Career Insights Panel Event in Mumbai

19:30 - 22:00
Louise Mustchin, Professional Development Tutor
Hyatt Regency, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai, 400099, India
Who can attend:
University of Leeds Alumni

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Louise Mustchin
Professional Development Tutor
Leeds University Business School

Louise Mustchin, Professional Development Tutor, Leeds University Business School will be visiting Mumbai in March and we would like to invite Business School alumni to join her for a career insights panel and networking evening. 

Louise will be joined by a panel of business professionals who will share their career insights. Alumni will also have the opportunity to find out about current news and developments at Leeds University Business School and network with fellow alumni.

Panellist Members

  • Debashis Das, Management Consultant – Healthcare, Life sciences, Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices (MBA, 2010)
  • Ashutosh Thatte, Manager of Human Resources - Edelman India (MA HRM, 2009)
  • Karan Kaul, Account Director (Digital PR and Social Media) - Perfect Relations (MBA, 2012)

Rachael Hartley, International Officer, Leeds University Business School will also be in attendance. Students who have applied to study at the University of Leeds in September 2017 will also have the opportunity to attend this event. We hope that alumni will be able to offer first-hand knowledge, advice and expertise to applicants and help answer any questions that they may have about living and studying in Leeds, during the networking session.

There is no charge for this event but place are limited and offered on a first come first served basis.

Event format

7.30pm Registration in the Emerald room
8.00pm Panel event followed by Q&A
9.00pm Networking and refreshments
10.00pm Close
Panellist Biographies

Dr Debashis Das
MBA 2010
Management Consultant – Healthcare, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices

A strategy, marketing & business development professional with over 15 years of experience in the Healthcare Arena especially, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry. Debashis is a medical Doctor with full-time MBA, having experience in all spheres in Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices Industry including - P&L Responsibility, Strategy, Brand Management, New Product Launch, Portfolio Strategy, Market Entry Strategy, Market Research, Business Development, Market Development, market Access, Medical Affairs, Clinical Marketing, and Clinical trials Operations. In addition, he has experience of recruiting, training, building and leading high performing team. 

“I enjoy leading teams, solving problems and managing client relationships. I have strong interpersonal skills and am happy to take risks to achieve challenging goals.”

Ashutosh Thatte
MA HRM 2009
Manager of Human Resources at Edelman India

With an HR career spanning over 9 years, Ashutosh joined Edelman after being last employed with Aranca, where he worked closely with senior business heads in order to develop HR agendas that supported the overall aims of the respective departments and the organization as a whole.

In his current role as an HR Business Partner at Edelman India; a global leader in the business of Public Relations and Communications Marketing, he is responsible for Edelman’s western region HR agendas comprising of Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Pune locations where he takes care of Talent Acquisition, performance management, employee engagement, Rewards and recognition, Learning and development, strategic HR, HR operations and compliance responsibilities.

Karan Kaul
MBA 2012
Account Director (Digital PR and Social Media) at Perfect Relations

Karan is Account Director (Digital PR and Social Media) at Perfect Relations - A Dentsu Aegis Network Company. He helps brands in the technology, B2B, fashion, and luxury segments reach out effectively to the audiences that matter to them. Tailoring the brand voice on digital platforms, Karan helps brands engage with their customers, drive sales & revenues, build thought leadership, and increase their online presence. He also leads the content marketing practice in his company, where they help brands leverage the power of quality content to inform, engage, entice, and retain their audiences.

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