University of Bath

Get Connected in London

Living or working in London? Join us to socialise and network with fellow Bath grads.

27 Nov 20186.30pm
27 Nov 20188.30pm
Networking at Get Connected
Networking at Get Connected

Join us for the opportunity to meet and network with University of Bath alumni who are forging successful careers in the capital.

On the night you will be able to sign up for individual appointments with our alumni volunteers to find out everything, from what they wish they’d known at the beginning of their careers, to their top tips for success in the recruitment process and work place.

Some of the highly experienced volunteers already confirmed to attend are:

Dominic Gillan

(BSc Politics with Economics 2012) - Parliamentary Relations Officer, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Ervinas Janavicius

(BSc Politics with Economics 2015) - Management Consultant, Capco

James Elgeti

(BSc Business Administration 2011) - Associate, Capital Structuring Group, RBC Capital Markets

As part of his role at RBC Capital Markets, James focuses on structuring debt for M&A deals across multiple sectors including infrastructure, energy, TMT, healthcare and industrials. Prior to working at RBC Capital markets, James worked at Société Générale as part of the Energy Advisory & Project Finance team where he advised clients in offshore wind, LNG, and gas networks. Prior to joining SG, James gained broad experience across the project finance market while at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. During this time, James worked on multiple mandates across renewable and conventional power in the EMEA region.

Luke Carless

(BSc Business Administration 2010) - Associate Director, St James’s Place Wealth Management

Luke’s role as an Associate Partner at St. James's Place Wealth Management involves financial planning and wealth management responsibilities. His areas of expertise include financial lifestyle planning, wealth management, retirement planning and intergenerational wealth planning. Prior to joining St. James’s Place Wealth Management, Luke was a Manager at PwC where he was responsible for financial due diligence within Transaction Services.

Margarita Millere

(MA Contemporary European Studies: Politics, Policy and Society 2010) - Executive Manager, Private Family Office of HNWI and Expatriate Life Coach

As an Expatriate Coach Margarita helps people who are planning to move abroad to prepare for a smooth transition, as well as coaching people who are already living abroad to successfully integrate into their new lives. At the same time Margarita is managing a Private Family Office of a HNWI. This is an interesting, all-encompassing role, where every day is different. Prior to becoming Expatriate and Life Strategy Coach, Margarita built her career in the NGO/charity sector. After completing a Masters she secured her first job in the business sector in Rome, Italy.

Urvashi Shankar

(MSci Natural Sciences 2018) – Policy Advisor, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Urvashi’s role as a Brexit Policy Advisor in Defra involves drafting documents and briefings for ministers on international trade. This allows ministers to make informed decisions and have a strong justification for their standpoint in the EU negotiations. I also work on drafting policy for potential “no deal” scenarios and their implementation. Previously, she worked for Dstl (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) researched and testing military kit, analysing the results and creating reports and presentations that allowed users to make more informed purchasing decisions.

Whether you’re just starting out in London, or looking to develop your current career, this event will make sure you’re ready for the next step!

Tickets cost just £5 and will include a drink and light refreshments.