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School of Management graduate named on Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List

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Forbes magazine has named alumnus Felix Haffa on the inaugural 30 Under 30 Europe List external website. Felix graduated with a BSc in Business Administration in 2015.

The list showcases 300 top young leaders, creative inventors and entrepreneurs across ten sectors. Felix appears in the Retail & E-Commerce part of the list.

He features for his role in founding Invisibobble external website with University of Warwick graduate Sophie Trelles-Tvede.

Felix said: "I feel incredibly honoured to have been named amongst such a unique circle of young entrepreneurs and I am delighted that all of the hard work of the past few years has been recognised".

Invisibobble, a unique hair bobble that keeps hair secure without leaving kinks or causing headaches, launched in 2012.

Since then the company has grown to include 100 employees and has earned an international reputation, with the product sold in over 60 countries.

Felix and Sophie plan to launch new products soon and hope to continue bringing innovative, unique and quality products to the market.

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The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.