Tanya Lahdelma, a vice president at Morgan Stanley, was keen to restart her career after having children, but she lacked confidence following more than a 10-year break. Now in her role as Product Manager in Technology, Tanya plays a key role in the delivery of technical projects and services within the investment bank. It was […]

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Find Out Why CFI’s Financial Modeling Certification Program Will Always Be In High-Demand What is the FMVA? To put it simply, FMVA stands for “Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst” and is CFI’s accredited flagship financial modeling certification. Who or what is CFI? Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) is a globally recognized online training provider which supplies […]

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When Kailash Satyanarayan found himself at a career crossroads, he knew he would need an MBA to help propel him to the next level in banking. ESSEC Business School’s Global MBA was exactly the qualification he was looking for. Prior to the MBA, Satyanarayan, a CPA, was working in accounting in the fast-moving consumer goods and banking sectors in […]

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From conducting transactions through Siri to taking out a mortgage through a chatbot, OCBC Bank is proud to be a game-changer when it comes to innovation. The group was an early adopter of structural digitisation, beginning work in this area more than 10 years ago, long before ‘digital’ became a buzz word. Ken Wong, Head […]

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Singapore’s burgeoning fintech sector and growing fund management industry is creating significant opportunities for talents in financial services. The Monetary Authority of Singapore is working to strengthen the city state’s position as an international fund management centre. It recently announced plans to invest US$5 billion with private equity and infrastructure fund managers who have a […]

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You’re welcome, whatever your story “Like a lot of people, I came into EY Reconnect assuming it was aimed at mums, like me. But I was wrong! Men and women take career breaks for all sorts of reasons – from caring for elderly parents to doing further study – and it’s been great to see […]

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If you’re thinking of applying for a graduate job with a finance orientation, you’re probably contemplating something in the front office of an investment bank – something like sales and trading or M&A, where you can earn six figures in the first year and many multiples of that thereafter. But what if you’re making a […]

During my career I’ve been part of countless technology graduate interviewing panels at banks like Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan. Things have changed over the years and often candidates I speak to at campus events have no idea about what happens at interviews. So, here’s a guide. The Tech Screening This is a […]

A London-based veteran equity researcher has left Credit Suisse. Michael Shillaker, a managing director and the head of steel and mining research, officially departed the Swiss bank after a little over 14 years this January. Shillaker doesn’t appear to have a new role to go to and says he’s “exploring all options” on his LinkedIn profile. […]

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Charlotte Rahn, an Associate in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, clearly remembers the moment she decided she wanted to work for the bank. “I was at a career fair and met an analyst from the Morgan Stanley team. He spoke so highly of the firm and its culture as well as working at the company […]

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