Wayde Edwards


Masters in Major Programme Management




Life Sciences


2017 - 19

Wayde is a commercially astute project director with experience delivering business change and transformation programmes in the Life Sciences industry. Originally from South Africa, he began his career in risk management with a member of the “Big Four” audit and advisory firms. He enjoys getting outdoors and can often be found running laps around the parks in South West London or opening the batting for his wandering social cricket team.

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Posted by: on November 30, 2017

Polishing pearls: six tips for your first assignment

It was the final pop-up message. I decided to read it although I already knew what it was going to say [to the tune of the 1996 smash hit, “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls] “Now… tell me if you’re sure, if you’re really really sure?”. It was now beyond doubt; my brain was totally frazzled. […]

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Posted by: on October 30, 2017

What the [Sub] Fusc are you wearing?

I looked around. There was nothing heavy within reaching distance. I decided to take the plunge. For probably the fifth time in as many days I asked my wife the most pressing question for the upcoming trip to Oxford, “So, you definitely think this grey suit is dark enough for Sub Fusc?”. The advanced risk […]

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Posted by: on October 6, 2017

I got in! Now to see where the rabbit hole goes

I’m sitting at my laptop surrounded by a pile of papers… on my left, the first draft of my formative assignment. The equivalent to a pre-season friendly that will no doubt show us how much work we have to do to start producing outputs worthy of a Master of Science degree from the number one university in the world*. […]

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