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Investing In Skills That Are In Demand

Hassan joined AlphaSights in October 2013 and is now a Manager in our Hong Kong office. Here he shares his key learnings from a Youth Empowerment conference, organised by one of our Knowledge For Good partners.

How many times in our academic careers have we been called “Future Leaders”? Every Business School, Social Sciences Department or Graduate Programme likes to market themselves as being best in class at developing the next generation of business and political leaders.

This isn’t

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The Next Step

Courtney joined AlphaSights' New York office in 2013 and moved to the London HQ in 2015 as a Manager in AlphaSights' Capital Markets Group, overseeing the European Public Equities segment. Here she shares her experience and key takeaways at AlphaSights, before she leaves to pursue an MBA.

alt Courtney with her team mates on the Three Peaks Challenge.

As a firm, we promote AlphaSights as a platform upon which ambitious young professionals can launch their careers. As I prepare to take

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The AlphaScholars Programme: Broadening Perspectives and Developing Industry Awareness

As an AlphaScholar, one is quickly embedded into one of four AlphaSights divisions here in London: Consulting, Corporate, Capital Markets or Private Equity. Within these teams, one has daily insight into dozens of companies in numerous industries based all over the world. From French FinTech to Indian mobile payments to UK casual dining startups: AlphaSights is at the crossroads of knowledge flows and international business affairs. To experience this as an 18-year-old ‘gappie’ is highly valuable.

This programme has significantly

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Engineering to AlphaSights: Shifting my Career Thinking

Mohammed joined the AlphaSights Dubai team in 2015 after completing his Masters in Mechanical Engineering at New York University. Here he shares his experience choosing his career path and deciding to move away from a technical career.

Up until my final year of college, I believed I would follow my father’s footsteps as an Engineer. I would work for a large, industrial company, follow a linear career trajectory and, through hard work, I would end up in a management

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From the Newsroom to AlphaSights

Maryclaire joined AlphaSights in September 2015 after graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2013 with a degree in political science, focusing on international relations. She worked for two years in the media and entertainment industry at a global news network before transitioning to a fast-paced and business-centric role at AlphaSights.

I came to AlphaSights after spending two years in a completely different industry. After studying political science while also avidly following current events, I decided to go with an obvious choice

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Output vs. Input: the case for high-growth companies

Jason joined AlphaSights in April 2015 after reevaluating his decision to pursue a legal career. Originally from Australia, he studied Law at Cambridge and worked at Baker & McKenzie and Google before joining AlphaSights' Client Development Team in London.

Life as a lawyer offers many things: a long-term career path, a clearly defined day-to-day role, and an easy way to explain what you do for a living. Having read Law at Cambridge and trained at a leading global firm, the

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