Alumni Spotlights

  • José Cantero Sienra (MSPE '00), Economist, has been appointed as a Full Member of the Board of the Central Bank of Paraguay on July 28, 2017, for a period of five years.
  • Mzwanele Mfunwa (MSPE '93), is currently employed as Chief of the Sub-Regional Initiatives Unit in the Southern Africa Office (Lusaka, Zambia) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
  • Danara Tileubergen (MSPE '15), is currently working as a senior researcher at the Economic Research Institute in Kazakhstan.
  • Jose Sanchez Segura (MSPE '05), after completing the MSPE Program, Jose was awarded a degree in public polices at Escuela de Gobierno in Guatemala. He has been working for the Superintendencia de Bancos in Guatemala since 2008.
  • Zakhele Lukhele (MSPE '90), was awarded a post graduate diploma in advanced banking law from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. Zakhele is a managing director (CEO) at the Swaziland Development and Savings Bank (SwaziBank).
  • Aziz Hatipagaoglu (MSPE '05), was awarded a Ph.D. in economics from Gazi University in 2014. Aziz is the founder and general manager of the HG Group Education and Consultancy LLC in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D. , DePaul University College of Law B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D. , John Marshall Law School B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D. , Northwestern University School of Law B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign