Haris Gill Master's Graduate

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Recent Masters graduate with experience in a variety of industries; finance, food, events and property. Passionate about physical and mental health, the environment and the development of future sustainable cities. Following a Masters in Urbanisation and voluntary experience at organisations such as Trees for Cities, I have chosen to pursue a career in sustainable agriculture.

MSc Urbanisation and Development (Merit)                                                                               09/2018 – 09/2019

The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

·        Notable modules: Planning for Sustainable Cities, Urban Futures, Urban Research Methods

·        Thesis: ‘sorry I don’t have any cash’: an exploration into how the transition towards a cashless society is impacting those on the streets of London trying to make a living (Grade: Distinction).


BSc (Hons) Economics (2:1)                                                                                                        09/2013 – 09/2016

The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom                                        

·        Notable modules: Advanced Development Economics, Advanced Health Economics, Advanced Behavioural and Experimental Economics

·        Thesis: A quantitative analysis on the impact of terrorism on tourism revenue (Grade: 2:1)


GCE Advanced Level                                                                                                                    09/2010 – 07/2012

The Manchester Grammar School for Boys, United Kingdom

·        Mathematics (A*), Economics (A), Philosophy of Religion (A), Chemistry (B)


Graduate Associate, Finance Services                                                                                       01/2018 – 08/2018

Informed Solutions, Manchester

·        Role: Worked in a 4-person internal finance team of a rapidly growing SME IT company. Quickly became equipped with the accounting software, such as Sage50 and developed communication skills in dealing with clients, and employees at all levels, including frequent meetings with partners of the business.

·        Responsibilities: autonomy over the purchase ledger, ensured payments of invoices, expenses, salaries and tax returns

Summer Intern, Global Employer Services                                                                                07/2015 – 08/2015                                                                          

Deloitte, London

·        Role: The GES team provide taxation advice for migrating clients. Gained technical knowledge alongside invaluable insight into the operations of a global company.

·        Responsibilities: Assisted members of the team at all available opportunities such as the completion of tax returns. Strongly developed inter-personal skills through communicating with clients, members of the team and HRMC.

Spring Intern                                                                                                                                    04/2014- 04/2014

Deloitte, Manchester

·        Gained insight into Deloitte’s different work streams including Assurance, Consulting and Tax. Provided exposure to professional networking.



Client Relationship Manager                                                                                                       06/2017 – 12//2017

Ultimate Boxxer, Manchester

·        Boxing brand hosting uniquely formatted knock-out events, inclusive to all types of boxers and fans.

·        Role: organised meetings with television producers, potential sponsors and oversaw the co-ordination of boxers and their management staff.

·        Achievements: Grew the number of sponsors from 2 to 6 and more than doubled the revenue generated from sponsors.

Business Development Manager                                                                                                 03/2017 – 06/2017        

The Halal Dining Club, London

·        An all-in-one app allowing consumers to find, book, review and earn loyalty points at Halal restaurants.

·        Role: Pitched directly to restaurant owners and marketing teams.

·        Achievements: re-designed the sales approach, shifting away from door-to-door sales to targeting potential clients directly online or via LinkedIn. This resulted in a 3-fold increase in pitches per day.

Lettings Intern                                                                                                                               08/2016 – 10/2016                  

Friends Lettings, Manchester

·        Role: Developed firm’s social media presence, and orchestrated and conducted property viewings.

·        Achievements: digitalised the on-boarding process for new landlords, organised the use of Augmented Reality technology to allow virtual viewing of properties by potential tenants, facilitated the sale of a 14 bedroom property.


Planting Supervisor                                                                                                                       11/2018 – present

Trees for Cities, London

·        Trained supervisor of tree planting sessions working with local community members and children.

Disability Mentor                                                                                                                           09/2012 – present

Private, London

·        Unique privilege of caring for an autistic person. Interactions include bowling, cinema and arcade trips.

Orphanage Volunteer                                                                                                                    06/2013 – 06/2013

Original Volunteers, Marrakech, Morocco

·        Teaching and interacting with orphans presented a unique insight into the simplicity of happiness.

Languages and IT Skills
·        Languages: English: native. Spanish: intermediate.

·        Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook etc.)

·        Basic HTML.

·        Proficient in using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and STATA.

·        Sports: junior cricket captain at school and local level. Avid golfer (11 handicap) and runner.

·        Travelling: visited 34 countries and in 2019 spent 6 weeks in Buenos Aires learning Spanish.

·        Entrepreneurship: online e-commerce business sourcing products and sending them directly from manufacturer to consumer, marketed through the use of social-media micro-influencers (2019 – present).


Sept 2018 - Sept 2019 MSc Urbanization and Development at London School of Economics
Sept 2013 - July 2016 BSc Economics at University of Nottingham