Pearson Business School - Online Tour

Briefing Session

Please join us for the briefing session on the 17th of January from 20h00-22h00

Zoom Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84418696959

Speed Networking

Please join us for the speed networking session on the 19th of January from 18h00-18h45

Zoom Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85963862526

Opening Ceremony: Guest Speaker

Mr Gibran Registe-Charles
CEO Urban Edge Capital – Hedge Fund

The speaker is the CEO and founder of UEC. Skilled in AI and Machine Learning and Fintech Robo advisors, Gibran has an extensive professional background including working for EFG, Rothschild’s Asset Management and Morgan Stanley. Gibran is also a former political FinTech policy advisor in the European Parliament, working within the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.


Having recently signed with Goldman Sachs, Urban Edge Capital is a leading fund manager with a unique angle. Using data, metric and machine-learning UEC generates consistent alpha through diversity equity-based opportunities. In this way UEC’s innovative use of technology highlights urban purchasing power and cultural trends overlooked by the traditional sector. The firm operates a long/short fund to capture maximum investment and uses Quality, Growth and Valuation to qualify stock picks.


Gibran has more than 20 years experience in Asset Management and Hedge Fund companies before he set up Urban Edge Capital.

Will Holt is the Dean of Pearson Business School, which he has led since 2013. He has has worked in professional and higher education for more than 14 years, having taught and trained professionals and business students around the world. He specialises in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship and is very experienced professionally in all of these areas.

 

As well as being an experienced professor, both online and in person, he has a rich CV of employers that include Pearson, Kaplan, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Will is passionate about strategy, and has led a number of senior strategic projects, working with companies that range from very large corporates to start-up companies over the past decade. He has experience of turnaround and insolvency consultancy from his time at PwC, and also sits on the ICAEW Business and Management Faculty Board. He has also been a trustee of a UK charity in the past.

DATESA TIMEUK TIMEActivity
17 Jan8PM-10PM6PM-8PMBriefing
19 Jan6 PM-6:45PM4PM-4:45PMSpeed Networking
19 Jan7PM-8:30PM5PM-6:30PMOpening Ceremony: Guest Speaker
24 Jan8PM- 9:30 PM6PM-7:30PMVirtual Amazing Race
24 Jan9:30PM-10:30PM7:30PM-8:30PMPresentation
31 Jan8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
2 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
7 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
9 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
14 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
21 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMOnline Test
23 Feb6PM-7:30PM4PM-6:30PMFarewell address: Navigating Your Way Through Covid 19
23 Feb7:30PM-8PM6:30PM-7:00PMClosing Ceremony
DATESA TIMEUK TIMEActivity
17 Jan8PM-10PM6PM-8PMBriefing
19 Jan6 PM-6:45PM4PM-4:45PMSpeed Networking
19 Jan7PM-8:30PM5PM-6:30PMOpening Ceremony: Guest Speaker
24 Jan8PM- 9:30 PM6PM-7:30PMVirtual Amazing Race
24 Jan9:30PM-10:30PM7:30PM-8:30PMPresentation
31 Jan8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
2 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
7 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
9 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
14 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMLecture/Company Presentation
21 Feb8PM-10PM6PM-8PMOnline Test
23 Feb6PM-7:30PM4PM-6:30PMFarewell address: Navigating Your Way Through Covid 19
23 Feb7:30PM-8PM6:30PM-7:00PMClosing Ceremony

Closing Ceremony: Guest Speaker

Matthew Khoury
CEO/Co-Founder
Loke Global

Graduated from University of South Australia, Matthew Khoury co-founded Loke Global in Australia in 2012.

 

LOKE builds branded ordering, loyalty and marketing technology for retail and hospitality brands. It provides both web and native apps in customer’s brand with the widest selection of tools to build revenue and customer data. LOKE’s bespoke platform includes customisable segmentation and tracking tools, allowing its customers to create powerful and meaningful journeys while enhancing customer’s interaction with businesses. It offers a feature set normally only achieved by combining multiple platforms.

 

After the successful launch in Australia and Singapore, Matt moved to London to expand Loke’s operation into the UK in 2018. When Covid-19 hit UK in March 2020, Matt led his team to change its business model over night, they have pivoted extremely successfully to focus on providing ordering platforms, for delivery services, to small and medium sized hospitality businesses.

 

Its customers include Shake Shack, Nandos, Baskin Robbins, National Australia Bank, Milestone Group, Gelato Messina, City Pub Group and many more, it has offices in Sydney, Singapore, London and Aukland.