So You Want To Work in Financial Services? It’s Not Just About Finance

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2023-02-15 18:00:00

4 Cannon Street London EC4M 5AB United Kingdom

Interested in a career in Financial Services? Want to connect with leaders and peers in the industry?

Join us for a networking mixer & panel event with Fidelity International – a leading investment management services firm with over 1.5million customers in the UK alone. You’ll get the opportunity to network, meet their team, and hear career success stories.

Financial services isn’t just about finance. There are a broad spectrum of roles and career pathways available. In this event you’ll hear from three black leaders at Fidelity about their career journeys, what their roles & functions entail and how they help their clients build personal wealth. In addition, you will get the opportunity to ask your questions in an interactive Q&A.

Drinks and food provided!

Date: Wednesday 15th February 2023

Time: 6.00pm-8.30pm GMT

Location: Fidelity International London

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Meet The Panel Speakers

Henrietta Owusu-Banahene, Portfolio Construction Advisory and Research Senior Analyst

Henrietta is a Portfolio Construction Advisory and Research Senior Analyst at Fidelity International. The PCAR team works closely with Portfolio Managers, CIOs and clients across all asset classes with portfolio construction solutions and communication of key portfolio risk. She also leads PCAR sustainability initiatives and key strategic projects.

Henrietta joined Fidelity in August 2018 to assist the Head of Portfolio Construction & Risk to establish the team within Investment Management. Henrietta is a mentor with BYP & the University of Westminster. She is a co-lead of Fidelity’s Black Professionals Network and a member of the Investment Management Diversity Working Group.

Leon Dale Headley, Programme director -Sustainability

Leon Dale Headley is Programme Director of the Corporate Sustainability Team based in London. The team focuses on the development of FIL’s Corporate Sustainability footprint which includes the organisation’s carbon footprint, but also supporting the firm’s D&I initiatives as well as employee workplace-giving and a number of other topics surrounding corporate sustainability. Dale is responsible for the design and build of the firm’s operating model for the global reporting obligations related to sustainability.

Dale joined Fidelity in May 2021 in the Change team focussing on Strategic Change programmes for the firm’s Institutional arm. Prior to joining Fidelity, Dale worked for multiple consulting and financial services organisations including JP Morgan, Barclays and KPMG. Dale holds a an MBA in General Management from Hult International Business School, and has lived and worked internationally for most of his career, starting in New York City, migrating to London and spending a year in Hong Kong during the 2008 financial crisis.

Susan Quain, Digital Employee Experience Director

Susan Quain, Digital Employee Experience Director
Susan is an award-winning digital employee experience (DEX) professional, with over 25 years’ experience using technology creatively to get the most for employees and clients. With a focus and aim to make work tasks simple and communications relevant, especially important for the hybrid working world. Susan has successfully led small scale digital upgrades to complex digital transformation projects.

Come along and join our drinks and networking event to:

  • Hear about what it’s like to work in asset management
  • Understand the variety of careers available in the financial services industry
  • Meet likeminded Black young professionals on a similar journey.
  • Network with speakers & other fidelity employees
  • Make connections with others working in the industry.

Register for this free event to secure your place!

About Fidelity

Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.7 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $787.4 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

Our Workplace and Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

About BY-Peers London

The BY-Peers community is a pillar of support for black professionals across their entire career journey. From those who have recently landed a new role, are new the city to those who have embarked on their latest entrepreneurial journey or have moved into leadership.

Whatever your success 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.

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