Visiting Lecturer and PhD Fellow, City, University of London

Zahira Jaser is a Visiting Lecturer in Leadership and a PhD Fellow at Cass Business School where she is researching how managers contend with the multiple and simultaneous roles of leader and follower. She is also a guest teacher at the London School of Economics.

She has earned an MPhil in Management from Cass Business School, and an MSc in Organizational Behaviour from the London School of Economics.

She has worked as consultant in executive education and leadership development with companies like News Corp, RBS Banking Group, Barclays. Before starting her academic career Zahira has held positions as Director and Vice President at large banks (JP Morgan, Barclays, Societe Generale) for 15 years.


  • –present
    PhD Fellow Researching Leadership and Followership, City University London


  • 2011 
    London School of Economics, MSc Organisational Behaviour