Alumni Career Stories

To learn more about some IUJ Alumni and their career stories, click on their name or photo to read a full article.

Amer Bukvic

Graduated: 1999
From: Bosnia Herzegovina
Current Position: CEO Bosna Bank International

Keisuke Yuasa

Program: MA
Graduated: 1997
From: Japan

Current Position: Senior Adviser in Process Improvement Acceleration (PIA), Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.

James Fiorillo Ortega

Program: MBA
Graduated: 1990 (The first group to graduate from IUJ with an MBA)
From: USA
Current Place: CEO (Founder) of eXcape Entertainment Group
Former Places: Commerzbank Securities, ING Barring Securities, etc.

Deeptangshu Thapa

Program: MBA
Graduated: 2012
From: Nepal
Current Place: Founding Partner, DND Investments Pvt. Ltd.
Former Place: Brand Marketing Officer, Brand Management and Marketing, Unilever Nepal

Swagat Bannick

Graduated: 2016
Current Position: Manager in the Financial Services Consulting of Mazars in London office

Samantha Aloccio

Program: MA
Graduated: 1998
From: UK
Current Position: Independent Communications Consultant as PassWord
Former Position: Marketing professional at McCann and ANA

Whitney Jiranek

Program: MBA
Graduated: 1999
From: USA

Current Position: Senior Equity Research Analyst, Global Emerging Markets Equities Fund, BNP Paribas

Former Position: Executive Director of Asia Pacific Equity Sales and Executive Director of Japan Equity Sales at JPMorgan in Boston

Yasuhiko Amino

Graduated: 1985
From: Japan
Current Position: President, Tozai Asset Management Ltd.
Former Place: Yamaichi International (Europe) Inc. etc.

Paul Chacko

Program: MA
Graduated: 1998
From: India
Current Place: Managing Director, Kallang Capital Holdings Pte Ltd, Singapore
Former Places: Boston Consulting, Delta Asia Capital, etc.

Sedar Basara

Program: MBA
Graduated: 1999
From: Turkey
Current Position: President,
Former Position: Asset Management Analyst, Goldman Sachs Japan

Michael Alandu

Program: MA
Graduated: 2000
From: Ghana
Current Position: Chief of Party, CARE Ghana Mission
Former Positions: CARE in Congo, and the World Bank

Sergio Molinari

Program: MA
Graduated: 1994
From: Italy
Current Position: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Kabul Afghanistan

Chinara Esengul (Kyrgyzstan)

Program: International Relations

Graduated: 2007

Current PositionRegional Adviser for Central Asia and Country Manager for Kyrgyzstan, PeaceNexus Foundation