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Our Team

Our instructors all share the same virtues

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Talent

We undertake incredible efforts to recruit instructors for High Bridge who are among the most talented in their cohorts.

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Experience

Our instructors and speakers are always experienced industry experts and who also have a passion for teaching and developing people.

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Ongoing development

Our instructors love to learn. They are constantly upgrading their knowledge and methods to bring students to their best.

If you are interested in joining our Faculty, please write to:

Flavio Soriano
McKinsey & Company

Flavio is an experienced management consultant and entrepreneur. He has a BA and a Masters in Management and he worked as a management consultant both at Arthur D Little and McKinsey & Company for a total of 5 years. Flavio has already founded five businesses, one of which is The Case Interview Academy, a successful case interview preparation coaching company that has published one of the most downloaded apps for case training. Flavio enjoys immersing himself in other cultures and chose Berlin as his new home.

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Nina Haidinger
BCG

Nina Haidinger is a Leadership Coach and Trainer with a focus on mindful success strategies. Before that she worked for six years as a project manager for the Boston Consulting Group focussing on large scale transformations, also heading the local women's network. After a severe burnout, Nina found her way back to health thanks to a mix of coaching and mindfulness. Ever since she supports other leaders in leading their business and life in a sustainable and successful way. Her approach is grounded in neuropsychology, mindfulness and somatic experience. She works with clients worldwide through group and individual work. When Nina is asked to sum up the purpose of her work, she refers to it as: 'Establishing the courage to connect. As it is only in connection - with ourselves and those around us - that we can ultimately find true success and happiness.'

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Clara Purroy
McKinsey & Company

Clara started her career in McKinsey and Company, and later joined the team that launched Amazon Business in Spain. She is passionate about coaching: she has taught in the Master in Management at Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, where she received the Teaching Excellence Award, and she has coached +150 candidates over PrepLounge and MyConsultingCoach. Furthermore, she is founder and president of the NGO Building their Future since 2015. In 2020 she will start her MBA at MIT Sloan, fully sponsored by international grants as Fullbright and Caixa

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Julie Prinet
McKinsey & Company

Julie is an interview and communication coach, former McKinsey consultant and holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences and a M.S. in Engineering. While at McKinsey, Julie was trained on recruitment and executive communication. She is the founder of My Stellar Interview - a company that works with top business schools around the world to help students prepare for interviews with top consulting firms. Julie has a knack for helping candidates build confidence and provides practical feedback and 'tricks' so her clients can let their best self shine during their interviews.

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Jeanette Maserumule
McKinsey & Company

Jeanette is an ex McKinsey & Company consultant and holds a MSc in Management for Business Excellence from the University of Warwick as a Chevening scholar. She is an independent management consultant mainly doing work in the mining industry in Africa. Jeanette enjoys assisting individuals achieve positive impact on outcomes they seek and creating a gradual iterative learning process that utilises knowledge in delivering sustainable results. She has co-founded two business ventures in South Africa with one focusing on assisting individuals improve their operations management approaches and skill set. She enjoys coaching and mentoring students to bring the best of themselves throughout the interview process.

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Ian Glennon
BCG

Ian is an ex-BCG consultant with a history of supporting large-scale technology transformations and IT system implementations. He specializes in the intersection of strategic thinking and data analytics. Ian holds a BA in Economics and French, an MBA from Stern at New York University, and speaks English, French and Spanish. Having "unlocked" the secrets to interviewing by acing all 8 of his interviews (16 rounds) during MBA recruiting, he now aims to help others unlock their recruiting potential, namely through attaining the key mindset shifts required to face any situation in interviews.

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Christal Wang
Bain & Company

Christal is passionate about using business to inspire social change. She is particularly interested in community development, equitable access to healthcare, and mental health destigmatization & prevention. She started her career at Bain & Company and most recently worked at Value for Good GmBH, a social impact consulting firm in Berlin, focusing on international development and impact strategy. She also led launch strategy & operations at Drop Technologies, a fintech startup in Toronto. She is currently pursuing her MBA/MPH at the University of California Berkeley Haas, specializing in healthcare, social impact, and entrepreneurship.

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Guillem Rojo
BCG

Guillem is an experienced management consultant and product manager. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group for 6 years. Guillem has been working as interview coach for 5 years at preplounge.com and club-MBA.com where he has helped more than 1000 candidates prepare to interview with the top management consulting firms. After his consulting career, Guillem joined Amazon in 2017 to launch Prime Video in 200+ countries. He is currently the leader of a product with 70 engineers and program managers. Guillem is originally from Spain, and has been living in the US since 2013.

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Bruno Ferreira
Bain & Company

Bruno is an ex-Bain Consultant in Madrid, where he supported Banks, Retailers and PE funds in their strategy, performance improvement and growth plans. Most recently he has focused more on PE clients, both before the deal (Comercial Due Diligence) and after (post-acquisition strategy). He has been heavily involved with Recruiting in the Madrid office, and has coached and mentored a number of students who got full time offers at MBB. He is now doing his MBA at INSEAD.

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Daniel Swann
McKinsey & Company

"Daniel is a former Associate Partner at McKinsey with over 8 years of experience in strategy consulting. He started off as a generalist but is now focused heavily on the healthcare sector where he serves both large-scale pharma companies and smaller biotechs. While at McKinsey, Daniel conducted a large number of candidate interviews in both first and final rounds but also participated heavily in other recruitment activities. Today he continues to provide strategy consulting services to his clients as well as executive & career coaching (with >100 candidates to date, over 20 of them with MBB offers). He is also the co-founder of a consumer health startup, Lyftonomie"

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Michael Ruske
BCG

Michael is a senior consultant with Strategy& and ex-BCG consultant with a strong focus on Strategy and Digital. Additionally, since 2018, he has been a job application and interview coach, helping candidates from across the globe get into MBB consulting. Michael’s global focus is also reflected in his passion for living and working in foreign countries, with over 6 years of expat experience in the US, Mexico, Colombia, Germany, Spain, South Africa, and South Korea.

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Bruno Costa
McKinsey & Company

Bruno is an ex-McKinsey consultant with a history of supporting large transformation programs, supply chain, capital projects implementation, and operational excellence engagements. He specializes in the intersection of optimizing capex portfolio and data analytics and served 10+ clients during his 4 years with Firm. Bruno holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, and speaks English, and Portuguese. He also has broad experience in the mining and metals industry, having worked on this sector for 12 years prior to join McKinsey. Bruno is passionate about mentorship and coaching for young talents and professionals, and his mentees joined leading consulting firms

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Anrian Tamba
McKinsey & Company

Anrian is an experienced consultant and serial entrepreneur. He is a former Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Senior Manager at Kearney in Southeast Asia. His focus in consulting was more on digital practices (transformation, strategy, implementation). While at consulting, he interviewed more than 200 candidates from fresh, MBA graduates to experienced hires. He also has been actively coaching candidates to get into MBB with more than 75% got the offers, he is using a unique technique that tailored to candidates’ needs. In the last 2 years, he has been building startups in the fintech and social commerce space.

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Prabhu Ramasamy
McKinsey & Company

Prabhu is an Ex-McKinsey (8+years) Process Management Coach & a seasoned Business Excellence Consultant. Prabhu has helped organizations across industries such as Shipping & Logistics, Management Consulting, Banking & Financial Services in improving business efficiencies & Large scale Robotics Process Automation Deployments. He is an expert Data Analyst and Business Presentations specialist who has succeeded in bid winning proposals. As a Guest Faculty in HBMA Prabhu is passionate about building capabilities among aspiring future consultants like you.

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Adriano Páez
Bain & Company

After earning his Bachelor's degree from the Universidade de São Paulo, he spent 2 years at Bain & Company as an Associate Consultant before taking on a Senior Associate role with Insignia Partners. He is a bit of a linguaphile, with profiency in both English and Spanish, aside from his native Portuguese. Outside of working life he likes to unwind with a coffee and a good book, and he hops on the videogames console when he gets the chance.

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Afonso Rauh
Bain & Company

He has a MBA in Marketing and he worked as an associated partner at Bain & Company for 7 years. He’s passionate about what he does, showcasing strong adaptability and comfortable with project and people management. He has lived in South Africa and Botswana, working with the transformation of a major mining company as a Consultant, and in Germany with brand planning for Volkswagen Group and as a product developer at BMW Motorrad. In his free time, Afonso enjoys reading good books, playing the ukelele and singing.

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Benjamin Solins
McKinsey & Company

A true world traveler, he has a host of international working experience that has taken him around Europe, South America and Asia. He got his MBA in 2015 and launched headlong into a 4-year career with McKinsey & Company that saw him climb from Consultant to Engagement Manager. He shows unparalleled enthusiasm and passion into everything he does. He is a history buff, can give you a good game of table tennis and he loves to take part in improv comedy in his spare time.

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Bruno Dias
BCG

Bruno is a Principal at the BCG Miami office with 10+ years of expertise on strategy, corporate finance, and organizational redesign projects for clients in the Energy space. Bruno also worked as a Country Manager in Brazil for an ecommerce startup for two years. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Insper (Brazil) and an MBA from Chicago Booth. With the experience accumulated from leading consulting cases and interviewing several candidates every year, he believes he can help candidates better prepare and succeed in their interviews and first years of their consulting careers.

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Eduardo Nince
McKinsey & Company

Before becoming a University of California, Berkeley MBA graduate, he started off his professional career as a Credit Analyst in his native São Paulo for Safra National. With 4 years at Mckinsey & Company under his belt, he left his role as Engagement Manager in search of new opportunities. As a knowledgeable and dedicated professional, he knows how to find the most creative solutions to the problems he comes across. A keen traveler, he loves the arts, hiking and playing music.

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Franco Borgonovo
BCG

After an admirable 11 year stint with BCG in Milan, he has gone on to co-found and run his own tea and coffee business in his native Italy. He was awarded a full MBA sponsorship by BCG and his studies took him around the world to both Paris and Singapore. He is renowned for his strategic thinking and business strategy. He is a massive fan of calcio (or soccer to you and me) and a proud father to his precious daughter.

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Gautam Patil
BCG

Gautam loves building new businesses and scaling them. He worked for over 8 years with BCG during which he worked at the intersection of Sales and TMT (Telecom, Media and Tech). He then co-founded his own start-up in the shared mobility space which raised about $1M of capital from institutional investors and now works at BYJU'S which is the world's largest EdTech company and is helping scale products that create a love for learning among young kids. He is also passionate about Electric Mobility, Clean Energy and works on his Piano playing when time allows.

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James Piazza
BCG

Now a key player in São Paulo's Department of Economic Development, he boasts over 7 years' Consulting experience including stints at Accenture, Strategy& and BCG. He got his MBA in 2016 and in 2022 completed a Master of Public Policy from The London School of Economics. He loves travel and culture, showcased by his knowledge of German, Italian, Spanish and English, as well as his native Portuguese. He is known for his Business Planning, Business Strategy and Project Management skills.

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Jorge Ramirez
McKinsey & Company

To give something back to the Universidad de Los Andes where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, he is currently a Mentor for students of the university to develop their power and tactical skills. After an 18-month run with McKinsey & Company in Colombia, he has gone on to receive 2 certificates from Harvard Business School Online. He received 1st place in Schlumberger's 2016 Global Lean Projects where his design and implementation beat out over 20 other initiatives to snag the top prize.

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Luca Marsiglio
BCG

To give something back to the Universidad de Los Andes where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, he is currently a Mentor for students of the university to develop their power and tactical skills. After an 18-month run with McKinsey & Company in Colombia, he has gone on to receive 2 certificates from Harvard Business School Online. He received 1st place in Schlumberger's 2016 Global Lean Projects where his design and implementation beat out over 20 other initiatives to snag the top prize.

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Selçuk Sabuncu
McKinsey & Company

He started his career in regional and global Marketing & Sales roles at DHL. Later he gave a new direction to his career by securing a position at McKinsey & Company as a Management Consultant in Brussels where he spent nearly three years. After McKinsey, he worked as a Strategy Manager at a top Belgian telecom company. Currently, he is a Senior Manager in Strategic Initiatives at Expedia Group, based in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Engineering in 2016 from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. He speaks English and Turkish fluently, with a full professional level of French for good measure. In his spare time he renovates old houses to save them from disrepair and you are likely to spot him working out down his local gym.

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Tommaso Quagli
BCG

With his perfect academic record since high school culminating in a PhD in Physics from Justus Liebig University Giessen, he spent over 5 years working at his alma mater before launching into a 3 year run with BCG in Milan as a Senior Associate and Consultant. He is now working at a well-known FinTech company in the COO's office. His astounding dedication to giving something back to the community is to be admired, spending 2 years as a Scout Leader and working with a poverty alleviation charity for over 10 years. He enjoys photography, sailing and model building when time allows.

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Vitor Sanches
Bain & Company

Vitor is passionate to make a positive impact in the world. After working for financial market, he joined Bain & Company to accelerate the learning curve. After a project for e-commerce, he moved to startups and learned the importance and impact of helping people thrive. Currently he is on a sabbatical leave after working as Business Strategy Manager at Accenture

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Final Round Applications Deadline: January 28