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Brett Y


Degree:

EMBA

Location:

Germany

Industry:

Consulting

Year:

Sep 2016 - May 2018

Brett recently started a job as a financial analyst focused on high tech firms for a leading German asset management fund.  Prior to this he worked throughout Europe as an independent management consultant mainly in the IT sector.  His clients included Daimler, BMW, GfK, BASF, Bayer, DHL, Nestle, and Siemens. He also spent two years at KMPG Consulting in Germany. Brett has a background in climate research and holds a Ph.D in Atmospheric Physics. He also has degrees in Environmental and Mechanical Engineering.

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Posted by: on March 21, 2019

Reflections on completing the EMBA

As many of my classmates remarked, it was wonderful to be back in Oxford as a tourist without any assignments due.  For prospective students I would warn, although some in the Oxford community might joke that the MBA is a minor degree, the EMBA program is not for the weak of heart.  In my case, […]

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Posted by: on August 8, 2017

A Day in the Life of an EMBA Student

5:00 am: Woke up, got out of bed, and begrudgingly skipped breakfast in Keble College’s grand dining hall to jog two miles out to the Green Templeton boat house on the Thames. 6:00 am: Rowed for an hour with my fellow EMBA classmates as the sun came up over the tree line.   7:30 am: […]

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Posted by: on October 2, 2016

Writing Home – Initial Impressions

It’s a rainy morning in Leipzig and I am down with a cold right now, sipping my breakfast tea. I worked through to Friday, but my throat has been scratchy all week. Hard to believe just two weeks ago I spent a wonderful, Indian summer week in Oxford. I’ve been meaning to write about my […]

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Posted by: on September 2, 2016

Applying to Oxford: An Insider’s View

It was a spontaneous business trip last summer that initially got the wheels rolling. I was in London for a week and was asked to give an unplanned presentation for my client at their office just outside Oxford. Afterwards, I had some time to walk through town. As I passed by grand stone facades and […]

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