Imperial College Business School, UK. Joël McConnell, formerly the Director of Europe and Central Asia at IE Business School in Madrid, has joined the London-based business school as Executive Director for Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions. In his new role Joël will head up international marketing, recruitment and admissions for the School’s postgraduate programs. He will also manage the rollout of the school’s new CRM system. Joël brings more than 10 years of international business education experience, with expertise in recruitment in Asia Pacific and Europe. While at IE Business School, Joël led the university’s Financial Aid department. Joël has also worked in financial services in Canada and the US. He completed his MBA at IE Business School and an Executive Masters in Finance, and went on to undertake further executive courses at Cambridge Judge Business School, Chicago Booth School of Business and Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.