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ICEF Graduates Win Awards for Best Thesis Projects

The results are in for the Competition of the Best Thesis Projects, held by the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy for the graduates of economics faculties.

‘At ICEF, I got the knowledge necessary for working in finance, while also making some enthusiastic friends’

‘At ICEF, I got the knowledge necessary for working in finance, while also making some enthusiastic friends’
This past summer, Srdan Todorovic successfully defended his Master’s thesis and graduated from ICEF’s Financial Economics programme. He now works in VTB Bank’s retail operations and is considering further graduate studies at HSE. In this interview, he talks about his favourite courses and teachers, what he got out of the Master’s programme, and how learning in Russia differs from Serbian education.

It’s Only the Beginning for the ICEF Graduates of 2018

Interview with ICEF BSc graduate on the University of London website

UoL International Students Celebrate Graduation

“At ICEF there’s enough room to be creative”

Andrei Kostylev graduated from the ICEF Master’s Programme in 2012, and is now a Senior Manager in the Strategic Direction department at the state corporation Rosatom. On Saturdays, Andrei leads a course in Business Negotiation and workshops on ‘The Foundations of Banking and Finance” for ICEF students. Andrei told us a little about his studies and career.

“I try to find time for everything – both work and play”

Ksenia Kushner graduated from the Master’s Programme at ICEF in 2015, and later that year joined the team at XENON Capital Partners, one of the leading financial investment consultancies.

“While your brain is working, you have to learn as many things as possible”

Vladimir Shmarov graduated from the Master’s Programme in Financial Economics in 2015 and went on to complete a summer internship at Barclays in London. He now works there full-time as an ESG quant. Vladimir tells us not only about his studies and work in the bank, but also about teaching, dancing and how useful sitcoms can be.

“I feel happy when I am moving forward”

Maria Logvinenko graduated from the ICEF BSc programme in 2006. For ten years, she worked in marketing, first at Nestle and then at The Coca-Cola Company, and she now works as a Line Manager in Services at Avito.

“I chose ICEF, because I knew that here I would have an unforgettable experience and learn a huge amount”

ICEF graduate Georgy Tseluiko continued his academic career with a MSc in Investment Management at Cranfield University. In this interview, part of our series that profiles recent graduates, he discusses his life goals, his studies at ICEF and Cranfield and how best to choose a Master’s programme.