Personal profile


A Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies at the University of Manchester (UoM). I also have an MA in English Literature and American Studies (with distinction) from UoM, as well as an MBA from Imperial College, London. I am primarily interested in the relationship between finance and imperialism and currently at work on a project entitled “Paper Empire: Literature, the Travelers Cheque, and the Redescription of American Imperialism, 1891-1958,” which has been funded by AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) through the NWCDTP (Northwest Consortium for Doctoral Training Partnerships).

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, English Literature and American Studies, The University of Manchester

Award Date: 31 Mar 2021

Master of Business Administration, Imperial College London

Award Date: 7 Jul 2003

ACMA, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

Award Date: 1 May 2000

Bachelor of Science, Management Science, The University of Manchester

Award Date: 5 Jul 1995

External positions

Director Human Resources- Corporate Functions, E*Trade Financial Corporation


Director Human Resources, Director of Business Strategy & Director Organization Effectiveness, American Express


Senior Audit Consultant , Finance Graduate Programme, British Airways plc


Graduate Audit Trainee, Price Waterhouse Coopers