The six students profiled here matriculated along with 503 other MBA candidates, who altogether represent 74 different nationalities. Seventeen percent of the new MBA class came from Central/South America. Fifteen percent each represent Europe, North America, South Asia or South East/East Asia. Nine percent came from within the United Kingdom followed by seven percent from the Middle East. Four percent represent Australasia and three percent Africa. Thirty-seven percent of the new LBS class are women.
Before matriculation, LBS MBAs accumulated work experience in a variety of industries. Consulting was the most popular at 30 percent, followed by finance/accounting at 25 percent. Nine percent had worked in FMCG/retail/luxury goods/e-commerce and six percent in manufacturing/engineering/construction. Five percent each came from IT&T or energy/power generation. Other fields include healthcare/pharma/biotech, public sector/not for profit/government, real estate and more.
Learn more about the LBS MBA program, advice on admissions and more from new students in the following pages.