Join us for this session to hear the speakers talk about who has been influential in their career, their career journey together with tips for entering the world of Finance.
Head of Quality and Risk Management, Advisory, Grant Thornton
At Grant Thornton Sue has led the Quality and Risk Management team for Grant Thornton’s Advisory practice which covers Transaction Advisory Services, Corporate Finance Advisory, Recovery, Operational Deal Services, Forensic Investigation Services, Business Risk Services, Government and Infrastructure Advisory, Pensions Advisory Services, Financial Services Advisory, Valuations and Advisory Taxation Services.
Sue supports the Advisory practice in Grant Thornton in areas from client engagement to ethics and thought leadership.
Associate Partner, Private Equity Portfolio Services & Value Creation at KPMG UK.
Dan works with Private Equity houses and Portfolio companies, helping them to tackle the full range of financial, operational, commercial and strategic issues and he is passionate about helping KPMG’s clients to achieve their ambitions.
His clients include Operating Partners, Value Creation teams, Executive teams and Boards of Management.
As previous Head of Business Development for KPMG’s Mid-Market team, he has worked with a wide range of UK-listed (FTSE250) and non-listed businesses, fast-growing scale-ups, family-owned businesses, HNWI, Family Offices and a range of UK Public Sector organisations and Health Trusts.
Associate at Goldman Sachs
Since graduating from the University of Nottingham, Dalya has held a number of different roles. At the very start of her career, she taught Maths and Economics at a secondary school in London as part of the Teach First Programme. Since then, she has worked at KPMG in the Management and Risk Consulting Practices and spent a ski season in Canada, training to become a ski instructor. Most recently, Dalya joined Goldman Sachs to work in Change Delivery.
Gideon joined Deloitte Consulting as a graduate in 2014 and spent 5 years working across a range of financial service clients, gaining experience in investment banking, commercial banking, wealth management and insurance. In 2019 he joined Lloyds Banking Group in their Commercial Banking Strategy team, where the role of his team was to help the CB management group address performance challenges and define the long-term strategy.
Joelle studied Maths, Economics, French, Government & Politics and Modern Hebrew for A level and decided to pursue a degree in Political Economy at King’s College London. During her time at King’s, she had the opportunity to study abroad in Hong Kong for six months at Hong Kong University. Whilst at University she explored different career avenues, including diplomacy, policy, and finance, both in the UK and the US. In her final year of her undergraduate degree, she secured an internship at Bloomberg, with assessors expressing their interest in her language skills and knowledge of the international finance sphere. Following a successful internship period in Financial Products, Joelle secured a full-time position at Bloomberg as a Financial Product Analyst. After two years at Bloomberg, Joelle has progressed to a position in Portfolio and Risk Sales for the Northern Europe region. Joelle’s desire to pursue a career in finance at Bloomberg was rooted in her international experience and motivation to combine both finance and technology in her career trajectory as well as the opportunity to travel.REGISTER NOW