Congratulations to Sowan Hong (2008) who has recently been awarded the Said Prize at the University of Oxford, UK. Sowan completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2021 and graduated with Distinction. The Said Prize is awarded to the student with the best academic results amongst the 350+ cohort.
Upon graduation from KRB in 2008, Sowan attended the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance with a High Distinction.
Sowan is currently working as an investment professional at a Private Equity firm, Federated Hermes GPE, as part of the European investment and portfolio management team in London. Previous to this, Sowan worked as a Risk Consultant at KPMG across Sydney, London and Edinburgh offices, and as a senior Internal Auditor and Finance Manager at Legal and General Investment Management. She also worked as a Head of Finance for a healthcare start-up during her MBA.
Sowan is currently living in South London with her husband and a dog and enjoys regular trips to France, Spain and Italy for “good food and the sun”!
Sowan has offered to mentor any of our alumna who would like advice regarding MBA studies, working in London or in Private Equity. Please advise Victoria Dalton if you would like more information.