About the Committee
The Young Alumni Committee represent the needs of the young alumni community. Its members offer guidance to the Faculty on the young alumni program to ensure that it is relevant and valuable.
The Committee also engage with current students to ensure they understand the value of staying connected to the alumni community after they graduate. Learn more about the Young Alumni Program.
The Committee, consisting of seven members, reports to the Faculty of Business and Economics Alumni Council via the Young Alumni Committee President, who sits on the Council as a Vice-Chair.
Committee members serve for a maximum of two 2-year terms. With the exclusion of the President and Vice-President, new Committee members go through an interview process. When positions are available, young alumni will be invited to express their interest. The President is appointed from the existing membership.
Coral Lou, President
Assistant Vice President, Citigroup (BCom 2010, MFin 2012)
Coral is an Assistant Vice President in the Financial Institutions Corporate Banking team at Citigroup. Prior to her current role, Coral worked in the Corporate Finance Advisory team at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. During her studies, Coral undertook an exchange program at the University of Hong Kong and was the recipient of two travelling scholarships. Coral is also a representative on Asia Pacific Loan Market Association’s (APLMA) Young Leaders Committee which aims to provides a professional networking forum for young executives in the syndicated loan market. In addition, she is a member of the Palladian Association’s Business and Commerce circle for The MacRobertson Girls’ High School, which strives to provide business and commerce-related career resources and networking opportunities for current and alumni students. Coral was actively involved in student life at The University of Melbourne. As one of the Graduate Ambassadors at the Melbourne Business School, she was part of a professional marketing and communications unit connecting with prospective graduate students through recruitment activities and social media platforms. She was also involved in the Faculty's Career Mentoring and Leadership Award programs. Coral has been a member of the Young Alumni Committee for the Faculty of Business & Economics since 2013.
Kartik Iyer, Vice-President
Group Accountant, Small Giants (Australia) (BCom 2015)
Kartik graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) in 2015, during his studies he was involved with various student societies, especially with Melbourne Microfinance Initiative as their inaugural Global Microfinance Case Competition Director. Post graduating he went down a different path to many graduates and split his time in 2016 between working at Impact Investing Australia and volunteering at The Oaktree Foundation Australia.
Having started his professional career at ShineWing Australia, he recently moved into the role of Group Accountant at Small Giants (Australia) to pursue his passion for impact investing. Small Giants is an Australian single family office devoted to investing 100% of their capital in socially and environmentally focused businesses.
Outside of organising Young Alumni events, he spends most of his time advising various not-profits and social enterprises on financial and corporate governance matters.
Social Media and Digital Coordinator, Essendon Football Club (BCom 2018)
Luke graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Economics) in 2018, and is currently the Social Media and Digital Coordinator at the Essendon Football Club. During his studies, Luke undertook the Global Management Consulting practicum where he and his team provided marketing strategy advice for a private healthcare provider in Shanghai, China. Luke was a student writer for the Students’ Association of Management and Marketing (SAMM), and was involved in the state executive for UN Youth Victoria.
In his spare time, Luke enjoys hiking, playing guitar and volunteering his business knowledge as a mentor for refugee start-ups.
Biography to follow
Management Consulting Analyst, Accenture
(BA 2013 MMgt(Mktg) 2016)
Aditi is a Senior Consultant at KPMG's Customer Brand and Marketing Advisory. Aditi graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Master of Management (Marketing) in December 2016 and holds fond memories of her university days. One of Aditi’s most exciting university experiences was when she undertook the Global Business Practicum where she was part of a project on big data analytics at PwC in Hong Kong. In her spare time, Aditi loves writing, painting and cooking.
Strategy Analyst - Accenture (BA 2015, Dip Languages 2015, MMgt(Mktg) 2017)
Nadia is a strategy analyst at Accenture. She completed a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma in Languages, and Master of Management (Marketing) at the University of Melbourne. During her time at Melbourne Business School (MBS), she served as marketing director for the MBS Student Association, as a marketing officer for Global Consulting Group, and as a MBS student ambassador. She also participated in the Global Business Practicum in Hong Kong and the Career Mentoring Program. During her studies, Nadia also worked in the FBE Advancement team. Nadia is excited to continue her relationship with the faculty and help bring fantastic events to the young alumni community.
Graduate position, Carlton & United Breweries (BSc 2015, MMgt 2017)
Anthony graduated with a Master of Management from Melbourne Business School in 2017, having completed a Bachelor of Science (Animal Health & Disease) at Melbourne University in 2015. Having just graduated, Anthony has commenced a graduate job in the commercial area of Carlton & United Breweries (AB InBev). During his studies, he was heavily involved in the Melbourne Business School Student Association (MBSSA) and served as the President in 2017. Anthony was added to the Dean’s Honours List and represented his graduating class as Valedictorian.
The Committee assist the Faculty with running a number of social and professional development events within the Business and Economics Young Alumni Program. Click here to view some of our previous events.