Bastiaan Bless

Bastiaan Bless

Name                                   : Bastiaan Bless   
Current job title                : Conquest manager at BMW Group
Year of graduation           : 2010
Nationality                         : Dutch

Why did you choose this MSc?
“Because we live in a global economy, this knowledge should set a strong foundation. The importance of sustainable solutions cannot be denied and should be on top of everybody's list.”  

How would you describe the programme and RSM?
“GB&S is a perfect mix, in which you will master the skills to do effective business in our global economy and be aware of the importance of sustainability. You also learn how to identify and address all important stakeholders in your field of interest. In addition to interesting classmates that provide you with a unique network for the rest of your life, you’ll be challenged to get the best out of yourself and the environment around you. You’ll learn from the best guest lecturers and have the opportunity to take part in unforgettable extracurricular activities and trips.”  

What was the biggest challenge in this master?
“Pushing yourself to write a convincing and compelling master thesis.”  

What made the greatest impression?
“The high quality of professors and guest lecturers.”  

How did your studies at RSM shape your career?
“It made me choose for the most sustainable automotive brand. Moreover, it will continue to shape my future choices career steps that are still on my path.”  

What are your future plans?
“My long 'dream' has been to start a sustainable sneaker brand ... “