Research-to-Business Mentors

Click on the names of the mentors below to read their profiles and learn about their areas of expertise.

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Ana Barjasic  

Founder and CEO of Connectology

PhD candidate in Behavioural Science

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Gokhan Ciflikli 

Senior Data Scientist at Attest

PhD in International Relations 

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Davide Contu 

Faculty at the Canadian University Dubai, Faculty of Management

PhD in Environmental Economics and Advanced Quantitative Methods 

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Alex Edwards 

Team Leader at Bulb

PhD in Environmental Studies (King’s College London) 

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Ruth Fortmann 

Data Scientist at Faculty

PhD in Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, LSE) 

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Inna Grinis 

Senior Data Scientist at RavenPack

PhD in Economics 

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Tamara Hale 

Research Strategy Manager at Workday

PhD in Anthropology 

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Yohan Iddawela 

Co-Founder of Lanterne (Crowdless)

PhD candidate in Economic Geography 

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Emilio Lastra-Gil 

Strategic Business Analyst at Radioactive Waste Management

PhD in Management (Information Systems and Innovation) 

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Cecile Hoareau McGrath 

Managing Consultant at ICF

PhD in Government

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Désirée Remmert 

AI Research and Project Manager at Big Innovation Centre

PhD in Anthropology 


Lisa Whitelaw 

Organisational Development and Innovation Specialist at Thales

PhD in Organisational and Social Psychology 

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Teresa Whitney 

Workplace Design & Change Manager at GSK

PhD in Social Psychology 

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Nicolas Wüthrich 

Project Manager at Roland Berger

PhD in Philosophy 

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Zhong Zhong Chen 

Project Leader at BCG

PhD in International History