Alumni Profile - Martin Lu (MCom/MIntBus '10)

Martin Lu

Name: (Martin) Yuxin Lu

Current Position, Organisation: Trading Executive, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)

Describe yourself in 3 words: Initiative, industrious and integrity

Nationality/cultural identity: Chinese

Languages spoken: Mandarin, Cantonese, English and Spanish

Countries lived/worked in: China, Australia and UK

Best book you have read in the last 12 months: Negotiate to Win

Daily website 'favourites': Google

Motto to live/work by: Having dreams is what makes life tolerable!

Linkedin Profile: Martin Lu

Why did you choose to study at the University of Sydney Business School?

To study at one of the best business school and the finest university in Australia.

What is your most favourite memory from your time at the University?

Struggling for average distinction in academic performance.

What does being a University of Sydney Business School alumnus/na mean to you?

Live up to the reputation and expectation of a USYD graduate.

How did your time at the Business School change you both professionally and personally?

Professionally: business knowledge and cross-culture experiences. Personally: met my fiancée.

What did you do in the year immediately after graduating?

Job hunting and on-boarding.

What has been the greatest accomplishment of your career to date?

Participated in multi-billion dollar transaction.

What business person inspired you most?

Ryuzo Sejima, former chairman of Itochu Corp.

What are some of your favourite things about Sydney?

Landscape, weather and the largest city in southern hemisphere.

What would you say to a prospective student who is considering study at the Business School?

Work hard, play hard and have fun.