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BYP Network – Finance Unmasked

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BYP Network – Finance Unmasked

BRUIN was proud to sponsor the Black Young Professional (BYP) Network event “Finance Unmasked”. BYP Network helps to connect ambitious future leaders within the Black community for for networking, mentoring, peer collaborations and career development.

Held in central London, over 100 young Black professionals attended to listen to a expert panel discuss the challenges of working in Finance and navigating your career through the industry.

Panelists:

Abdul Buhari: Abdul is an Olympian and finance professional with over 10 years experience working in Risk and Relationship management at Credit Suisse. Growing up in a tough Brixton estate, Abdul broke down numerous barriers to compete at the London 2012 Olympics and excel in Finance. His story is one you wouldn’t want to miss.

Kehinde Oluwo: Kehinde is the HSBC Performance Management Lead where she guides the careers of many top performers in the banking industry. As a Durham University graduate she boasts over 19 years industry experience and has worked for prestigious firms like IBM, Lloyds and Barclays; so come ready to learn!

Collins Ogundayisi: Collins is a passionate HR professional. With a CV boasting names like KPMG, Amazon, Cancer Research UK and Morgan Stanley, he has the knowledge and experience that will help you plot your path to a successful career in finance. An avid reader, he believes that you need to have access to the tools and knowledge to succeed.

Amaka Uche: Amaka is an accomplished recruitment professional, writer and role model. Currently working at EY, this King’s College graduate has seven years in the finance industry. With a specialism and focus on all things career development, get ready to access some real gems.

 

If you missed out on our last event, do not worry – we have the highlight video. Finance Unmasked was all about breaking down the barriers and unveiling the truth about the industry. We know that diversity is a huge problem in finance (recruitment and retention rates are low) but the talent exists already and we will shine the spotlight. Check out our video and let us know what you think by leaving some comments #blackprofessionals #blackexcellence

Posted by BYP Network – Black Young Professionals Network on Saturday, 26 May 2018