Current Employer/Organisation Name
What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?
5 years M&A, followed by 17 years sell-side equity research and two years financial and corporate communications.
Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?
Combining my analytical and communications skills. Industry expert across Consumer sectors, generating actionable investment ideas and providing sector colour through a variety of media channels.
Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?
Captain of Hall rugby.
What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?
Criminal Law and a year spent studying European Law in Saarbruecken.
What did you enjoy most about studying here?
The beautiful environment of Devon and Cornwall.
Why did you choose to study at Exeter?
It was one of very few universities that offered a European Law programme with a year studying overseas.
What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?
Combination of technical and relationship management skills.
What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?
Spend some time on placements, as culture plays a big part of such a career.
What are your plans for the future?
Heading up Investor Relations and Communications for a FTSE 250.