Client: UQ Business – Student Profile

Past student profile written in two different formats, to be pitched to news publications.

UQ Business Graduate Making Global Impact

Name: Pulkit Gupta

Age: 27

Location: Banjo

Early Years & Education

Pulkit Gupta was born in India, moving to New Zealand at the age of four. In his final year of high school he relocated to Brisbane, where he then studied his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Queensland. At the age of 20 and in his final year at university, Gupta took on a role at JP Morgan. Establishing himself as the youngest equity analyst that the company had ever taken on.

Career So Far

Upon graduation, Gupta worked at Deloitte as a strategic consultant for two years. Before making waves globally, travelling through Europe and the Middle East as Advisor to Sheikh Mohammed Zim Bird. His expertise during this time focused on new ways to develop the tax free zone. After moving back to Brisbane in 2015 to get married, Gupta took on a role as the Strategy and Innovation Lead at Virgin Australia.

The Future

Now at the age of 27, Gupta is broadening his horizons and is planning on exploring property development. With a keen interest in investing in start-ups, Gupta aims to have begun his own business doing something to support the community, by the age of 30. Pulkit Gupta, along with his wife, have taken the initiative to begin Kirtan Brisbane – a community mindfulness program that focuses on musical meditation as a way to feel more connected with the self.

From his early years in India and New Zealand, to making powerful and innovative changes locally and globally. Gupta is a testament to a strong education, a determined mind and ones power to instigate change.

 

 

 

UQ Business Graduate Making Global Impact

Six years ago Pulkit Gupta was a 21 year old university student, taking his first steps into the industry in a country he had lived in for only a few years.

Now a UQ Business alumnus, Gupta has worked with some of the world’s biggest companies, started a number of social initiatives and is now the strategy and innovation lead at Virgin Australia – all by the age of 27.

Pulkit Gupta was born in India, moving to New Zealand at the age of four. In his final year of high school he relocated to Brisbane, Australia where he then studied his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Queensland.

At the age of 20 and in his final year at university, Gupta took on a role at JP Morgan. Establishing himself as the youngest equity analyst that the company had ever taken on.

Upon graduation, Gupta worked at Deloitte as a strategic consultant for two years. Before making waves globally, travelling through Europe and the Middle East as Advisor to Sheikh Mohammed Zim Bird. His expertise during this time focused on new ways to develop the tax free zone.

After moving back to Brisbane in 2015 to get married, Gupta took on a role as the Strategy and Innovation Lead at Virgin Australia.

Now at the age of 27, Gupta is broadening his horizons and is planning on exploring a future in property development. With a keen interest in investing in start-ups, Gupta aims to have begun his own business in an endeavour to support the community, by the age of 30.

Along with taking the organisational lead on the Colour Festival Spring Flare, Pulkit Gupta alongside his wife, have taken the initiative to begin Kirtan Brisbane. A community initiative that brings participants mindfulness through focuses on musical meditation as a way to feel more connected with the self.

From his early years in India and New Zealand, to making powerful and innovative changes locally and globally. Gupta is a testament to a strong education, a determined mind and ones power to instigate change.

 

Both written by Meg Gillespie whilst at P4 Group

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