Spotlight on alumni

Profiles of our alumni who have made their mark in New Zealand and beyond, their experiences at Victoria Business School, and how to keep in touch with us.

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Alumni profiles

Victoria Business School is proud to celebrate the achievements of our alumni making their mark in the world. These profiles highlight their ongoing professional and academic success.

Alex Gordon

Alex gained insights into the basics of corporate finance techniques at VBS, including capital structure and DCF methodology.

Paul Healy

Paul Healy’s high-flying academic career has catapulted him from undergraduate studies at VBS to a prestigious professorship at Harvard Business School.

Susan Jacobs

Susan Jacobs graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Public Policy before returning to complete a Master's in Public Policy.

Sarah Kimani

Sarah Kimani has gone from PhD student at Victoria Business School to Dean of the Business School at a university in her native homeland, Kenya.

Nicholas Lee

A passion for business, travel and culture has led Nicholas Lee on the path to General Manager for Personal Health, Philips ASEAN Pacific, based in Singapore.

Peter Nicholl

When Peter Nicholl embarked on a career in banking, never in his wildest dreams did he imagine his signature would feature on Bosnian banknotes.

Tim Pointer

VBS alumnus Tim Pointer aims to help companies that have huge market opportunities to realise their potential through digital means such as online advertising.

Brooke Roberts

Alumna and CEO of Sharesies Brooke Roberts says she co-founded the start-up to make the world of investment more accessible to everyday New Zealanders.

Jack Yan

Jack Yan conceived his idea for one of New Zealand’s first online publications, global fashion magazine Lucire, while studying at Victoria Business School.

Dame Therese Walsh

Dame Therese Walsh has led some of the biggest sporting events New Zealand has ever hosted, but still doesn’t consider herself a sporty person.

Matt Woolley

Taking part in the Summer Research Scholarship programme opened VBS alumni Matt Wooley’s eyes to the challenge of working in tax policy.