Journeys Into Financial Services Consulting

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2022-11-10 18:00:00

77 Water Street, NYC

BY-Peers NYC and Capco are pleased to bring you this panel discussion and networking event on journeys into financial services consulting.

About this event

We are bringing together BY-Peers who have interest in consulting or experience in the field for a networking evening at the offices of one our partners – a global consultancy.

Our hosts Capco will be giving you insights about the world of consulting and you’ll hear from a panel of employees on their journeys into financial services consulting, challenges and skills they’ve been able to build along the way.

If you work in consulting, are interested in a career in consulting or simply want to network and make new connections with black professionals in New York this is for you.

Drinks and light bites provided!

Date: Thursday 10th November 2022

Time: 6pm – 8.30pm Eastern Standard Time Zone

Location: Capco NYC

Dress code: Smart Casual

RSVP: Free complimentary drink on arrival

Meet The Panellists

Iruka Brown – Managing Principal

Iruka Brown has 15 years of consulting experience in strategic risk and technology transformation at major financial institutions. She is focused on working through challenges related to climate risk management, platform renovation, target operating model design, and regulatory compliance within enterprise cross-functional programs. Her style is to engage clients in a partnership project delivery model and structure delivery teams for success.

Samuel Desta – Managing Principal

Sam is Managing Principal in Capco’s RISC Practice and brings 18+ years of Management Consulting and Financial Services industry experience. In his current role, Sam is responsible for overseeing the RISC tech team and is also leads large remediation projects executed through Management Services. Before joining Capco, Sam launched the U.S. office for Headlink Partners, a boutique Capital Markets consulting firm and prior to that Sam was a Senior Manager at Wavestone (formerly KSA) where he led risk and regulatory compliance consulting engagements for some of the largest Foreign Banking Organizations. Prior to consulting, Sam started his professional career at Merrill Lynch. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Pace University and previously held FINRA Series 7 and 63 qualifications.

Imane Abba-KakaConsultant

Imane Abba-Kaka is a Consultant that has been with Capco for over 3 years. Imane works with different entities in the business to ensure a safe transition back into the office and to identify crucial elements that are necessary in a day-to-day. Outside of client work, Imane is passionate about working in a diverse workplace, so she is heavily involved in Capco’s Black@Capco and Inclusion@Capco affinity group initiatives through her planning of events and collaboration with different groups.

Felix John-BaptisteSenior Consultant, Capital Markets

Felix is a Senior Consultant in the Capital Markets domain and has been with Capco for 5 years. He has extensive project management and business analysis experience in Compliance. He joined Capco in 2017 after 6 years in industry, where he gained extensive experience in mortgage banking originations and default, and spent several years supporting the AML/KYC practice.

About Capco

Global experts unlocking the power of digital transformation.

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector, and is part of the Wipro group. With a growing client portfolio comprising of global organizations, Capco operates at the intersection of business and technology by combining innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to deliver end-to-end data-driven solutions and fast-track digital initiatives for banking and payments, capital markets, wealth and asset management, insurance, and the energy sector.

Capco’s cutting-edge ingenuity is brought to life through its Innovation Labs and award-winning Be Yourself At Work culture and diverse talent.

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About BYPeers

The BY-Peers community is a pillar of support for black professionals across the globe.

Whatever stage you are in your career we are inviting you to celebrate the next chapter in your professional life, sharing resources that can help you on your journey to career progression whilst connecting you to likeminded peers.

If you’re new to the city this is also a great way to immerse yourself in the local community and make new friends.

Come along if you are looking to:

✅ Grow your network with like-minded professionals.

✅ Find job opportunities.

✅ Meet a co-founder or a mentor.

✅ Get career advice, motivation or inspiration.

✅ Make friends.

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This is THE chance to step away from the day-to-day and immerse yourself in the latest expertise to reimagine the world around us. You’ll leave with jam-packed insight and personal tactics to elevate your career while uplifting those around you.

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