Anthony C.

Senior manager, Investment Banking
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

Anthony C.
Politics
Politics
Undergraduate
Derwent
2004
United Kingdom

My employment

Senior manager, Investment Banking
UBS
United Kingdom
Finance and consultancy
Large business (250+ employees)

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A day in the life of a Senior manager, Investment Banking in the United Kingdom

Contact, and where possible meet, as many people as you can. Interview as much as you can - the more you interview, the better you get at it

Briefly describe the organisation you work for

Global financial services organisation

What do you do?

I lead the Strategic Ventures team at UBS Investment Bank

Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?

Interested in Financial Markets, Macroeconomics, Geopolitical issues and wanted to work alongside bright, motivated people and earn a good salary

Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?

Yes

Describe your most memorable day at work

Many memorable moments...usually when global events impact global markets, and this reverberates through the Investment Bank

Are there any challenges associated with your job?

Delivering complex mandates at a global organisation is pretty much always technologically and politically challenging

What’s your work environment and culture like?

Collaborative, relatively high-pressure, accountable, enjoyable

What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?

Several sports, College JCR, Athletics' Union Exec. Committee

What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?

Contact, and where possible meet, as many people as you can. Interview as much as you can - the more you interview, the better you get at it. Have meaningful, well-researched and defensible opinions that are relevant to your target business sector

What topics from students are you happy to answer questions on?

Investment Banking, Financial Markets, career guidance

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