Alumni
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October 2020

Michele Perissinotto

IST Class of 2015

Studying for a Masters in Management at LSE (London School of Economics)

Field: Politics, Philosophy and Economics

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Michele Perissinotto, IST Class of 2015
Currently: Studying for a Masters in Management at LSE (London School of Economics)
Undergraduate Degree: Politics, Philosophy and Economics at King’s College London

How long did you attend IST?
15 years

What was your thesis title?
New Frontiers of Aeronautics

What was your IST House?
Shakti

In what ways were you prepared for your future studies?
Prepared to construct logical argument and defend it in essay, public speaking, numerically prepared.

What sparked your interest in finance/management?
Politics, philosophy and economics. I was passionate about these three subjects individually and started to think about how they interplay in everyday life. If you stop and think about it, most problems have all 3 dimensions.

In Grade 5, you planned on being…?
A pilot… a long way from finance!

What is your favorite memory from your years at IST?
School trips and House competitions.