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Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Systems (CORMSIS)

Industry links

Learn about our advisory board and our links with industry. Students on our courses are well prepared to enter the world of work.

We have strong industry links guiding our work.

Courses and employability

Graduates have secured roles with employers including Boeing, Barclaycard, RBS Insurance, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Cap Gemini, The AA, Tesco, Virgin Media and British Airways.

Business advisory board

The business advisory board bring their insights to our courses. As a result, students leave us with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

The people and organisations comprising our board are:

  • John Beasley: Arup
  • Sham Musthapha (chair of our Business Advisory Board): Boeing Defence UK
  • Peter Anstey: BT Openreach
  • Shivam Desai: Capgemini Invent
  • Peter Vermeulen: Carnival UK Group
  • Jeremy Bradley: DataSparQ
  • Sion Cave: Decision Analysis Services Ltd (DAS)
  • Kay Uppington: Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
  • Michael Higgins: Ford
  • Ben Durcan: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Operational Research Service (GORS)
  • Lowell Mason: Heathrow Airports Ltd
  • Simon Navin: JP Morgan
  • Mohammad Mesgarpour: Microlise
  • Simon Jones: Network Rail
  • Paul Benson: NHS Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Kujan Paramanantham: NHS Thames Valley and Wessex Operational Delivery Network
  • Ian Rowley: RED Scientific
  • Jodie Walshe: Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
  • Judy Nolan: Rolls Royce
  • Alex Orman: Shell
  • Simon Ellacott: Tesco
  • Chris French: Venturi Consulting
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