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AlphaSights Goes Alster: New European office location announced

Johannes Koch (known as “JK”) is a Vice President at AlphaSights in London. JK studied Economics at the University of Bonn and started his career at a boutique executive search firm before joining AlphaSights in 2009. He is now a member of the global management team, playing a leading role in business development and team growth in Europe.

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Singapore to Oxford to London: Working Abroad at AlphaSights

Attracted by the diverse, fast-paced nature of the job and work environment, Sze-Wing joined AlphaSights in July 2015, shortly after finishing a degree in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. Originally from Singapore, she now lives and works in London. She sits with a team focusing on European Private Equity clients.

It was never really in my plan to spend much time abroad - I’d spent most of my life in Singapore, and was really comfortable and settled

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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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The AlphaScholars Programme: How my international background helped me succeed

Polly moved from Switzerland to spend eight months of her gap year with AlphaSights. She will be studying French and International Relations at Durham University.

A global information services firm packed full of young, motivated and intelligent people - my first day at AlphaSights aged 17 for an eight-month internship was definitely a daunting one. Many aspects were challenging and required a lot of adapting, but there was one part of this experience that for me was entirely familiar: the

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The World is Your Oyster

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

With offices in London, New York, Dubai and Hong Kong, AlphaSights is running around the clock. Every day, our work spans over 100 countries in over 35 languages across multiple time zones and industries. With our proactive, problem-solving attitude, we provide a quick, bespoke service for our clients from all over the world and embrace the unexpected. No day is ever

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