive use of computer
skills in a fast paced deadline oriented environment.

• Dates 08.1999-01.2000
• Name and address of employer Printing Circles, Canada
• Type of business or sector Publishing
• Occupation or position held Graphic Designer
• Main activities and responsibilities Worked as a one-person team in charge of all pre-press productions for a print shop. Creating
artwork, business cards, logos, flyers, vinyl cutting, photographing paper plates, and preparing
files for separation.

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WIEHL, Manolita

• Dates 2003-2004 (present)

• Name and type of organisation London School of Economics, London, U.K.
• Title of qualification awarded MSc New Media, Information & Society
• Principal subjects/occupational An interdiciplinary academic degree that combines topics such as Information Systems, the
skills covered Knowledge Society, e-government, and Media Studies.

• Dates 2000-2002
• Name and type of organisation Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College, Farnham, U.K.
• Title of qualification awarded BA (Hons) 2:1 Graphic Design: Visual Communication
• Principal subjects/occupational A challenging and inspiring degree combining image making, typography, illustration, multimedia
skills covered and film in various design projects.

• Dates 1998-1999
• Name and type of organisation International Academy of Design, Toronto, Canada.
• Title of qualification awarded Diploma in Computer Graphics
• Principal subjects/occupational A fast paced vocational diploma. Concentrating on computer and creative skills and being able
skills covered to cope with the fast paced environment within the Advertising and Creative business.



• Reading skills Basic
• Writing skills Basic
• Verbal skills Good

• Reading skills Good
• Writing skills Good
• Verbal skills Good

SOCIAL SKILLS • TEAMWORK: I have worked as part of numerous sports teams and student organizations.
AND COMPETENCES • LEADERSHIP: I have taken on the role of leader in a number of creative projects and sports
teams, I was the President of my class as well as of the Student Council.
• COMMUNICATION: Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills gained from
living, working and studying in different cultures and countries.

ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS • While working for my University as well as leader of the Student Council, I organized
meetings between the students and staff depending on what kind of personal or academic
problem they were having.
• I have worked as part of a voluntary team taking care of medical, emotional and safety
situations that required immediate judgment, rational decisions, prioritizing, and

TECHNICAL AND CREATIVE Extremely competent on both Mac and PC platforms.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES Advanced: Illustrator, Photoshop and QuarkXpress.
Intermediate: Flash, Dreamweaver, Director, Dimentions, Premier, HTML, Word and Excel.

PERSONAL INTERESTS My hobbies include travelling and experiencing different cultures. In my free time I enjoy
painting, cooking, reading and playing sports such as squash, badminton, volleyball, windsurfing,
and bicycling.

All creative and design work can be viewed at http://www.manolitaw.co.uk

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WIEHL, Manolita
88 Lyncroft Mansions│ Lyncroft Gardens│ West Hampstead |London NW6 1JY
Phone: 0207 4358571│Mobile: 07879644917
Email: m.f.willmott@lse.ac.uk OR marcwillmott@hotmail.com
Nationality: South African, British & Australian |Date of Birth 07/06/1973

October 2003 – MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
October 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science, London, U.K.
• Systems Development UML Project - Distinction
• Competitive Advantage and Information Systems Essay - Distinction
• Nokia Innovation & Technology Case Study - Pending
• Systems Design in Context Project - A context-aware mobile phone
application - Pending
• Dissertation - ‘The Competitive Advantage of I.T. Management’ - Pending

March 1999 – Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE NT4)

June 1999 The Training Connection, Cape Town, South Africa
• TCP/IP and SQL 6.5 electives

February 1995 – Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management

December 1995 University of Cape Town Business School, Cape Town, South Africa
• Accounting, Strategy, Consumer Behaviour, and Marketing Research - 2.1

January 1992 – Bachelor of Social Science

December 1994 University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
• Economics, Industrial/Organisational Psychology Majors - 2.1 equivalent

December 1990 A-Level equivalent - Cape Senior Certificate

Diocesan College (Bishops), Cape Town, South Africa
• English, Afrikaans, Maths, Biology, Geography & Business Economics -
60-70% Aggregate
• Prefect and 1st Team Athletics, Swimming, Rugby & Water Polo
• Captain of House Rugby and Athletics

March 2000 – Technical Services Analyst, Standard Bank, London, UK
September 2003 • Managed server infrastructure rationalisation and Windows 2000 server
upgrade for 60+ servers
• Managed data server consolidation onto a Fibre SAN infrastructure
• Coordinated transition and consolidation of SQL servers to SQL 2000
• Managed implementation of new backup & data replication infrastructure
• Established SMS 2.0 infrastructure for asset inventory and software

November 1999 Contract Engineer, Unison, London, UK

– January 2000
• Coordinated NT4 Workstation deployment for 200+ desktops
• Coordinated Y2K audit and patching for 200+ desktops
September 1999 Contract Customer Engineer, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, London, UK
• Coordinated audit in preparation for Y2K transition

July 1999 – Contract Customer Engineer, Cable & Wireless, London, UK

August 1999 • Coordinated NT4 Workstation deployment for 200+ desktops

April 1998 – Contract EMU & Equities Analyst, Goldman Sachs, London, UK
January 1999
• Assisted Andersen Consultants in collating EMU feedback from GS’s
custodians and 3000 private clients globally for EMU systems transition
• Fail Management Reporting - informing institutional/private client desks
of failing equity trades and market exposures, investigating failing trades
and analyzing failing trades for exposure to high- risk counter-parties
• Processing daily HIC & COD client money requirements
• Calculation of GS’s inter-company funding and collateral requirements


January 2004 Parliamentary Researcher - LSE Parliamentary Internship for Lord Craig,
(ongoing) Convenor of the Crossbench Peers, House of Lords, London, UK
• Collating House of Lords statistics including attendance & contributions
• Produced summary report of findings
• Produced a brief explicating the strengths of the Crossbench contribution
to the House of Lords

March 2004 Registered Volunteer for the Starfish Aids Charity, South Africa
(ongoing) • Planning to raise money from my participation in the 2004 London

August 2003 London Triathlon 2003

• 4th out the water and finished 20th out of 380 competitors in my age group

January 2001 – London Cornish Rugby Club, Roehampton, London

February 2003 • Regular member of the 1st XV

January 1996 – Extensive travel around Australia

September 1997 • PADI Open Water and Advanced certifications
• One week’s work experience for John Singleton Advertising in Sydney


Computing MS Office Suites and MS Desktop and Server Operating Systems to registry
level; Prince 2 Project Management Methodology; UML and Rational Rose;
Some VBA and Visual Studio.NET experience

Languages English (native), Afrikaans (conversational)

Further references available on request

Address: 24 Sumner Street, London SE1 9JA ▫ Tel: +44(0)7906 926068
E-mail: p.s.ng@lse.ac.uk ▫ Webpage: www.geocities.com/riccardosaurus

The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
Master of Science in New Media, Information and Society 2003–present
• Administered under the new, privately-endowed Dixons Chair in New Media & the Internet
• Option: Global Financial System and Dissertation: The Effects of ICTs on International Financial Services
• The course has a very competitive acceptance rate (only 20 students accepted, one from each country)

The London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London External Programme)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance (2nd Class Honours – Upper Division) 1997-2000
• Due to my extraordinary effort and results, my picture and interview are featured in the Undergraduate
Prospectus of the University of London External Program (Years 2001, 2002 &2003)

The Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation’s Moscow State University for International Relations
Russian Language studies (Level 1 attained) 2002-2003
• Attended speeches by the Presidents of China & Indonesia, the US Secretary of State, and also raised a question
on energy issues with Lord Browne, President of British Petroleum

The University of Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations (UODLE)

Diploma in Computer Technology (Distinction) 1998-1999
• Project:Wrote a VisualBASIC algorithm to send internal BIOS clock data to a self-assembled Electronic Clock

Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Carlsbad, California, USA

Diploma in Gemmology 2001-2002

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (Summer School), USA

Social Psychology studies Summer 1999

Harvard University (Summer School), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Astronomy studies, Grade: A Summer 2001

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) Advanced Level Examinations 1996-1997
• Accounting (A), Economics (B), Law (C), Computing (C), General Paper (B)-taken in one examination sitting
• Computing project: Business Management IS programme written using QBASIC with Systems Documentation
• Gave a shared Valedictorian speech upon graduation at Sunway College, Sunway City, Malaysia

London International Model United Nations (U.K. Registered Charity No. 1096197) Nov. 2003 - Feb. 2004
Organising Committee & Secretariat (Administration, Speakers & International Recruitment, voluntary)
• The largest international student conference in London
• The conference is part of the U.K. government’s Millennium Volunteers (MV) initiative
• This was our best year ever with the record attendance of nearly 350 students from the U.K. and abroad
• We also managed to invite Lord McColl of Dulwich (Shadow Minister for Health) as a distinguished speaker
• I worked with an international group of students from the various colleges of the University of London

Supreme Gems Corporation, Los Angeles, California, USA October 2000-August 2002
Diamond Sales Executive (US Gem Shows Department, full-time)
• Handled the sales of jewellery especially loose diamonds in gem shows held weekly throughout the USA:
ASD/AMD Shows in the Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
The world’s biggest annual gem show in Tucson, Arizona (February/March)
The ‘Original’ Classic International Gem & Jewellery Show Inc. (www.intergem.net)
• Handled gem show sales accounts and managed personalised customer service in Los Angeles
• Worked under tremendous pressure and time constraints
(eg: flight schedule is very tight while a potentially big sale is in the process of being negotiated)
• Utilised IT while on the move (eg: recording sales on-site and transferring data onto the server)
• Dealt with a wide variety of customers and meeting their needs
• Entirely by my own effort, my biggest sale was a 2.5 Carat (G, SI1-EGL) diamond ring worth US$15,000 in
San Francisco, and my largest one-day sales totalled US$26,000 in Chicago
Address: 24 Sumner Street, London SE1 9JA ▫ Tel: +44(0)7906 926068
E-mail: p.s.ng@lse.ac.uk ▫ Webpage: www.geocities.com/riccardosaurus

The 2nd Global Knowledge Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 2000
Full-Time Volunteer
• International Information Technology conference organized by the World Bank (www.globalknowledge.org)
• Managed special excursions to various high-technology establishments
• Organised the excursions smoothly, on-time and without any problems
• Able to break down cross-cultural barriers in order get my message across to the participants, which included
Ministers of Science and Technology from other countries

The XVI British Commonwealth Games – Kuala Lumpur ’98, Malaysia September 1998
Full-Time Volunteer
• This was the first British Commonwealth Games held in Asia and attended by 70 countries
• Managed spectators seated in a section of the main sports stadium

Languages: English (fluent), Russian (intermediate), Mandarin (native), Chinese Dialects (fluent), Malay (fluent),
Japanese (conversational-Level 3 international examination attained), Indonesian (good)

Computer Hardware & Software

• Ability to assemble a personal computer from scratch and set up system programmes
• Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SPSS, Novell, VisualBASIC, QBASIC, E-mail & Internet research


eFinancialCareers Share Trading Game sponsored by the Banc of America Securities
• 5th position(1826 contestants including university students from Oxford,Cambridge,Harvard&Sorbonne,France)

Member of Mensa International (www.mensa.org)

Participant at the Moscow International Model United Nations 2003 April 2003
• Represented the Republic of Singapore in the General Assembly
• Enhanced my public speaking skills by criticizing, supporting and mustering votes for resolutions
• Represented the true foreign policy and national interests of the Republic of Singapore

Member of the Rotaract Club of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2000

• The youth wing of Rotary International - the community service, voluntary, Non-Governmental Organization

Participant in Raleigh International Trust activities, Malaysia 2000

• Raleigh International is a Youth Development Registered Charity (No: 1047653) in the U.K.
• Learnt wilderness survival skills, mountain climbing & jungle trekking

Youth Exchange Student of the Lions Club of Malaysia to South Africa December 1997 – January 1998
• Able to introduce and give a good impression of my country’s way of life as a goodwill ambassador

Journalist training workshop of The Star newspaper, Malaysia (www.thestar.com.my) November 1997
• I have learnt how to approach people tactfully,convey messages effectively, conduct interviews, & write articles

Member of the Omega Leo Club of Kuala Lumpur City Center, Malaysia 1996-1997
• The youth section of Lions International - the community service, voluntary Non-Governmental Organization
• Hosted Youth Exchange students from Japan

High School Exchange Student of the La Salle Schools of Malaysia to Japan November 1995
• Able to adapt to the Japanese culture and easily communicate across cultures

Chinese Regional studies (1-month) at Jiaying University, Meizhou City, Guangdong, China
• Improved my Chinese language ability and got to know the local Hakka culture better

Travelled on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok via Kazakhstan July-September 2003
• Wrote an article in Russian about my travels in my former university’s journal ‘Mezhdunarodnik’

Certified PADI Master Scuba Diver (US education accredited courses for undergraduate academic credits)
• I have learnt to pay attention to details and have faith in what I do, as scuba diving requires a lot of training

DATE OF BIRTH: 5TH November, 1975

NATIONALITY: Trinidadian



ROAD TOWN WHOLESALE TRADING LTD, Tortola British Virgin Islands

Project Analyst – ERP System Implementation Project May 02 to July 03

Documented all company business processes

Identified bottle-necks in processes and proposed possible resolutions
Assisted in preparation of project documentation
Assisted in ERP system implementation particularly heavy involvement in implementation of Point Of
Sale add-on in a Cash and Carry sales outlet

Buyer January to May 02

Assisted in planning purchases to match target market and sales based on budget projections
Coordinated purchasing of items on order to maximize gross profit
Negotiated best prices for quality and service with suppliers
Monitored trends in product movement
Maintained systems to check and evaluate shrink and dated inventory

K-MARK’S FOODS (1996) LTD., Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Senior Executive Assistant to Director of Operations September to November 01

Researched and analyzed supplier pricing to attain the most profitable supply choices
Analyzed divisional product offerings and made profitability assessments
Analyzed monthly shrink by division and recommended solutions based on market conditions
Developed and implemented product receiving procedures
Developed and implemented in-store inventory controls


Business Analyst October 00 to August 01

Negotiated supply chain improvements with a major US retail chain’s suppliers

Development documentation and knowledge transfer material for the client
Performed analysis to track resultant savings from the implemented supply chain improvements
Performed research and analysis to assist in responses to numerous Requests for Proposals (RFP) for
many Fortune 1000 companies


Business Decision Support – Consolidation Department Intern May to August 98

Prepared monthly staffing reports

Constructed and implemented an audit of CIGNA HealthCare’s travel and expense policies
Made recommendations based on the results of this audit
Attended a 3-week intensive course on Risk and Insurance and the industry practices

PHONE: 07879444041 – E-MAIL: M.O.WOODS@LSE.AC.UK



Finance Department - Data Analyst September to November 98

Complied a database to track dollars spent on dis-enrolled plan members and reclamation from former
members and providers
Created and maintained monthly utilization management databases and reports
Created adhoc reports and databases for medical economics department



Candidate for MSc. Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems
Expected Completion – September 2004

MOREHOUSE COLLEGE, Atlanta, GA 1995 – 2000

B.A., Business Administration – Concentration in Finance (With Honours)
Minor in Mathematics

FATIMA COLLEGE, Trinidad, W.I. 1987-1994

3 G.C.E. A’Level Passes (Mathematics, Further Mathematics & Physics)
6 C.X.C O’Level Passes (English, Mathematics, Geography, French, Physics & Chemistry)
2 A/O Level Passes (Additional Mathematics & General Paper)


• Beta Gamma Sigma, National Business Honour Society: Member Inducted in 1999
• Morehouse College Academic Scholarship 1995-1999
• Morehouse College Honour Roll and Dean’s List 1995-2000
• Morehouse College International Students’ Organization: President 1998-1999
• Morehouse College International Students’ Organization: Corresponding Sec. 1996-1997
• Morehouse College Residential Life Department: Resident Assistant 1996-1998


• Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

• Desktop Publishing
• Internet Research


Kevin Thompson
Supply Chain Consultant

Davis Sooknanan
I.T. Consultant

PHONE: 07879444041 – E-MAIL: M.O.WOODS@LSE.AC.UK
Hisham Wyne
Email: wyne@lse.ac.uk
Ph:0870 036 6666 -2627 (hostel)
Ph: 07906044892 (mobile)


Currently pursuing a Masters degree in the Analysis, Design and Management of

Information Systems at the London School of Economics. Ability to work under own
initiative, or as part of a team. Committed to prophylactic excellence, and the acquisition
of new skill sets. Good leadership skills and the capacity to take on responsibility, as
attested to by numerous posts held during undergraduate studies. Excellent interpersonal
skills, and the ability to co-ordinate well.


MSc in Analysis, Design, and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS), London

School of Economics (2003-to date)
BSc Hons [2:1] in Management Information Systems (MIS), London School of
Economics, External Degree Programme (2000-2003)
4 A Levels, Mathematics [A], Business Studies [A], Computer Studies [A], Physics [C]
8 O Levels, Mathematics [A], Physics [A], English [A], Biology [A], Chemistry [A],
Urdu [A], Pakistan Studies [A], Islamiat [A] (1998)

Extra and Co-curricular activities:

• Debating Society Member

• Captain of college basketball team
• Member of college volleyball team
• Member of university theatrical society
• Represented college in various intercollegiate quiz and poetry competitions
• Participated actively in miscellaneous private theatrical productions by directing,
script-writing and production
• Was a founding member of the college Chess Club


Proficient in the use of:

• MS Word
• MS Excel
• MS PowerPoint
• MS Access
• Adobe Photoshop
• Visual Basic
• C++
Honours and Awards:

• Recipient of Roll of Honour in A-Levels

• Appointed college prefect
• Recipient of medal from University of London for excellence English language in
O Levels
• Won a full merit scholarship to Abbey College Wales via a test conducted by the
British Council Lahore 1998
• Achieved 750 out of 800 marks in the GMAT (99th percentile, 2003)
• Recipient of Roll of Honour in O levels
• Won awards in intercollegiate debates
• Recipient of Academic Excellence Certificates for eleven consecutive years
during secondary and high school
• Admitted to the London School of Economics as the Charles Wallace Scholar
Arthur. Xiaoyu. Yu
Date of Birth 02/06/1980 Term Address:
Gender: Male Flat A502 Room 3
Nationality: P.R. China 159 Great Dover Street,
Tel: +44 0870 011 0842 Southwark, London,
+ 44 (0)7769858660 SE1 4WW
E-mail: yuxiaoyu602@yahoo.co.uk U.K.

Profile: I am well motivated and able to draw a strong academic record as well as relevant
work experience in financial and banking sectors. I have recently graduated from the University
of Warwick with an Upper Second BSc (Hons) degree in Management Sciences. I am currently
studying a postgraduate course at London School of Economics and an entry-level in a multi-
national company.
Career Objective: I am seeking for fresh challenge with entry-level graduate training position
in Consulting, Banking and Multi-national Businesses.

Education & Qualifications

London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), U.K. (2003 – 2004)
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information System,

Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, U.K. (2000-2003)

BSc (Hons) Management Sciences,
Graduate with Second Upper (2:1) Honors Degree in June 2003

University of Warwick, U.K. (1999-2000)

Higher Education Foundation Program (A-Level equivalent),
Graduate with overall Distinction in June 2000

Shen Yang No. 2 High School, Liao Ning, P. R. China (1997-1999)

10 subjects (8As and 2Bs, include A in mathematics, etc)

Professional Qualifications
CIMA (Chartered Institution of Management Accountant) Student
(10 out of 17 papers entitle for exemption)
Exemption papers: Foundation Level: 1, 2, 3a, 3b, 3c,Intermediate Level: 4, 8, 9, 10, 11
Currently self-studying: paper 5 (Business Taxation), paper 6 (Financial Accounting), paper 7
(Financial Reporting)

Work Experience
Bank of China (Head Office)/ Risk Management Department (07/2002 – 09/2002)
Position: Summer Analysts
Main Responsibilities and Achievements:
● Working with clients and colleagues in a small team to prepare the financial and risk analysis
reports on large companies for Credit and Loan Committee. It improved my business awareness,
enhanced my analytical skills, communication skills and team-working ability.
● This job involves using structured model and computer-based analyzing tools to examine the
current risk level of an asset by considering the company’s financial reports and market
environment. I gained excellent commercial awareness along with the analytical skills and IT
● I participated in a research project to examine the overseas commercial banks' consumer credit
risk analysis and management methods. I contributed into two pieces of internal published
papers and presented the findings of my part to a group of senior managers and directors. This
project required excellent analytical skills, report writing skills and presentation skills.

Activities, Responsibilities and Achievements

Treasurer of LSE Information System Society (10/2003 – Present)
● I am currently serving as Treasurer and committee member of the LSE Information Society
with over 100 members. My main duties included maintaining the club financial accounts,
managing club funds and receiving membership fees from club members.
●I also involved in planning and organizing the society events, which include Guest Speakers,
Christmas Party, Jazz Night, Vacation Trip, etc.

Communication and IT Officer of Warwick Business School Society (04/2001 – 04/2003)

● This position involves applying various marketing methods (including lecture announcement,
posters, leaflet, email) to communicate the members and promote the upcoming events. It
improved my communication skills and awareness of marketing.
● I individually built up and launched initial society web site at www.warwick.ac.uk/wbss and
further worked with others to develop it into www.wbssociety.com. This website provide
relevant contents to members and other parties through the Internet. I also individually built up
an innovative Information System (using MS Access) to manage the information of members
and events. This position developed my IT skills, team working skills and communication skills.

Co-founder and Interim Vice-president of Warwick University Chinese Society (04/2002 –

● I participated in the founding of the Warwick University Chinese Society, which represented
and organized the Undergraduate students from Mainland China at Warwick University.
● I acted as interim vice-president and responsible for organizing the first general election for
the society.

IT and Language skills

English (Fluently)
Chinese (native speaker)
MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Words, etc (Intermediate level & frequently use)
Web design (Dreamweaver, Flash, PhotoShop etc.)


Dr. Qing Wang Dr. Tony Cornford

Lecturer Senior Lecturer
Warwick Business School Department of Information System
University of Warwick, London School of Economics, Houghton
Coventry, CV4 7AL, U.K. Street, London, WC2A 2AE, U.K.
Tel: +44 (0) 24 7652 2819 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 7337
E-mail:msmqw@wbs.warwick.ac.uk E-mail: t.cornford@lse.ac.uk
Yan Yu
Email: tessieyu@hotmail.com
TERM ADDRESS House 18, Patina HOME ADDRESS WuHan, Tong Cheng Plaza,
Walk, Silver Walk, C-1702, CHINA
London SE16 5HT
MOBILE 0044 7786545648

2003 - 2004 The London School Of Economics
MSc In Analysis, Design And Management Of Information Systems.
Expect Merit.
2000 – 2003 The University Of Manchester
BA (Hons) Accounting With Business Information System Studies.
Achieved average 67% overall.
Main Modules Done Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, Principles of Finance,
During Accounting Information system Development, Software Engineering,
2000/2003 Marketing, Foundation of database, Advanced Math, Computer networks,
Operational Research, Management Information Systems.
1999 - 2000 City College Manchester
Foundation Courses: Economics and Social Studies
Mathematics (84%), Economics (75%), Politics (70%), IELTS 6.5
1994 - 1999 WuHan Foreign Language High School, P.R.CHINA
Chinese (A), Maths (A), English (A), Chemistry (B), History (A), Politics (B)
Geography (B), Biology (A), Physics (A)


07/2003 - 08/2003 Sinopec Corp. China
Accounts Analyst (Summer Internship)
• Worked in accounting department and responsible for keeping sales
records, invoices, preparing month-end accounts, data interpreting and
speaking with the auditor.
• Developed relevant subject knowledge to deal with customer enquiries
in person and via telephone.

September 2002 – Manchester Settlement

June 2003 Website developer (One-year placement)
• Had one-year placement with a charity organisation – Manchester
Settlement, while studying in the 3rd year of the university.
• Involved in the designing, developing and implementing of a website
in a group of 4 to support young people involved in education.
• Learned to use HTML and Dreamweaver within two months.
Developed my communication skills, analysing skills and team
working skills.
• http://www.manchestersettlement.org.uk/
September 2001 – Grosvenor Residents Association
June 2002 Hall Representative
• Elected representative of Grosvenor Residents Association, UMIST
for 2001 - 2002.
• Role involved representing residents, collecting their complaints &
suggestions, and sending out hall magazines to every corridor each
• Involved in holding hall meetings, encouraging ideas, and writing
• Developed my planning, organising, problem solving and social skills.
January 2002 – University of Manchester
July 2002 Software System Design And Development Project Team
Team Leader
• Involved in the designing and implementing of a booking system for a
theatre in a group of 6.
• Elected team leader. Required to set up schedules of meeting times and
individual tasks.
• Produced specification documents and worked towards tight deadlines.
• Motivated team members and learned the importance of teamwork to a
group. Achieved great success.


2001 summer Travel
• Summer trip to Burma in year 2001 and currently planning a
self-financed tour to major European countries with friends. Mainly
responsible for route planning and financial budgeting.
1998 Performed in school drama
• Performed in school drama. Acted as a "Superwoman" in order to
promote a type of chocolate.
• Amused audience and gained "Best Actress of the year" award.
Encouraged me to perform in front of public.

• Language: Fluent English, Chinese. Cantonese, German (basic).
• Word-processing (Word); Spreadsheets (Excel); Databases (Access);
Presentation software (PowerPoint); Internet software (HTML,
Dreamweaver, Flash); Programming (C++, Z and UML [basic]).
• Driving Licence: 2003 - 2005
Address: 35 Church Garth Email: m.zachariaidis@lse.ac.uk
Pemberton Gardens Date of Birth: 18 March 1981
London Nationality: Hellenic
N19 5RN
Telephone: 02072811917
Mobile: 07986827528



Oct 2003 – Sept 2004: London School of Economics and Political Science,
Msc Analysis, Design, Management of Information Systems, Dept. of Information
Systems. Major subjects of elective courses/projects – Dissertation:
• Financial Information Systems – Financial Securities Transactions –
Infrastructures within Financial Institutions – Financial Reporting.

Feb 1999 - June 2003: University of Patras – Greece, BSc Economic Science, Dept. of Economics
(2.1 – top 5% of the Department of Economics). Major projects:
• “Technological unemployment”: How technology affects unemployment in both
public and private sectors; quantitative - qualitative approach and case studies.
• “Athens Stock Market”: Observing its aims and functions – interactions with
Greek Economy.

Sept 1998 – Feb 1999: Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, Dept. of Government
Administration. Courses: Introduction to Management Science, Financial Accounting,
Political Economy and Mathematics.
Case Study:
• “Analysis of the Financial and Managerial behavior of Heavy Industry of
Metallic products in Patras”.

Sept 1995 - June 1998: Experimental Lyceum of the University of Patras – Greece, Graduated with
Honours – Grade “Very Good”. Major subject:
ƒ “Political Economy, Mathematics and History”.


Sept 2002 - May 2003: Hewlett Packard – Compaq Computer Corporation, Dept. of Finance and
Operations – HP Services.
Main Duties: Data Analyst
• Worked full-time parallel to university exam preparations; analysed company’s
discount calculation and control systems, whereby debugging the contract system
to correct flaws in financial calculations. Regularly reported on project progress
to superiors and constantly checked with colleagues on process.

Nov 2002 – Aug 2003: Hellenic Scripture Union – “Kids Games”. Volunteer - Part time:
• Pursuing of sponsorships by contacting major organizations to
support a kid’s charity athletic event. Presented the event’s aim,
structure and financial support requirements to potential sponsors and
reported the process of the task to the organisation’s senior

Summer 2001: Market Research Company “Research International”, Part time: Research Analyst
• Market Research Company - Research International, received best
feedback from my supervisors. Collected and analysed information
from customers on various products for statistical reasons.

• Object oriented Analysis and Modeling, UML, Rational Rose, Java (basics) used in many projects on
information systems development and design (London School of Economics – Dept. of Information Systems).
• Certificates in HTML and FrontPage, basic to advanced level – LSE IT Training centre.
• “Clarify”, “Quote Manager”, “SAP” (Hewlett Packard – Compaq corporation, Dept. of Finance and Operations
– HP Services).
• Microsoft Windows (95-98-2000-XP) and Office (1997-2000-XP).
• Accounting Computer Software according to General Greek Accounting Schemes, "Capital" & "Income -
Outcome" (University of Patras – Department of Economics).


Greek: Native speaker. (3 writing, 3 speaking, 3 reading).

English: Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge, December 2001
I achieved "exceptional" to the interview and a "very good" to essays (3W, 3S, 3R).
French: Elementary knowledge (1W, 0S, 1R).


Spring 2003 – Among the Top Ten of more than one thousand college graduates and postgraduate
students in Pan-Hellenic financial competition organized by P&G.


June 2003 – Attended HE.W.P.E.M. (Hellenic Workshop on Productivity & Efficiency Measurement),
Subject: "Business Performance in a Global Economy".
Promoter: University of Patras (Dept. of Economics) - The Ministry of Economics.

May 2002 – Attended the 4th European Forum in Business Management.

Subject: "Creating Corporate Value and Growth: Entrepreneurship and
Promoter: The Athens Graduate School Of Management.

September 2000 – Attended "International Scientific Congress".

Subject: "First experiences and the perspectives of the European Monetary
Union - A First Approach".
Promoter: University of Patras - University of Leipzig.

• Elected Secretary of the Information Systems Society of the London School of Economics and Political
Science (2003 – 2004).
• Responsible for Public Relations and General Issues of the electronic Economic Magazine “E – mag” founded
in 2000 in cooperation with the professors of the Department of Economics.
• Studying classical piano since the age of 6. Also studied Jazz guitar obtaining a two-year scholarship from the
institution “Topali” (2000-2001, 2001-2002). Participated as a guitar player in Jazz music groups at the
Municipal Music school of Patras. Founder of a well-known music group named "Floks" with two discography
works – several music syntheses.
• I enjoy reading Economic and Business Journals and magazines. Keep track of European and global
developments in the political and socioeconomic arena and am interested in financial issues as the stock
market, in which I used to manage limited sums of money in the recent past.
• I also spend my free time watching films, listening to music and going to the cinema. Snowboarding is one of
my basic athletic exercises in the wintertime. Basketball and swimming are also activities I enjoy very much.
Also love to travel and have visited many countries around the world quite a few times (United Kingdom,
United States, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Canada and Belgium).


Available upon request.

Meher Raza Zaidi
Academic Qualifications
Passed Higher School Certificate, (‘A’ Levels equivalent) in Mathematics, English Language,
Chemistry, Physics, Urdu and Islamiat with 72% marks ’A’ grade from St. Joseph’s college.

Graduated with a degree in Computer Science (BCS) with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 from
SZABIST. The courses covered were:
• System Analysis and Design
• Software Engineering Concepts
• Internet Programming and Web Development
• Microprocessor Technology
• Computer Networking and Data Communication
• Multimedia System and Graphic Designing
• Higher level Programming (Visual Basic)
• Structured Programming in C
• Object Oriented Programming in C++
• Data Base Management System (DBMS)
• Algorithm and Data Structures
• Operating System Concepts
• Artificial Intelligence
• Telecommunications
• Oral Communication
• Technical Report Writing
• Microsoft Office
• VISIO 2000
• 3D Studio Max


• Development of an online hardware store for the course of Internet Programming.

• Development of an Educational Portal a national project, which provides schools, colleges and
universities space on the internet for their sites. A final year project intended to importunate Pakistani
institutes to be online.

• Analyses performed on IGI (I Am Going In) a strategy game for the course Artificial Intelligence.

• Worked on ZABDESK a SZABIST project.

• Created IndusMan an industrial solution for managers to monitor real time data monitoring.

Case Studies

• The Systems, Networks and Application software of CITIBANK were studied during the 3rd
semester for the course of Data Communications and Networking.

• The Telecommunication systems of Standard Chartered and Grindlay’s bank were studied
during the 4th semester for the course of Telecommunications.

• Documentation standard at Aura Soft Software house were studied


Submitted a paper on Software Engineering in Pakistan for IEEE conference (SCONEST) in


Presently enrolled for a MSC in System Design and Analysis from London School Of Economics.

Work Experience
March’03- 31’August03

Worked as a Junior System Analyst in, APVISION a local software house, which is a subsidiary of an
established local bank. I was involved in implementing e-banking for the parent company of APVISION. I
also assisted in the changeover of software for the bank. Kapiti9 system was implemented for cashiers,
replacing Globus. I was also part of a team, which was involved in setup of an offshore branch in Srilanka,
which was later on linked to the head office. During my tenure with APVISION, I was able to implement
and enhance my IT skills, and had a hand on experience of managing projects. This experience has helped
to develop personally and professionally.


Worked as an Assistant Lecturer in SZABIST. I taught Computer Organization for one semester to the 2nd
year students. This was a very challenging role, as I was told to teach the course which I had studied from
the same institution. The assistance and guidance of my Senior Lecturer helped to improvise the teaching
methods. The class response and results were above satisfactory level, which represents that my efforts
resulted in effective achievement of target. This role enabled me to improvise my interpersonal skills, along
with my knowledge of computing.

Interned at CITI Bank (SLICO) for 8 weeks as system analyst.

Personal Information
Email: meherraza@yahoo.com D.O.B: 12th July 1980
Address: 15 Patina Walk, Silver Walk
London, SE16 5HT Nationality: British
Phone no: 07792859697
Flat 40, Room 6 Mobile: +44 (0) 7733113658

Fan ZHANG LSE Butlers Wharf Residence

11 Gainsford Street
E-mail: fun4zf@hotmail.com

Personal Information
Date of Birth: 13 March 1974
Gender: Male
Nationality: Chinese

Professional Highlights

• Accomplished Associate with four year’s experiences in business communication and management;
• Specializations Areas: Business systems analysis, design and management; project management;

Work Experience

June – September 2003 HaiNan Commerce Stock Company, SINOPEC Corp.

Information Department
• Installed a complete computerised booking system for the Golden Sea View Hotel.
• Troubleshooting the installed IT systems and educate hotel staff to use the system.

June – September 2002 HaiNan Commerce Stock Company, SINOPEC Corp.

• General administration in the Office.

June – September 2001 Golden Sea View Hotel (HainNan, China)

• Manager of the hotel reception. Led the team of receptionists to serve customers and solve problems.

March 1996 – May 2000 HaiNan BaiFu Business Ltd. (China)

Assistant Manager
• Handled daily trade of chemical products with other companies;

Education and Qualifications

2003 – 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science

Currently studying MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems degree.

2000 – 2003 University of Hertfordshire, UK

Awarded an upper-second (2:1) class honour for BSc in Business Information Systems degree.

1994 – 1996 Intensive Language Training Centre, Sichuan Union University, China
Two-year General and Academic English Programme.

1992– 1994 South-western University of Finance & Economics, China

Diploma in Accounting and Finance (Adult Education).

Core Modules
• Information Systems; Information Systems Management; Systems Development; Inter-organisational
Information Systems; E-Government; Relational Database; Computer & Information Process; Project
Management & Planning; Advanced Project Management; E-Commerce; Microeconomics;
Management Accounting; Business Forecasting & Planning;

• Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
• Familiar with Windows, Microsoft Office Package, Rational Rose, UML and SPSS.
• Experiences in programming with Java, HTML, SQL and VBA.