Pitching for Dominic Barton

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Pitching for Dominic Barton

On the 9th of February students from the University of Edinburgh had the chance to pitch their innovative solution to a tough challenge in Asia in front of a panel chaired by Dominic Barton, the Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company.
The presentations were judged based on their impact/innovation, subject knowledge & expertise, scalability, and presentation skills.

The three presentations shortlisted were as follows:

1. Connor Cloughley
MA, Chinese & Russian Studies
Asia: Go With The Flow

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2. Agne Smilgaite, Danai Tazoglidou, Maria Tsaregorodtseva, Yifan Wu
Msc, Architectural & Urban Design
From Cities of the Dead to The Living City

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3. Tifani Fauzal
MSc, Finance and Management
The Business Case Against Forest Burning In Indonesia

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The winner of the pitching contest was the group pitching ‘From Cities of the Dead to The Living City’.
You’ll be able to read more about the winning pitch below.

 

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